The New Faces of Black Holes


November 11 - 13, 2019

Annapolis, Maryland


Topic 1: Gravitational Waves

  • Ben Farr, University of Oregon [LIGO]
  • Evan Hall, MIT [future ground-based instrumentation]
  • Emanuele Berti, JHU [LISA]
  • Maura McLaughlin, WVU [PTAs]

Topic 2: Time Domain

  • Nick Stone, Hebrew University [TDE theory]
  • Sjoert van Velzen, NYU/UMd [TDE observations]
  • Misty Bentz, Georgia State [Reverberation Mapping]
  • Laura Blecha, Univ. of Florida [EM Counterparts to LISA]
  • Mike Eracleous, Penn State [Observational Evidence for SMBH Binaries]
  • Chelsea MacLeod, CfA [CLAGN]
  • Krista Smith, Stanford [AGN Variability]

Topic 3: EHT and High Resolution Imaging

  • Michael Johnson, CfA [EHT Results]
  • Vincent Fish, MIT/Haystack [EHT Instrumentation and Future Development]
  • Lia Medeiros, Princeton [Testing GR with EHT]
  • Jason Dexter, CU Boulder [EHT Observations, Beyond the Shadow]
  • Frank Eisenhauer, MPE [Gravity VLT Results]
  • Aaron Barth, UC Irvine [Dynamical BH Mass Measurements]