16th Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics, Vancouver, Canada

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Date:  2016-07-06  -  2016-07-08

Location:  Vancouver, Canada

The registration is open for the 16th Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics (CCGRRA16), 6-8 July 2016, at Simon Fraser University’s downtown campus in Vancouver, Canada.

As with previous meetings in the CCGRRA series, it will bring together both Canadian and international relativists for scientific discussion and exchange. Topics covered include mathematical and numerical relativity, quantum gravity, relativistic astrophysics, and cosmology.

Confirmed (* indicates tentatively) plenary speakers are Spyros Alexakis, Robert Brandenberger*, Matt Choptuik, David Garfinkle, Jack Gegenberg, Gil Holder, Vicky Kaspi, Luis Lehner, Don Page*, Dejan Stojkovic, and David Wands.

In addition to the plenary lectures, time will be allotted in the afternoons for contributed talks from members of the national and international community. Postdocs and graduate students are especially encouraged to contribute talks and posters. The conference will feature a public talk by Vicky Kaspi on July 6, and a special session on July 7 honoring Paul Wesson and his work.

Local information can be found on the conference website.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Vancouver in July!

CCGRRA16 LOC: Andrei Frolov, Gabor Kunstatter, Levon Pogosian
CCGRRA16 SOC: Ivan Booth, Andrew Frey, Andrei Frolov, Jeremy Heyl, Hari Kunduri, Gabor Kunstatter, Levon Pogosian, Bill Unruh