Program of the Conference

26 May 2019, Sunday


18:00-22:00 Arrival and welcome dinner at Resort Bom Bom



27 May 2019, Monday


09:15-09:20 Opening session

09:20-09:30 Excerpts of Einstein and Eddington film - Príncipe scenes


O9:30-10:15 Cliff Will - Is Einstein still right?
10:15-11:00 Ismael Tereno - 100 years of gravitational lensing: From Eddington to Euclid

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:15 Alessandra Buonnano - Probing the nature of gravity and compact objects with gravitational waves
12:15-13:00 Ulrich Sperhake - Numerical relativity: From the holy grail to new horizons


13:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:45 Carlos Herdeiro - Black hole shadows and strong gravitational lensing
15:45-16:30 João Costa - Black hole interiors in general relativity

16:30-17:15 José Sande Lemos - From Eddington stars to quasiblack holes and black holes

17:15-17:30 Coffee break

17:30-18:15 Vítor Cardoso - Black holes, atoms, and gravitational molecules
18:15-19:00 Bob Wald - Quantum superposition of massive bodies


19:00-23:00 Dinner and event at Resort Belo Monte


28 May 2019, Tuesday


O9:30-10:15 Ana Mourão - Open questions in cosmology with type Ia supernovae
10:15-11:00 Ilídio Lopes - Stars and dark matter

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:15 Frank Eisenhauer - Testing general relativity in the galactic center
12:15-13:00 Jonathan Gair - The Hubble constant after LIGO's GW170817

13:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:45 Thomas Sotiriou - Strong gravity phase transitions
15:45-16:30 Pedro Ferreira - Relativistic cosmology in the 21st century
16:30-17:15 John Barrow - 100 years of universes

17:15-17:30 Coffee break

17:30-19:00 Discussion about the past and future of astrophysics and gravitation


19:00-22:00 Reception held by the President of the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe at Casa Rosa, the

                    Official Residency in Santo António, Príncipe




29 May 2019, Wednesday


10:00-12:30 100 years celebration at Roça Sundy


12:30-13:30 Lunch at Roça Sundy offered by the President of Príncipe's Regional Government


13:30-14:30 Teleconference with Sobral Brazil at about eclipses' times,
                     morning in Sobral, afternoon in Príncipe

14:30-18:00 Talks, interaction, and commemoration with Principe
                     teachers and students


20:00-23:00 Dinner and farewell party at Praia Banana



30 May 2019, Thursday



09:00-12:00 Departure to São Tomé and Lisbon