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Conference Schedule

Sunday, June 7, 2015
18:00 - 20:00 Opening Reception - The Atherton Hotel

Monday, June 8, 2015
  8:00 -   8:40 Registration (refreshments)
  8:40 -   9:00 Opening Ceremony
  9:00 - 10:40 Plenary Lectures - Cliff Will and Eiichiro Komatsu
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:00 Plenary Lecture - Piotr Chrusciel
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Parallel Sessions -
A1: Mathematical General Relativity (G. Galloway)
B2: Theoretical and Observational Cosmology (A. Kosowsky)
C1: Gravitational Waves: Event Rates (D. Holz)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Sessions
A1: Mathematical General Relativity (G. Galloway)
B2: Theoretical and Observational Cosmology (A. Kosowsky)
C2: Analytic Approximate Methods and GWaves (A. Buonanno)

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
  8:30 - 10:10 Plenary Lectures - Luis Lehner and Carlo Rovelli
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 12:00 Perspective Session - Frans Pretorius
12:00 - 12:20 Welcome by Nicholas Jones
Executive Vice President and Provost
12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Perspective Session - Roy Maartens
16:00 - 16:20 Release of the Cambridge University Press volume
16:20 - 17:30 Poster Session and Reception

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
  8:30 - 10:10 Plenary Lectures - B. Sathyaprakash and Mihalis Dafermos
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 12:10 Perspective Session - Gabriele Veneziano
12:10 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Parallel Sessions
B1: Relativistic Astrophysics (Jocelyn Read)
C2: Analytic Approximate Methods and GWaves (A. Buonanno)
D1: From General Relativity to Quantum Gravity (J. Pullin)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00 Parallel Sessions
A1: Mathematical General Relativity (G. Galloway)
D1: From General Relativity to Quantum Gravity (J. Pullin)

Thursday, June 11, 2015
  8:30 - 10:10 Plenary Lectures - Gary Horowitz and Peter Mészáros
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 12:10 Perspective Session - Masaru Shibata
12:10 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Parallel Sessions
A2: Numerical Relativity and Astrophysics (D. Shoemaker)
C4: Status of Gravitational Wave Instruments (S. Ballmer)
D2: Higher Dimensions, Holography and Supersymmetry (V. Hubeny)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Sessions
A2: Numerical Relativity and Astrophysics (D. Shoemaker)
D2: Higher Dimensions, Holography and Supersymmetry (V. Hubeny)
18:30 - 19:15 Reception - Upper Lobby at The Atherton Hotel
19:30 - 22:00 Banquet - Ballroom at The Atherton Hotel

Friday, June 12, 2015
  8:30 - 10:10 Plenary Lectures - Robert Wald and Gabriela Gonzalez
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 12:10 Perspective Session - Rana Adhikari
12:10 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Parallel Sessions
C3: LIGO/Virgo Search Plans (L. Cadonati)
D1: From General Relativity to Quantum Gravity (J. Pullin)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Sessions
D1: From General Relativity to Quantum Gravity (J. Pullin)