Workshop Motivation

With the observation of gravitational waves from binary neutron stars, a new era in multi-messenger astronomy has begun. Gravitational-wave and classical astronomy will together observe highly energetic and transient phenomena in the Universe. The goals of this workshop are:

The program will consist of panel discussions organized around a small number of reviews. The main goal is to identify important areas for research and foster new collaborations based on the deliberations of the workshop.

The event is open for participation by anyone but we have limited availability of a maximum of about 70 participants after which registration will be closed.

General Information

The workshop will be held at The Atherton Hotel in downtown State College beginning Monday, February 5 and concluding around 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.