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The New Faces of Black Holes

Nov 11, 2019

The Joint Space-Science Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 JSI Workshop: "The New Faces of Black Holes". The workshop will be held on November 11-13, 2019 in historic Annapolis, Maryland.

Workshop topics will include:

GRAVITATIONAL WAVES FROM BLACK HOLES
   * Ground-based; LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA O3 and beyond
   * Space-based; LISA
   * Pulsar timing arrays
TIME DOMAIN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
   * Tidal Disruption Events
   * Reverberation Mapping
   * LISA EM Counterparts, evidence for binary SMBHs
   * AGN Variability (changing-look quasars, QPOs, etc.)
EVENT HORIZON TELESCOPE AND HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGING
   * What have we learned from current EHT analysis?
   * What will we learn from EHT in the future?
   * Gravity VLT results on SgrA* and 3C273
   * Dynamical Black Hole Mass Measurements

INVITED SPEAKERS:
   * Aaron Barth (UC Irvine)
   * Misty Bentz (Georgia State)
   * Emanuele Berti (JHU)
   * Laura Blecha (Florida)
   * Jason Dexter (CU Boulder)
   * Frank Eisenhauer (MPE)
   * Mike Eracleous (Penn State)
   * Ben Farr (Oregon)
   * Vincent Fish (MIT/Haystack)
   * Evan Hall (MIT)
   * Michael Johnson (CfA)
   * Chelsea MacLeod (CfA)
   * Maura McLaughlin (WVU)
   * Lia Medeiros (Princeton)
   * Krista Smith (Stanford)
   * Nick Stone (Hebrew U.)
   * Sjoert van Velzen (NYU/UMD)

The program will also feature contributed talks and posters.

More information will be posted at the workshop web site

https://jsi.astro.umd.edu/conferences/2019-jsi-workshop

and registration will open when the site is ready.

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