Program

Monday, May 28, 2018

Time Event  
10:50 - 14:00 Registration - Welcome  
14:00 - 15:45 Lecture on Measures in General Relativity - Thomas Schücker
 
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 16:50 Review: Inhomogeneous cosmology by means of exact solutions of Einstein's equations - Andrzej Krasinski
 
16:50 - 17:15 Green and Wald formalism: the aftermath of the 'back-reaction debate' - Jan Ostrowski
 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Time Event  
09:05 - 10:50 Lecture on Relativistic and computational cosmology - Ruth Durrer
 
10:50 - 11:05 Coffee break  
11:05 - 11:30 The numerical challenge: Backreaction in relativistic N-body simulations of cosmic structure formation - Julian Adamek
 
11:30 - 11:55 Large-scale structure bias in the Hubble diagram - Chris Clarkson
 
11:55 - 12:20 Relativistic interpretation of Newtonian simulations - Christian Fidler
 
12:20 - 12:45 Learning about perturbation theory from numerical relativity: implications for computing observables - Tom Giblin
 
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:45 Lecture on Averaging problem and backreaction - Thomas Buchert
 
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 16:25 Settling the backreaction conjecture - Syksy Rasanen
 
16:25 - 16:50 Cosmic evolution within the approximation of the silent universes - Krzysztof Bolejko
 
16:50 - 17:15 Relativistic perturbation theory in the presence of non-linear structures - Timothy Clifton
 
17:15 - 17:40 Testing cosmological foundations with observations - David Wiltshire
 
17:40 - 18:20 Keynotes & Discussion - Lead: Sabino Matarrese  

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time Event  
09:05 - 10:50 Lecture on Cosmic variance and other fluctuations - Nick Kaiser
 
10:50 - 11:05 Coffee break  
11:05 - 11:30 The baryon acoustic oscillation peak is a flexible ruler - Boudewijn Roukema
 
11:30 - 11:55 Dark Energy Survey year 1 results: Cosmological constraints from weak lensing - David Bacon
 
11:55 - 12:20 The LIGER method: light-cone using GR - Daniele Bertacca (on behalf of Cristiano Porciani)
 
12:20 - 12:45 Cosmology with the LyA forests of BOSS - James Rich
 
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:45 Lecture on Cosmological models beyond ΛCDM - Philippe Brax
 
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 16:25 Cosmology with KiDS and tests of gravity - Marika Asgari
 
16:25 - 16:50 The cosmological analysis of X-ray cluster surveys - Marguerite Pierre  
16:50 - 18:15 Keynotes & Discussion - Lead: Ruth Durrer & Alan Coley  

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Time Event  
09:05 - 10:50 Lecture on Bayesian inference in cosmology - Alan Heavens
 
10:50 - 11:05 Coffee break  
11:05 - 11:30 Do cosmological data rule out f(R) with w=-1? - Francesco Pace
 
11:30 - 11:55 Cosmological results from BOSS and eBOSS surveys. How they different systematic processes can affect our cosmological parameters? - Hector Gil-Marín
 
11:55 - 12:20 Backreaction and FRW consistency conditions - Francesco Montanari
 
12:20 - 12:55 Relativistic wide-angle galaxy bispectrum on the light-cone: All-sky analysis - Daniele Bertacca
 
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 14:25 Cosmic backreaction and Gauss’s law - Pierre Fleury
 
14:25 - 14:50 The 4MOST Cosmology Redshift Survey - Johan Richard  
14:50 - 16:00 Summary talk and discussion - George Ellis
 
16:00 - 17:00 Goodbye coffee  
  
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