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Hot Topics: Black Holes in Relativity September 14, 2009 - September 18, 2009

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Sep 14, 2009
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  An introduction to the problem of evolution in general relativity
Mihalis Dafermos (Princeton University)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Formation of black holes
Demetrios Christodoulou
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The characteristic initial value problem in General Relativity
Alan Rendall
Sep 15, 2009
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Formation of black holes
Demetrios Christodoulou
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Aspects of marginally trapped surfaces in 2+1 and higher dimensional gravity
Greg Galloway (University of Miami)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Constraint equations of General Relativity
James Isenberg (University of Oregon)
Sep 16, 2009
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Formation of black holes
Demetrios Christodoulou
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  On black holes uniqueness
Spyridon Alexakis
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Formation of black holes
Demetrios Christodoulou
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  ADM revisited
Robert Bartnik
Sep 17, 2009
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Formation of black holes
Demetrios Christodoulou
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  The black hole stability problem
Mihalis Dafermos (Princeton University)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Hidden symmetries and decay for the wave equation in Schwarzschild and Kerr spacetimes
Pieter Blue (University of Edinburgh)
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
  The massive wave equation on Kerr-AdS spacetimes
Gustav Holzegel (Imperial College, London)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  The Klein-Gordon equation on asymptotically de Sitter spaces
Mihai Tohaneanu
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  The Klein-Gordon equation on asymptotically de Sitter spaces
Dean Baskin (Northwestern University)
Sep 18, 2009
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  On the short pulse method and its applications
Igor Rodnianski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Quasinormal modes (resonances) for black holes
Maciej Zworski (University of California, Berkeley)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Quasi-local mass
Mu-Tao Wang (Columbia University)