Meeting Information

APS New England Section 2018 Fall Meeting

November 2-3, 2018
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA

Theme: Gravitational Wave Astronomy & Computational Physics
Deadline for abstract submission: October 26, 2018

Submit an Abstract 

Since the first detection of Gravitational Waves by the LIGO Project in 2016 the promise of gravitational wave astronomy as a new window on the Universe has proven fruitful, invigorating both theoretical and observational efforts in the area. The Fall 2018 Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society will feature invited talks focused on gravitational wave physics as well as the closely related area of computational physics.

All members of the APS are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation or a poster, including students. If you are not a member, you are welcome to join APS. Presentations and posters do not need to match the theme of the invited speakers.

Invited and contributed talks and posters will be scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday. The conference banquet will be held Friday evening with an after-dinner speaker talking about the LIGO project.

Invited Speakers:
Dr. Robert Coyne University of Rhode Island
Dr. Francois Foucart University of New Hampshire
Dr. Carl-Johan Haster MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

Local organizing committee:
Grant O'Rielly
Gaurav Khanna
Robert Fisher
with assistance from other members of the Department of Physics at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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