- Organized by
Gregory Gabadadze, Ph.D.
Eva Silverstein, Ph.D.Stanford University
Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D.Princeton University
Monday August 20, 2018
Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.
The first annual meeting of the Origins of the Universe program will bring together three diverse groups of theoretical cosmologists, each addressing the history of the universe in their own ways. The themes of the presentations and discussions will include inflationary dynamics and its observational probes, bouncing cosmologies, and other proposals for geodesically past-complete classical models.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
8:30 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:30 AM PROGRAM 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM PROGRAM 12:00 PM LUNCH 1:30 PM PROGRAM 2:00 PM PROGRAM 2:30 PM BREAK 3:00 PM PROGRAM 4:00 PM BREAK 4:30 PM PROGRAM 5:00 PM PROGRAM 5:30 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
8:30 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:30 AM PROGRAM 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM PROGRAM 11:30 AM PROGRAM 12:00 PM LUNCH 1:00 PM PROGRAM 1:30 PM PROGRAM 2:00 PM MEETING CONCLUDES
Group AThe foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Group BThe foundation will cover hotel accommodations for those in Group B. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Group CIndividuals in Group C will not receive travel or hotel support. Please register at the link above so we can capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Personal CarFor participants in Groups A and B driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
Participants in Groups A & B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of four nights at The Roger hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
The Roger New York
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)
To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.