19th Conference on Recent Developments in Gravity, (online)

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Date:  2021-09-20  -  2021-09-23

Location:  Athens, Greece (Online only)

The 19th conference in the series “Recent Developments in Gravity” is organized by the Hellenic Society for Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology. Originally planned to take place in Athens, in September 2020, it is now scheduled as an ONLINE ONLY meeting in September of 2021.

The scientific program will include plenary and invited keynotee talks, as well as contributed talks in two parallel sessions.

The topics of the conference are: Gravitational Waves, Relativistic Astrophysics, Alternative Theories of Gravity, Mathematical Relativity, Cosmology, Quantum Gravity.

Plenary Speakers

E. Berti (Johns Hopkins)
E. Gourgoulhon (Meudon)
R. Gregory (Durham)
M. Dafermos (Cambridge/Princeton)
S. Katsanevas (EGO-VIRGO)
K. Kokkotas (Tuebingen)
E. Plionis (NOA, Athens)
D. Psaltis (Arizona)
Th. Sotiriou (Nottingham)
M. Sakellariadou (King’s College)
S. Weinfurtner (Nottingham)

Invited Keynote Speakers

A. Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Astrophysics:
M. Agathos (Cambridge)
Th. Apostolatos (Athens)
E. Barausse (SISSA)
D. Doneva (Tuebingen)
N. Karnesis (Paris)
Ch. Markakis (Queen Mary)

B. Alternative Theories of Gravity and Cosmology:
E. Babichev (Paris)
S. Basilakos (Athens)
L. Papantonopoulos (Athens)
K. Skordis (Prague)
S. Yazadjiev (Sofia)

C. Mathematical Relativity and Quantum Gravity:
Th. Christodoulakis (Athens)
L. Glaser (Vienna)

A few slots are still available for contributed talks. The call for abstracts will close as soon as all slots are filled. The registration for attending the conference will remain open. There is no conference fee.

Scientific Organizing Committee:
Christos Charmousis (CNRS – University Paris-Saclay)
George Kofinas (University of the Aegean)
George Pappas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Emmanuel Saridakis (National Observatory, Athens)
Nikolaos Stergioulas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Conference website: https://indico.physics.auth.gr/e/NEB19

Official conference email: neb19conference[AT]gmail.com