The Kavli Prize Week 2016 - Program

Monday, September 5

The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures - Complete program

09.00 - 15.15, University of  Oslo , Blindern Campus, Georg Sverdrups Hus


Tuesday, September 6

 The Kavli Prize Award Ceremony - Complete program

14.00 -15.30, Oslo Concert Hall

Hosted by Alan Alda and Lena Kristin Ellingsen.  His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will present the prizes to the laureates. Performing artists: SiLyA, Tine Thing Helseth, Juice Crew, Birgitta Oftestad & Nikita Khnykin

Alan Alda (photo:Scanpix) & Lena Kristin Ellingsen (photo: Magnus Stivi, CC BY-NC 2.0)


The Kavli Prize Award Banquet

19.00 - 00.00, Oslo City Hall



Thursday, September 8, Trondheim

09.15 - 12.00, The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures at NTNU 

14.00 - 17.00, The Kavli Prize Symposia in Nanoscience at NTNU


Thursday, September 8, Oslo

10 - 16.00, The Kavli Prize Symposium in Astrophysics at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters:

Opening remarks by Silvia Torres-Peimbert, President of IAU, International Astronomical Union

Kavli Laureate Popular Lectures
Kip S. Thorne, California Institute of Technology, US and
Rainer Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US:
Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves

Cathy Olkin
, Southwest Research Institute:
Our New View of Pluto

11:45-12:50 Lunch

Jochen Liske,
University of Hamburg:
The sky is the limit: New megastructures for astronomy

Ofer Lahav,
University College London:
Wide-field optical surveys: from Dark Energy to Gravitational-Wave counter parts

Hans-Thomas Janka,
Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik:
Unravelling the Mechanism of Supernova Explosions

Mario Santos,
University of Western Cape:
Probing the Large Scale Structure of the Universe at radio wave lengths