14-18 April 2014
Palais des Papes, Avignon
Europe/Paris timezone
The conference addressed the cardinal issues of the dark universe today, gathering a selected number of scientists working in cosmology and particle physics in the inspiring and monumental setting of Avignon. There was a limited number of review talks by leading experts in each field and selected contributed talks, fostering thorough debates. Some time was allocated to discussion sessions.
 
Monday 14: special session on Inflation & BICEP2 (overview talks, dedicated talks and round table). 

Organizers:  
   Philippe Brax (CEA IPhT Saclay)
   Chiara Caprini (CNRS IPhT Saclay)
   Marco Cirelli (CNRS IPhT Saclay)
   Géraldine Servant (IFAE Barcelona)
Starts 14 Apr 2014 08:00
Ends 18 Apr 2014 14:30
Europe/Paris
Palais des Papes, Avignon
Chambre du Trésorier

Materials

The conference was organized along the following broad categories:
- The Early Universe (inflation and alternatives, string cosmology...)
- Observational Cosmology (CMB, weak lensing...)
- Astroparticle (BBN, neutrinos, baryo/lepto-genesis...)
- Dark Matter (searches, theory, CR related aspects...)
- The accelerating Universe (Dark Energy, modified gravity...)

This was the third edition of the conference.
See the websites of PONT Avignon 2008 and PONT Avignon 2011.


Supporting agencies:

CNRS CEA ERC NewDark GRAM
We acknowledge in particular the financial support from the 'Programme National de Cosmologie and Galaxies' (PNCG) of CNRS/INSU, France.