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Date: 2016-09-19 - 2016-09-22
Location: Mykonos, Greece

NEB17 – Recent Developments in Gravity, Mykonos, Greece (2nd announcement)

SECOND CIRCULAR

The 17th NEB conference on “Recent Developments in Gravity” will be held in Mykonos, Greece, from the 19th to the 22th of September 2016. NEB17 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.

The website of the conference is http://www.hsrgc.gr/neb17 and the registration deadline is March 31st, 2016.

NEB17 will focus on recent developments in several areas: gravitational waves, relativistic astrophysics, alternative theories of gravity, mathematical relativity, relativistic cosmology and quantum gravity.

The venue of the conference is Saint John Mykonos Hotel, a beach resort at Agios Ioannis bay, located 4 km from Mykonos Town.

The list of invited speakers includes:

S. Alexakis (Toronto)
L. Amendola (Heidelberg)
A. Ashtekar (Penn State)
R. Brandenberger (Montreal)
S. Capozziello (Napoli)
M. Cavaglia’ (U. of Mississippi)*
D. Psaltis (Arizona)
P. Laguna (Georgia Tech)
L. Lehner (Perimeter Institute)
R. Loll (Nijmegen)
K. Kokkotas (Tuebingen)
W. Unruh (U. of British Columbia)*
R. Wald (Chicago)

* (to be confirmed)

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

With our best regards,

The Organising Committee

S. Basilakos (Academy of Athens)
T. Grammenos (University of Thessaly)
P. Kanti (Univeristy of Ioannina)
M. Sakellariadou (King’s College London, University of London)
T. Sotiriou (University of Nottingham)
N. Stergioulas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)