5-7 May 2014
University of Pittsburgh
US/Eastern timezone

• Plenary Program

Plenary Program

Last update April 22, 2014.
The plenary sessions will take place in Alumni Hall in the auditorium on the 7th floor.

Registration: Begins at 7:30 AM, Monday, May 5
Breakfast: Begins at 7:30 AM on Monday and at 8:00 AM on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Alumni Hall 7th floor Auditorium
Monday, May 5 Tuesday, May 6 Wednesday, May 7
Chair: Marc Sher Chair: Amarjit Soni Chair: Steve Barr
8:40 - 8:45:
James Maher
Welcome

8:45 - 9:20
Jacob Searcy
(Michigan)
Standard Model physics results from ATLAS and CMS
8:45 - 9:20
Steven Blusk
(Syracuse)
Recent LHCb physics results
8:45 - 9:20
Chang Kee Jung
(Stony Brook)
Neutrino Oscillations: Present and Future
9:20 - 9:55
Yuri Gershtein
(Rutgers)
Recent BSM results from ATLAS & CMS
9:20 - 9:55
Alexey Petrov
(Wayne State)
Flavor physics in the LHC era
9:20 - 9:55
Irina Mocioiu
(Penn State)
Neutrino oscillations theory and phenomenology
9:55 - 10:15
Garabed Halladjian
(MSU)
Higgs boson production and coupling measurements at the LHC

10:15 - 10:35
Daniela Bortoletto
(Purdue)
Measurements of the Higgs boson mass, width, and spin at the LHC
9:55 - 10:30
Ruth Van de Water
(FNAL)
Modern lattice QCD: progress and prospects
9:55 - 10:30
Albrecht Karle
(Wisconsin-Madison)
High energy astrophysical neutrinos - observations and implications
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00  Symposium Photo and Coffee Break
Chair: Steve Martin Chair: Chris Carone Chair: Keith Dienes
11:00 - 11:35
Martin Schmaltz
(Boston)
Electroweak symmetry breaking after the Higgs
 
11:00 - 11:35
Karen Gibson
(Case Western Reserve)
Direct searches for WIMP dark matter
11:00 - 11:30
Clem Pryke
(Univ. of Minnesota)
Evidence for Inflationary Gravitational Waves from BICEP2
11:35 - 12:10
Joey Huston
(MSU)
PDFs for Standard Model physics and beyond
11:35 - 12:10
Pearl Sandick
(Utah)
Dark matter theory and searches
11:30 - 12:00
Bhuv Jain
(U Penn)
Cosmology: dark energy and beyond
12:10 - 12:45
Valentin Hirschi
(SLAC)
Bridging theory and experiments
12:10 - 12:45
Alex Kusenko
(UCLA)
Recent excitement in astro-particle physics
12:00 - 12:30
Keisuke Fujii
(KEK)
Physics potential at the ILC
Lunch on your own until 2:00 PM
12:30 - 1:00
Andy Lankford
(Irvine)
HEP in the LHC Era
1:00 - 1:30
Nima Arkani-Hamed
(IAS)
Future perspectives

Parallel Sessions
Floor G of Benedum Hall
2:00 - 6:30 PM
End of Conference
Symposium Banquet
Phipps Conservatory
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Particle Fever
Alumni Hall 7th floor Auditorium
8:00 - 10:00 PM