The RTG Autumn Workshop will take place in cyberspace


Aspects of Gravity

October 6 to 8, 2020

Virtual Autumn Workshop of the Research Training Group Models of Gravity



We kindly invite you to participate in the RTG Autumn Workshop in Bielefeld on October 6 to 8, 2020 which will take place in cyberspace. Registered participants will be able to follow the talks and engage in discussions online. There will be no conference fee but unfortunately also no tea, coffee or dinner.


We are glad about the following invited speakers to give their talks on:

"The Correlation between Underrepresentation of Women and Gender Sterotypes in Different Academic Fields" - Prof. Dr. Beate Curdes

"Gravitational Lensing and Geometric Optics in General Relativity" - Assist. Prof. Abraham Harte

"Recent Developments in Fast Radio Bursts" - Prof. Dr. Emily Petroff

"Gravitational Wave Detection with Pulsar Timing Arrays" - Dr. Sarah Vigeland

"Using Light to Probe the Vicinity of Supermassive Black Holes" - Dr. Frédéric Vincent


You are also welcome to submit a title for a contributed talk about any aspect of gravity.

Contributed talks - except of the overviews - should last 15 minutes + 5 minutes discussion.
The deadline for submitting talks is September 20, 2020.

If you do not plan to present a talk, please, register as well.

A detailed programme will be published in due time.

Technical details on video connection, talk preparation and presentation will be sent via e-mail in due time before the meeting.

For scientific questions, please contact:

Opens window for sending emailDominik Schwarz 

Opens window for sending emailJoris Verbiest


Dominik Schwarz
Joris Verbiest


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