October 26, 2016
Imperial College London
Europe/London timezone

A half day physics meeting on gravitational waves. 

Leading scientists from the Astro and HEP communities will present the recent discovery of gravitational waves and future prospects of this new field in fundamental physics. The talks are aimed at interested researchers at all levels across all of London's universities. 

Registration free at charge required for organisational reasons.


Invited Speakers:

  • Dr Gabriela Gonzalez (LSU, USA), LIGO spokesperson
  • Dr Marcelle Soares­-Santos (Fermilab, USA), DES & LIGO collaborator
  • Dr Eugene Lim (King's College London) - Theory
  • Prof Tim Sumner (Imperial College London) - LISA
  • Prof Giles Hammond (Edinburgh) - UK contributions


We appreciate the support by the various universities in and around London and the Astro, Gravitational Wave and HEP branches of the IOP to organise this event.

 Organising Committee:

  • Bjoern Penning (Bristol & Imperial College London)
  • Andreas Korn (University College London)
  • Teppei Katori (Queen Mary)

Advisory Committee:

  • John Ellis (King's College London)
  • Malcolm Fairbairn (King's College London)
  • Marcella Bona (Queen Mary)
  • Hiranya Peiris (University College London)
  • Lucian Harland-Lang (University College London)




Imperial College London
Blackett Laboratories LT1 lecture theatre South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ