The New Faces of Black Holes


November 11 - 13, 2019

Annapolis, Maryland


The Joint Space-Science Institute (JSI), a partnership between the University of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, will be holding the 2019 JSI Workshop on The New Faces of Black Holes, November 11-13, 2019.  The workshop will take place at The Hotel Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland.


Topic 1: Gravitational Waves from Black Holes
Ground-based; LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA O3 and beyond
— Space-based; LISA
— Pulsar timing arrays 
Topic 2: Time Domain
— Tidal Disruption Events
— Reverberation Mapping
— LISA EM Counterparts, evidence for binary SMBHs
— AGN Variability (changing-look quasars, QPOs, etc.)
Topic 3: EHT & High Resolution Imaging
— What have we learned from current EHT analysis? 
— What will we learn from EHT in the future?
Gravity VLT results on SgrA* and 3C273
— Dynamical Black Hole Mass Measurements