October 4-5, 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Thanks to all who attended and spoke for making this year's Midwest Relativity Meeting a success. We loved having you here in Grand Rapids.
Congratulations to Alvaro Ballon Bordo (Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo), the 2019 MRM Blue Apple Winner!
See you next year in Notre Dame!
The 29th Annual Midwest Relativity Meeting will be hosted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the Pew Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.
The meeting will include two full days of scientific talks on contemporary topics in relativity, including, but not limited to: gravitational waves, cosmology, astrophysics, mathematical relativity, experimental relativity, and quantum gravity. A public talk on Black Holes (Leo Stein, Univ of Mississippi) will be held on Friday evening.
Registration is free and all efforts will be made to provide time slots (10-15min, TBD) for interested speakers. Graduate students and undergraduates are encouraged to present their work.
- Midwest Relativity Pre-Meeting Gathering: Thursday, October 3rd, 7-10 p.m. at Grand Rapids Brewing Company (1 Ionia SW)
- Meeting Location and Parking: Meeting is at Seidman Center. Free parking all day Friday at the Fulton Lot (Seidman is just south of the lot). Saturday parking is available just in front of the building in the Mt Vernon Lot (you can't turn on Mt. Vernon, so take Watson one block west).
- Scientific Program (web/mobile version)
- Public Talk: Black Hole Myths and Mysteries. 8 p.m., Friday, October 4th, DeVos 122E (Parking in DeVos Lot)
- Downtown and DASH (free bus) system map
- Map and Restaurant Guide
Contact the local organizers: Brett Bolen ([email protected]) and Ben Holder ([email protected]).