PPC 2018: XII International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology

from Monday, August 20, 2018 (8:00 AM) to Friday, August 24, 2018 (5:00 PM)
Zürich (RAI-G-041)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Aug 20, 2018
Aug 21, 2018
Aug 22, 2018
Aug 23, 2018
Aug 24, 2018
8:30 AM
Organizational -Prof. Guenther Dissertori (ETH Zurich) (until 9:30 AM) (RAI-G-041)
8:30 AM Registration   (RAI-G-041)
9:15 AM Conference Welcome - Lesya Shchutska (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM
Late universe cosmology -Dr Tomek Kacprzak (ETH Zurich) (until 10:30 AM) (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM An Analytic Approach to Cosmic Structures - Matthias Bartelmann (Heidelberg University (DE))   (RAI-G-041)
10:00 AM The Hubble Constant: Implications for Cosmology - Sherry Suyu (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics / Technical University of Munich)   (RAI-G-041)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Low energy precision experiments -Prof. Klaus Kirch (PSI / ETH Zurich) (until 12:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
11:00 AM Dark sectors at the precision/intensity frontier - Adam Ritz (University of Victoria)   (RAI-G-041)
11:30 AM Searching for dark matter using ultra cold neutrons - Dr Philipp Schmidt-Wellenburg (Paul Scherrer Institute)   (RAI-G-041)
12:00 PM Atomic physics tests of dark matter and dark energy - Paul Hamilton (University of California, Los Angeles (US))   (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM
Late universe cosmology -Dr Hamsa Padmanabhan (ETH Zurich) (until 11:00 AM) (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM From pixels to physics: the promise of large cosmological surveys - Hiranya Peiris (University College London (UK))   (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM Probing the nature of dark matter with astrophysical observations - Aurel Schneider (University of Zurich)   (RAI-G-041)
10:00 AM Dark-energy constraints from forthcoming cluster and galaxy surveys - Cristiano Porciani (University of Bonn (DE))   (RAI-G-041)
10:30 AM The Landscape of Modified Gravity - Lavinia Heisenberg (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   (RAI-G-041)
11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:30 AM
Dark matter -Prof. Thomas Gehrmann (Univ. Zurich) (until 12:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
11:30 AM Cosmological Probes of Dark Matter Interactions - Vera Gluscevic (University of Florida, Princeton University)   (RAI-G-041)
12:00 PM Axion Dark Matter Experiment (ADMX) Recent Results and Future Prospects - William Wester (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (Fermilab))   (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM
Collider physics -Prof. Florencia Canelli (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) (until 10:30 AM) (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM Exotic searches at the LHC - Alejandro Gomez Espinosa (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM SUSY searches at the LHC - Marija Vranjes Milosavljevic (Institute of Physics Belgrade (RS))   (RAI-G-041)
10:00 AM Rare, Exotic, and Invisible Higgs boson at the LHC - Abideh Jafari (CERN)   (RAI-G-041)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Collider physics -Prof. Ben Kilminster (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) (until 12:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
11:00 AM Search for dark sectors and long-lived particles at the LHC - Katherine Pachal (Simon Fraser University (CA))   (RAI-G-041)
11:30 AM Search for low and high mass resonances at the LHC - Carlos Andres Florez Bustos (Universidad de los Andes (CO))   (RAI-G-041)
12:00 PM Tests of Lepton Flavor Universality at LHCb - Annarita Buonaura (Universität Zürich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM
Dark matter -Prof. Nicola Serra (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) (until 10:30 AM) (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM Accelerator-based Searches for Light DM - Ruth Pottgen (Lund University (SE))   (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM Accelerator-based light particle searches at NA62 experiment - Gia Khoriauli (Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz (DE))   (RAI-G-041)
10:00 AM SHiP and its relation to DM and cosmology - Kyrylo Bondarenko (Leiden University (NL))   (RAI-G-041)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Dark matter -Prof. Florencia Canelli (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) (until 12:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
11:00 AM Dark matter searches with ATLAS and CMS - Ruth Pottgen (Lund University (SE))   (RAI-G-041)
11:30 AM Dark matter mediator searches with the LHC - David Yu (Brown University (US))   (RAI-G-041)
12:00 PM Sterile neutrino DM: status and overview - Alexey Boiarskyi (Leiden University (NL))   (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM
Model building -Prof. Thomas Gehrmann (Univ. Zurich) (until 11:00 AM) (RAI-G-041)
9:00 AM Recent developments in model building - Christophe Grojean (DESY (Hamburg) and Humboldt University (Berlin))   (RAI-G-041)
9:30 AM Exotic DM models - Asher Berlin (University of Chicago)   (RAI-G-041)
10:00 AM Dark sectors - Joshua Thomas Ruderman (NYU)   (RAI-G-041)
10:30 AM Model building inspired by flavor physics - David Marzocca (INFN Trieste)   (RAI-G-041)
11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:30 AM
Closing session/summary talks -Prof. Lesya Shchutska (ETH Zurich (CH)) (until 1:00 PM) (RAI-G-041)
11:30 AM Closing talk: theory - Kfir Blum (CERN)   (RAI-G-041)
12:15 PM Closing talk: experiment - Stefan Schoenert (Technical University of Munich)   (RAI-G-041)
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Early universe cosmology -Prof. Jaiyul Yoo (Univ. Zurich) (until 3:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
2:00 PM Matter in the Universe as a Consequence of the Fermi Scale Epoch - Mikhail Shaposhnikov (EPFL)   (RAI-G-041)
2:30 PM Exploring the Early Universe with the Cosmic Microwave Background - Ruth Durrer Zimmermann (University of Geneva)   (RAI-G-041)
3:00 PM Cosmology of Fibre Inflation Models - Michele Cicoli (Università di Bologna)   (RAI-G-041)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM
Gravitational waves -Prof. Philippe Jetzer (Univ. Zurich) (until 6:00 PM) (RAI-G-041)
4:00 PM Direct gravitational wave detection and its implications for fundamental physics, astrophysics, and cosmology - Prof. Chris Van Den Broeck (University of Groningen)   (RAI-G-041)
4:30 PM The long vision of gravitational wave astronomy - Alberto Sesana (University of Birmingham)   (RAI-G-041)
5:00 PM Probing nuclear physics with gravitational waves - Tanja Hinderer (Radboud University)   (RAI-G-041)
5:30 PM Seeing and Hearing the Violent Universe: the astrophysics of compact object mergers - Samaya Nissanke (Radboud University)   (RAI-G-041)
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Neutrinos -Prof. Lesya Shchutska (ETH Zurich (CH)) (until 3:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
2:00 PM Neutrinos and cosmology - Martina Gerbino (Stockholm University)   (RAI-G-041)
2:30 PM Latest results from NOvA - Will Flanagan (University of Dallas)   (RAI-G-041)
3:00 PM Latest results from T2K - Laura Molina Bueno (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
3:30 PM
Short presentations & Poster session -Prof. Ben Kilminster (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) (until 4:10 PM) (RAI-G-041)
3:30 PM First search for invisible decays of ortho-positronium confined in a vacuum cavity - Dr Carlos Vigo Hernandez (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   (RAI-G-041)
3:35 PM The Mu3e Experiment - Mr Lukas Gerritzen (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
3:40 PM The GBAR experiment: Gravitational behaviour of antihydrogen at rest and a measurement of the antihydrogen Lamb shift - Gianluca Janka (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
3:45 PM Cosmological implications of ultra-light axion-like particles - Dr Vivian Poulin (Johns Hopkins University (US))   (RAI-G-041)
3:50 PM Leptogenesis in Cosmological Relaxation with Particle Production - Fang Ye (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST))   (RAI-G-041)
3:55 PM Fourier domain gravitational waveforms for precessing eccentric binaries - Yannick Boetzel (University of Zurich)   (RAI-G-041)
4:00 PM Gravitational wave polarization from combined Earth-space detectors - Mr Adrian Boitier (Physics Department , University of Zurich)   (RAI-G-041)
4:10 PM --- Coffee break & posters ---
5:30 PM --- Welcome apero (photo in front of building at 17:20) ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Modern tools in detection and data analysis in particle physics and astrophysics -Prof. Christophorus Grab (ETH Zurich (CH)) (until 3:30 PM) (RAI-G-041)
2:00 PM Machine Learning: From Industry to Science - Fedor Ratnikov (Yandex School of Data Analysis (RU))   (RAI-G-041)
2:30 PM Deep Learning and the challenges of High-Luminosity LHC - Maurizio Pierini (CERN)   (RAI-G-041)
3:00 PM Networked data-science for research, academic communities and beyond - Andrey Ustyuzhanin (Yandex School of Data Analysis (RU))   (RAI-G-041)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM --- Excursion to the Old Town ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Dark matter -Prof. Laura Baudis (University of Zurich) (until 3:00 PM) (RAI-G-041)
2:00 PM Searching for Low-Mass Dark Matter Particles: DAMIC, SuperCDMS and CRESST - Silvia Scorza (SNOLAB)   (RAI-G-041)
2:30 PM Dark matter searches with liquid xenon detectors - Teresa Marrodán Undagoitia (Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik)   (RAI-G-041)
3:00 PM
Organizational -Prof. Lesya Shchutska (ETH Zurich (CH)) (until 3:15 PM) (RAI-G-041)
3:00 PM PPC 2019: Welcome from the organizers - Carlos Andres Florez Bustos (Universidad de los Andes (CO))   (RAI-G-041)
3:15 PM
Short presentations & Poster session -Prof. Guenther Dissertori (ETH Zurich) (until 3:35 PM) (RAI-G-041)
3:15 PM Neutrino mass via fermion kinetic mixing; Scotogenic model in the context of SU(7) GUT; Neutrino mass and $R_{(K*)}$ and $R_{(D*)}$ anomalies via $R_2$ and $S_3$ leptoquarks - Dr Oleg Popov (Seoul National University of Science and Technology)   (RAI-G-041)
3:20 PM The path to a neutrino mass sum measurement from cosmology - Thejs Brinckmann (RWTH Aachen)   (RAI-G-041)
3:25 PM NA64 searching for hidden sectors at the CERN SPS - Emilio Depero (ETH Zurich (CH))   (RAI-G-041)
3:30 PM Are Dark Matter - Dark Radiation Interactions Favoured by Cosmological Data? - Deanna C Hooper (RWTH Aachen University (DE))   (RAI-G-041)
3:35 PM --- Coffee break & posters ---
6:30 PM --- Conference dinner ---
1:00 PM
Organizational (until 1:10 PM) (RAI-G-041)
1:00 PM PPC 2019: Welcome from the organizers - Carlos Andres Florez Bustos (Universidad de los Andes (CO))   (RAI-G-041)