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Date: 2013-07-07 - 2013-07-13
Location: Warsaw, Poland

20th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation and 10th Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, Warsaw, Poland

IMPORTANT DATES

Early registration: deadline April 1, 2013
Late registration: deadline May 1, 2013

Early abstract submission: deadline February 15, 2013
Decision on selected proposals: March 15, 2013

Late abstract submission: deadline May 1, 2013
Decision on selected proposals: May 31, 2013

Applying for financial support: deadline February 15, 2013
Decision on financial support: March 20, 2013

PARALLEL SESSIONS

– Exact solutions and their interpretation
– Mathematical relativity and other progress in classical gravity theory
– Modified gravity theories
– Complex and conformal methods in classical and quantum gravity
– Relativistic astrophysics
– Numerical relativity and astrophysical applications
– Numerical relativity : methods, theoretical gravity and high energy applications
– Analytic approximations, perturbation theory, effective field theory methods and their applications
– Observational cosmology
– Theoretical/mathematical cosmology
– Pulsar Timing Arrays: Latest Developments and Future Directions
– GWs: Search Results, Data Analysis and Parameter Estimation
– Progress and Challenges in Advanced Ground Based Detectors
– Concepts and Research for Future Detectors
– Space Based Detectors
– Q and A Everything you wanted to know about GWs but were afraid to ask
– Multi-Messenger Astronomy of GW Sources
– Education and Public Outreach on Gravitational Wave Astronomy
– Experimental gravitation
– Loop quantum gravity and spin foams
– Strings, branes and M-theory
– Causal sets, causal dynamical triangulations, non-commutative geometry, and other approaches to quantum gravity
– Quantum fields in curved space-time, semiclassical gravity, quantum gravity phenomenology, and analog models

PLENARY LECTURES

– 51 years ago in Warszawa-Jabłonna (Opening, M. Demianski, Uniwersytet Warszawski)
– 51 years after GR3 in Warszawa-Jabłonna (Opening, A. Ashtekar, Penn State University)
– Planck results and consequences for cosmology (G. Efstathiou, University of Cambridge)
– Present and future cosmological constraints on dark energy (T. Davis, University of Queensland)
– Formation of the trapped surfaces (I. Rodnianski, MIT)
– Approximate solution-finding methods in higher-dimensional GR (R. Emparan, Universitat de Barcelona)
– Dynamics of asymptotically AdS spacetimes (P. Bizon, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski)
– Loop Quantum Gravity – soluble theories of quantum gravity (T. Thiemann, Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg)
– Gravity and condensed matter correspondence focusing on Entanglement Entropy (T. Takayanagi, University of Kyoto)
– Numerical Relativity and its applications to astrophysics and high energy physics (U. Sperhake, Caltech)
– Neutron stars (J. Lattimer, Stony Brook University)
– Formation of supermassive black holes (P. Natrajan, Yale University)
– Modified gravity as alternatives to dark energy or dark matter (P. Ferreira, University of Oxford)
– Black hole micro-states/entropy in string theory (A. Sen, Harish Chandra Research Institute)
– Cold atoms for Equivalence Principle tests and GW detection (P. Wolf, Observatoire de Paris)
– Event Horizon Telescope (A. Broderick, Perimeter Institute)
– Black Hole Inequalities (S. Dain, Medina Allende s/n Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba)
– Status of Advanced (ground based) Gravitational Wave Detectors (M. Evans, MIT)
– Space-based Gravitational Wave Detectors (S. Vitale, Universita degli Studi di Trento)
– Observational Results from Ground-based Gravitational Wave Detectors (M. A. Bizouard, LAL Orsay / Carleton College)
– Pulsar Timing Arrays (M. Mclaughlin, West Virginia University)
– Effective field theory for gravitational wave computations (I. Rothstein, Carnegie Mellon University)

SATELLITE SCHOOLS AND WORKSHOPS

– Conformal Symmetry and Perspectives in Quantum and Mathematical Gravity, http://th-www.if.uj.edu.pl/school/2013/
– School of Gravitational Waves, http://bcc.impan.pl/13Gravitational/
– GR Maple Workshop, http://gr20-amaldi10.edu.pl/index.php?id=23

To register and find more visit our homepage
http://gr20-amaldi10.edu.pl/

ORGANIZERS

Local organizing institutions: Polskie Towarzystwo Relatywistyczne and Uniwersytet Warszawski

For Scientific Organising Committee GR20 (SOC GR20), Scientific Organising Committee Amaldi10 (SOC Amaldi10), Local Organising Committee (LOC GR20/Amaldi10), and Supporting Institutions, see: http://gr20-amaldi10.edu.pl/index.php?id=13