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 to have confirmed the following invited speakers:

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

Abraham Harte "Gravitational Lensing and Geometric Optics in General Relativity" 

Florian Kühnel  "Primordial Black Holes"

Emily Petroff  "Recent Developments in Fast Radio Bursts"

Sarah Vigeland  "Gravitational Wave Detection with Pulsar Timing Arrays" 

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

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

Contributed talks should last 25 minutes + 5 minutes discussion.
The deadline for submitting talks is September 29, 2020.

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

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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