Gravitational Waves Outside the Boxes

Conference Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (All day) to Friday, October 25, 2019 (All day)
Scientific Areas: 


With the era of gravitational wave astronomy started, and a rapid increase in sensitivity and frequency bands,  unprecedented opportunities to unravelling long standing questions as well as new opportunities open up. This workshop will focus on discussing  out-of-the-box ideas for this exciting field.

This workshop is co-organized with CIFAR,


  • Edo Berger, Harvard University
  • Patrick Brady, University of Wisconsin
  • Miriam Cabero Mueller, Princeton University & University of British Columbia
  • Cecilia Chirenti, Federal University of ABC
  • Liang Dai, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Gabriela Gonzalez, Louisiana State University
  • Cole Miller, University of Maryland
  • Ajith Parameswaran, International Center for Theoretical Sciences
  • Frans Pretorius, Princeton University 
  • John Ruan, McGill University
  • Anuradha Samajdar, National Institute for Subatomic Physics
  • Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Barak Zakay, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Matias Zaldarriag, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Luís Felipe Longo Micchi, Federal University of ABC
  • Lara Ota, Federal University of ABC

Scientific Organizers:

  • William East, Perimeter Institute
  • Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
  • Daniel Siegel, Perimeter Institute & University of Guelph
  • Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
  • Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute & University of Guelph