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The Mesoamerican Centre for Theoretical Physics (MCTP) and the Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) are pleased to announce the I Mesoamerican Workshop on Cosmology and Gravity (MCTPCosmoGrav) to be held in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas from November 8th to 10th, 2017.

The workshop is a short three-day meeting aimed at researchers, postgraduate students and early post-doctoral researchers, already familiar with General Relativity and Cosmology. The main lectures will be complemented with seminars and short talks. In this first edition the invited countries are Brazil, Canada and United Kingdom.

The main objective of I-MCTPCosmoGrav is to promote discussions centering on the themes of the invited lectures and talks focused on recent developments in areas related to Gravitation and Cosmology, in topics such as: black holes, alternative theories of gravity, gravitational waves, cosmo-statistics and the dark sector of the universe.This first meeting is designed to bring together experts in different areas of Cosmology and Gravitation in order to complement the specialized education of advanced students and to promote National/Mesoamerican and International collaboration among participants.

Deadline for Registration: October 12nd 2017

Now the talks are available at each speaker photo.


Júlio C. Fabris
Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. Brazil.
Renée Hložek
University of Toronto. Canada.
Luciano Casarini
International Institute of Physics. Brazil.
Miguel Alcubierre
Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares (ICN-UNAM). Mexico.
Luis Ureña
Universidad de Guanajuato. Mexico.
Tonatiuh Matos
Jorge Cervantes
ININ. Mexico.
Mario Rodríguez-Meza
ININ. Mexico.
Francisco Siddhartha
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo. Mexico.
Miguel Aspeitia
Universidad de Zacatecas. Mexico.
Guillermo Chacón
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Mexico.
Juan C. Degollado
ICF. UNAM. Mexico
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For more information, contact the organizing committee at


we thank support from

Welcome to the first edition of the MCTPCosmoGrav
Nov 8-10, 2017

Marriott Tuxtla Gutiérrez hotel

Boulevard Dr. Belisario Dominguez 1195, Col. Santa Elena.

Tuxtla Gutiérrez 29060 Mexico.

November 8-10, 2017 : Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico

 Local Organising Committee

Celia Escamilla-Rivera
MCTP. Mexico.
Elías Castellanos Alcántara
MCTP. Mexico
Peter Sloane
MCTP. Mexico
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