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Cosmology and Astrophysics Network for Theoretical Advances and Training Actions (CANTATA)


MALTA: 19-22 March 2019

Venue: Fort St Elmo, Valletta

Convener: Dr Jackson Levi Said



19th Tuesday

Topic of the day: Observational tensions

Chairperson and moderator: Vincenzo Salzano

Plenary Talks:

Yashar Akrami - Testing gravity with Stage IV cosmological surveys

Stefano Casertano - The 4-sigma tension in the Hubble Constant: Local measurements and cosmology

José María Ezquiaga - Testing gravity with standard sirens: challenges and opportunities 



20th Wednesday

Topic of the day: Cluster and galactic dynamics

Chairperson and moderator: Mariafelicia de Laurentis

Plenary Talks:

Anne-Christine Davis - Two Body Problem in Scalar-Tensor Theories of Dark Energy 

Ippocratis D. Saltas - Testing GR with galaxy-cluster mass profiles 

Benoit Famaey - Galactic scaling relations: emergent or fundamental?



21st Thursday

Topic of the day: Gravitational building blocks

Chairperson and moderator: Prado Martín-Moruno

Plenary Talks:

José Beltrán Jiménez - On sensible roads towards modifications of gravity

Lavinia Heisenberg - The Landscape and the Swampland

Philippe Brax - Why do we want to modify gravity? 

Last Updated: 4 April 2019

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