GR22 and Amaldi13 in Valencia, Spain. ¡Bienvenidos!

VALENCIA, SPAIN JULY 7-12, 2019

Welcome to the homepage of the 22nd edition of the International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, "GR22", and the 13th edition of the Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, "Amaldi13".


GR22 is the latest in the series of triennial international conferences held under the auspices of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation. This conference series constitutes the principal international meetings for scientists working in all areas of relativity and gravitation. The Amaldi conferences are held under the auspices of the Gravitational Wave International Committee. Since 1997, they have been held every two years and are regarded as the most important international conferences for the gravitational-wave detection community. In Valencia, GR22 and Amaldi13 are organized as a joint event. The organization is coordinated by Drs. José Antonio Font and José Navarro-Salas, from the University of Valencia (UV) / Instituto de Física Corpuscular (CSIC), on behalf of a large national committee. Organisational support is provided by the Fundación Universidad Empresa UV - ADEIT.

Plenary Speakers

  • Abhay Ashtekar

    Department of Physics
    Penn State University,
    United States of America
  • Andrea Ghez

    UCLA Physics & Astronomy Department
    University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America
  • Asimina Arvanitaki

    Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Waterloo
    Ontario, Canada
  • Clifford M. Will

    Department of Physics
    University of Florida
    United States of America
  • Don Marolf

    Department of Physics
    University of California, Santa Barbara,
    United States of America
  • Gabriela Gonzalez

    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Louisiana State University, United States of America
  • Heino Falcke

    Department of Astronomy
    Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Jonathan Luk

    Department of Mathematics
    Stanford University, California, United States of America
  • Katerina Chatziioannou

    Center for Computing Astrophysics
    United States of America
  • Licia Verde

    Institute of Cosmological Sciences (ICC) UB-IEEC
    Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
  • Lisa Barsotti

    MIT Kavli Institute - LIGO Laboratory
    United States of America
  • Mark VanRaamsdonk

    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Matt Visser

    School of Mathematics and Statistics
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Paolo Pani

    Department of Physics
    Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
  • Rafael Porto

    Institute for Advanced Study
    Princeton, New Jersey
    United States of America
  • Sam Gralla

    IUPAP Young Scientist Prize
    Department of Physics University of Arizona
    Tucson, AZ USA
  • Stephen Taylor

    TAPIR Group, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
    California Institute of Technology
    United States of America

Venue

The Valencia Conference Centre, designed by the internationally renowned architect Norman Foster, and chosen as the World’s Best Convention Centre in 2010, is Valencia’s leading congress and convention venue.

Programme

Programme (PLENARY SESSIONS)

A. General relativity (including modified theories of gravity)
A1. Analogue Gravity Experiments (Matt Visser NZ)
A4. Testing the Kerr nature of compact objects (Paolo Pani IT)
A6. Progress in analytical approximations (Rafael Porto BR)
B. Dark matter
B1. Searching dark matter & strong gravity (Asimina Arvanitaki CND)
C. Mathematical Relativity
C1. Mathematical progress in general relativity (Jonathan Luk US)
D. Relativistic Astrophysics (including Astronomy)
D2. The Event Horizon Telescope (Heino Falcke The Netherlands)
D3. Probing the Galactic centre black hole with stars (Andrea Ghez GER)
E. Quantum Gravity (including String Theory)
E1. Loop Quantum Gravity (Abhay Ashtekar US)
E3. Insights from holography (Don Marolf US)
E4. Opportunities from Quantum Information (Mark Van Raamsdonk CND)
F. Cosmology
F4. Post-Planck Cosmology covering Outstanding Issues and Planned Experiments (Licia Verde SP)
G. History
Inauguration event on the 1919 eclipse experiment (Clifford Will US)

Programme (PARALLEL SESSIONS GR)

GR22
Amaldi13
HALL A
A1: Exact solutions and their interpretation
A2: Mathematical relativity and classical gravitation
A3: Modified theories of gravity (theoretical aspects)
A4: Complex and conformal methods in classical and quantum gravity
HALL B
B1: Relativistic astrophysics
B2: Numerical relativity
B3: Approximations, perturbation theory, and their applications
B4: Cosmology: Theory and observations
B5: Gravitational waves and Cosmology
HALL C
C1: Pulsar Timing Arrays
C2: Gravitational waves: Searches, data analysis, parameter estimation and multi-messenger astronomy
C3: Progress and Challenges in Advanced Ground Based Detectors
C4: Concepts and Research for Future Detectors
C5: Space Based Detectors
C6: Q and A: Everything you wanted to know about gravitational waves but were afraid to ask
C7: Multi-Messenger Astronomy of Gravitational Wave Sources
C8: Education and Public Outreach on Gravitational Wave Astronomy
C9: Experimental gravitation
C10: Measurements of G
HALL D
D1: Loop quantum gravity and spin foams
D2: Gravitational aspects of String Theory
D3: Causal sets, causal dynamical triangulations, non-commutative geometry, asymptotic safety, and other approaches to quantum gravity
D4: Quantum fields in curved space-time, semiclassical gravity, quantum gravity phenomenology, and theoretical aspects of analogue gravity

Committees

Members of the Scientific Organizing Committee:

  • Carlos Barceló Seron (Andalusian Institute of Astrophysics - CSIC)
  • Beverly Berger (Secretary, ISGRG) ex-officio
  • Zhoujian Cao (Beijing Normal University, China)
  • Vitor Cardoso (Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, Chair)
  • Ali H. Chamseddine (American University of Beirut, Lebanon & IHES France)
  • Alessandra Corsi (Texas Tech University, US)
  • Mihalis Dafermos (Cambridge, UK)
  • Peter Dunsby (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Leonardo Gualtieri (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy)
  • Gary Horowitz (UC Santa Barbara) ex-officio
  • Veronika Hubeny (University of California, Davis, US)
  • Bala Iyer (ICTS-TIFR, India)
  • Gilad Lifschytz (University of Haifa, Israel)
  • Shinji Mukohyama (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Japan)
  • Samaya Nissanke (Radboud University, The Netherlands)
  • Jiri Podolsky (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Eric Poisson (President ISGRG and previous Chair, U Guelph, CAN)
  • Sheila Rowan (Glasgow, GWIC Chair)
  • Ralf Schutzhold (Duisburg-Essen University, Germany)
  • Geraldine Servant (DESY, Germany)
  • Alicia M. Sintes Olives(Universitat de les Illes Balears, LOC)
  • Madhavan Varadarajan (Raman Research Institute, India)
  • Silke Weinfurtner (Nottingham University, UK)
  • Norbert Wex (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany)
  • Nico Yunes (Montana State University)
  • Jorge Zanelli (Centro de Estudios Científicos, Chile)

Members of the Local/National Organizing Committee:

  • Ivan Agulló (Louisiana State U.)
  • Miguel A. Aloy (Universitat de València)
  • Enrique Álvarez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/CSIC)
  • Fernando Barbero (CSIC)
  • Carlos Barceló Seron (Andalusian Institute of Astrophysics - CSIC)
  • Mar Bastero-Gil (Universidad de Granada)
  • Juan G. Bellido (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/CSIC)
  • Isabel Cordero-Carrión (Universitat de València)
  • Antonio Dobado (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Roberto Emparan (Universitat de Barcelona/ICREA)
  • Alessandro Fabbri (Centro Fermi/CSIC)
  • Joan Ferrando (Universitat de València)
  • José Antonio Font (Universitat de València, chair)
  • Jaume Garriga (Universitat de Barcelona)
  • Sascha Husa (Universitat de les Illes Balears)
  • José M. Ibáñez (Universitat de València)
  • Ruth Lazkoz (Universidad del País Vasco)
  • María Antonia Lledó (Universitat de València/CSIC)
  • Marc Mars (Universidad de Salamanca)
  • José M. Martín Senovilla (Universidad del País Vasco)
  • Juan Antonio Morales (Universitat de València)
  • Carlos Muñoz (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/CSIC)
  • José A. Muñoz (Universitat de València)
  • José Navarro-Salas (Universitat de València/CSIC, vicechair)
  • Gonzalo J. Olmo (Universitat de València/CSIC)
  • Tomás Ortín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/CSIC)
  • Vicent Quilis (Universitat de València)
  • Alicia Sintes-Olives (Universitat de les Illes Balears)
  • Carlos Sopuerta (CSIC)
  • Enric Verdaguer (Universitat de Barcelona)

Contact Us

Address:
Fundación Universidad-Empresa ADEIT
Plaza Virgen de la Paz 3
CP46001, Valencia
Phone: (+34) 963 262 600
Email: contact@gr22amaldi13.com
From Monday to Friday 9:00-15:00 CEST