The 2nd Schutz Workshop on Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Astrophysics

Sept 12 2014, Albert Einstein Institute, Hannover


9:00 Welcome

9:05-10:00 John Friedman "Comments on oscillations and stability of relativistic stars"

10:00-11:00 Manuela Campanelli "Astrophysical black hole mergers in strong-field gravity"

11:00-11:20 Break

11:20-12:10 Toshi Futamase "Weak lensing observation of DM sub halos in Coma cluster".

12:10-13:00 Massimo Tinto "Reminiscences of a Gravitational Wave Physicist"

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:30-15:20 Gabrielle Allen and Ed Seidel "The (Open) Data-enabled Revolution in Science and Society"

15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-16:30 Nils Andersson "The Devil in the detail"

16:30-17:20 Sathyaprakash "Modelling gravitational wave emission and extracting useful science from binary neutron stars"


A blocks of room in two hotels is guaranteed until mid August but you still might be able to make a reservation at the rate, depending on availability.

Concorde Hotel Am Leineschloss
Am Markte 12
30159 Hannover
Phone ++49 (0)511/35 791-0
Fax ++49 (0)511/35 791-100

10 single rooms
EUR 84/night incl. breakfast

Reservations should be made by phone or fax directly to
the hotel referring to our contingent.

The hotel is situated in the historic center of Hannover and
has a good connection to the AEI by public transport:

- approx. 5 minutes' walk to metro stop "Steintor"

- take Metro lines 4 + 5 direction "Garbsen" or "Stöcken"

- leave at stop "Schneiderberg/Wilhelm-Busch-Museum"
(= 2 stops / approx. 3 minutes)

- from there another 5 minutes' walk to the AEI

Hotel Schlafgut
Kniestrasse 33
30167 Hannover

Single room = EUR 84,00/night incl. breakfast
double room = EUR 105,60/night incl. breakfast

Rooms can be booked by August 14 by using the following link:


Please click on the MPG logo (Workshop 12th September).
The user name K0279 will appear automatically. Please fill in the


Of course bookings can also be made by email directly to:


by phone +49 511 35 35 60
by fax +49 511 35 35 6 36

Please remember to mention the name of the workshop to get the reduced rate.

Topic revision: r11 - 08 Sep 2014, MariaAlessandraPapa
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