Second Topical Meeting on Consequences of the Higgs Discovery for Dark Matter Searches
Dr. Holms Hotel, Geilo, Norway
This topical meeting follows the spirit of Nordic Particle Physics Meetings. It takes place in a traditional Norwegian mountain resort, this time in the famous Dr. Holms Hotel, Geilo, Norway. The scientific programme starts on Monday the 15th of December and ends on Wednesday the 17th of December. The travel days are the 14th and the 17th of December. The programme is composed of overview presentations and contributed talks on current topics in particle and astroparticle physics, with an emphasis on the consequences of the Higgs discovery for Dark Matter searches. The registration and abstract submission deadline is the 20th of November.
- Philip Bechtle, University of Bonn
- Laura Covi, University of Göttingen
- Oleg Lebedev, University of Helsinki
- Alexandre Arbey, CERN and Université de Lyon
- Ketevi Assamagan, BNL
- Pierre Salati, Université de Savoie, Annecy
- Joe Silk, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
- Oscar Stål, Stockholm University
- Robert Wagner, Stockholm University
To get to Geilo, take the train from Oslo or Bergen to Geilo train station. For international travelers it is recommended to fly to Oslo Gardermoen or Bergen Flesland arriving on Sunday the 14th of December and then take a train to Geilo. The train trip takes ca. 3.5 hours and is following the scenic Oslo-Bergen train route. There are non-expensive flights to Oslo by Norwegian.no from many places in the world. There is a convenient KLM connection from Geneva via Amsterdam to either Oslo or Bergen:
Follow the scenic train route from Bergen to Oslo on YouTube. Geilo is close to half way.
A conference fee of 4900 NOK (around 720 CHF) covers hotel with full board. It can be paid directly via this webpage, or in the hotel. Click on e-payment.
Accommodation was pre-booked in single rooms, full board for 25 participants, and it will be organized for you once you register.
Local organizing committee
- Anna Lipniacka (University of Bergen)
- Per Osland (University of Bergen)
- Jörn Kersten (University of Bergen)
- Heidi Sandaker (University of Bergen)
- Torsten Bringmann (University of Oslo)
- Therese Sjursen (University of Bergen)
Recent Nordic conferences in particle physics
FacilityExcellent cross country skiing.
Good downhill slopes.
Beautiful spa facilities and swimming pool in the hotel.