Week 1 conference

KSPA 2017 Conference: Astrophysics with Gravitational Wave Detections

Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, July 10th-July 14th.

A conference is hosted in the first week of the Kavli Summer Program, and features invited pedagogical lectures and contributed talks presenting state-of-the-art research on the program topic.

The lectures will be video-recorded, and meant for a broad scientific audience. 

 

Scientific Program 

All the talks will be hosted in the auditorium of the NBI.

Monday July 10th 

  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am: Registration
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am: Welcome, opening remarks
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Lecture
    • Cole Miller, Lecture 1. 
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Project presentations
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Lunch, project discussions
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Lecture
    • Will Farr, Lecture 1. 
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Afternoon Break
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Project presentations
  • 5:30 pm - onward: Welcome Reception. 

 

Tuesday July 11th

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am: Lecture
    • Deirdre Shoemaker, Lecture 1. 
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Coffee Break
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Project presentations
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Lunch, project discussions
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Lecture
    • Cole Miller, Lecture 2. 
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Afternoon Break
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Talk
    • Evan O'Connor

 

Wednesday July 12th

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am: Lecture
    • Deirdre Shoemaker, Lecture 2. 
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Coffee break
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Talk
  • Afternoon free 

 

Thursday July 13th

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am: Lecture
    • Will Farr, Lecture 2. 
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Coffee Break
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Talk 
    • Stephen Justham 
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Lunch, project discussions
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Lecture
    • Deirdre Shoemaker, Lecture 3. 
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Afternoon Break
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Talk
    • Silvia Piranomonte

 

Friday July 14th

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am: Lecture
    • Cole Miller, Lecture 3. 
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Coffee Break
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Talk
    • Jonathan Gair
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Lunch, project discussions
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Lecture
    • Will Farr, Lecture 3. 
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Pizza reception

Projects

Project Assignments: ProjectAssignmentsWebsite.pdf

List of Prospective Projects: Project_Titles.pdf

Project Summaries: Project_Summaries.pdf

Rank Sheet for Kavli Fellows: Rank_Sheet.pdf

Project Presentations: Project_Presentations.pdf

Lecture Materials

Deirdre Shoemaker:

Lectures: L1Shoemaker.pdf

Slides: ShoemakerLectures.pdf

Cole Miller:

 lecture01.pdf

lecture02.pdf

lecture03.pdf

tutorial01.pdf

tutorial02.pdf

tutorial03.pdf

Will Farr:

syllabus.pdf

The syllabus contains some requiredreading and describes some software that need to be installed.

Material will be archived (including any created during the lectures as part of the course) at:

https://github.com/farr/GWDataAnalysisSummerSchool