## Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Workshop on General Relativity

November 16-20, 2009

Stony Brook University

All talks will be in the Math Tower S-240.

Nov 16, 2009, Monday | |||||
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9:15AM | Coffee and Refreshments | ||||

10:00AM | Robert Wald | Derivation of Gravitational Self-Force | |||

11:00AM | Coffee Break | ||||

11:30AM | Hans Lindblad | The Weak Null Condition and the Asymptotic Behaviour of Solutions to Einstein's Equations | |||

12:30PM | Lunch | ||||

2:30PM | Mu-Tao Wang | Limit of Quasilocal Energy-Momentum at Infinity | |||

3:30PM | Coffee Break | ||||

4:00PM | Greg Galloway | Marginally Trapped Surfaces in 2+1 and Higher Dimensional Gravity | |||

5:00PM | Wine & Cheese Reception | ||||

Nov 17, 2009, Tuesday | |||||

9:15AM | Coffee and Refreshments | ||||

10:00AM | Gary Gibbons | Antimatter in the Looking Glass | |||

11:00AM | Coffee Break | ||||

11:30AM | Yuguang Shi | Geometric Problems Related with Quasilocal Mass In General Relativity | |||

12:30PM | Lunch | ||||

2:30PM | Mihalis Dafermos | The Black Hole Stability Problem | |||

3:30pM | Coffee Break | ||||

4:00PM | James Isenberg | Gluing at Asymptopia and the Relativistic N-body Problem | |||

Nov 18, 2009, Wednesday | |||||

9:15AM | Coffee and Refreshments | ||||

10:00AM | Gary Horowitz | Uniqueness of Extremal Kerr and Kerr-Newman Black Holes | |||

11:00AM | Coffee Break | ||||

11:30AM | Sergiu Klainerman | Formation of Trapped Surfaces I | |||

12:30pM | Lunch | ||||

2:30PM | Igor Rodnianski | Formation of Trapped Surfaces II | |||

3:30pM | Coffee Break | ||||

4:00PM | Gerhard Huisken | Monotonicity and Rigidity Estimates for the Evolution of Hypersurfaces | |||

7:00PM | Banquet (Danfords Inn) | ||||

Nov 19, 2009, Thursday | |||||

9:15AM | Coffee and Refreshments | ||||

10:00AM | Richard Schoen | On the High Dimensional Positive Mass Theorem | |||

11:00AM | Coffee Break | ||||

11:30AM | Michael Douglas | Effective Potentials for Kaluza-Klein Theories | |||

12:30PM | Lunch | ||||

2:30PM | Robert Bartnik | Mass-Minimizing Metrics and Critical Points of the Energy Functional | |||

3:30PM | Coffee Break | ||||

4:00PM | Hubert Bray | On Dark Matter, Spiral Galaxies, and the Axioms of General Relativity | |||

Nov 20, 2009, Friday | |||||

9:15AM | Coffee and Refreshments | ||||

10:00AM | Avy Soffer | Price Law for All Angular Momentum | |||

11:00AM | Coffee Break | ||||

11:30AM | Michael Eichmair | Some Results on Scalar Curvature Rigidity |