SUMMARY OF TALKS/PRESENTATIONS by week

WEEK 1 (July 16-20)

Duncan Brown: gravitational waves: basic info, detector status, target sources.
Eleonora Troja: EM facilities mainly gamma and x-ray, summary of
observations status
Ashley Bevin Zauderer: EM facilities, mainly optical and radio, transients.
Brian Metzger: EM emissions, models and implciation on bands and observations.
P. Ajith: basics of gravitational wave analytical of phenomenological models.
Chad Hannah: basics of calibration and systematic errors in
gravitational wave detectors.
S. Husa: basic ideas and method to account for precession in binary
systems and its
influence in waveforms.

WEEK 2 (July 23-27)
Sari: reviewed blastwave model for afterglow of GRBs
Fryer: discussion/review on merger rates estimates
Nishikawa; spectra calculation/model of GRB
Giacommazzo: overview of results coming from GR simulations involving matter.
McWilliams: using PTA to constrain/understand SMBh population
Yunes: discussion on testing alternative theories of gravity


WEEK 3. CONFERENCE

WEEK 4 (August 6 - 10)