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08:00Registration, welcome coffee 
09:00Matthias Steinmetz, AIP PotsdamWelcome and introduction
 Lynette Wood, Australian Ambassador to GermanyWelcome Address
 Stefan Jorda, WE-Heraeus-Stiftung

Welcome Address

09:15Wendy Freedman, ChicagoCosmological controversy: Resolving the tension in the Hubble constant
(pdf, 4 Mb)
09:45Rachel Beaton, PrincetonThe (very) local distance scale and the Hubble constant
(pdf, 6 Mb)
10:15Adam Riess, JHU BaltimoreA new measurement of the local value of the Hubble constant, hints of new physics?
(pdf, 4 Mb)
10:45coffee break 
11:15Stefan Jordan, HeidelbergThe Gaia reference frame
(pdf, 2 Mb)
11:45Tamara Davis, U QueenslandCandles, rulers, and redshifts: A theoretical look at H0
(pdf, 9 Mb)
12:15Rachel Webster, U MelbourneImpact of gravitational lensing on H0 measurement
(pdf, 3 Mb)
12:45lunch break 
13:45Sherry Suyu, MPA & TU MunichH0LiCOW: Measurement of H0 from lensing
(pdf, 4 Mb)
14:15Matthew Colless, ANUH0 from large-scale structure surveys
(pdf, 5 Mb)
14:45Antony Lewis, U SussexH0 from CMB and Planck
(pdf, 3 Mb)
15:15Bernhard Schutz, AEI Potsdam & CardiffH0 from gravitational waves
(pdf, 2 Mb)
15:45afternoon tea & coffee 
16:15Priyamvada Natarajan, YaleMirroring the H0 controversy? Tension between inferences about dark matter in the near & far universe
(pdf, 4 Mb)
16:45Avi Loeb, HarvardCosmological implications of the H0 controversy
(pdf, 13 Mb)
16:45Lisa Randall, HarvardPotential BSM implications of the H0 controversy
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17:15Brian Schmidt (chair)Discussion „Do we have an H0 crisis?”