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Date: 2013-04-15 - 2013-04-19
Location: Villa General Belgrano, Córdoba, Argentina

Grav13, Cordoba, Argentina (1st circular)

We are pleased to announce that the conference Grav13 will be held in Villa General Belgrano, Cordoba (ARGENTINA), from April 15th through April 19th, 2013.

This is the fifth in a new series (“GravYY”) of conferences organized by the General Relativity and Gravitation Group at FaMAF (Universidad Nacional de Cordoba) since the year 2006. The conference is intended to bring together specialists working on gravitation and closely related topics, including classical and quantum gravity, mathematical relativity, gravity in arbitrary dimensions, astrophysics and astroparticle physics. Graduate students and advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to apply, limited funds will be available to pay partial living expenses for students.The working languages of the conference will be Spanish and English.

A preliminary list of invited speakers includes:

Piotr Bizon, Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland.
Helmut Friedrich, AEI, Germany. (*)
Heinz O. Kreiss, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
Juan Valiente Kroon, University of London, England. (*)
Alejandro Perez, Centre de Physique Theorique, Marseille.
Jorge Pullin, Lousiana State University, USA.
Walter Simon, University of Vienna, Austria.
Manuel Tiglio, University of Maryland. (*)
(*) to be confirmed

For registration, information on hotel reservation and rates, and updates on the Grav13 meeting please check the web page:

http://www2.famaf.unc.edu.ar/grupos/grg/grav13/

Applications should be filed through the webform in the above page before March 3rd, 2013. The deadline for abstract submissions is March 17th, 2013.

A registration fee AR$300 will be required, the method of payment will be informed in a second circular.

The venue of the conference is the Howard Johnson hotel:

http://www.hjlavilla.com.ar/

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-31.99345&lon=-64.55739&zoom=17&layers=M

For hotel booking please contact Mr. Lucas Emmanuel Medina at the Hotel’s phone number (+54) (3546) 461 499 and mention that you will participate in the Grav13 conference to get the conference’s special hotel rates. Alternatively you can write to the Hotel’s special e-mail: eventos[AT]hjlavilla.com.ar

Further information on the General Relativity and Gravitation group at FaMAF and the previous Grav meetings can be found at
http://www2.famaf.unc.edu.ar/grupos/grg/index-en.html