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20th International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions

from Monday, May 21, 2018 (9:00 AM) to Friday, May 25, 2018 (7:30 PM)
Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan (Noyori conference hall)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
May 21, 2018
May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018
May 24, 2018
May 25, 2018
9:00 AM
Opening and Introduction - Sunil Gupta (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) (until 10:50 AM) (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM Opening address - S.Gupta and LOC   (Noyori conference hall)
9:10 AM Welcome address - Junji HISANO (Nagoya university)   (Noyori conference hall)
9:20 AM Opening Remark - Yoshitaka Ito (Nagoya University (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)
9:40 AM High energy neutrino astronomy: Achievements and challenges - Eli Waxman   (Noyori conference hall)
10:15 AM Telescope Array Hybrid Composition and Auger-TA Composition Comparison - William Hanlon (University of Utah)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:50 AM --- Break ---
11:10 AM
UHECR, HECR - NAOYA INOUE (SAITAMA University) (until 12:30 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
11:10 AM Hadronic Interactions and Air Showers : Where do we stand ? - Dr Tanguy Pierog (KIT)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:45 AM Black hole jets in galaxy clusters as common origins of high-energy cosmic particles - Ke Fang (University of Maryland)   (Noyori conference hall)
12:10 PM Search and study of extensive air shower events with the TUS space experiment - Dr Maria Lavrova (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research)   (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM
Accelerator measurements - Ralph Richard Engel (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE)) (until 10:45 AM) (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM Recent minimum-bias measurements by ATLAS and CMS - Krzysztof Wieslaw Wozniak (Polish Academy of Sciences (PL))   (Noyori conference hall)
9:35 AM Review of forward physics results from the CMS experiment - Ralf Matthias Ulrich (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 AM 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 AM --- Break ---
11:05 AM
Accelerator measurements - Jing Huang (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS) (until 12:35 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
11:05 AM Recent results from LHCf/RHICf - Takashi Sako (University of Tokyo (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)
11:40 AM 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 PM Some stories of Brasil-Japan Collaboration and Chacaltaya Mountain - Shibuya Edison Hiroyuki   (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM
UHECR, HECR -Prof. Yusaku KATAYOSE (until 11:00 AM) (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory - Sergio Petrera (University of L'Aquila)   (Noyori conference hall)
9:35 AM Telescope Array Experiment - Shoichi Ogio (Osaka City University)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 AM Tests of hadronic interactions with measurements by Pierre Auger Observatory - Raul Ribeiro Prado (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 AM 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 AM --- Break ---
11:20 AM
UHECR, HECR - Aya Ishihara (Chiba University) (until 12:25 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 AM 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 AM 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 PM Atmospheric Muons Measured with IceCube - Soldin Soldin   (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Tanguy Pierog (KIT) (until 11:00 AM) (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM QGSJET-III model: physics and preliminary results - Sergey Ostapchenko (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS))   (Noyori conference hall)
9:35 AM The hadronic interaction model Sibyll 2.3c - felix riehn (LIP Lisbon)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:05 AM Modelling pp, pA and AA final states with Pythia - Leif Lönnblad (Lund University (SE))   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 AM JAM: an event generator for high energy nuclear collisions - Yasushi Nara (Akita International University)   (Noyori conference hall)
11:00 AM --- Break ---
11:20 AM
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Hiroyuki Sagawa (University of Tokyo) (until 12:45 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 AM EPOS - Klaus WERNER   (Noyori conference hall)
11:55 AM A new version of the DPMJET-III hadronic interaction model - Anatoli Fedynitch   (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM
Cosmic-ray experiments (Gamma-rays) - Takashi SAKO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo) (until 11:00 AM) (Noyori conference hall)
9:00 AM Simulations of hadronic interactions for atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes - Gernot Maier   (Noyori conference hall)
9:35 AM Gamma-Ray Astronomy: Recent Highlights (Ground and Space) - Stefan Ohm (DESY)   (Noyori conference hall)
10:10 AM Highlights from HAWC - Hermes León Vargas   (Noyori conference hall)
10:35 AM 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 AM --- Break ---
11:20 AM
Cosmic-ray experiments (Space/Balloon) - Yasushi Muraki (until 12:40 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
11:20 AM Nucleus-nucleus gamma-ray production cross sections at low energies - Ervin Kafexhiu   (Noyori conference hall)
11:55 AM GRAINE project: precise gamma-ray observation with balloon-borne emulsion telescope - Hiroki ROKUJO (Nagoya University)   (Noyori conference hall)
12:20 PM 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 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
UHECR, HECR - Katsuaki Kasahara (until 3:35 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
2:00 PM The cosmic ray energy spectrum measured with the new Tibet hybrid experiment - Jing Huang (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS)   (Noyori conference hall)
2:35 PM Main results of the KASCADE and KASCADE-Grande experiments - Andrea Chiavassa   (Noyori conference hall)
3:10 PM Measuring the Muon Content of Air Showers with IceTop - Javier Gonzalez (Bartol Research Institute, Univ Delaware)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:35 PM --- Break ---
3:55 PM
Astroparticle theory (+HECR) -Prof. Kohta Murase (Penn State University) (until 6:00 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
3:55 PM Cosmic ray positrons at high energy - Kfir Blum (CERN)   (Noyori conference hall)
4:30 PM Neutrinos from UHECR interactions - Daniel Biehl (DESY)   (Noyori conference hall)
4:55 PM Cutoff for Cosmic-ray Neutrino and Collider Signature with a Neutrino Portal Interaction - Dr Wen Yin (Institute of High Energy Physics)   (Noyori conference hall)
5:20 PM Can strangelets solve the muon puzzle ? - Zbigniew Wlodarczyk (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland)   (Noyori conference hall)
5:40 PM Recent Results from the KASCADE-Grande Data Analysis - Donghwa Kang   (Noyori conference hall)
6:20 PM --- Reception ---
12:35 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Accelerator measurements - Masanobu Tamada (until 3:50 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
2:00 PM Recent results from the cosmic ray program of the NA61/SHINE experiment - Raul Ribeiro Prado (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
2:35 PM Understanding production cross sections for galactic cosmic rays - Prof. Fiorenza Donato (Torino University)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:10 PM Investigation of abnormal absorption of cosmic-ray hadrons in lead calorimeters - Alexander Borisov (LPI RAS)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:30 PM Extensive Air Showers with Unusual Spatial and Temporal Structure - Dmitriy Beznosko (Nazarbayev University)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:50 PM --- Break ---
4:10 PM
Cosmic-ray experiments (Neutrinos and muons) - Yoshinari Hayato (University of Tokyo) (until 6:10 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
4:10 PM Improvement of Atmospheric Neutrino Predictiion Accuracy with Muon Observations - Morihiro Honda   (Noyori conference hall)
4:35 PM Atmospheric neutrino flux measurement (TBC) - Kimihiro Okumura (ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
5:00 PM High-energy neutrino-nucleus interactions - Shunzo Kumano (KEK)   (Noyori conference hall)
5:25 PM 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)
5:45 PM 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)
6:20 PM
Poster (until 7:40 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
12:25 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Cosmic-ray experiments (Neutrinos and muons) - Sunny Seo (until 4:00 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
2:00 PM Cosmic neutrinos - Markus Ackermann (Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY))   (Noyori conference hall)
2:35 PM Neutrino Physics with IceCube - Spencer Klein (University of California Berkeley (US))   (Noyori conference hall)
3:00 PM ANTARES and KM3NeT - Paschal Anthony Coyle (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Noyori conference hall)
3:25 PM Neutrinos from ultra-high-energy cosmic rays: present and future - Dr Mauricio Bustamante (Niels Bohr Institute)   (Noyori conference hall)
4:00 PM --- Break ---
4:30 PM
Emulsion Lab Tour (until 6:30 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
4:30 PM
Public Lecture (until 6:30 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
7:00 PM --- Banquet ---
7:30 PM HOMAGE TO PROFESSOR OSCAR SAAVEDRA SAN MARTIN - Edison Hiroyuki Shibuya (UNICAMP-State University of Campinas)   ()
12:45 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Hadronic interaction theory/model - Chiho Nonaka (Nagoya University) (until 3:35 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
2:00 PM Small-x saturation in forward hadronic interactions - Hirotsugu Fujii (University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
2:35 PM Constraining QCD transport coefficients in hadron colliders - Akihiko Monnai (Institut de Physique Théorique, CNRS/CEA)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:00 PM Cosmic-ray acceleration via astrophysical coherent radiation - Takanobu Amano   (Noyori conference hall)
3:35 PM --- Break ---
3:55 PM
Cosmic-ray experiments (Space/Balloon) - Takashi SAKO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo) (until 5:55 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
3:55 PM 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)
4:30 PM 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)
5:05 PM Elemental Abundances of Ultra-Heavy GCRs measured with the SuperTIGER Instrument - Kenichi Sakai (NASA/GSFC/CRESST/UMBC)   (Noyori conference hall)
5:30 PM Digital Archives for Nuclear Emulsion Data - Koichi Kodama   (Noyori conference hall)
12:40 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Future experiments - Alexander Borisov (LPI RAS) (until 3:40 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
2:00 PM Air shower detection by arrays of radio antennas - Frank Schröder (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))   (Noyori conference hall)
2:35 PM The space road to UHECR observations: challenges and expected rewards - Etienne Parizot (Université Paris Diderot / APC)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:00 PM EXTASIS: Radio detection of cosmic rays at low frequencies - Daniel García-Fernández   (Noyori conference hall)
3:20 PM Baksan Air Shower Array: New Prospects for Old Facility - Alexander Lidvansky (Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences)   (Noyori conference hall)
3:40 PM --- Break ---
4:00 PM
Future experiments - Junji HISANO (Nagoya university) (until 5:15 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
4:00 PM Future ground arrays for ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays: recent updates and perspectives - Dr Toshihiro FUJII (ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
4:25 PM Development for particle tracker with e/mu separation capability and its applications - Prof. Akimichi Taketa (Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo)   (Noyori conference hall)
4:50 PM 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)
5:15 PM
Closing remark (until 6:00 PM) (Noyori conference hall)
5:15 PM Concluding remarks - Ralph Richard Engel (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (Noyori conference hall)
5:40 PM Closing address - Yoshitaka Ito (Nagoya University (JP))   (Noyori conference hall)