40th SLAC Summer Institute

US/Pacific
Kavli Auditorium (SLAC)

Kavli Auditorium

SLAC

Dong Su (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)), JoAnne Hewett (SLAC), Stefan Funk (SLAC), Thomas Rizzo (SLAC)
Description
The SLAC Summer Institute is an annual event held at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in July-August. The Institute is a two-week-long Summer School. Lectures are given Monday through Friday each morning. The afternoons contain a mixture of topical talks, discussion sessions, and tours. In the evenings, there are social activities and student poster sessions. The attendance is typically a mixture from graduate students to senior researchers.
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    • 08:30 09:00
      Regisrtation and Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Historical Perspective 1h
        Speaker: Chris Quigg (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (Fermilab))
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        EWSB Basics (I) 1h
        Speaker: Howard Haber (University of California,Santa Cruz (US))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Hadron Collider Environment 1h
        Speaker: Chris Tully (Princeton University (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:45
      Topical Conference Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Heavy Flavor Physics Results from LHC 40m
        Speaker: Niels Tuning (NIKHEF (NL))
        Slides
      • 15:30
        New Results from BaBar 30m
        Speaker: Bertrand Echenard (Caltech)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Search for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay with EXO-200 30m
        Speaker: Michelle Dolinski (Stanford University)
        Slides
      • 17:05
        Neutrino Mixing Angle Theta13 40m
        Speaker: Daniel Dwyer (LBNL)
        Slides
    • 18:00 19:30
      Reception 1h 30m ROB Patio

      ROB Patio

      SLAC

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        EWSB Basics (II) 1h
        Speaker: Howard Haber (University of California,Santa Cruz (US))
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Statistics for Discovery (I) 1h
        Speaker: Eilam Gross (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        LHC: The Detectors 1h
        Speaker: Chris Tully (Princeton University (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:45
      Q & A ROB Redwood Room

      ROB Redwood Room

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Q & A 1h 15m
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Q & A 1h 15m
    • 18:00 19:30
      Dinner 1h 30m Panofsky Breezeway

      Panofsky Breezeway

      SLAC

      Pre-registration required

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Precision Higgs Theory (I) 1h
        Speaker: Frank Petriello (Northwestern University)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Statistics for Discovery (II) 1h
        Speaker: Eilam Gross (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Higgs Searches (I) 1h
        Speaker: Prof. Vivek Sharma (Univ. of California San Diego (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:55
      Topical Conference Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Higher Order QCD for LHC 35m
        Speaker: Zvi Bern (Univ. of California Los Angeles (US))
        Slides
      • 15:25
        Higgs Searches at Tevatron 35m
        Speaker: Kyle Knoepfel (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Higgs Search at ATLAS 40m
        Speaker: Sau Lan Wu (University of Wisconsin (US))
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Higgs Search at CMS 40m
        Speaker: Dr Daniela Bortoletto (Purdue University (US))
        Slides
    • 18:00 19:00
      Poster Social 1h Panofsky Breezeway

      Panofsky Breezeway

      SLAC

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Precision Higgs Theory (II) 1h
        Speaker: Frank Petriello (Northwestern University)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        LHC: The Machine 1h
        Speaker: Dr Frank Zimmermann (CERN)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Higgs Searches (II) 1h
        Speaker: Prof. Vivek Sharma (Univ. of California San Diego (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:45
      Q & A ROB Redwood Room

      ROB Redwood Room

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Q &A 1h 15m
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Q &A 1h 15m
    • 18:00 19:00
      Poster Social 1h Panofsky Breezeway

      Panofsky Breezeway

      SLAC

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        BSM Higgs Theory 1h
        Speaker: Marcela Carena Lopez (FNAL)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Precicion Higgs Theory (III) 1h
        Speaker: Frank Petriello (Northwestern University)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Higgs Searches (III) 1h
        Speaker: Prof. Vivek Sharma (Univ. of California San Diego (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 14:15
      Lunch 1h 30m Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:15 17:45
      The 40th Anniversary of SSI Panofsky Auditorium

      Panofsky Auditorium

      SLAC

      Convener: Fred Gilman
      Historical Photos
      • 14:15
        How the SSI Began 35m Panofsky Auditorium

        Panofsky Auditorium

        SLAC

        Speaker: Prof. David Leith (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        40 Years of QCD 35m Panofsky Auditorium

        Panofsky Auditorium

        SLAC

        Speaker: Prof. LANCE Dixon (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
        Slides
      • 15:25
        40 Years of Higgs Boson 35m Panofsky Auditorium

        Panofsky Auditorium

        SLAC

        Speaker: Michael Peskin (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break and Group Photo 30m Panofsky Breezeway (SLAC)

        Panofsky Breezeway

        SLAC

      • 16:30
        The Precision Electroweak Measurements 35m Panofsky Auditorium

        Panofsky Auditorium

        SLAC

        Speakers: Morris Swartz (Johns Hopkins University (JHU)), Morris Swartz (Johns Hopkins University (US))
        Slides
      • 17:05
        12 Best Reasons to Like CP Violation 35m Panofsky Auditorium

        Panofsky Auditorium

        SLAC

        Speaker: Yosef Nir (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))
        Slides
    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Supersymmetry Basics (I) 1h
        Speaker: JoAnne Hewett (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Supersymmetry Searches (I) 1h
        Speaker: Pascal Pralavorio (Universite d'Aix - Marseille II (FR))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        The Dark Matter Zoo 1h
        Speaker: Dr dan hooper (fermilab)
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 18:10
      Topical Conference Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Standard Model Measurements at LHC 45m
        Speaker: Thomas Le Compte (Argonne National Laboratory (US))
        Slides
      • 15:35
        Beyond Standard Model Searches at LHC 45m
        Speaker: Ulrich Heintz (Brown University (US))
        Slides
      • 16:20
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:50
        Dark Photon 35m
        Speaker: Mathew Thomas Graham (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Photon Line from the Galactic Center as Signals of Dark Matter Annihilation 35m
        Speakers: Tim Tait (University of California, Irvine), Tim Tait (UC Irvine)
        Slides
    • 18:15 19:30
      Dinner 1h 15m Panofsky Breezeway

      Panofsky Breezeway

      SLAC

      Pre-registration is required

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Supersymmetry Basics (II) 1h
        Speaker: JoAnne Hewett (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Supersymmetry Searches (II) 1h
        Speaker: Pascal Pralavorio (Universite d'Aix - Marseille II (FR))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Dark Matter Indirect Detection 1h
        Speaker: Dr dan hooper (fermilab)
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:45
      Q & A ROB Redwood Room

      ROB Redwood Room

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Q & A 1h 15m
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Q&A 1h 15m
    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        The BSM Zoo 1h
        Speaker: Thomas Rizzo (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Implications of Higgs Searches and Discovery (I) 1h
        Speaker: Michele Papucci (LBNL)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Dark Matter Direct Detection 1h
        Speaker: Juan Collar Colmenero (Enrico Fermi Institute)
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

      on your own

    • 14:45 17:05
      Topical Conference Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Dark Matter Search with CDMS 35m
        Speaker: Tarek Saab (University of Florida)
        Slides
      • 15:25
        Dark Matter Search with XENON 35m
        Speaker: Ranny Budnick (Columbia University)
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        New Results from Fermi 35m
        Speaker: Eric Charles (SLAC)
        Slides
    • 17:30 19:30
      Soccer 2h SLAC Green

      SLAC Green

      SLAC

    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Implications of Higgs Searches and Discovery (II) 1h
        Speaker: Michele Papucci (LBNL)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        LHC Detector Upgrades 1h
        Speaker: Dong Su (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Dark Matter Properties from LHC 1h
        Speaker: Patrick Fox (FNAL)
    • 12:45 14:45
      Lunch 2h Harvest Cafe

      Harvest Cafe

      SLAC

    • 14:45 17:45
      Q & A ROB Redwood Room

      ROB Redwood Room

      SLAC

      • 14:45
        Q & A 1h 15m
      • 16:00
        Afternoon Break 30m
      • 16:30
        Q & A 1h 15m
    • 17:00 17:30
      Visulization Lab Tour (Pre-registration required) 30m Kavli Building Vis Lab

      Kavli Building Vis Lab

      SLAC

    • 18:00 19:30
      Dinner 1h 30m Panofsky Breezeway

      Panofsky Breezeway

      SLAC

      Pre-registration required

    • 08:00 08:30
      Session EVO setup 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      EVO setup
    • 08:30 09:00
      Light Refreshments 30m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

    • 09:00 12:45
      Lectures Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC

      • 09:00
        Vector Boson Scattering 1h
        Speaker: Dieter Zeppenfeld (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Morning Break 30m
      • 10:30
        Higgs at Linear Collider 1h
        Speaker: Tim Barklow (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
        Slides
      • 11:45
        The View Ahead 1h
        Speaker: Joseph David Lykken (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
        Slides
    • 12:45 13:00
      - Adjourn - 15m Kavli Auditorium

      Kavli Auditorium

      SLAC