PROGRAM
Workshop on the Cauchy problem for the Einstein equations
September 2428, 2003
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
(Introductory Lectures) 

08:30  09:30

Registration (Room 5345) 

09:30  10:30

G. Huisken "Initial data and the Cauchy problem for Einsteins equations" 

10:30  11:00

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

11:00  12:00

A. Ashtekar "Hamiltonian framework and the origin of Energymomentum and angular momentum" 

14:00  15:00

G. Huisken "Energy inequalities, spherical foliations and normal coordinates near infinity" 

15:00  15:30

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

15:30  16:30

A. Ashtekar "Introduction to Black holes" 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25


09:30  10:30

G. Galloway "On the positivity of mass for asymptotically AdS spacetimes" 

10:30  11:00

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

11:00  12:00

J. Isenberg "What We Know and Don't Know about Solutions of the Einstein Constraint Equations" 

14:00  15:00

A. Ashtekar "Dynamical Horizons and their properties" 

15:00  15:30

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

15:30  16:30

J. Lewandowski "Isolated Horizons in 4 and other dimensions" 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26


09:30  10:30

H. Friedrich "Smoothness at null infinity and the structure of initial data" 

10:30  11:00

Coffee break (Room 6245)  
11:00  12:00

A. Butscher "The Cauchy Problem in the Conformal Setting" 

14:00  15:00

J. Kijowski "Boundary data in Canonical Relativity" 

15:00  15:30

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

15:30  16:30

P. Chrusciel "Towards cosmic censorship in Gowdy spacetimes" 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27


09:30  10:30

G. Huisken "Classification of 3manifolds and 3surfaces by geometric flows" 

10:30  11:00

Coffee break (Room 6245)  
11:00  12:00

D. Pollack "On solving the Einstein constraint equations with apparent horizon boundary" 

14:00  15:00

M. Choptuik "Recent Developments in Black Hole Critical Phenomena" 

15:00  15:30

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

15:30  16:30

F. Nicolo "The null infinity behaviour of the Riemann tensor in a class of vacuum Einstein spacetimes" 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28


09:30  10:30

E.T. Newman "Gravitational Lensing Theory from a Covariant Point of View" 

10:30  11:00

Coffee break (Room 6245) 

11:00  12:00

B. Ammann "A nonlinear Dirac equation of Yamabe type and constant mean curvature surfaces" 