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This is the lists 2008 public presentations (conferences, seminars, colloquia) by LSC members submitted to the Publication and Presentation Committee.
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APS April 2008

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Date DCC Speaker Institution Type Title
1'2008-04-13' G080181-03 Katsavounidis, ErikMITAnalysis Searches for bursts of gravitational waves with LIGO, GEO and Virgo
2'2008-04-13' G080178-04 Brown, DuncanSyracuseAnalysis Searches for gravitational waves from the inspiral of binary neutron stars and black holes
'2008-04-13' G080421-00 Waldman, SamCaltechInstrument Extending our reach: the next decade of GW detectors
'2008-04-13' G080250-00 Gonzalez, GabyLSUReview The Bright Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
'2008-04-14' N/A Buonanno, AlessandraUMDTheory Interplaying analytical and numerical relativity in modeling binary black hole coalescences
'2008-04-15' N/A Pan, YiUMDTheory Developing templates for binary black hole coalescences using analytical and numerical relativity
Date DCC Speaker Institution Type Title
X'2008-04-12' G080236-00 Jones, GarethCardiffAnalysis Coherent Network Searches for Gravitational Waves associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts
X'2008-04-12' N/A Kalmus, PeterColumbiaAnalysis Search for transient gravitational waves associated with Soft Gamma Repeaters using the LIGO detectors
'2008-04-12' G080237-00 Aso, YoichiColumbiaAnalysis Analysis Method to Search for Coincidence Events between the LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-wave Detector Network and the IceCube Neutrino Detector
'2008-04-14' G080188-00 Khan, RubhabColumbiaAnalysis Searching for gravitational wave fingerprints of SGR QPOs (poster)
'2008-04-14' G080247-00 Lee, JasonAndrewsAnalysis The RIDGE pipeline as a method to search for gravitational waves associated with magnetar bursts (poster)
X'2008-04-14' G080312-00 Hughey, BrennanMITAnalysis A high frequency search for GW bursts (poster)
X'2008-04-12' G080167-00 Caudill, SarahLSUAnalysis Detection confidence tests for Inspiral Candidate Events
X'2008-04-12' G080171-00 Keppel, DrewCaltechAnalysis Searches for compact binary inspirals in LIGO data
X'2008-04-12' G080170-00 Fotopoulos, NickUWMAnalysis Searches for gravitational-wave inspirals from short GRBs
'2008-04-12' G080169-00 Biswas, RahulUWMAnalysis Properties and application of statistical methods to estimating compact binary merger rates.
'2008-04-12' G080185-00 Van der Sluys, MarcNorthwesternAnalysis Bayesian inference on spinning compact-binary inspirals with ground-based gravitational-wave laser interferometers
X'2008-04-12' G080177-00 Slutsky, JakeLSUAnalysis Data quality and vetoes in searches for compact binary coalescences and bursts in LIGO's fifth science run
X'2008-04-13' G080190-00 Landry for LSCLHOAnalysis Beating the spin-down limit on gravitational wave emission from the Crab pulsar
X'2008-04-13' N/A Allen for LSCAEIHannover Results from the Einstein@Home search of the LIGO S4 data set
X'2008-04-13' G080173-00 Dergachev, VladimirMichiganAnalysis Broadband Search for Continuous-Wave Gravitation Radiation with LIGO
'2008-04-13' N/A Owen, BenPSUTheory What can LIGO results say about mountains on pulsars?
X'2008-04-13' G080290-00 Giampanis, StefanosRochesterAnalysis Search for Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves with LIGO
'2008-04-13' N/A Price, LarryUWMTheory Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves from the Early Universe
X'2008-04-13' G080308-00 Goetz for the LSCMichiganInstrument Displacement Calibration Techniques for the LIGO Detectors
'2008-04-14' G080192-00 KisselLSUInstrument Active seismic isolation systems for Enhanced and Advanced LIGO

Other 2008 conferences

Date DCC Speaker Institution Type Venue Title
1'2008-01-09' G080007-00 Losurdo, GiovanniINFN - FirenzeStatus AAS 211th Meeting, Austin, TX The Next Generation of Ground-based Gravitational Wave Detectors
2'2008-01-09' G080006-00 Ballmer, StefanCaltechStatus AAS 211th Meeting, Austin, TX Building an International Gravitational Wave Network
3'2008-01-09' G070902-00 Pitkin, MatthewGlasgowAnalysis AAS 211th Meeting, Austin, TX Results from searches for a continuous gravitational wave signal from the Crab pulsar
4'2008-01-09' G080003-04 Marka, SzabolcsColumbiaAnalysis AAS 211th Meeting, Austin, TX Astrophysically Triggered Searches for Gravitational Waves
5'2008-01-09' G080001-03 Whelan, JohnAEIAnalysis AAS 211th Meeting, Austin, TX Searches for a Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves
'2008-02-03' G080027-00 DeSalvo, RiccardoCaltechInstrument PXRMS-08, Big Sky Resort, Montana The importance of Coatings for Interferometric Gravitational Wave Observatories
'2008-02-11' G080030-00 Hodge, KariCaltechAnalysis 2008 Multivariate Analysis Workshop, Caltech Using a random forest of bagged decision trees to rank-order potential gravitational wave events
'2008-02-19' G080048-00 Reid, StuartGlasgowInstrument ILIAS 2008, Jaca, Spain Low temperature dissipation in coating materials
6'2008-02-19' Sintes, AliciaPalmaAnalysis ILIAS 2008, Jaca, Spain
7'2008-02-26' G080051-00 Diez, AlexCardiffAnalysis ILIAS GRB-GW Workshop, Rome GRB triggered inspiral searches for GW in LIGO and VIRGO data
8'2008-02-26' G080050-00 Sutton, PatrickCardiffAnalysis ILIAS GRB-GW Workshop, Rome Techniques in LSC Searches for GW Bursts Associated with GRBs
9'2008-03-07' G080054-00 Cavaglia, MarcoOlemissStatus 4th Gulf Coast Gravity Meeting, Oxford, MS Status of LIGO
10'2008-03-07' G080053-00 Guo, Jun-QiOlemissAnalysis 4th Gulf Coast Gravity Meeting, Oxford, MS Data Quality Vetoes for Compact Binary Coalescences in LIGO's 5th Science Run
'2008-03-21' Patel, PinkeshCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA A barycentering algorithm for continuous wave detection
'2008-03-21' G080069-00 Searle, AntonyCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Detecting poorly understood sources with LIGO
11'2008-03-21' Betzwieser, JoeCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Beating the spin-down limit on the Crab pulsar
12'2008-03-21' Fazi, DiegoCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Searching for gravitational waves from spinning binaries in LIGO data using a Physical Template family
'2008-03-21' G080073-00 Santamaria, LuciaCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Incorporating Numerical Relativity Waveforms into Gravitational Wave Data Analysis
13'2008-03-21' G080031-00 Hodge, KariCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Using a random forest of bagged decision trees to rank-order potential GW events
14'2008-03-22' G080154-00 Weinstein, AlanCaltechStatus PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Status of LIGO
15'2008-03-21' G080164-00 Sengupta, AnandCaltechAnalysis PCGM-08, UCSB, CA Search for gravitational waves from inspiraling high-mass (non-spinning) compact binaries
16'2008-03-31' G080174-00 Strain, KenGlasgowStatus NAM 2008, Queen's University, Belfast Advanced LIGO: Our future in observational gravitational astronomy
17'2008-04-04' G080175-00 Pitkin, MattGlasgowAnalysis NAM 2008, Queen's University, Belfast Gravitational wave astrophysics: are we there yet?
18'2008-05-05' G080283-00 Reitze, DavidUFStatus Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics San Jose, CA The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory: Probing the Dynamics of Space-Time with Attometer Precision
19'2008-05-12' Hughey, BrennanLIGO MITStatus/Analysis 11th Eastern Gravity Meeting, Penn State Status of LIGO
20'2008-05-12' G080292-00 Shawhan, PeterMarylandAnalysis 11th Eastern Gravity Meeting, Penn State Recent and Ongoing Searches for Continuous-Wave GW Signals
'2008-05-12' G080293-00 Kanner, JonahMarylandAnalysis 11th Eastern Gravity Meeting, Penn State LOOC UP: Finding optical transients with LIGO data
'2008-05-13' G080278-00 Waldman, SamCaltechInstrument GWDAW - VESF Elba, Italy Advanced LIGO Status & Conceptual Design
21'2008-05-19' G080304-00 Raab, FredLHOStatus IEEE Frequency Control Symposium Honolulu (HA) The Search for Gravitational Waves
22'2008-05-22' G080272-00 Robertson, NornaCaltechStatus CQG Scientific Meeting, King's College (UK) LIGO and the search for gravitational waves
23'2008-07-07' Whitcomb, StanCaltechReview 21st congress of the Int'l Commission for Optics Interferometric gravitational-wave detectors: new levels of sensitivity in optical measurements
24'2008-07-07' G080393-00 Shawhan, PeterMarylandStatus From Quantum to Cosmos, Virginia, USA Gravitational Wave Detection from the Ground Up

2008 Seminars and Colloquia

Date DCC Speaker Institution Type Venue Title
1'2008-01-15' G080009-00 Fazi, DiegoCaltechAnalysis Colloquium, Universita' di Bologna (Italy) Search for gravitational waves from spinning binaries in LIGO data using a new family of Physical Templates
2'2008-01-22' G080014-00 Marka, SzabolcsColumbiaResults/Future Seminar, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Astrophysics Results to Future Measurements with Gravitational-wave Observatories
'2008-01-29' G080019-00 Kanner, Jonah MarylandAnalysis Seminar, Penn State, PA LOOC UP: Targeted Transient Searches with GW data
3'2008-01-31' G080026-00 Cadonati, LauraUMassStatus Colloquium, Amherst College, Amherst MA Gravitational Waves and LIGO: a new Probe into the Universe
'2008-02-01' G080059-00 McGuire, StephenSouthern UInstrument Colloquium, NIST LIGO: at the forefront of optical materials research
'2008-02-05' G080023-00 Harry, GreggMITInstrument Seminar, Ole Miss Einstein's dual legacy: gravitational waves and thermal noise
4'2008-02-07' G080010-01 Sutton, PatrickCardiffAnalysis Seminar, Southampton U. (UK) Astrophysically Triggered Searches for Gravitational Waves
5'2008-02-13' G080032-00 Daw, EdSheffieldStatus Colloquium, Birmingham (UK) The Hunt for Gravitational Waves
'2008-02-15' G080035-00 Melissinos, AdrianRochester Seminar, RIT The Search for High Frequency Gravitational Waves (using the LIGO interferometers)
'2008-02-17' G080057-00 Papa, MariaAlessandraAEI Symposium for G.V. Pallottino, Rome "La Sapienza" Brief overview of recent LIGO results
7'2008-02-20' G080040-00 Lantz, BrianStanfordStatus Seminar, SLAC Advanced LIGO: the next GW observatory
'2008-02-22' G080008-00 Riles, KeithCaltechStatus Colloquium, Andrews U. The hunt for GWs: latest results from LIGO
9'2008-02-22' G080043-00 Gonzalez, GabyCaltechStatus Seminar to the SNO collaboration meeting, LSU Searching for gravitational waves with LIGO detectors
10'2008-02-28' G080039-00 Gouaty, RomainLSUStatus/Analysis Seminar, Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, Grenoble (France) Search for gravitational waves with LIGO and follow-up of candidate-events
'2008-02-28' G080420-00 Waldman, SamCaltechInstrument Seminar, U. Maryland Enhancing and advancing LIGO
11'2008-02-29' G080039-00 Gouaty, RomainLSUStatus/Analysis Seminar, Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire, Orsay (France) Search for gravitational waves with LIGO and follow-up of candidate-events
'2008-03-04' G080419-00 Waldman, SamCaltechStatus Colloquium, Stanford Initial LIGO Sensitivity and Science
'2008-03-12' G080072-00 Whelan, JohnAEIAnalysis Seminar, RIT Searching for periodic GW signals in space and ground-base detector data
'2008-04-04' Harry, GreggMITInstrument Seminar, HEP/Nuclear series UMass, Amherst MA Einstein's dual legacy: gravitational waves and thermal noise
'2008-04-11' G080289-00 Myers, EricLHOOutreach Seminar, Amateur Astronomer Association of New York Einstein@Home: Searching for Ripples in Space-Time with Your Home Computer
'2008-04-22' G080273-00 Goggin, LisaCaltechTheory Seminar, Caltech Astrophysical black holes
'2008-04-23' G080276-00 O'Shaughnessy, RichardPenn StateTheory Seminar, Particle Physics, Columbia Astrophysics with LIGO
12'2008-04-23' G080252-00 Cadonati, LauraUMassStatus Colloquium, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (NJ) LIGO: a journey towards gravitational wave astronomy
'2008-04-24' G080249-00 Cardoso, VitorOlemissStatus Colloquium, Laboratory of Particles and Instruments (LIP) Lisbon, Portugal Gravitational waves: the sound of the universe
'2008-04-30' G080275-00 Marx, JayCaltechStatus Talk, PMA Chair Council, Caltech LIGO - Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory
13'2008-05-07' G080286-00 Cadonati, LauraUMassStatus Colloquium, UMass, Amherst MA Gravitational Waves and LIGO: a new Probe into the Universe
14'2008-05-09' G080288-00 Shoemaker, DavidMITInstrument Seminar, HEP/Nuclear series UMass, Amherst MA Gravitational wave detection via optical interferometry
'2008-05-28' N/A Katsavounidis, ErikMITAnalysis Seminar, Caltech Detection confidence in the search for gravitational wave transients
'2008-05-31' N/A Katsavounidis, ErikMITAnalysis Seminars: Tsinghua U, Beijing Normal U, National Observatories of China The hunt for gravitational waves: physics at the technology frontier

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