MG15: awards and scientific program

Marcel Grossmann Awards 2018

Individual Awards:
Lyman Page (Princeton University)
Rashid Sunyaev (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
Shing-Tung Yau (Princeton University)

Institutional Award:
“Planck Scientific Collaboration” to be presented to Prof. Jean-Loup Puget (Université Paris-Sud 11).

The preliminary plenary program is available: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/PreliminaryPlenaryProgram.pdf and the list of invited speakers is http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/invited_speakers.htm.

The number of registered participants at the 15th Marcel Grossmann Meeting that will take place in Rome at “Sapienza” University July 1 to 7, 2018, is by now over 840. There are 96 parallel sessions. The current preliminary list of parallel sessions is available: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/parallel_sessions.htm together with the list of chairpersons: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/par_sessions_chairs_details.htm.

Deadline for the payment of the early registration fee 400 EUR is postponed to June 10, after which the fee will be 450 EUR. The student fee is 150 EUR through June 10, after which the fee will be 200 EUR (with certification of “Student Status”). On line fee payments will be accepted until June 25th, 2018. After this deadline, registration fees can only be paid on site by credit card.

The poster can be downloaded from: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/MG15_poster.pdf

All inquiries may be directed to the meeting mailbox: mg15[AT]icra.it

Remo Ruffini (chair of International Organizing Committee)
Robert Jantzen (chair of International Coordinating Committee)
Elia Battistelli and Carlo Luciano Biano (chairs of Local Organizing Committee)

MG15 on-line registration is open

It gives us great pleasure to announce the opening of on-line registration http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/registration.htm for the 15th Marcel Grossmann Meeting that will take place in Rome at “Sapienza” University July 1 to 7, 2018.

The early registration fee is 400 EUR through May 25, after which the fee will be 450 EUR. The student fee is 150 EUR through May 25, after which the fee will be 200 EUR (with certification of “Student Status”). On line fee payments will be accepted until June 25th, 2018. After this deadline, registration fees can only be paid on site by credit card.

The poster can be downloaded from: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/MG15_poster.pdf

Abstracts for parallel session presentations must be submitted by April 30, 2018, but preferably at the time of registration.

The current preliminary list of parallel sessions and related chairpersons can be found at: http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/parallel_sessions.htm and http://www.icra.it/mg/mg15/par_sessions_chairs_details.htm

All inquiries may be directed to the meeting mailbox: mg15[AT]icra.it

Remo Ruffini (chair of International Organizing Committee)
Robert Jantzen (chair of International Coordinating Committee)

Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity (MG15, update), Rome, Italy

The Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics will be held on the campus of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy on July 1-7, 2018, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first neutron star discovery signing the birth of relativistic astrophysics.

There will be four satellite meetings of MG15 in 2018:
Third Zeldovich meeting, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus, 23-27 April 2018;
First Markarian meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia, 21-25 May 2018;
Second Julio Garavito Armero meeting on Relativistic Astrophysics, Bucaramanga, Colombia 30 July – 3 August, 2018;
Third Cesar Lattes Meeting – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6-10 August 2018.

Further information will be updated here and available at 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
Massimo Bianchi, University of Rome, on behalf of the Local Organizing Committee

Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity (MG15), Rome 2018

This is a preliminary announcement of the dates of the Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics to be held on the campus of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy in the year 2018:

Onsite registration Sunday July 1, Opening Monday July 2, Closing Saturday July 7, 2018.

Further information will be updated here and available at 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