Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Second Argentinian-Brazilian Meeting on Gravitation, Astrophysics, and Cosmology, to be held on 22-25 April 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here you will find all the information related to the conference and the venue.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Buenos Aires!

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NEW! Talks

The slides of the talks presented in the meeting are now available for download here.

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Conference Proceedings

The call for contributions to the Proceedings of the GRACo 2 meeting is now open. More information is available here.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts is July 31st 2014.

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Conference picture

The group photo is now available. Enjoy it, and thanks for attending the GRACo 2 meeting!

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Rationale

Research on Gravitation, Astrophysics, and Cosmology in Argentina and Brazil has reached a substantial degree of development. We believe, however, that the interaction between groups of both countries working in these areas is still not strong enough to undertake long-term, successful joint research programs. It was with the goal of stimulating collaboration that we started the series of Argentinian-Brazilian Meetings on Gravitation, Astrophysics, and Cosmology.

The first meeting was held in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, in October 2011, with the attendance of 76 researchers and students from Argentina and Brazil. The conference consisted in a number of invited review talks encompassing a wide and balanced range of topics, that offered a complete panorama of the research lines of both communities. The meeting closed with a round-table discussion. Participants could also present their work as posters.

The organization of the second meeting of the series aims at strengthening the links between both communities, and fully involving a larger number of researchers and students in the discussions. The scheme of the conference will change to include contributed talks, together with a few invited presentations by well-known specialists on topics of particular relevance. We as well intend to encourage the involvement of researchers from Brazil and Argentina in the Cherenkov Telescope Array Consortium (CTA, http://www.cta-observatory.org/), and to explore the applications in the fields of Astrophysics and Cosmology of the binational project Long Latin American Millimeter Array (LLAMA, http://www.iar.unlp.edu.ar/llama-web/).

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