20th International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions

from Monday, 21 May 2018 (09:00) to Friday, 25 May 2018 (19:30)
Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan (Noyori conference hall)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
21 May 2018
22 May 2018
23 May 2018
24 May 2018
25 May 2018
Opening and Introduction - Sunil Gupta (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) (until 10:50) (Noyori conference hall)
09:00 Opening address - S.Gupta and LOC   (Noyori conference hall)
09:10 Welcome address - Junji HISANO (Nagoya university)   (Noyori conference hall)
09:20 Opening Remark - Yoshitaka Ito (Nagoya University (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)
09:40 High energy neutrino astronomy: Achievements and challenges - Eli Waxman   (Noyori conference hall)
10:15 Telescope Array Hybrid Composition and Auger-TA Composition Comparison - William Hanlon (University of Utah)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:50 --- Break ---
UHECR, HECR - NAOYA INOUE (SAITAMA University) (until 12:30) (Noyori conference hall)
11:10 Hadronic Interactions and Air Showers : Where do we stand ? - Dr Tanguy Pierog (KIT)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:45 Black hole jets in galaxy clusters as common origins of high-energy cosmic particles - Ke Fang (University of Maryland)   (Noyori conference hall)
12:10 Search and study of extensive air shower events with the TUS space experiment - Dr Maria Lavrova (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research)   (Noyori conference hall)
Accelerator measurements - Ralph Richard Engel (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE)) (until 10:45) (Noyori conference hall)
09:00 Recent minimum-bias measurements by ATLAS and CMS - Krzysztof Wieslaw Wozniak (Polish Academy of Sciences (PL))   (Noyori conference hall)
09:35 Review of forward physics results from the CMS experiment - Ralf Matthias Ulrich (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 LHCb: Recent and upcoming results related to cosmic ray interactions - Dr Hans Peter Dembinski (Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:45 --- Break ---
Accelerator measurements - Jing Huang (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS) (until 12:35) (Noyori conference hall)
11:05 Recent results from LHCf/RHICf - Takashi Sako (University of Tokyo (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)
11:40 Measurements of very-forward energy with the CASTOR calorimeter of CMS - Dr Sebastian Samuel Baur (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
12:05 Some stories of Brasil-Japan Collaboration and Chacaltaya Mountain - Shibuya Edison Hiroyuki   (Noyori conference hall)
UHECR, HECR -Prof. Yusaku KATAYOSE (until 11:00) (Noyori conference hall)
09:00 Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory - Sergio Petrera (University of L'Aquila)   (Noyori conference hall)
09:35 Telescope Array Experiment - Shoichi Ogio (Osaka City University)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 Tests of hadronic interactions with measurements by Pierre Auger Observatory - Raul Ribeiro Prado (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 Study of muons in extensive air showers from ultra-high energy cosmic rays measured with the Telescope Array experiment - Ryuji Takeishi (ICRR Univ. Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:00 --- Break ---
UHECR, HECR - Aya Ishihara (Chiba University) (until 12:25) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 Some results from the Yakutsk array experiment and status of the modernization program - Dr Anatoly Ivanov (Shafer Institute for Cosmophysical Research & Aeronomy)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:45 Energy loss measurements of inclined muon bundles in the Cherenkov water detector - Dr Semen Khokhlov (National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute))   (Noyori conference hall)
12:05 Atmospheric Muons Measured with IceCube - Soldin Soldin   (Noyori conference hall)
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Tanguy Pierog (KIT) (until 11:00) (Noyori conference hall)
09:00 QGSJET-III model: physics and preliminary results - Sergey Ostapchenko (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS))   (Noyori conference hall)
09:35 The hadronic interaction model Sibyll 2.3c - felix riehn (LIP Lisbon)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:05 Modelling pp, pA and AA final states with Pythia - Leif Lönnblad (Lund University (SE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 JAM: an event generator for high energy nuclear collisions - Yasushi Nara (Akita International University)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:00 --- Break ---
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Hiroyuki Sagawa (University of Tokyo) (until 12:45) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 EPOS - Klaus WERNER   (Noyori conference hall)
11:55 A new version of the DPMJET-III hadronic interaction model - Anatoli Fedynitch   (Noyori conference hall)
Cosmic-ray experiments (Gamma-rays) - Takashi SAKO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo) (until 11:00) (Noyori conference hall)
09:00 Simulations of hadronic interactions for atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes - Gernot Maier   (Noyori conference hall)
09:35 Gamma-Ray Astronomy: Recent Highlights (Ground and Space) - Stefan Ohm (DESY)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 Highlights from HAWC - Hermes León Vargas   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 LHAASO Status and Prospects on Energy Spectrum Measurements of Cosmic Ray Protons, Helium and Heavy Nuclei - Zhen Cao (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS, China)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:00 --- Break ---
Cosmic-ray experiments (Space/Balloon) - Yasushi Muraki (until 12:40) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 Nucleus-nucleus gamma-ray production cross sections at low energies - Ervin Kafexhiu   (Noyori conference hall)
11:55 GRAINE project: precise gamma-ray observation with balloon-borne emulsion telescope - Hiroki ROKUJO (Nagoya University)   (Noyori conference hall)
12:20 High-energy gamma- and cosmic-ray observations with future space-based GAMMA-400 gamma-ray telescope - Dr Nikolay Topchiev (Lebedev Physical Institute)   (Noyori conference hall)
12:30 --- Lunch ---
UHECR, HECR - Katsuaki Kasahara (until 15:35) (Noyori conference hall)
14:00 The cosmic ray energy spectrum measured with the new Tibet hybrid experiment - Jing Huang (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS)   (Noyori conference hall)
14:35 Main results of the KASCADE and KASCADE-Grande experiments - Andrea Chiavassa   (Noyori conference hall)
15:10 Measuring the Muon Content of Air Showers with IceTop - Javier Gonzalez (Bartol Research Institute, Univ Delaware)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:35 --- Break ---
Astroparticle theory (+HECR) -Prof. Kohta Murase (Penn State University) (until 18:00) (Noyori conference hall)
15:55 Cosmic ray positrons at high energy - Kfir Blum (CERN)   (Noyori conference hall)
16:30 Neutrinos from UHECR interactions - Daniel Biehl (DESY)   (Noyori conference hall)
16:55 Cutoff for Cosmic-ray Neutrino and Collider Signature with a Neutrino Portal Interaction - Dr Wen Yin (Institute of High Energy Physics)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:20 Can strangelets solve the muon puzzle ? - Zbigniew Wlodarczyk (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:40 Recent Results from the KASCADE-Grande Data Analysis - Donghwa Kang   (Noyori conference hall)
18:20 --- Reception ---
12:35 --- Lunch ---
Accelerator measurements - Masanobu Tamada (until 15:50) (Noyori conference hall)
14:00 Recent results from the cosmic ray program of the NA61/SHINE experiment - Raul Ribeiro Prado (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
14:35 Understanding production cross sections for galactic cosmic rays - Prof. Fiorenza Donato (Torino University)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:10 Investigation of abnormal absorption of cosmic-ray hadrons in lead calorimeters - Alexander Borisov (LPI RAS)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:30 Extensive Air Showers with Unusual Spatial and Temporal Structure - Dmitriy Beznosko (Nazarbayev University)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:50 --- Break ---
Cosmic-ray experiments (Neutrinos and muons) - Yoshinari Hayato (University of Tokyo) (until 18:10) (Noyori conference hall)
16:10 Improvement of Atmospheric Neutrino Predictiion Accuracy with Muon Observations - Morihiro Honda   (Noyori conference hall)
16:35 Atmospheric neutrino flux measurement (TBC) - Kimihiro Okumura (ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:00 High-energy neutrino-nucleus interactions - Shunzo Kumano (KEK)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:25 Testing of almost all modern models of hadronic interactions used in cosmic rays via help of the atmospheric vertical muons energy spectra - Anton Lukyashin (M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:45 Observation of Cosmic-Ray Muons in Egyptian Pyramids with Nuclear Emulsion and Discovery of New Void in Khufu's Pyramid - Kunihiro Morishima   (Noyori conference hall)
Poster (until 19:40) (Noyori conference hall)
12:25 --- Lunch ---
Cosmic-ray experiments (Neutrinos and muons) - Sunny Seo (until 16:00) (Noyori conference hall)
14:00 Cosmic neutrinos - Markus Ackermann (Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY))   (Noyori conference hall)
14:35 Neutrino Physics with IceCube - Spencer Klein (University of California Berkeley (US))   (Noyori conference hall)
15:00 ANTARES and KM3NeT - Paschal Anthony Coyle (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Noyori conference hall)
15:25 Neutrinos from ultra-high-energy cosmic rays: present and future - Dr Mauricio Bustamante (Niels Bohr Institute)   (Noyori conference hall)
16:00 --- Break ---
Emulsion Lab Tour (until 18:30) (Noyori conference hall)
Public Lecture (until 18:30) (Noyori conference hall)
19:00 --- Banquet ---
19:30 HOMAGE TO PROFESSOR OSCAR SAAVEDRA SAN MARTIN - Edison Hiroyuki Shibuya (UNICAMP-State University of Campinas)   ()
12:45 --- Lunch ---
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Chiho Nonaka (Nagoya University) (until 15:35) (Noyori conference hall)
14:00 Small-x saturation in forward hadronic interactions - Hirotsugu Fujii (University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
14:35 Constraining QCD transport coefficients in hadron colliders - Akihiko Monnai (Institut de Physique Théorique, CNRS/CEA)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:00 Cosmic-ray acceleration via astrophysical coherent radiation - Takanobu Amano   (Noyori conference hall)
15:35 --- Break ---
Cosmic-ray experiments (Space/Balloon) - Takashi SAKO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo) (until 17:55) (Noyori conference hall)
15:55 The CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) on the International Space Station: Results from the First Two Years of Operation - Yoichi Asaoka (Waseda University (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)
16:30 Observation of Properties of Primary and Secondary Cosmic Rays by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station - Alberto Oliva (Centro de Investigaciones Energéti cas Medioambientales y Tecno)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:05 Elemental Abundances of Ultra-Heavy GCRs measured with the SuperTIGER Instrument - Kenichi Sakai (NASA/GSFC/CRESST/UMBC)   (Noyori conference hall)
17:30 Digital Archives for Nuclear Emulsion Data - Koichi Kodama   (Noyori conference hall)
12:40 --- Lunch ---
Future experiments - Alexander Borisov (LPI RAS) (until 15:40) (Noyori conference hall)
14:00 Air shower detection by arrays of radio antennas - Frank Schröder (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))   (Noyori conference hall)
14:35 The space road to UHECR observations: challenges and expected rewards - Etienne Parizot (Université Paris Diderot / APC)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:00 EXTASIS: Radio detection of cosmic rays at low frequencies - Daniel García-Fernández   (Noyori conference hall)
15:20 Baksan Air Shower Array: New Prospects for Old Facility - Alexander Lidvansky (Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences)   (Noyori conference hall)
15:40 --- Break ---
Future experiments - Junji HISANO (Nagoya university) (until 17:15) (Noyori conference hall)
16:00 Future ground arrays for ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays: recent updates and perspectives - Dr Toshihiro FUJII (ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
16:25 Development for particle tracker with e/mu separation capability and its applications - Prof. Akimichi Taketa (Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
16:50 Prospects of future accelerator measurements at the LHC for cosmic ray research - Hans Peter Dembinski (Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg)   (Noyori conference hall)
Closing remark (until 18:00) (Noyori conference hall)
17:15 Concluding remarks - Ralph Richard Engel (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
17:40 Closing address - Yoshitaka Ito (Nagoya University (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)