Progress on Old and New Themes in cosmology (PONT) 2017

from Monday, April 24, 2017 (8:00 AM) to Friday, April 28, 2017 (3:30 PM)
Palais des Papes, Avignon (Chambre du Trésorier)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 24, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
9:00 AM
1 - Gravitational Waves and related (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger and inspiral of two black holes - Bruce Allen (Max Planck Society/Albert Einstein Institute Hannover)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:45 AM LISA and the low-frequency gravitational universe - Karsten Danzmann (M)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Decoding gravitational waves to measure black holes - Mark Hannam (Cardiff University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:45 AM Black holes in the gravitational wave cosmic landscape - Monica Colpi   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM
2 - Modified Gravity and Dark Energy (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Cosmological tests of modified gravity - Kazuya Koyama (University of Portsmouth)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:45 AM Cosmology and dark energy with the Euclid satellite - Anne Ealet (CNRS)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Cosmological results at z~1 from the completed VIPERS galaxy survey - Luigi Guzzo (Universita' di Milano)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:45 AM BBN - new ideas for old problems - Josef Pradler (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM
3 - The future of CMB and LSS (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Future Steps in Cosmology using CMB Spectral Distortions - Jens Chluba (University of Cambridge)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:45 AM Exploring the inflation era with CMB Polarization - Jean-Christophe Hamilton   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Measurements of the Local Value of the Hubble Constant - Daniel Scolnic   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:45 AM Dark Energy Survey (DES) - results and prospects for future - Bob Nichol   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM
4 - Numerical simulations (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Dark Matter distribution around galaxies: predictions from simulations - Andrea Maccio'   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:45 AM Fundamental physics with the intergalactic medium - Matteo Viel   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Full GR cosmological simulations with numerical relativity - Marco Bruni (University of Portsmouth)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:45 AM Testing cosmic degeneracies with the SIMCODE project - Marco Baldi (Bologna University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM
5 - Dark Matter (until 12:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:00 AM Old and New Ideas in Dark Matter Direct Detection - Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano (Northwestern University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
9:45 AM Searching for dark matter in the Milky Way: current results and perspectives - Francesca Calore (LAPTh, CNRS)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Probing ultralight bosons with compact objects and gravitational waves - Paolo Pani   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:45 AM Primordial black holes and r-process nucleosynthesis - Alexander Kusenko   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Afternoon session (until 6:15 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Gravitational Astrometry and Local Cosmology with Gaia - Mariateresa Crosta   (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:53 PM Gaia, scalar-tensor theories of gravity, and its cosmological implications - Alberto Vecchiato   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:15 PM A New Age for Quiontessential Inflation - Dr Konstantinos Dimopoulos (Lancaster University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:30 PM Cosmic Inflation from Yang-Mills Instantons - Prof. Seoktae Koh (Jeju National University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:45 PM Minimal but non-minimal inflation and electroweak symmetry breaking - Antonio Racioppi (National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (EE))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM Higgs Dynamics During And After Inflation - Marco Zatta (University of Helsinki)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:45 PM SMASH - Guillermo Ballesteros (CEA Paris-Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM Cosmology with Goldstone bosons: compact and non-compact cosets - Ms Djuna Croon (University of Sussex)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:15 PM Unitary NEC Violation in P(X) cosmologies - Scott Melville (Imperial College, London)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:30 PM Gravitational waves from the QCD chiral phase transition before the electroweak symmetry breaking - Dr Kengo Shimada (LAPTh)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:45 PM Superradiance in rotating stars and implications for dark sectors - Tien-Tien Yu (CERN)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
6:00 PM Piercing the Vainshtein screen with gravitational waves - Jose Beltran Jimenez (Universite d'Aix-Marseille)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
6:45 PM --- Welcome cocktail ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
Afternoon session (until 7:25 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:40 PM Relaxing SUSY - Matthew McCullough (Oxford University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:25 PM Effective Theory of (Higher-Order) Scalar Tensor Theories - Dr Filippo Vernizzi (IPhT, CEA/Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:40 PM Effective theory of dark energy and kinetic matter mixing - Mr Mancarella Michele (IPhT - CEA Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:55 PM Waves in Scalar-Tensor Theories - Robert Hagala   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:10 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:40 PM Unveiling Dark Energy from LSS: the theoretical side of the challenge. - Alessandra Silvestri (Leiden University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:25 PM Priors on the dark energy equation of state and modified growth parameters from general scalar field theories - Levon Pogosian (Simon Fraser University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:40 PM Generalized Einstein-Aether as a dark energy fluid - Mr Damien Trinh (University of Manchester)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:55 PM Applications of the EoS formalism to f(R) models - Dr Francesco Pace (JBCA, University of Manchester)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
6:10 PM Effective Field Theory of Dark Energy in the Effective Field Theory of Large-Scale Structure - Matthew Lewandowski (CEA Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
7:30 PM
Popular Science Event (in French) (until 9:30 PM) ()
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
3 - The future of CMB and LSS (until 3:15 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Theoretical studies of the Large Scale Structure: results and prospects - Vincent Desjacques   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:15 PM
Afternoon session (until 6:30 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:15 PM Neutrinos in cosmology, from CMB to Lyman-alpha forests - Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille (CEA)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM How well can future CMB missions constrain inflation and reheating? - Dr Vincent Vennin (University of Portsmouth (UK), Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:45 PM Optimal and fast Wiener filtering of CMB maps without preconditioning - Mr Doogesh Kodi Ramanah (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM CMB Anomalies From Next Generation Polarization Measurements - Suvodip Mukherjee   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:15 PM Cosmology with the Euclid galaxy bispectrum - Victoria Yankelevich (Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, University of Bonn)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:30 PM Fully non-linear statistical analysis of Large scale structure data for wide and deep surveys - Guilhem Lavaux (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:45 PM Consistency relations for large-scale structures: applications to the integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect and the kinematic Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect - Luca Alberto Rizzo   (Chambre du Trésorier)
6:00 PM The Homogeneity Scale of the Universe - Mr Pierros Delis   (Chambre du Trésorier)
6:15 PM Numerical tests on renormalised non-linear galaxy bias - Kim Werner (Argelander Institut, University of Bonn)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:30 PM
4 - Numerical simulations (until 3:15 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
2:30 PM Cosmological simulations beyond the quasi-static approximation: what can we learn from them? - Claudio Llinares (Durham University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:15 PM
Afternoon session (until 6:00 PM) (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:15 PM Dynamically constrained model of Galactic subhalos and impact on dark matter searches - Mr Martin Stref (Montpellier University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:30 PM A unique probe of dark matter in the core of M87 with the Event Horizon Telescope - Dr Thomas Lacroix (LUPM)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
3:45 PM Cosmological signatures of electromagnetically decaying dark matter - Vivian Poulin (LAPTh, Annecy-le-vieux)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter from Axion Inflation - Dr Francesco Muia   (Chambre du Trésorier)
4:45 PM Split light Dark Matter - Chu Xiaoyong   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:00 PM The impact of pair flips on redshift-space distortions - Mr Joseph Kuruvilla   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:15 PM Evaporation of the de Sitter horizon - Tommi Markkanen   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:30 PM Braneworld cosmology and holography - Neven Bilic (Rudjer Boskovic Institute)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
5:45 PM Gravitational birefringence of light - Mr Thomas Schucker (CPT)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
7:45 PM --- Banquet ---
12:30 PM --- Last Lunch ---