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Connections for Women: Mathematical General Relativity September 03, 2013 - September 04, 2013

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Sep 03, 2013
Tuesday
08:40 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Hypersurfaces with non-negative scalar curvature
Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Tea
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  Binary black holes in strong field gravity, gravitational waves and electromagnetic signatures from their accretion disks
Manuela Campanelli (Rochester Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  Geometrostatics: The Geometry of Static Spacetimes in General Relativity
Carla Cederbaum (Tübingen University)
12:45 PM - 02:15 PM
  Lunch
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
  A vector field approach for sharp local well-posedness of quasiliner wave equations
Qian Wang (University of Oxford)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  On Hamilton’s Ricci flow and Bartnik’s construction of metrics of prescribed scalar curvature
Chen-Yun Lin (University of Connecticut)
04:45 PM - 05:15 PM
  From perturbation to observation: measuring the response of neutron stars
Jocelyn Read (California State University)
05:30 PM - 06:15 PM
  Panel Discussion
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles), Manuela Campanelli (Rochester Institute of Technology), Carla Cederbaum (Tübingen University), Alexi Hoeft (Virginia Commonwealth University), Christina Sormani (CUNY, Graduate Center), Iva Stavrov (Lewis and Clark College)
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  Dinner at Taste of the Himalayas
Sep 04, 2013
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Integrability meets Control Theory: Harmonic Maps in General Relativity
Shabnam Beheshti (Rutgers University)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Tea
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  The Hunt for Gravitational Waves and Black Holes
Deirdre Shoemaker (Georgia Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  Lighting up Binary Supermassive Black Holes: Probing the Dynamical Spacetimes of Mergers
Tanja Bode (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
12:45 PM - 02:15 PM
  Lunch
02:15 PM - 02:45 PM
  On the mass of asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds
Anna Sakovich (Linköping University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Marginally outer trapped surfaces and "null" mean curvature flows
Kristen Moore (Stanford University)
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Tea and Discussions