Progress on Old and New Themes in cosmology (PONT) 2011

from Monday, April 18, 2011 (8:00 AM) to Friday, April 22, 2011 (1:00 PM)
Palais des Papes, Avignon (Chambre du Trésorier)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 18, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
AM
9:00 AM
Early Universe (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Inflation - leonardo senatore (stanford university)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:45 AM (P)Re-heating - Neil Barnaby   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Inflation and strings - Alexander Westphal (DESY Hamburg)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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11:45 AM The EW scale in cosmology - Mikhail Shaposhnikov   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:00 AM
Astroparticle (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Hot relics: which ones, how many, and how to know more - Yvonne Wong   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:45 AM Constraints on magnetic fields - Ruth Durrer (University of Geneva)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Recent developments in baryo/lepto-genesis - Michael Ramsey-Musolf (U. Wisconsin-Madison)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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11:45 AM Gravitational Waves astronomy - Alberto Vecchio (Birmingham)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:00 AM
Observational Cosmology (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM CMB with Planck - Fabio Finelli (INAF)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:45 AM Tests of acceleration - Martin Kunz (Departement de Physique Theorique-Universite de Geneve)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Matter surveys - Will Percival (University of Portmsouth)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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11:45 AM Non gaussianities - Emiliano Sefusatti (CEA/Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:00 AM
Dark Matter (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Indirect Detection of Dark Matter: Status and Prospects - Lars Bergstrom (Stockholm University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:45 AM Dark Matter direct detection - Eric Armengaud (CEA Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM News from the front of DM theories - Tracy Slatyer (Harvard University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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11:45 AM DM/Baryo connection - John March-Russell (Oxford)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:00 AM
The Accelerating Universe (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM The anthropic universe - Yasunori Nomura (UC Berkeley)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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9:45 AM Galileon - Claudia de Rham (Université de Genève)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Quantum gravity - Oriol Pujolas Boix   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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11:45 AM White smokes and Dark smokes in cosmology - Sean Carroll (Caltech)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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PM
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Contributed Talks (until 4:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Nonstandard tensor modes from a pseudoscalar inflaton - Lorenzo Sorbo (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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2:50 PM Gauge Non-Singlet Matter Inflation in Supergravity - Dr Stefan Antusch (MPI of Physics, Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:10 PM Cosmological perturbations in the UV-protected inflation - Dr Yuki Watanabe (LMU Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:30 PM Can thermal masses constrain the reheating temperature? - Dr Marco Drewes (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:50 PM Imperfect Dark Energy of Kinetic Gravity Braiding - Alexander Vikman (CERN)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:10 PM Minimal models of inflation -- connecting cosmology and experiment - Dr Fedor Bezrukov (LMU)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Contributed Talks (until 6:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM Unitarizing Higgs inflation - Dr Hyun Min Lee (CERN)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:15 PM Galilean symmetry in the EFT of inflation: new shapes of non-Gaussianity - Dr Guido D'Amico (NYU)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:30 PM Primordial fluctuations and non-Gaussianities in a Galilean theory - Dr Sebastien Renaux-Petel (University of Cambridge)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:45 PM Inflection point inflation with MSSM Higgs fields - Mr Arindam Chatterjee (University of Bonn)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:00 PM Supercurvaton - Vittoria Demozzi (LMU Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:15 PM Vector fields and Loop Quantum Cosmology - Mr Michal Artymowski (IFT, University of Warsaw)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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7:00 PM --- Welcome cocktail ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Contributed Talks (until 4:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Supersonic Electroweak Baryogenesis: Achieving Baryogenesis from Fast Bubble Walls - Dr Jose Miguel No (IPhT CEA Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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2:50 PM Electroweak Baryogenesis from a Composite Higgs Sector - Francesco Riva (IFAE)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:10 PM Helical magnetic fields from inflation and their evolution. - Dr Lukas Hollenstein (Département de Physique Théorique, Université de Genève)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:30 PM New mechanism of generation of cosmological magnetic fields below electroweak scale - Dr Oleg Ruchayskiy (CERN)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:50 PM Dark energy with non-adiabatic sound speed - Dr Guillermo Ballesteros (University of Padova)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:10 PM Dark energy and inhomogeneity - Chris Clarkson (University of Cape Town)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Contributed Talks (until 6:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM A large void versus the cosmological constant: still no verdict. - Dr Wessel Valkenburg (ITTK, RWTH Aachen)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:15 PM Backreaction in the relativistic Zel’dovich approximation - Alexander Wiegand (Universitaet Bielefeld)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:30 PM Growing neutrino dark energy - Nelson Nunes (U. Heidelberg)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:45 PM Anisotropic stress and (background) stability of modified gravity models - Mr Ippocratis Saltas (University of Sussex)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:00 PM The Coincidence Problem in a Phantom Cyclic Model of the Universe - Ms Hui-Yiing Chang (Vanderbilt University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:15 PM The Strained State Cosmology - Prof. Angelo Tartaglia (Politecnico di Torino)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Contributed Talks (until 4:10 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Cosmological Implications of Massive Clusters in the Early Universe - Dr ben hoyle (University of Barcelona)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:50 PM N-body simulations with generic non-Gaussian initial conditions - Dr Christian Wagner (ICC, University of Barcelona)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:10 PM Non-Gaussianities in halo clustering properties - Dr Andrea De Simone (Institut de Physique Theorique-Ecole Polytechnique Federale de L)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:30 PM Angular Clustering in Photometric Surveys: a new window for redshift distortions. - Dr Martin Crocce (ICE)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:50 PM What galaxy surveys really measure - Dr Camille Bonvin (University of Cambridge)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:10 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:40 PM
Contributed Talks (until 5:40 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:40 PM Framework for performance forecasting and optimization of CMB B-mode observations in presence of astrophysical foregrounds - Mr Josquin Errard (Laboratoire Astroparticule et Cosmologie)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:55 PM From k-essence to generalised Galileons and beyond... - Mr George Zahariade (Laboratoire APC)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:10 PM Modeling the shapes of dark matter halos - Graziano Rossi (Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:25 PM Cosmological Perturbations in Horava-Lifshitz Gravity - Dr Alessandro Cerioni (University of Bologna)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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7:30 PM --- Banquet ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Contributed Talks (until 4:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Spontaneous Genesis - Mr Matthew McCullough (Oxford University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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2:50 PM Non-Abelian Discrete Dark Matter - Josef Pradler (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:10 PM Dark matter direct detection: a closer look at the astrophysical uncertainties - Dr Riccardo Catena (ITP, Heidelberg)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:30 PM Dark matter searches with the Fermi-LAT - Gabrijela Zaharijas (CEA Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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3:50 PM Constraining the dark matter density profile of milky way with gamma-rays with Fermi-LAT - Dr Nicolas Bernal (Uni Bonn)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:10 PM Indirect Search for Dark Matter with the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope - Vincent Bertin (Faculte des Sciences de Luminy)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Contributed Talks (until 6:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM Dark matter relic density at one loop level - effective coupling approach - Ms Suchita Kulkarni (BCTP and Physics Institute, Bonn)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:15 PM Dark Matter Effective Theory - Eugenio Del Nobile (Centre for Particle Physics Phenomenology CP3-Origins)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:30 PM Electroweak lights from Dark Matter annihilation - Dr Alfredo Urbano (IFAE, Universitat Autonoma di Barcelona & Università del Salento)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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5:45 PM Gamma-Ray Lines from Radiative Dark Matter Decay - David Tran (Technical University of Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:00 PM Light Dark Matter and Neutrino Telescopes - Mr Martin Winkler (Technische Universität München)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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6:15 PM Relic gravitational waves from light primordial black holes - Damian Ejlli (University Of Ferrara)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
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