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Phenomenology 2014 Symposium

from Monday, 5 May 2014 (07:00) to Wednesday, 7 May 2014 (13:30)
University of Pittsburgh

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
5 May 2014
6 May 2014
7 May 2014
AM
07:30 --- Registration & Breakfast ---
08:40
Plenary I - Marc Sher (William and Mary College) (until 10:35) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
08:40 Welcome - James Maher   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
08:45 Standard Model physics results from ATLAS and CMS - Jacob Alexander Searcy (University of Michigan (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:20 Recent BSM results from ATLAS & CMS - Yuri Gershtein (Rutgers, State Univ. of New Jersey (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:55 Higgs boson production and coupling measurements at the LHC - Garabed Halladjian (Michigan State University (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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10:15 Measurements of the Higgs boson mass, width, and spin at the LHC - Dr Daniela Bortoletto (Purdue University (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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10:35 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Plenary II -Prof. Stephen Martin (Northern Illinois University) (until 12:45) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
11:00 Electroweak symmetry breaking after the Higgs - Martin Schmaltz   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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11:35 PDF's for Standard Model physics and beyond - Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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12:10 Bridging theory and experiments - Valentin Hirschi (Unknown-Unknown-Unknown)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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08:00 --- Breakfast ---
08:45
Plenary III - Amarjit Soni (BNL) (until 10:30) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
08:45 Recent LHCb physics results - Steven R. Blusk (Syracuse University (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:20 Flavor physics in the LHC era - Alexey Petrov (Wayne State University)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:55 Modern lattice QCD: progress and prospects - Ruth Van de Water (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Plenary IV - Chris Carone (until 12:45) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
11:00 Direct searches for WIMP dark matter - Karen Gibson (Case Western Reserve University)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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11:35 Dark matter theory and searches - Ms Pearl Sandick (University of Minnesota)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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12:10 Recent excitement in astro-particle physics - Alexander Kusenko (UCLA)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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08:00 --- Breakfast ---
08:45
Plenary V - Stephen Barr (University of Delaware) (until 10:30) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
08:45 Neutrino Oscillations: Present and Future - Chang Kee Jung (Unknown)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:20 Neutrino oscillations theory and phenomenology - Irina Mocioiu (Pennsylvania State University)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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09:55 High energy astrophysical neutrinos - observations and implications - Albrecht Karle (University of Wisconsin - Madison)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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10:30 --- Coffee Break & Symposium Photo ---
11:00
Plenary VI - Keith Dienes (University of Arizona) (until 13:30) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
11:00 Evidence for Inflationary Gravitational Waves from BICEP2 - Clem Pryke (Univ. of Minnesota)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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11:30 Cosmology: dark energy and beyond - Bhuv Jain (University of Pennsylvania)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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12:00 Physics potential at the ILC - Keisuke Fujii (KEK)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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12:30 HEP in the LHC Era - Andrew James Lankford (University of California Irvine (US))   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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13:00 Future perspectives - Nima Arkani-Hamed (IAS)   (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)
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PM
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:00
BSM Higgs I - Felix Yu (Fermilab) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G30)
14:00 New Physics under the Higgs Lamp Post - Shufang Su (University of Arizona)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:30 Exotic Decays of the Higgs Boson - Yi-Ming Zhong (YITP Stony Brook)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:45 Search for Non-SM Higgs Boson Decays to Boosted Dimuons at the LHC - Alfredo Martin Castaneda Hernandez (Texas A & M University (US))   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:00 Chasing light vector-like leptons from the SM Higgs to ZZ* search - Seodong Shin (Indiana University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:15 Higgs decays in gauge extensions of the standard model - Ms Bithika Jain (Syracuse University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:30 Raising the Higgs Mass with t-t' Mixing - Mr Kevin Grizzard (Johns Hopkins)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:45 Higgs Portal Leptogenesis - Matthias Le Dall (University of Victoria)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:00
Cosmology I - Hiren Patel (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G26)
14:00 Theory of CMB Polarization - Arthur Kosowsky (University of Pittsburgh)   (Benedum Hall G26)
14:30 Higgs Inflation in Light of BICEP2 - Jessica Cook (Arizona State)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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14:45 Cosmological Consequences of Massive Gravity - Dr Tina Kahniashvili (Carnegie Mellon University)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:00 Heavy Gravitino and Split SUSY in the Light of BICEP2 - Ogan Ozsoy (S)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:15 Constraints on Supersymmetric Cosmological Inflation Model - Mayukh Gangopadhyay (University of Notre Dame du Lac)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:30 Luminogenesis RG Flow - Kevin Ludwick (U)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:45 Tensor to scalar ratio and large scale power suppression from pre-slow roll initial conditions - Louis Lello (University of Pittsburgh)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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14:00
Dark Matter I - Linda Carpenter (Ohio State University) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G31)
14:00 Dark Matter and Complementarity - Alexander Wijangco (University of California Irvine)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:15 New Directions in Dark-Matter Complementarity: Inelastic Scattering and Constraints on Dark-Sector Instability - Dr Brooks Thomas (Carleton University)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:30 Effective WIMPs - Mr Jeffrey Hutchinson (UC Davis)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:45 Complementary constraints on light dark matter from heavy meson decays - Patrick Stengel (University of Hawaii)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:00 Optimal Conservative bounds on DM with Fermi Telescope - Andrea Massari (S)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:15 Exploring a Dark Sector Through the Higgs Portal at a Lepton Collider - Mr Sungwoo Hong (University of Maryland-College Park)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:30 A New Method for the Spin Determination of Dark Matter - Daniel Salmon   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:45 Better Mass Measurements Using Many-body Phase Space in Cascade Decay - Jianghao Yu (Univ. of Texas at Austin)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:00
Neutrinos I - Sogee Spinner (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G27)
14:00 Democratic Neutrino Theory - Dmitry Zhuridov (Wayne State University)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:15 Predictive models of Dirac Neutrinos - Ms Shreyashi Chakdar (Oklahoma State University)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:30 Origin of the Icecube TeV-PeV neutrino events. - Jordi Salvado (W)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:45 Probing Radiative Neutrino Mass Generation through Monotop Production - Alejandro de la Puente (TRIUMF)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:00 LHC bounds on the inverse seesaw neutrino production - Mr Arindam Das (University of Alabama)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:15 New Tests of Neutrino Mass-Generating Mechanisms at the LHC - Richard Ruiz (University of Pittsburgh)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:30 How well can LSST measure neutrino masses? - Aravind Natarajan   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:45 Right-Handed Neutrinos as the Origin of Fundamental Mass Scales - Ian Lewis (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:00
SM Higgs I -Mr Gabe Shaughnessy Shaughnessy (University of Wisconsin) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G28)
14:00 Measurement of properties of the Higgs boson in bosonic decay channels using the ATLAS detector - Kate Whalen (Carleton University (CA))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:15 Search for the Higgs boson in fermionic channels using the ATLAS detector - Yuki Sakurai (Waseda University (JP))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:30 Combined Measurements of the properties of the Higgs boson using the ATLAS Detector - James Saxon (University of Pennsylvania (US))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:45 Probing the Higgs-vector coupling with same-sign W bosons - Fady Bishara (U. of Cincinnati & Fermilab)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:00 Constraining anomalous HVV interactions at proton and lepton colliders - Mr Yaofu Zhou (JHU)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:15 Properties of a Higgs Boson in the $H\to ZZ\to 4l$ Channel at CMS - Donald Austin Belknap (University of Wisconsin (US))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:30 Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into a bottom quark pair with the CMS experiment - Arnaud Pin (Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL) (BE))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:45 Search with the CMS detector for the SM Higgs boson decaying to a pair of hadronically decaying tau leptons, produced in association with a W boson - Anthony Rose (Texas A & M University (US))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:00
SUSY I - James Gainer (University of Florida (US)) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G29)
14:00 Higgs Assisted Stop Search - Huanian Zhang (University of Arizona)   (Benedum Hall G29)
14:15 Searches for direct pair production of third generation squarks with the ATLAS detector - Alexandru Dafinca (University of Oxford (GB))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:30 Inclusive SUSY searches at CMS - Azeddine Kasmi (Baylor University (US))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:45 3rd generation SUSY searches at CMS - Michael Sigamani (Ghent University (BE))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:00 Light Top Squark in Precision Top Quark Sample - Dr Liucheng Wang (University of Delaware)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:15 Inclusive searches for squarks and gluinos with the ATLAS detector - Otilia Anamaria Ducu (IFIN-HH Bucharest (RO))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:30 Pseudo-Dirac Gluino Oscillations - Seyda Ipek (University of Washington)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:45 Searches for electroweak production of supersymmetric gauginos and sleptons with the ATLAS detector - Michael Ughetto ((CPPM - CNRS/IN2P3 et Aix-Marseille Université (FR)))   (Benedum Hall G29)
Transparents
16:00
Coffee Break (until 16:30) (Benedum Hall G)
16:30
BSM Higgs II - Natascia Vignaroli (Michigan State University) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G30)
16:30 Higgs mass from compositeness at a multi-TeV scale - Jiayin Gu (UC Davis)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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16:45 Warped flavor, 126 GeV Scalar and the 100 TeV collider - Amarjit Soni (BNL)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:15 The decoupling limit in the Georgi-Machacek model - Kathryn (Katy) Hartling (C)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:30 Indirect effects of the triplet extension of the MSSM - Bryan Ostdiek (University of Notre Dame)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:45 The bestest little Higgs model in a post-Higgs era - Dr Travis Martin (TRIUMF)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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18:00 Electroweak-scale Right-handed Neutrino Model, 126 GeV Higgs boson and BSM scalars - AJINKYA KAMAT (University of Virginia)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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18:15 A $125$ GeV Higgs and the ${\mu}$-less MSSM - Jessica Goodman (The Ohio State University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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16:30
Cosmology II - Jay Hubisz (Syracuse University) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G26)
16:30 Cosmological Phase Transitions and their Properties in the NMSSM - Jonathan Kozaczuk (TRIUMF)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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16:45 Generating the Observed Baryon Asymmetry from the Inflaton Field - Mark Hertzberg (MIT)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:00 The Electroweak Vacuum Angle - Dr Hiren Patel (Max Planck Institute fur Kernphysik)   (Benedum Hall G26)
17:15 Implementing MaVaNs Cosmology - Akshay Ghalsasi (University of Washington)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:30 On a singular solution in Higgs field (7) – The stiffness of candidate for dark energy, and the matter-antimatter consumption by candidate for dark matter - Kazuyoshi Kitazawa (Risp Japan)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:45 Dark Matter Thermalization in Neutron Stars - Bridget Bertoni (U)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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18:00 Constraining Hidden Sectors with Light from Cosmic Strings - Andrew Long (A)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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18:15 Icezones vs. Firewalls - Dejan Stojkovic (SUNY at Buffalo)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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16:30
Dark Matter II - Brooks Thomas (University of Hawaii) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G31)
16:30 Blind Spots for neutralino Dark Matter in the MSSM with an intermediate m_A - Peisi Huang (ANL/U. of Chicago)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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16:45 The Case of Light Neutralino Dark Matter - Zhen Liu (U of Pittsburgh)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:00 Simplified Models of Mixed Dark Matter - Dr David Sanford (Caltech)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:15 Exotic signals from NMSSM with RH sneutrino LSP - Osamu Seto   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:30 Radiatively-driven natural SUSY with mixed axion/WIMP dark matter - Mickelson Dan (University of Oklahoma)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:45 Dark Matter in SUSY DFSZ axion model - Dr Kyu Jung Bae (University of Oklahoma)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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18:00 Displaced Axinos at LHC - Christopher Redino (SUNY at Buffalo)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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18:15 Rescuing the Wino from Indirect Searches - Nikita Blinov (TRIUMF)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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16:30
Neutrinos II - Ian Lewis (Brookhaven National Laboratory) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G27)
16:30 Theory of Lepton Flavors - Mu-Chun Chen (University of California at Irvine)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:00 Non-Standard Neutrino Interactions in the mu tau sector - Warren Wright (Penn State)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:15 Majorana Physics in the Flavor Ring - Michael Perez (University of Florida)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:30 Accommodating $\theta_{13}$ within $SU(5)$ - Jue Zhang (University of Florida)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:45 Obtaining a nonzero $\theta_{13}$ in lepton models based on $SO(3) \rightarrow A_4$ - Wee Hao Ng (C)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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18:00 Tests of lepton universality and lepton flavour violation in B decays - Nicola Anne Skidmore (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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18:15 Exploring lepton flavor violation at an electron-electron collider - Brandon Murakami (Rhode Island College)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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16:30
SM Higgs II - Matthew Buckley (Fermilab) (until 18:45) (Benedum Hall G28)
16:30 SM Higgs Properties - Tilman Plehn (Heidelberg University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:00 Constraint on Higgs boson total width using off-shell production in the ZZ decay - Ian James Anderson (Johns Hopkins University (US))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:15 Constraints on CP-violating Higgs couplings - Brod Joachim (University of Cincinnati)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:30 Higgs pair production at the LHC - Mr Gabe Shaughnessy Shaughnessy (University of Wisconsin)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:45 Higgs pair production at the LHC with NLO and parton-shower effects - Dr Eleni Vryonidou (Universite catholique de Louvain)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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18:00 Electroweak Effective Operators and Higgs Physics - Chien-Yi Chen (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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18:15 Taming the Goldstone contributions to the Standard Model Higgs effective potential - Prof. Stephen Martin (Northern Illinois University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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18:30 Resummation effects on WW fiducial cross section. - Harikrishnan Ramani (Yang Institute Of Theoretical Physics)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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16:30
SUSY II - Jamie Tattersall (University of Heidelberg) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G29)
16:30 LHC Phenomenology of SO(10) Models with Yukawa Unification - Brandon Bryant (The Ohio State University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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16:45 Effects of Inverse Seesaw Mechanism on the Sparticle Sprectrum - Bin He (University of Delaware)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:00 Weighing Neutrinos at the LHC through Stop LSP Decays - Dr Sogee Spinner (University of Pennsylvania)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:15 R-parity Conserving Minimal B-L Model - Nathan Papapietro (University of Alabama)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:30 Perturbative Unitarity Constraints on the NMSSM SUSY Breaking Scales - sonia el hedri (SLAC)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:45 Mirage Models Confront the LHC: Flux-Stabilized Type IIB String Theory - Bryan Kaufman (Northeastern University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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18:00 A-terms at tree level and composite sectors - Daniel Egana (R)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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18:15 Messenger Yukawa Alignment and Misalignment in Flavored Gauge Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking Models with Higgs-Messenger Multiplets - Todd Garon (UW-Madison)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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19:00
Banquet (until 22:00) ()
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:00
B Physics I -Prof. Gil Paz (Wayne State University) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G27)
14:00 Charm mixing and CP violation - Adam Davis (University of Cincinnati (US))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:15 Measurement of CP violation in the Bs system - Mirco Dorigo (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:30 Studies of charmless B decays - Jessica Prisciandaro (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:45 Physics with B to open charm decays - Ms Charlotte Wallace (University of Warwick (GB))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:00 Physics with the Bc meson - Mr Jacco de Vries (on behalf of the LHCb Collaboration) (Nikhef)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:15 Beauty in ATLAS: New physics searches, spectroscopy and decay properties of B-hadrons - Hok Chuen Cheng (University of Michigan (US))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:30 Radiative decays at LHCb - Mostafa on behalf of the LHCb collaboration HOBALLAH (LPC)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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15:45 Semileptonic decay of $B_s$ into $D_s$ mesons near zero recoil from LQCD. - Mrs Mariam Atoui (LPC)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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14:00
BSM Higgs III - Seong Youl Choi (Chonbuk National University) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G30)
14:00 News in Two-Higgs Doublet Models - Jack Gunion (University of California Davis (US))   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:30 2HDM Fate after LHC 8 - YUN JIANG (UC Davis)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:45 MSSM Corrections to Higgs Self-Couplings - Ryan Gavin (Paul Scherrer Institut)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:00 Measuring the 2HDM Scalar Potential: hH Associated Production - Andrea Peterson (University of Wisconsin - Madison)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:15 A Higgs Discovery via Exotic Higgs Decays - Felix Kling (University of Arizona)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:30 Flavor violating decays of the Neutral Higgs bosons at the LHC - Baris Altunkaynak (University of Oklahoma)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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15:45 Higgcision in the two-Higgs doubelt models - Dr Po-Yen Tseng (NTHU)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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14:00
Dark Matter III - Jennifer Kile (U) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G31)
14:00 Dark Matter at Colliders - LianTao Wang (University of Chicago)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:30 Collider Searches for Dark Matter in the Mono-Everything Search Channels - Linda Carpenter (Ohio State University)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:45 Mono-Higgs Detection of Dark Matter at the LHC - Asher Berlin (University of Chicago)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:00 A Probe of Dark Sector Dynamics at the LHC - Reinard Primulando (Johns Hopkins University)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:15 Looking for a Light Nonthermal Dark Matter at the LHC - Yu Gao (University of Texas A & M)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:30 Loop Effects of an Effective Dark Matter Model on Dilepton Production - Nirmal Raj (U)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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15:45 The Dark Z' Portal: Direct, Indirect and Collider Searches - Dr Farinaldo Queiroz (University of California Santa Cruz)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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14:00
Electroweak + - Matthew Baumgart (Carnegie Mellon University) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G28)
14:00 W+jets and Z+jets cross-section measurements at CMS. - Darin Carl Baumgartel (Northeastern University (US), The CMS Collaboration)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:15 Neutral vector boson production in pp and pA collisions at hadron colliders - Mr Bowen Wang (myself)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:30 ATLAS measurements of vector boson production - Christian Gutschow (University College London (UK))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:45 Recent electroweak results from ATLAS - Haolu Feng (University of Michigan (US))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:00 Nuclear corrections to Vector Boson production at the LHC - Mr David Clark (SMU)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:15 Exclusive W decay in Effective Field Theory - Aditya Yechan Gunja (Wayne State University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:30 Collider signature and Astrophysics Constraint of Goldstone Bosons. - Prof. Wai-Yee Keung (University of Illinois at Chicago)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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15:45 BSM Higgs Decoupling Scenarios in light of Unitarity Constraints - Kunal Kumar (Carleton University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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14:00
SUSY III & Tools - Arjun Menon (University of Oregon) (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G29)
14:00 Supersymmetric Crevices: Missing Signatures of RPV at the LHC - Prashant Saraswat (University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:15 Searches for supersymmetry in resonance production, R-parity violating signatures and events with long-lived particles with the ATLAS detector - Allan Kenneth Lehan (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:30 Simultaneous B and L-Violation in the MSSM - Bob Zheng (University of Michigan)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:45 Search for 3rd generation LQs and RPV stops - Kevin Pedro (University of Maryland (US))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:00 CheckMATE: Confronting your Favourite New Physics Model with LHC Data - Jamie Tattersall (University of Heidelberg)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:15 MadMax - tracking regions of significance - Peter Schichtel (Heidelberg University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:30 Optimized Model-Independent Searches Using Matrix Element Ranking - James Gainer (University of Florida (US))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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15:45 AEACuS (Algorithmic Event Arbiter and Cut Selector) : A Universal Meta Language for Specifying Event Selection Cuts - Prof. Joel Walker (Sam Houston State University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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14:00
Top Physics - Jared Evans (until 16:00) (Benedum Hall G26)
14:00 Measurement of top quark pair production cross section with the ATLAS detector at LHC - Lukas Alexander Heinrich (New York University (US))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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14:15 Measurement of single top quark production with the ATLAS detector at LHC - Mr Jun Su (PITT)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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14:30 Single top quark production with CMS - Daniel Noonan (University of Kansas (US))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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14:45 Top Properties (including mass) at CMS - Yanjun Tu (Univ. of California San Diego (US))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:00 Measurement of properties of the top quark with the ATLAS detector at LHC - Olga Bylund (Stockholm University)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:15 Effective field theory for top quark physics at NLO accuracy - Cen Zhang (CP3 Université catholique de Louvain)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:30 Searches for BSM physics involving top quarks at the CMS experiment - Eleni Petrakou (National Taiwan University (TW))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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15:45 Angular Distributions as Lifetime Probes - Jeff Dror (Cornell University)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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16:00 --- Coffee Break ---
16:30
B Physics II & BSM - Joachim Brod (TU Munich) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G27)
16:30 Mass and lifetime measurements of heavy flavour hadrons - Adrian Andrew Pritchard (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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16:45 Physics with b-baryons at LHCb - James Mccarthy (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:00 Isospin violation in the yield of S-wave heavy meson pairs near threshold - Mr Xin Li (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:15 Electroweak penguin decays to leptons at LHCb - Peter Noel Griffith (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:30 A Swarm of Bs - Jared Evans   (Benedum Hall G27)
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17:45 Difficult BSM Signatures at the LHC - Matthew Buckley (Fermilab)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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18:00 Model independent extraction of the proton magnetic radius from electron scattering - Prof. Gil Paz (Wayne State University)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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18:15 New Limits on Light Hidden Sectors from Fixed-Target Experiments - Andrew Spray (CoEPP, University of Melbourne)   (Benedum Hall G27)
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BSM - Jessica Goodman (T) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G28)
16:30 Search for heavy resonances with the ATLAS detector - Katherine Pachal (University of Oxford (GB))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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16:45 Distinguishing Flavor Non-universal Color-singlet and Color-octet Vector Resonances at the LHC - Pawin Ittisamai (Michigan State University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:00 Search for massive resonances decaying to charged lepton pairs at CMS - Andreas Guth (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Tech. Hoch. (DE))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:15 Searches for vector-like quarks, tt and tb resonances with the ATLAS detector - Nicolas Gilberto Gutierrez Ortiz (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:30 Constraints on cosmological parameters from Planck and BICEP2 data - Luis Anchordoqui (U)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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17:45 New W-prime signals at the LHC - Natascia Vignaroli (Michigan State University)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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18:00 Searches for New Physics in Events with Multiple Leptons with the ATLAS Detector - Anthony David Hawkins (Lunds Universitet)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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18:15 Effective operators for coupling adjoint scalar fields to SM gauge bosons - Russell Colburn (O)   (Benedum Hall G28)
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BSM Higgs IV - Ryan Gavin (Paul Scherrer Institut) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G30)
16:30 Beyond-the-Standard Model Higgs Physics using the ATLAS Experiment - Daniel Pelikan (Uppsala University (SE))   (Benedum Hall G30)
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16:45 LHC search for di-Higgs decays of stoponium and other scalars in events with two photons and two bottom jets - Ms Nilanjana Kumar (Ph.D student)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:00 Effective Lagrangians for Higgs Physics - Mr Tyler Corbett (YITP Stony Brook)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:15 Anatomizing Exotic Production of the Higgs Boson - Felix Yu (Fermilab)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:30 OPE Methods for the Holomorphic Higgs Portal - Dr Piyush Kumar (Yale University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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17:45 Catching a Bouncing Higgs With Tops - Joseph Bramante (University of Notre Dame)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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18:00 Seeking Lorentz violation from the Higgs - Gustavo Marques Tavares (Boston University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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18:15 Phenomenology of the minimal classically scale invariant Higgs sector - Dr Arsham Farzinnia (Tsinghua University)   (Benedum Hall G30)
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16:30
Dark Matter IV - Reinard Primulando (Johns Hopkins University) (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G31)
16:30 Leptonically-flavored Dark Matter - Jennifer Kile (U)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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16:45 Leptophilic Dark Matter and the Magnetic Moment of the Muon - Christopher Verhaaren (U)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:00 Searching for Sub-GeV Dark Matter at Fixed Target Neutrino Experiments - Mr Patrick deNiverville (University of Victoria)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:15 Decaying Dark Matter and IceCube TeV-PeV neutrinos - Ran Lu   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:30 Predicting the Mass of the Dark Matter Particle - Prof. Stephen Barr (University of Delaware)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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17:45 Parallel Universe, Dark Matter and Invisible Higgs Decays - Prof. S. Nandi (Oklahoma State University)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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18:00 Dark Sector Mass Relations from RG Focusing - Jack Kearney (University of Michigan)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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18:15 Searches for dark matter and extra dimensions with the ATLAS detector - Mr Chase Shimmin (UC Irvine)   (Benedum Hall G31)
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16:30
QCD - Gregory Mahlon (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G26)
16:30 Recent QCD results from ATLAS - Houry Keoshkerian (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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16:45 Jet Radiation Radius - Zhenyu Han (University of Oregon)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:00 A new tool for jet definitions at high luminosity - Daniel Duffty (Illinois Institute of Technology)   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:15 HERAFITTER: an open source QCD fit program. - Alexander Glazov (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:30 QCD measurements in the forward region - Marco Meissner (Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg (DE))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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17:45 Quarkonia production at LHCb - Maddalena Frosini (Universita e INFN (IT))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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18:00 Production of Quarkonium States at the ATLAS Experiment - Benjamin Weinert (Indiana University (US))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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18:15 Quarkonia and quarkonia-like spectroscopy at LHCb - Maddalena Frosini (Universita e INFN (IT))   (Benedum Hall G26)
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16:30
SUSY IV - Peisi Huang (until 18:30) (Benedum Hall G29)
16:30 SUSY at the LHC - Prof. Xerxes Tata (University of Hawaii)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:00 The LHC confronts the pMSSM - Matthew Cahill-Rowley (S)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:15 Searching for the Compressed Spectrum of Natural Supersymmetry - Arjun Menon (University of Oregon)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:30 LHC signatures of Natural SUSY - Azar Mustafayev (University of Hawaii)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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17:45 Searches for associated Higgs production - Anthony Barker (Rutgers, State Univ. of New Jersey (US))   (Benedum Hall G29)
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18:00 PQ Symmetric Pure Gravity Mediation - Dr Jason Evans (University of Minnesota/FTPI)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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18:15 Beyond Simplified Models: Constraining Supersymmetry on Triangles - Archana Anandakrishnan (The Ohio state University)   (Benedum Hall G29)
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20:00
Particle Fever (until 22:00) (Alumni Hall 7th Floor Auditorium)