Programme

Wednesday, May 23
17:00-20:00Registration and Reception (Lister Hall)
    
Thursday, May 24
08:45-09:00Opening remarks (TL 12)
09:00-10:00S.-T. Yau: Existence of black holes
10:00-10:30coffee break
10:30-11:30A. Peet: Recent developments in string theory and applications to black holes
11:30-12:30J. Baez: New developments in canonical quantum gravity
12:30lunch
14:00-15:00K. Schleich: Topological Censorship
15:00-15:30coffee break
15:30-18:10Contributed talks
18:30Town-hall meeting (NSERC reallocation)

      
Friday, May 25
09:00-10:00E. Poisson: Gravitational radiation reaction in strong fields
10:00-10:30coffee break
10:30-11:30V. Trimble: Looking into the Potential Wells: Observations of Compact Objects
11:30-12:30S. Teukolsky: Numerical Simulations of Black Holes
12:30lunch
14:00-16:00Contributed talks
16:00-16:30coffee break
16:30-18:30Contributed talks
19:30dinner

Saturday, May 26
09:00-10:00K.S. Thorne: Gravitational Waves: A Status Report
10:00-10:30coffee break
10:30-11:30V. Husain: Dualities and Wilson Loops
11:30-12:30R.J. Bond: The Parameters of Cosmic Structure Formation Measured with Current CMB Data