Preliminary Program


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Speakers include:

Glenn Barnich (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Pierre Binétruy (Université Paris Diderot)

Piotr Chrusciel (University of Vienna)

Mihalis Dafermos (University of Cambridge)

Thibault Damour (IHES, Paris)

Stephen Fairhurst (Cardiff University)

Larry Ford (Tufts University)

Stefan Hollands (University of Leipzig)

Daniel Kennefick (University of Arkansas)

Viatcheslav Mukhanov (LMU Munich)

Roger Penrose (University of Oxford)

Harvey Reall (University of Cambridge)

David Robinson (King's College London)



Preliminary schedule:



Pierre Binetruy "The LISA mission: status and scientific prospects"

Thibault Damour "Gravitational Waves from coalescing Black Holes"

Larry Ford "Negative Energy and Quantum Stress Tensor Fluctuations"

Harvey Real "Instability of gravitational solitons"

David Robinson "Gravity at King's - a brief history"

Glenn Barnich "Finite BMS & Weyl transformations, current algebras and central extensions"

Mihalis Dafermos "Scattering on Kerr black holes"

S. Hollands "Gravitational Memory and BMS Symmetry in Four and Higher Dimensions"

Daniel Kennefick "King's College and the story of how gravitational waves became real"

V. Mukhanov "Quantum Universe"

Stephen Fairhurst "Binary black hole mergers in the first advanced LIGO observing run"