Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Breakfast and Registration | 8:00 | 8:54 | |||

Yanbei Chen | Caltech | Welcome and Announcements | 8:54 | 9:00 | |

Kip Thorne | Caltech | Visualizing the Weyl Curvature Tensor: Frame-Drag Vortex Lines and Tidal Tendex Lines | 9:00 | 9:12 | |

David Nichols | Caltech | Vortex and Tendex Lines in Post-Newtonian and Black-Hole Perturbation Spacetimes | 9:12 | 9:24 | |

Keith D. Matthews | Caltech | Computation of Vortex and Tendex Lines in Numerical Simulations, and Their Behaviors in a Head-on Collision of Spinning Black Holes | 9:24 | 9:36 | |

Mark Scheel | Caltech | Vortexes and Tendexes in Black Hole Collisions | 9:36 | 9:48 | |

Fan Zhang | Caltech | The Meanings of Frame-Drag Vortex Lines and Tidal Tendex Lines | 9:48 | 10:00 | |

Aaron Zimmerman | Caltech | New Ringdown Frequency at the Birth of a Kerr Black Hole | 10:00 | 10:12 | |

Coffee Break | 10:12 | 10:48 |

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Richard Price | University of Texas at Brownsville | Strong Antikicks in Binary Inspiral | 10:48 | 11:00 | |

Charles R. Evans | University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill | Eccentric orbit EMRIs on Schwarzschild: High accuracy metric reconstruction I | 11:00 | 11:12 | |

Seth Hopper | University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill | Eccentric orbit EMRIs on Schwarzschild: High accuracy metric reconstruction II | 11:12 | 11:24 | |

Sourabh Nampalliwar | University of Texas at Brownsville | Pulsar Beam Bending Near the Galactic Center | 11:24 | 11:36 | |

Chin San Han | Stanford | Space-Time Asymmetry Research (STAR) | 11:36 | 11:48 | |

Franklin Felber | Starmark, Inc. | Dipole Gravity Waves from Gravitationally Unbound Quadrupoles | 11:48 | 12:00 | |

Anil Zenginoglu | Caltech | Relativity for Engineering Applications | 12:00 | 12:12 | |

Arthur Fischer | University of California, Santa Cruz | Einstein's Second Postulate of Special Relativity on the Universality of the Speed of Light is a Consequence of the First Postulate and is therefore Redundant | 12:12 | 12:24 | |

Lunch | 12:24 | 2:00 |

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Vladimir Dergachev | Caltech | Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves with LIGO | 2:00 | 2:12 | |

Kari Hodge | Caltech | Multivariate Statistical Classification of Gravitational Wave Events | 2:12 | 2:24 | |

Roy Williams | Caltech | LIGO Open Data | 2:24 | 2:36 | |

Huan Yang | Caltech | Coating Brownian Thermal Noise | 2:36 | 2:48 | |

Akira Villar | Caltech | Loss Angles From the Direct Measurement of Coating Thermal Noise | 2:48 | 3:00 | |

Zach Korth | Caltech | Absorption in iLIGO Core Optics | 3:00 | 3:12 | |

Jenne Driggers | Caltech | Newtonian Noise and Seismic FeedForward: Lessons Learned for aLIGO and Beyond | 3:12 | 3:24 | |

Ting Hong | Caltech | Effects of Mirror Perturbations on Laguerre-Gaussian Beams in Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Detectors | 3:24 | 3:36 | |

Coffee Break | 3:36 | 4:12 |

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Joshua H. Cooperman | Univ. of Calif. Davis | Scales and Scaling in Causal Dynamical Triangulations | 4:12 | 4:24 | |

Colin Cunliff | Univ. of Calif. Davis | Topologically Massive Gravity from the Outside In | 4:24 | 4:36 | |

Yacine Ali-Haimoud | Caltech | Testing Dynamical Chern-Simons Gravity with Spinning Bodies | 4:36 | 4:48 | |

Douglas Singleton | California State University, Fresno | Hawking Radiation, Unruh Radiation and the Equivalence Principle | 4:48 | 5:00 | |

Dinesh Singh | University of Regina | Local Space-Time Curvature Effects on Quantum Orbital Angular Momentum | 5:00 | 5:12 |

All participants are invited to an informal party, including a light dinner and refreshments, starting at 7pm on Friday March 18. Directions and a map will be made available at the meeting. Those interested in using the hot tub and/or swimming pool should bring swimming suits.

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Breakfast and Registration | 8:00 | 9:00 | |||

Peter Kalmus | Caltech | Search for Gravitational Waves from Core Collapse Supernovae | 9:00 | 9:12 | |

Michael Kesden | NYU | Detecting Primordial Black Holes with Helioseismology | 9:12 | 9:24 | |

Marc Favata | JPL/Caltech | The Gravitational-Wave Memory from Eccentric Binaries | 9:24 | 9:36 | |

Tim Johannsen | University of Arizona | Testing the No-Hair Theorem with Observations of Black Holes in the Electromagnetic Spectrum | 9:36 | 9:48 | |

Sam Koshy | California State University, Long Beach | Tidal Locking of Neutron Star-Quark Star Binaries | 9:48 | 10:00 | |

Bijan Berenji | SLAC/Stanford/KIPAC | Search for Gravity-Only Large Extra Dimensions Based on Observations of Neutron Stars with Fermi-LAT | 10:00 | 10:12 | |

Coffee Break | 10:12 | 10:48 |

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Nick Taylor | Caltech | Second-order in Space Spectral Methods Applied to Binary Black Hole Simulations | 10:48 | 11:00 | |

Tony Chu | Caltech | Towards Including Realistic Tidal Deformations in Binary Black Hole Initial Data | 11:00 | 11:12 | |

Evgeny Sorkin | UBC | Vacuum Critical Collapse in Axisymmetry | 11:12 | 11:24 | |

Paul Gebhart | Caltech | Generalized GR Hydrodynamics in Spherical Symmetry | 11:24 | 11:36 | |

Christian Reisswig | Caltech | Gravitational Wave Extraction in Simulations of Rotating Stellar Core Collapse | 11:36 | 11:48 | |

Eric Hirschmann | Brigham Young University | Equilibrium Models of Strongly Magnetized Neutron Stars | 11:48 | 12:00 | |

Lunch | 12:00 | 2:00 |

Participants interested in a tour of the 40m interferometer should sign up on the list at the registration table. Tours will take place during the lunch break on Saturday March 19.

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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Anzhong Wang | Baylor University | Anisotropic Scalings and Non-Relativistic General Covariant Theory of Quantum Gravity | 2:00 | 2:12 | |

V. H. Satheeshkumar | Baylor University | Black holes in Non-Relativistic General Covariant Theory of Quantum Gravity | 2:12 | 2:24 | |

Kai Lin | Baylor University | Stability of a Scalar Field in the Non-Relativistic General Covariant Theory of Gravity with Detailed Balance Condition Softly-Breaking | 2:24 | 2:36 | |

Yongqing Huang | Baylor University | Strong Coupling in Non-Relativistic General Covariant Theory With a Running Coupling Constant λ | 2:36 | 2:48 | |

Hui-Yiing Chang | Vanderbilt University | Phantom Cosmologies Ameliorating the Coincidence Problem | 2:48 | 3:00 | |

Michael Duncan | California State University, Fresno | Entropic Derivation of F=ma for Circular Motion | 3:00 | 3:12 | |

Coffee Break | 3:24 | 3:54 |

Name | Organization | Talk | Begin | End | Student |
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GGR Student Talk Award | 3:54 | 4:00 | |||

Myrzakulov Ratbay | Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan | Cosmology of f-Essence and g-Essence | 4:00 | 4:12 | |

David Rideout | Perimeter Institute | Dynamics of Causal Sets -- Classical and Quantum | 4:12 | 4:24 | |

Parampreet Singh | Louisiana State University | Spacetime Beyond Singularities: A View From Loop Quantum Gravity | 4:24 | 4:36 | |

Jonas Mureika | Loyola Marymount University | Gravitational Phenomenology of Vanishing Dimensions | 4:36 | 4:48 |

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