Gravitational Waves Outside the Boxes

Conference Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (All day) to Friday, October 25, 2019 (All day)
Scientific Areas: 
Other

 

With the era of gravitational wave astronomy started, and a rapid increase in sensitivity and frequency bands,  unprecedented opportunities to unravelling long standing questions as well as new opportunities open up. This workshop will focus on discussing  out-of-the-box ideas for this exciting field.

This workshop is co-organized with CIFAR,

 

  • Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute
  • Edo Berger, Harvard University
  • Patrick Brady, University of Wisconsin
  • Joseph Bramante, Perimeter Institute & Queen's University
  • Miriam Cabero Mueller, Princeton University & University of British Columbia
  • Hsin-Yu Chen, Harvard University
  • Cecilia Chirenti, Federal University of ABC
  • Liang Dai, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Neal Dalal, Perimeter Institute
  • Evan Goetz, University of British Columbia
  • Gabriela Gonzalez, Louisiana State University
  • Junwu Huang, Perimeter Institute
  • Cole Miller, University of Maryland
  • Zhen Pan, Perimeter Institute
  • Ajith Parameswaran, International Center for Theoretical Sciences
  • Frans Pretorius, Princeton University 
  • John Ruan, McGill University
  • Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
  • Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute
  • Barak Zackay, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Matias Zaldarriaga, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Yilber Bautista Chivata, York University
  • Ramiro Cayuso, Perimeter Institute
  • Fiona Cunningham, CIFAR
  • Luís Felipe Longo Micchi, Federal University of ABC
  • Soham Mukherjee, Perimeter Institute
  • Iara Ota, Federal University of ABC
  • Rachel Parker, CIFAR
  • Davide Racco, Perimeter Institute
  • Matthew Robbins, Perimeter Institute
  • Grace Wong, CIFAR

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Time

Event

Location

9:30 – 9:55am

Registration and Coffee

Reception

9:55 – 10:00am

Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute  
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bob Room

Theme:  Gravitational Waves

10:00 – 11:00am

Patrick Brady, University of Wisconsin
Talk 1

Bob Room

11:00 – 12:00pm

Barak Zackay, Institute for Advanced Study
Talk 2

Bob Room

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Bistro – 2nd Floor

2:00 – 3:30pm

Colloquium
Lisa Willis, University of Alberta
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for Scientists

Theater

3:30 – 4:00pm

Coffee Break

Outside Bob Room

4:00 – 5:00pm

Discussion:  Gravitational waves, overview and analysis
Moderator:  Gabriela Gonzalez, Louisiana State University
Panelists:  Cecilia Chirenti, Liang Dai, William East, Luis Lehner,
Cole Miller, Ajith Parameswaran

Bob Room

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time

Event

Location

Theme:  EM Counterparts & CHIME

9:00 – 10:00am

Edo Berger, Harvard University
Talk 3

Bob Room

10:00 – 11:00am

Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Talk 4

Bob Room

11:00 – 11:15am

Coffee Break

Outside Bob Room

11:15 – 12:30pm

Discussion:  Electromagnetic counterparts
Moderator:  Cole Miller, University of Maryland
Panelists:  Edo Berger, John Ruan, Daniel Siegel

Bob Room

12:15 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Bistro – 2nd Floor

Theme:  Cosmology

2:00 – 3:00pm

Hsin-Yu Chen, Harvard University
Talk 5

Bob Room

3:00 – 4:00pm

Neal Dalal, Perimeter Institute
Talk 6

Bob Room

4:00 – 4:15pm

Coffee Break

Outside Bob Room

4:15 – 5:30pm

Discussion:  Cosmology
Moderator:  Matias Zaldarriaga, Institute for Advanced Study
Panelists: Hsin-Yu Chen, Neal Dalal, Evan Goetz, Zhen Pan

Bob Room

6:00 – 8:00pm

Banquet

Bistro – 2nd Floor

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

Time

Event

Location

Theme:  Particles

9:00 – 10:00am

Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute
Talk 7

Bob Room

10:00 – 11:00am

Junwu Huang, Perimeter Institute
Talk 8

Bob Room

11:00 – 11:15am

Coffee Break

Outside Bob Room

11:15 – 12:30pm

Discussion:  Particles
Moderator:  William East, Perimeter Institute
Panelists: Asimina Arvanitaki , Joseph Bramante, Junwu Huang, Davide Racco

Bob Room

12:15 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Bistro – 2nd Floor

Theme:  High Frequency and Further Opportunities

2:00 – 3:00pm

Miriam Cabero Mueller, Princeton University & UBC
Evan Goetz, University of British Columbia
Talk 9

Bob Room

3:00 – 4:00pm

Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute
Talk 10

Bob Room

4:00 – 4:15pm

Coffee Break

Outside Bob Room

4:15 – 5:30pm

Discussion:  New opportunities for GW observations, high frequency and beyond
Moderator:  Frans Pretorius, Princeton University
Panelists: Cecilia Chirenti, William East, Luis Lehner, Huan Yang

Bob Room

5:30 – 5:45pm

Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute  
Closing Remarks and Good-Bye

Bob Room

 

Scientific Organizers:

  • William East, Perimeter Institute
  • Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
  • Daniel Siegel, Perimeter Institute & University of Guelph
  • Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
  • Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute & University of Guelph