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Date: 2021-07-05 - 2021-07-09
Location: online

Sixteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity (MG16), online

The Sixteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity (MG16) will take place virtually from Monday July 5 to Friday July 9, 2021. It will be organized by ICRA (Rome, Italy), ICRANet (Pescara, Italy) and the associated ICRANet centers including Yerevan, Armenia; Minsk, Belarus; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; USTC, China; Isfahan, Iran; Stanford University and the University of Arizona, USA.

The meeting will run on the Indico platform ( and video conferencing will be organized using Zoom ( After the meeting all videos will be available on YouTube. Each day of the meeting there will be three program blocks of three hours each: one plenary session and two parallel sessions in revolving order to address the three major continental time zones:
Central European Summer Time:
Block 1: 6:30-9:30
Block 2: 9:30-12:30
Block 3: 16:30-19:30

The first day plenary session will start at 9:30 on Monday, the second one at 16:30 on Tuesday, the third one at 6:30 on Wednesday and so on. Each three hour parallel session block will have 10 sessions, and each session will have nine 20 minute talks (including discussion). Plenary sessions will consist of 4 talks of 45 minutes each. Recordings of each plenary session will be available the next day on YouTube.

The registration fees will be:
Regular fee: 150 Euros (up to April 1)
Regular fee: 200 Euros (from April 1)
Reduced fee: 50 Euros (applied to student and auditors)
Reduced fee: 80 Euros (from April 1)

The timeline for meeting activities is:
March 15, 2021: registration opening
April 15, 2021: abstract submission opening
May 15, 2021: registration closure
June 15, 2021: abstract submission closure

Further information will be updated here and available on the website.

Remo Ruffini, University of Rome, on behalf of the International Organizing Committee
Robert Jantzen, Villanova University, on behalf of the International Coordinating Committee