PLENARY SESSION

  • Venue: Room A (4th Floor)

  • Monday, June 22

    ■ Invited Plenary Talk: Chair: Fulvio Ricci
  • 09:00~09:10, Doochul Kim (Presiden of IBS), "Opening Address"
  • 09:10~09:45, Stan Whitcomb (LIGO Laboratory/Caltech), "What is GWIC?"
  • 09:45~10:30, Bala Iyer (International Center for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Bangalore, India), "Experiments driving theory: GW detection and the two body problem in GR"

  • ■ Plenary Talk: Chair: Stan Whitcomb
  • 11:00~11:30, Leo Singer (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), "The needle in the hundred-square-degree haystack: The hunt for binary neutron star mergers with LIGO and Palomar Transient Factory"
  • 11:30~12:00, Yan Wang (University of Western Australia), "On inter-satellite laser ranging, clock synchronization and gravitational wave data analysis"
  • 12:00~12:30, George Hobbs (CSIRO), "The PULSE@Parkes outreach project"

  • Tuesday, June 23

    ■ Invited Plenary Talk: Chair: David Reitze
  • 09:00~09:45, Peter Fritschel (MIT, USA), "Debut of the advanced interferometric detectors"
  • 09:45~10:30, Frederique Marion (LAPP, France), "Data analysis for ground-based advanced detectors: prospects and challenges"

  • ■ Plenary Talk: Chair: Ho Jung Paik
  • 11:00~11:30, Daniel Sigg (LIGO Hanford Observatory), "Status of LIGO"
  • 11:30~12:00, Fulvio Ricci (INFN Sez. Roma and Univ. of La Sapienza), "Advanced Virgo status"
  • 12:00~12:30, Raffaele Flaminio (NAOJ, Univ. of Tokyo), "The cryogenic challenge: status of the KAGRA project"

  • Wednesday, June 24

    ■ Invited Plenary Talk: Chair: Gabriela Gonzalez
  • 09:00~09:45, Jonathan Gair (Univ. of Cambridge, UK), "Gravitational wave science from space"
  • 09:45~10:30, Paul McNamara (European Space Agency, The Netherlands), "Preparing for the future: The LISA pathfinder mission"

  • ■ Plenary Talk: Chair: Francesco Fidecaro
  • 11:00~11:30, James Lough (AEI Hannover), "GEO600: astrowatch and advanced technology integration"
  • 11:30~12:00, Matthew Evans (MIT), "Frequency dependent squeezing and advanced LIGO upgrades"
  • 12:00~12:30, Ho Jung Paik (Univ. of Maryland), "Terrestrial detector for low-frequency gravitational waves based on full tensor measurement"

  • Thursday, June 25

    ■ Invited Plenary Talk: Chair: George Hobbs
  • 09:00~09:45, Ryan Shannon (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, Australia), "Studying galaxy centres with nanohertz frequency gravitational waves and pulsar timing arrays"
  • 09:45~10:30, Deirdre Shoemaker (Georgia Tech, USA), "Confronting theory with data: Are we ready?"

  • ■ Plenary Talk: Chair: Paul McNamara
  • 11:00~11:30, Simon Barke (AEI Hannover), "LISA Mission: overview and status update"
  • 11:30~12:00, Michele Armano (European Space Agency, Spain), "Science operations with LISA pathfinder"
  • 12:00~12:30, Daniel Schuetze (AEI Hannover), "Measuring Earth: Current status of the GRACE Follow-On laser ranging interferometer"

  • Friday, June 26

    ■ Invited Plenary Talk: Chair: Hyunkyu Lee
  • 09:00~09:45, Masaru Shibata (Yukawa Institute of Theoretical Physics, Kyoto Univ., Japan), "Merger of neutron star binaries: Gravitational waves and electromagnetic counterparts"
  • 09:45~10:30, Samaya Nissanke (Radboud Univ. TheNetherlands), "Follow the chirp: the astrophysics of compact object mergers"

  • ■ Plenary Talk: Chair: Frederique Marion
  • 11:00~11:30, Ik Siong Heng (Univ. of Glasgow), "Classification methods for noise transients for advanced gravitational-wave detectors"
  • 11:30~12:00, Sukanta Bose (IUCAA / WSU), "Improving the search for compact binary coalescences by characterizing the effect of chirping and non-chirping sine-Gaussian noise transients"
  • 12:00~12:30, Hyung Mok Lee (Seoul National Univ.), "Black hole binaries formed in dense stellar systems"