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Date: 2014-09-17 - 2014-09-20
Location: Mykonos, Greece

NEB16: Recent Developments in Gravity – GR@GR (2nd announcement)

NEB16: Recent Developments in Gravity – GR@GR
Mykonos, Greece
17-20 September 2014
http://neb.hsrgc.gr/16/

SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

The 16th NEB conference on “Recent Developments in Gravity” will be held in Mykonos, Greece, from the 17th to the 20th of September 2014. NEB16 is an international conference devoted to all aspects of Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology, which is organized every two years by the Hellenic Society for Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology. A list of previous conferences in the NEB series can be found at http://www.hsrgc.gr/activities.html.

NEB16 will focus on recent developments in several areas: gravitational waves, relativistic astrophysics, alternative theories of gravity, mathematical relativity, relativistic cosmology and quantum gravity.

The interdisciplinary character of the meeting is reflected in the list of confirmed invited speakers:

L. Amendola (Heidelberg)
L. Barack (Southampton)
E. Bergshoeff (Groningen)
M. Bojowald (Penn State)
A. Calder (Stony Brook)
V. Ferrari (Roma)
V. Kalogera (Northwestern)
J. Lattimer (Stony Brook)
D. Lüst (LMU München)
M. Maggiore (Geneva)
D. Oriti (AEI)
J. Pullin (Louisiana State)
L. Rezzolla (Frankfurt/AEI)
B. Schutz (AEI)
M. Shibata (Kyoto)
T. Sotiriou (Nottingham)

The venue of the conference is Saint John Mykonos Hotel, a beach resort at Agios Ioannis bay, located 4 km from Mykonos Town. The organizing committee has arranged for special conference rates at Saint John Mykonos Hotel as well as at the nearby Petinos Hotel (there will be a shuttle taking conference participants to the main venue at the beginning and end of sessions). Further information on accommodation and travel can be found here: http://neb.hsrgc.gr/16/INFO/info.html. Please note that due to a high demand in accommodation and airline tickets, you are advised to book both the hotel and airline tickets as soon as possible.

Registration and abstract submission can be done through:

http://neb.hsrgc.gr/16/REGISTRATION/registration.html.

The final abstract submission deadline for NEB16 is June 30th 2014. Soon after that, the official program will be announced.

We are looking forward to meeting all interested participants in Mykonos this September!

With our best regards,

The Organising Committee

T. Apostolatos (University of Athens)
K. Kokkotas (University of Tuebingen)
M. Sakellariadou (King’s College London, University of London)
N. Stergioulas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
E. Vagenas (Kuwait University)