Spåtind 2016 - Nordic Conference on Particle Physics

Europe/Oslo
Skeikampen, Norway

Skeikampen, Norway

Hotellvegen 3, 2652 Svingvoll, Norway
Farid Ould-Saada (University of Oslo (NO)) , Juska Pekkanen (University of Helsinki (FI)) , Kimmo Tuominen (University of Helsinki) , Mikko Voutilainen (University of Helsinki (FI)) , Paula Eerola (University of Helsinki (FI)) , Tuomas Lappi (University of Jyväskylä)
Description

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Outline

The 24th Nordic Particle Physics Meeting (Spåtind 2016) will take place at the Thon Hotel in Skeikampen (Norway), from Saturday, January 2 to Thursday, January 7, 2016. The program consists of lectures and overview presentations on some of the most topical subjects in particle physics. In addition, participants are invited to give contributed talks at the conference.

The lectures will include the following topics:

  • Dynamics of the early universe, Mark Hindmarsh (Sussex/ HIP)
  • Dark matter and its (in)direct detection, Stephen West (Holloway)
  • Particle physics phenomenology, Mads Frandsen (CP3, SDU)
  • High energy QCD and relativistic heavy ion colliders, Raju Venugopalan (BNL)
  • BSM physics at the LHC, Freya Blekman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • Higgs physics, Wouter Verkerke (Nikhef)
  • Proton therapy, Sytze Brandenburg (Groningen)
  • ESS/n-nbar oscillations, David Milstead (Fysikum)

Registration and Contributions

Registration for the meeting starts on Friday Sept 11 2015 and will be closed on Tuesday Dec 15 2015. The registration form will be found from the menu on the left.

Deadline for abstracts for contributed talks is also Dec 15 2015. Abstract may be provided already at the time of registration or submitted later as plain text to spatind2016 [at] hip.fi.

Travel Arrangements

Bus transport is arranged from/to Oslo Airport Gardermoen on Saturday January 2 and Thursday January 7, 2016. There will be two buses seating 50 people each.

The first bus leaves Gardermoen on January 2nd after 2pm (when full), and the second bus leaves at 4pm. Don't miss this bus! On return, both buses leave Skeikampen at 8am and arrive to Gardermoen on January 7th before noon. Please plan your flights accordingly.

Accommodation

The prices for accommodation, including all meals, are 695 NOK per person per night in a double shared room and 845 NOK per person per night in a single room.  For kids under 12 years old the price is 390 NOK. Also family rooms are available.

Rooms reserved for the conference guests should be booked by the participants at skeikampen.booking3 [at] thonhotels.no mentioning the reference code Helsinki 2016. Our contact person Anne Beate Mosenget can be also reached at +4761285007. The hotel homepage is http://www.thonhotels.com/hotels/countrys/norway/skeikampen/thon-hotel-skeikampen/. Please book your room at Dec 1 2015 the latest.

 

Conference Fee

The conference fee is  120 € (euro). A reduced fee of 60 € due to discounted conference dinner will be collected for accompanying persons aged 15 to 17. The fee covers the transportation to and from the airport. Please add a note to the registration form when registering a person eligible to the reduced fee. No fee is collected for persons aged 14 and less.

Accompanying adults are subject to the full conference fee and the registration form should be filled normally by/for them. It is important that the form is filled for all the persons who wish to use the bus transportation from Oslo to Skeikampen and back.

You can pay the conference fee by making a bank transfer to Helsinki Institute of Physics, or in exceptional cases by cash at the conference. Please make sure to accompany the transfer with the correct message.

Bank account for transfers:

  • Helsingin yliopisto
  • Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj
  • SWIFT (BIC): NDEAFIHH
  • IBAN: FI23 1660 3000 0777 20
  • Message: H915/7915747

 

Participants
  • Akseli Rummukainen
  • Alexander Lincoln Read
  • Anders Huse Pedersen
  • Anders Kvellestad
  • Anders Lauvland
  • Andreas Heggelund
  • Anna Lipniacka
  • Anne-Marthe Hovda
  • Are Raklev
  • Are Traeet
  • Bengt Henrik Brusheim Johansson
  • Camilla Rönnqvist
  • Caterina Doglioni
  • Conor Fitzpatrick
  • Daniel Andreas Fink
  • Daniel Nielsen
  • David Milstead
  • Edgar Kellermann
  • Eirik Gramstad
  • Eli Bæverfjord Rye
  • Eva Hansen
  • Farid Ould-Saada
  • Freja Thoresen
  • Freya Blekman
  • Geert-Jan Besjes
  • Helga Holmestad
  • Heli Saarikoski
  • Henrik Sverre Limseth
  • Holger Bech Nielsen
  • Ida Pauline Buran
  • Ilkka Ollakka
  • Inga Strümke
  • Jaana Heikkilä
  • Jackie Grant
  • Jacob Bourjaily
  • James Catmore
  • James Monk
  • Jan Olav Eeg
  • Jarkko Peuron
  • Johannes Mønsted Sørensen
  • Jon Vegard Sparre
  • Jorien Helmink
  • Juska Pekkanen
  • Kari Rummukainen
  • Keijo Kajantie
  • Kimmo Tuominen
  • Knut Oddvar Høie Vadla
  • Lillian Smestad
  • Mads Toudal Frandsen
  • Magnar Kopangen Bugge
  • Magne Lauritzen
  • Maiken Pedersen
  • Maja Olvegård
  • Mari Røysheim
  • Mark Hindmarsh
  • Martin Ljunggren
  • Max Isacson
  • Mikael Mårtensson
  • Mike Lauge
  • Mikko Voutilainen
  • Nils-Erik Bomark
  • Ole Rohne
  • Olof Lundberg
  • Paula Eerola
  • Peter Hansen
  • Poul Damgaard
  • Raju Venugopalan
  • Richard Brenner
  • Roman Pasechnik
  • Ruth Pöttgen
  • Sameerah Jamal
  • Sami Nurmi
  • Samuel Baxter
  • Santeri Laurila
  • Sara Buur Svendsen
  • Simen Hellesund
  • steen hansen
  • stefania xella
  • Stephen West
  • Sytze Brandenburg
  • Tomas Gonzalo
  • Tomas Snellman
  • Tommi Alanne
  • Torsten Bringmann
  • Trine Poulsen
  • Trond Fredheim
  • Tuomas Lappi
  • Vanja Morisbak
  • Vera-Maria Enckell
  • Ville Vaskonen
  • Wouter Verkerke
  • Zongchang Yang
    • 14:00 17:00
      Buses from Oslo to Skeikampen (time TBC, about 2pm) 3h
    • 17:00 18:00
      Welcome and reception
    • 09:00 09:45
      Invited talks: Higgs Precision Measurements
      Convener: Wouter Verkerke (Nikhef National institute for subatomic physics (NL))
      • 09:00
        HIggs precision measurements lecture 1 45m
        Speaker: Wouter Verkerke (Nikhef National institute for subatomic physics (NL))
    • 09:45 10:30
      Invited talks: Physics of the Big Bang
      Convener: Mark Hindmarsh (University of Sussex)
    • 10:30 15:30
      Lunch break: Lunch + Ski
    • 15:30 16:15
      Invited talks: Dark Matter Detection
      Convener: Stephen West (Royal Holloway, University of London)
      • 15:30
        Dark matter detection 1 45m
        Speaker: Stephen West (Royal Holloway, University of London)
    • 16:15 17:00
      Invited talks: QCD / Ultra-Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
      Convener: Raju Venugopalan (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Coffee break
    • 17:30 19:15
      Contributed talks
      • 17:30
        Discovery strategies for new resonant and non-resonant phenomena with hadronic jets at the ATLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Caterina Doglioni (Lund University (SE))
      • 17:45
        Searches for Physics Beyond the Standard Model in Monojet Signatures with ATLAS 15m
        Speaker: Olof Lundberg (Stockholm University (SE))
      • 18:00
        Search for narrow resonances decaying to dijets in proton-proton collisions with the CMS detector at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV 15m
        Speaker: Juska Pekkanen (University of Helsinki (FI))
      • 18:15
        Jet Fragmentation Transverse Momentum Distributions In Proton-Lead Collisions Measured By The ALICE Experiment At LHC 15m
        Speaker: Tomas Wilhelm Snellman (University of Jyvaskyla (FI))
      • 18:30
        Early atmospheric muon rejection with PINGU - the low energy extension to IceCube 15m
        Speaker: Eva Hansen
      • 18:45
        Measuring pancakes in space 15m
        Speaker: Steen H Hansen
    • 09:00 09:45
      Invited talks: Physics of the Big Bang
      Convener: Mark Hindmarsh (University of Sussex)
    • 09:45 10:30
      Invited talks: Dark Matter Detection
      Convener: Stephen West (Royal Holloway, University of London)
      • 09:45
        Dark Matter Detection lecture 2 45m
        Speaker: Stephen West (Royal Holloway, University of London)
    • 10:30 15:30
      Lunch break
    • 15:30 16:15
      Invited talks: Higgs Precision Measurements
      Convener: Wouter Verkerke (Nikhef National institute for subatomic physics (NL))
      • 15:30
        Higgs Precision Measurements lecture 2 45m
        Speaker: Wouter Verkerke (Nikhef National institute for subatomic physics (NL))
    • 16:15 17:00
      Invited talks: QCD / Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
      Convener: Raju Venugopalan (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
      • 16:15
        QCD, heavy ions lecture 2 45m
        Speaker: Raju Venugopalan (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Coffee break
    • 17:30 19:05
      Contributed talks
      Convener: Are Raklev (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 17:30
        Observational signatures of Higgs inflation 15m
        Speaker: Vera-Maria Enckell
      • 17:45
        Characterisation, plans and prospects of positronium formation in the AEgIS experiment 15m
        Speaker: Lillian Smestad (The Research Council of Norway)
      • 18:00
        Study of antiproton annihilation in silicon with a hybrid pixel detector using the TimePix3 readout 15m
        Speaker: Helga Holmestad (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 18:15
        Plasmon mass in classical Yang-Mills theory 15m
        Speaker: Jarkko Peuron (University of Jyväskylä)
      • 18:30
        Yang-Mills condensates in Cosmology 15m
        Speaker: Roman Pasechnik (Lund University)
      • 18:45
        Trials factors and the significance of the diphoton mass peaks at 750 GeV seen by ATLAS and CMS in the 2015 data 20m
        Both ATLAS and CMS observed small deviations from the background expectation at 750 GeV in the diphoton mass spectrum of the proton-proton collision data collected during 2015. The calculation of the trials factors that account for the look - elsewhere effect will be discussed as will a "hallway-statistics" combination of the results.
        Speaker: Alexander Lincoln Read (University of Oslo (NO))
    • 09:00 09:45
      Invited talks: Searches for BSM Physics
      Convener: Prof. Freya Blekman (IIHE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE))
      • 09:00
        Searches for BSM Physics lecture 1 45m
        Speaker: Prof. Freya Blekman (IIHE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE))
    • 09:45 10:30
      Invited talks: Particle Physics Phenomenology
      Convener: Mads Toudal Frandsen (Unknown)
      • 09:45
        Particle Physics Phenomenology lecture 1 45m
        Speaker: Mads Frandsen (Oxford University)
    • 10:30 15:30
      Lunch break
    • 15:30 16:15
      Invited talks: Proton Therapy
      Convener: Sytze Brandenburg (University of Groningen)
      • 15:30
        Proton therapy 45m
        Speaker: Sytze Brandenburg (University of Groningen)
    • 16:15 17:00
      Invited talks: Physics of the Big Bang
      Convener: Mark Hindmarsh (University of Sussex)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Coffee break
    • 17:30 19:00
      Contributed talks
      Convener: Stefania Xella (University of Copenhagen (DK))
      • 17:30
        Supersymmetry Searches with the ATLAS detector: Electroweak gauginos, sleptons and Dark Matter (aka SUSY around the corner) 15m
        Speaker: Knut Oddvar Hoie Vadla (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 17:45
        Search for new phenomena in the dilepton final state using proton-proton collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Vanja Morisbak (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 18:00
        Search for new resonances in events with one lepton and missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Magnar Kopangen Bugge (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 18:15
        Self-interacting dark matter and cosmology of a light scalar mediator 15m
        Speaker: Ville Vaskonen
      • 18:30
        Dark matter seen from kimberlite pipes vulcanoes 15m
        Speaker: Holger Bech Nielsen
    • 19:30 21:30
      Conference dinner 2h
    • 09:00 09:45
      Invited talks: ESS / n-nbar Oscillations
      Convener: David Anthony Milstead (Stockholm University (SE))
      • 09:00
        ESS / n-nbar Oscillations 45m
        Speaker: David Anthony Milstead (Stockholm University (SE))
    • 09:45 10:30
      Invited talks: Particle Physics Phenomenology
      Convener: Mads Toudal Frandsen (Unknown)
      • 09:45
        Particle physics phenomenology lecture 2 45m
        Speaker: Mads Frandsen (Oxford University)
    • 10:30 15:30
      Lunch break
    • 15:30 16:15
      Invited talks: Searches for BSM Physics
      Convener: Prof. Freya Blekman (IIHE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE))
    • 16:15 17:00
      Invited talks: Education and Outreach session
      • 16:15
        LHC discoveries and particle physics concepts for education 20m
        Speaker: Farid Ould-Saada (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 16:40
        Physics concepts and education related to LHC-physics seen by a high school teacher and masterclass author 20m
        Speakers: Maiken Pedersen (University of Oslo (NO)) , Maiken Pedersen
    • 17:00 17:30
      Coffee break
    • 17:30 19:15
      Contributed talks
      Convener: Alexander Lincoln Read (University of Oslo (NO))
      • 17:30
        ESSnuSB: an opportunity to measure the higher leptonic CP violation signal at the second oscillation maximum 15m
        Speaker: Maja Olvegaard (Uppsala University (SE))
      • 17:45
        Wavelets 15m
        Speaker: Freja Thoresen (University of Copenhagen (DK))
      • 18:00
        Model Building in Grand Unified Theories 15m
        Speaker: Tomas Gonzalo
      • 18:15
        An introduction to GAMBIT 15m
        Speaker: Dr. Anders Kvellestad (Nordita)
      • 18:30
        Radiatively Induced Fermi Scale in Grand Unified Theories 15m
        Speaker: Tommi Alanne
      • 18:45
        Measuring Higgs properties in proton-proton collisions with the CMS experiment 15m
        Speaker: Jaana Kristiina Heikkilae (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))
    • 08:00 11:00
      Bus from Skeikampen to Oslo (8:00) 3h
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