Damour Fest: Adventures in Gravitation

from Tuesday, 12 October 2021 (12:00) to Friday, 15 October 2021 (15:30)
IHES (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
12 Oct 2021
13 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
AM
11:00 --- Morning coffee ---
11:30 E10 and the Wave Function of the Universe - Hermann Nicolai (in person) (AEI, MPI, Potsdam)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
11:00 --- Morning coffee ---
11:30 Higher-order Post-Newtonian ADM Dynamics of Compact Binary Systems: a DJS “Tour de Force" - Piotr Jaranowski (remote) (University of Białystok)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
11:00 --- Morning coffee ---
11:30 A Space Test of the Equivalence Principle with MICROSCOPE - Manuel Rodrigues (in person) (ONERA, Université Paris-Saclay)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
PM
13:00 --- Welcoming of participants ---
13:45 Introductory Address - Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (in person) (Former IHES Director (1994-2013) )   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
14:00 Adventures in Post-Newtonian Theory - Luc Blanchet (in person) (IAP, Paris)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
14:30 The Effective-One-Body Approach to the Relativistic Two-Body Problem: from Birth to Adulthood - Alessandra Buonanno (in person) (AEI, MPI, Potsdam)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:00 The Path Forward for Gravitational-wave Astrophysics - David Shoemaker (remote) (MIT)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:00 Analytical and Numerical Relativity Modeling of Binary Neutron Star Mergers (and Some Highlights from Binary Black Holes) - Sebastiano Bernuzzi (remote) (University of Jena)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
16:30 Turbulence in One Dimension. - Alexander Polyakov (remote) (Princeton University)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
17:00 Hommage à Thibault : "Some Old Lessons from GR" - Stanley Deser (remote) (Brandeis University)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:00 Ultrarelativistic Limit of Gravity, Spacelike Singularities and E(10) - Marc Henneaux (in person) (Collège de France & ULB Bruxelles)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:30 Black Holes and Wormholes in Semiclassical Gravity - Sergey Solodukhin (in person) (University of Tours)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
13:00 --- Buffet lunch ---
14:00 Discrete Gravity - Viatcheslav Mukhanov (remote) (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
14:30 Gravitational Radiation in General Spacetimes - Lydia Bieri (remote) (Michigan University)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:00 An Intriguing Puzzle and its Happy Resolution - Gabriele Veneziano (remote) (CERN & Collège de France)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:00 Cosmic Strings and Spinning Black Holes - Alex Vilenkin (in person) (Tufts University)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
16:30 Modeling the Many Microbes Inside Us - Sophie De Buyl (in person) (VUB)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
17:00 Complex Metrics on Spacetime - Edward Witten (remote) (IAS, Princeton)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
17:30 --- Break ---
18:00 "Rustic buffet"   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:00 MPM-PN Explorations of Inspiraling Compact Binaries: Down Indo-French Memory Lane - Bala Iyer (remote) (ICTS, TIFR, Bangalore)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:30 Inflationary Scalar and Tensor Hair - Alexei Starobinsky (remote) (Landau Institute, Moscow)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
13:00 --- Buffet lunch ---
14:30 Membrane paradigm and fluid/gravity correspondence - Giuseppe Policastro (in person) (ENS Paris)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:00 On the Nature of the Ultrarelativistic Prompt Emission Phase of GRB 190114C and GRB 180720B - Remo Ruffini (in person) (ICRA, Rome)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
15:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:00 Almost 50 Years of Probing Strong-field Gravity with Pulsars - and Still Going Strong - Michael Kramer (remote) (MPI, Bonn)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
16:30 On the Black Hole/String Transition - Juan Maldacena (remote) (IAS, Princeton)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
17:00 On the Nonlinear Stability of the Kerr Metric - Sergiu Klainerman (in person) (Princeton University)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:00 Recent Breakthroughs in Gravitational Self-force - Adam Pound (in person) (University of Southampton)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
12:30 Impact and Legacy of the 2010 Paper on Self-force and EOB - Leor Barack (remote) (University of Southampton)   (Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center)
13:00 --- Buffet lunch ---