International Symposium on Future Directions in UHECR Physics

from Monday, 13 February 2012 (14:00) to Thursday, 16 February 2012 (18:00)
CERN (Main Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
13 Feb 2012
14 Feb 2012
15 Feb 2012
16 Feb 2012
AM
09:00 --- Conference Photo ---
09:10
Experimental challenges of UHECR -Prof. Bruce Dawson (University of Adelaide) (until 11:10) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:10 HiRes and TA Spectrum Measurements - Douglas Bergman (U)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:30 Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic rays at highest energies using the Pierre Auger Observatory - Ioana Maris   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:50 The Yakutsk array experiment: main results and future directions - Anatoly Ivanov (Shafer Institute for Cosmophysical Research & Aeronomy)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:10 WG Review of UHECR spectrum data - Yoshiki Tsunesada (Tokyo Institute of Technology)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:50 Nitrogen fluorescence in air for observing extensive air showers - Dr Bianca Keilhauer (KIT)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:10 --- Coffee break ---
11:30
UHECR and particle shower -Prof. Gordon Thomson (University of Utah) (until 12:50) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
11:30 Mass Sensitive Observables of the Pierre Auger Observatory and Their Possible Implications - Michael Unger (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:50 HiRes and TA Composition Measurements - Yuichiro Tameda (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:10 WG Review of UHECR composition data - Dr Jose Bellido (The University of Adelaide)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:00
UHECR - astrophysics and multi-messenger - Piera Luisa GHIA (LPNHE-CNRS) (until 11:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:00 WG Review of anisotropy data - Prof. Peter Tinyakov (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:40 WG Review of UHE multi-messenger data - Markus Risse (University of Siegen) Dr Grigory Rubtsov (Institute for Nuclear Research of RAS)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:20 Review of TeV gamma-ray and neutrino data of relevance to UHECR - Thomas Gaisser (University of Delaware)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:00 --- Coffee break ---
11:30
Sources and Propagation -Dr Hiroyuki Sagawa (University of Tokyo) (until 12:50) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
11:30 Review of interpretation of multi-messenger data - Guenter Sigl (University of Hamburg)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:10 Ultra High Energy Nuclei Propagation and the Spectrum of UHECR - Dr Roberto Aloisio (INAF - Osservatorio Arcetri Firenze)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:30 Transition from Galactic to Extragalactic Cosmic Rays and cosmic ray anisotropy - Dmitri Semikoz (A)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:00
New detection techniques and detector designs - Piergiorgio Picozza (Dipartimento di Fisica(RomaII)) (until 11:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
09:00 On the astrophysical value of larger, yet achievable UHECR detectors - Etienne Parizot (Université Paris Diderot / APC)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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09:20 Review of space-based approaches - Prof. Toshikazu Ebizusaki (Riken)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:00 The JEM-EUSO mission: context and status - Prof. Andrea Santangelo (University Tuebingen)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:20 Performances of JEM-EUSO - Dr Mario Bertaina (University Torino)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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10:40 Interdisciplinary Science with Large Aperture Cosmic Ray Detectors - Lawrence Wiencke (Colorado School of Mines)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:00 --- Coffee break ---
11:30
New detection techniques and detector designs - Igor Tkachev (Russian Academy of Sciences (RU)) (until 12:30) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
11:30 Ultra high energy particle physics and astrophysics. The need for multicomponent EAS measurement and primary particle identification. - Antoine Letessier-Selvon (LPNHE CNRS/In2p3)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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11:50 A conceptual design for a large ground array of Fluorescence Detectors - Prof. Paolo Privitera (University of Chicago)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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12:10 Future plans of the Telescope Array experiment - Shoichi Ogio (Osaka City University)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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PM
14:00
Introduction -Dr James W Cronin (University of Chicago) (until 15:45) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:00 Welcome address - Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:15 History of UHECR research - pierre sokolsky (university of Utah)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:00 Review of current status of measurements - Paolo Privitera (Dipartimento di Fisica(RomaII))   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:45 --- Coffee Break ---
16:15
Theoretical challenges of UHECR - Gustavo Medina Tanco (Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares - UNAM) (until 18:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
16:15 Acceleration and propagation - Prof. Pasquale Blasi   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:50 Review of model predictions on spectrum/composition - Venya Berezinsky (INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:25 Connecting accelerator experiments and cosmic ray showers - Dr Tanguy Pierog (KIT)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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18:15 --- Welcome reception in the Globe ---
13:00 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
Theory and measurement of UHECR flux and composition -Prof. James Matthews (Louisiana State University) (until 16:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:00 Particle physics connection - Jonathan R. Ellis (CERN)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:40 Review of accelerator data of relevance to shower simulation - Prof. Yoshitaka Itow (Nagoya University)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:20 Recent results from LHCf - Gaku Mitsuka (Nagoya University (JP))   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:40 Estimates of the proton-proton cross section at UHE energy - Prof. Paolo Lipari (Universita di Roma I)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:00 --- Coffee break ---
16:30
Theory and measurement of UHECR flux and composition -Prof. Peter Grieder (University of Bern) (until 18:30) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
16:30 Measurement of the proton-air cross section with the Pierre Auger Observatory - Dr Ralf Matthias Ulrich (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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16:50 Measurements of the muon shower content at the Pierre Auger Observatory - Alexey Yushkov   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:10 New Physics at UHE energies - Prof. Glennys Farrar (New York University)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:30 New technique and results of cosmic ray investigations in the energy interval 10^15 – 10^19 eV - Prof. Anatoly Petrukhin (MEPhI)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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17:50 WG Review of modeling and description of air showers - Dr Ralph Engel (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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18:30
Poster session (until 20:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
12:50 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
Source models and theory challanges of UHECRs -Prof. Paul Sommers (Penn State University) (until 16:00) (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:00 Constraints on inductive acceleration of UHECRs in astrophysical sources. - Sergey Troitsky (Russian Academy of Sciences (RU))   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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14:20 Deflection of ultra-high energy heavy nuclei in magnetic fields - Gwenael Giacinti (NTNU Trondheim, Norway)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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14:40 Are UHECR and multiplet also galactic? - Prof. Daniele Fargion (Rome University 1 Sapienza and INFN)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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15:00 Extragalactic and galactic sources: new evidence, new challenges, new opportunities - Alexander Kusenko (UCLA)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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15:20 The Need for Hard Spectrum Local Sources of UHECR Nuclei - Dr Andrew Taylor (ISDC, University of Geneva)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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15:40 A strategy to unveil transient sources of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays - Hajime Takami (M)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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16:00 --- Coffee break ---
16:30
New detection techniques and detector designs -Prof. Enrique Zas (University of Santiago) (until 18:45) (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
16:30 Reconstruction of Muon Production Depth in grounded array based on the TTC (Time Track Complementarity) method - Dr Michelangelo Ambrosio (INFN Napoli)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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16:50 What the radio signal tells about the cosmic-ray air shower. - Prof. Olaf Scholten (KVI/Univ. of Groningen)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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17:10 Results from the Auger Engineering Radio Array - Ad van den Berg (University of Groningen)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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17:30 First results from the Microwave Air Yield Beam Experiment (MAYBE): measurement of GHz radiation for Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays detection - Mr Christopher Williams (University of Chicago & KICP)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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17:50 Status of the microwave detection of cosmic rays program at the Pierre Auger Observatory - Pedro Facal San Luis (U)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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18:10 Microwave emission from extensive air showers as seen by CROME - Radomir Smida (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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18:25 TARA: Forward-Scattered Radar Detection of UHECR at the Telescope Array - Prof. John Belz (University of Utah)   (503-1-001 - Council Chamber)
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19:45 --- Conference Dinner ---
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
Summary and outlook - Johannes Bluemer (KIT) (until 16:00) (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
14:00 Theory and phenomenology: summary & outlook - Angela Olinto (The University of Chicago)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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14:40 Experimental summary & future prospects - Prof. Masaki Fukushima (University Tokyo)   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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15:20 Open discussion - Alan Watson (University of Birmingham (GB))   (500-1-001 - Main Auditorium)
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