29th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting

## Time |
## Speaker |
## Title |
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8:30-9:00 | Coffee and pastries | |

9:00-9:15 | Welcome | |

9:15-9:30 | Norihiro Tanahashi | Horizon instability of an extreme Reissner-Nordstrom black hole |

9:30-9:45 | Steven Carlip | Near-horizon black hole symmetry revisited |

9:45-10:00 | Yinbao Shi | Nonlocal model for Black Hole Evaporation |

10:00-10:15 | Charles Torre | The spacetime geometry of an electromagnetic wave |

10:15-10:30 | Lee Lindblom | Solving the Relativistic Inverse Stellar Structure Problem |

10:30-11:00 | Coffee Break | |

11:00-11:15 | Bela Szilagyi | Update on Binary Black Hole work with SpEC |

11:15-11:30 | Roland Haas | Binary neutron star simulations using SpEC |

11:30-11:45 | Fan Zhang | Suppressing initial junk radiation in NR simulations |

11:45-12:00 | Anil Zenginoglu | Caustic Echoes from Black Holes |

12:00-12:15 | Evan Foley | Comparing black-hole masses and spins in simulations using different initial data method |

12:15-12:30 | Sarah Gossan | The Application of Bayesian Inference to Gravitational Waves from Core-Collapse Supernovae |

12:30-2:00 | Lunch | |

2:00-2:15 | James P. Dilts | The Einstein Constraint Equations on Asymptotically Flat Manifolds |

2:15-2:30 | Henrique Gomes | Lorentz or spatial Weyl symmetry? An alternative description of gravity |

2:30-2:45 | William R. Kelly | A positive energy theorem for the gravitational Dirichlet Problem |

2:45-3:00 | Jeffrey S. Hazboun | General relativity in a signature changing phase space |

3:00-3:15 | Amy Thompson | Gravitational radiation with linked tendex and vortex lines |

3:15-3:30 | Tevian Dray | Exceptional Symmetry Groups |

3:30-4:00 | Coffee Break | |

4:00-4:15 | Daniel E. Clark | The Seismic Platform Interferometer - an auxiliary instrument for control of seismic isolation platforms in Advanced LIGO |

4:15-4:30 | David Atherton | Testing Gravity With Laser Cooled and Trapped Microspheres |

4:30-4:45 | Eric A. Quintero | Nonlinear noise generation in mechanical systems |

4:45-5:00 | Marcus Luty | Renormalization of Entanglement Entropy and the Gravitational Effective Action |

## Saturday, March 30 |
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8:30-9:00 | Coffee and pastries | |

9:00-9:15 | David Rideout | Summing over Causal Set Histories with Metropolis Monte Carlo |

9:15-9:30 | Joshua H. Cooperman | Transition Amplitudes in Causal Dynamical Triangulations Part 1 |

9:30-9:45 | Jonah M. Miller | Transition Amplitudes in Causal Dynamical Triangulations Part 2 |

9:45-10:00 | Charles A. Pierce | Expansion of Light Cones in CDT |

10:00-10:15 | Adam Getchell | The Newtonian Limit in CDT |

10:15-10:30 | Eugene Kur | Connection between discrete exterior calculus and Regge calculus |

10:30-11:00 | Coffee Break | |

11:00-11:15 | Robert G. Littlejohn | Asymptotics of spin networks |

11:15-11:30 | Colin I. Cunliff | Do new massive gravitons have mass? |

11:30-11:45 | McCullen Sandora | Nonlinear Partially Massless from Massive Gravity? |

11:45-12:00 | Danny Birmingham | Stability of black holes in topologically massive gravity |

12:00-12:15 | Ahmad Borzou | General Relativity as an Effective Field of a Power-Counting Renormalizable Tensor-Tensor Theory of Gravity |

12:15-12:30 | Geoffrey Lovelace | The tidal disruption of a neutron star by a nearly extremal black hole |

12:30-2:00 | Lunch | |

2:00-2:15 | Rana X. Adhikari | LIGO III |

2:15-2:30 | Debajyot Sarkar | CFT Representation of Bulk Locality for Fields With and Without Spin |

2:30-2:45 | Sebastian Fischetti | Flowing Black Funnels: AdS black holes with non-Killing horizons and heat flow in the dual CFT |

2:45-3:00 | Sayandeb Basu | Asymptotic Darkness vs Asymptotic Safety: An assessment |

3:00-3:15 | Huan Yang | Macroscopic quantum mechanics in a classical spacetime |

3:15-3:30 | Munawar Karim | Fluctuations in Shapiro delay as evidence of quantum property of gravity field |

3:30-4:00 | Coffee Break | |

4:00-4:15 | William S. Oakley | The Gravitational Field |

4:15-4:30 | Alexander F. Mayer | No ‘dark halo’: the effect of host cluster gravitational tidal forces on the internal dynamics of spiral galaxies |

4:30-4:45 | TBA | |

4:45-5:00 | TBA |

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