IDM 2018

from Sunday, July 22, 2018 (4:00 PM) to Friday, July 27, 2018 (6:30 PM)
MacMillian (117)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018
Jul 24, 2018
Jul 25, 2018
Jul 26, 2018
Jul 27, 2018
AM
8:00 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
8:30 AM
1.1 Plenary Session - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 10:30 AM) (117)
8:30 AM Welcome to IDM and Brown University - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University)   (117)
8:50 AM Dark Matter Phenomenology - Tim M.P. Tait (University of California, Irvine)   (117)
9:15 AM CMB Constraints on Dark Matter - Tracy Slatyer   (117)
9:40 AM Dark matter in disequilibrium and its implications for direct detection - Dr Lina Necib (Caltech)   (117)
10:05 AM Dark Matter neatly explains anomalous Primordial 7Li Abundance - Prof. Glennys Farrar (New York Univ.)   (117)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM
1.2 Plenary Session - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 1:00 PM) (117)
11:00 AM Reaching Beyond the Standard Scenarios: From Strongly Coupled Dark Sectors and Thermal Freezeout to Cosmological Phase Transitions and the Lifetime Frontier - Keith Dienes (University of Arizona)   (117)
11:25 AM Cosmological signatures of decaying dark matter - Vivian Poulin   (117)
11:50 AM Probing the nature of dark matter with gravitational lensing - DANIEL GILMAN Mr Daniel Gilman (UCLA)   (117)
12:15 PM Neutrino Backgrounds at Dark Matter Detectors - Louis Strigari (Texas A&M)   (117)
12:40 PM The COHERENT collaboration and its first observation of CE$\nu$NS - Ivan Tolstukhin (Indiana University)   (117)
8:00 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
8:30 AM
2.1 Plenary Session - Nigel Smith (SNOLab) (until 10:30 AM) (117)
8:30 AM Low-mass WIMP searches with EDELWEISS - Jules Gascon (Universite Lyon 1)   (117)
8:55 AM Recent PandaX-II Results on Dark Matter Search and PandaX-4T Upgrade Status - Yong Yang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)   (117)
9:20 AM Status of the LZ dark matter search - Carter Hall (University of Maryland)   (117)
9:45 AM Projected WIMP sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter experiment - Maria Elena Monzani (SLAC)   (117)
10:05 AM Status and Projected Sensitivity for SuperCDMS SNOLAB - Richard Schnee (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology)   (117)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM
2.2 Plenary Session - Daniel Mckinsey (until 1:00 PM) (117)
11:00 AM DarkSide latest results and the future liquid argon dark matter program - Graham Giovanetti (Princeton University)   (117)
11:25 AM Status of the DEAP-3600 dark matter search - Marcin Kuzniak   (117)
11:50 AM Updated Dark Matter Search Results from the PICO-60 Bubble Chamber - Prof. Russell Neilson (Drexel University)   (117)
12:15 PM One year of XENON1T - Luca Grandi (The University of Chicago)   (117)
12:40 PM XENONnT - The next step in XENON Dark Matter Search - Prof. Uwe Oberlack (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)   (117)
8:00 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
8:30 AM
3.1 Plenary - Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield) (until 11:15 AM) (117)
8:30 AM Understanding eV-threshold calorimeters for SuperCDMS - Alan Robinson (Université de Montréal)   (117)
8:55 AM SnowBall Chamber: Supercooled Water for Low-Mass Dark Matter - Prof. Matthew Szydagis (University at Albany)   (117)
9:20 AM Recent Analysis Efforts of the LUX Collaboration - Kelsey Oliver-Mallory (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
9:45 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:05 AM Direct dark matter search with CDEX at CJPL - Ma Hao (Tsinghua University)   (117)
10:30 AM Nigel Smith (Executive Director, SNOLAB): Development of Deep Underground Facilities - Prof. Nigel Smith (SNOLAB)   (117)
11:15 AM --- Lunch is provided in boxes at MacMillan / NOT at Sharpe Refectory ---
11:30 AM --- Shuttle to Ferry (from MacMillan to Boat) ---
8:00 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
8:30 AM
4.1 Plenary - Jonathan Pober (Brown University) (until 10:30 AM) (117)
8:30 AM Dark Cosmology: Searching for Dark Matter in the Dark Ages using the Global 21-cm Spectrum - Prof. Jack Burns (University of Colorado Boulder)   (117)
8:55 AM The EDGES result: An update and future plans - Alan Rogers (M.I.T. Haystack Observatory)   (117)
9:20 AM 21 cm Dark Matter Theory - Anastasia Fialkov   (117)
9:45 AM Interferometric 21cm and Dark Matter - Aaron Ewall-Wice   (117)
10:05 AM Black-hole (and other) dark matter - Marc Kamionkowski (Johns Hopkins University)   (117)
10:30 AM --- CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPH & Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM
4.2 Plenary - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 1:05 PM) (117)
11:00 AM The Status of Interpretations of the Galactic Center Excess - dan hooper   (117)
11:25 AM Axions Theory - Ben Safdi   (117)
11:50 AM First Results from the ADMX-G2 Axion Search - Andrew Sonnenschein (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)   (117)
12:15 PM A Search for Axion Dark Matter with the HAYSTAC Experiment - Dr Danielle Speller (Yale University)   (117)
12:40 PM Aspects of Dark Matter Axion Clumps - Prof. Mark Hertzberg (Tufts University)   (117)
8:00 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
8:30 AM
5.1 Plenary - Carsten Krauss (University of Alberta) (until 10:30 AM) (117)
8:30 AM Review on directional direct dark matter search with gaseous detectors - Prof. Kentaro Miuchi (Kobe University)   (117)
8:50 AM CYGNUS - a multi-latitude directional WIMP experiment - Prof. Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield)   (117)
9:10 AM Directional Search for Dark Matter Using Nuclear Emulsion - Prof. Atsuhiro Umemoto (Nagoya)   (117)
9:30 AM Recent results from the COSINE-100 experiment - Dr Jay Hyun Jo (Yale University)   (117)
9:50 AM Status and plans for the DAMIC experiment at SNOLAB and Modane - Grayson Rich (University of Chicago)   (117)
10:10 AM Direct search for light dark matter with the CRESST-III experiment - Dr Florian Reindl (HEPHY & TU Vienna)   (117)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM
5.2 Plenary - Uwe Oberlack (Rice University) (until 1:05 PM) (117)
11:00 AM Baryonic Effects on the Distribution of Dark Matter - Prof. Andrew Zentner (University of Pittsburgh)   (117)
11:25 AM The Galactic Center Excess in Gamma Rays - Prof. Simona Murgia (University of California, Irvine)   (117)
11:50 AM Simulations of Structure Formation in CDM and Beyond - Mark Vogelsberger   (117)
12:15 PM Searching for Dark Matter at the Cosmic Dawn​ - Julian Munoz Bermejo (Johns Hopkins University)   (117)
12:40 PM Probing the nature of dark matter with the CMB - Dr Yacine Ali-Haimoud (New York University)   (117)
PM
6:00 PM Reception Drinks + Registration (345 Brook Street, Providence, RI 02912)   (Ground Floor Lobby)
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
1.3 Direct Detection - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 4:00 PM) (117)
2:00 PM Doping LXe TPCs with helium for light dark matter - Hugh Lippincott (FNAL)   (117)
2:20 PM SuperCDMS Detector Performance and Early Science from CUTE - Tsuguo Aramaki (SLAC) Tsuguo Aramaki (Columbia University)   (117)
2:40 PM Electron Recoil Bubble Nucleation in PICO Bubble Chambers - Daniel Baxter (Northwestern University)   (117)
3:00 PM Potassium and Dark Matter: the KDK Experiment - Philippe Di Stefano (Queen's University)   (117)
3:20 PM ER/NR Discrimination in Liquid Xenon with the LUX Experiment - Mr Vetri Velan (University of California, Berkeley)   (117)
3:40 PM Dark Matter Model or Mass: Benchmark-Free Forecasting for Future Detectors - Thomas Edwards (University of Amsterdam)   (117)
2:00 PM
1.4 Astrophysics Dynamics - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM A Particle Physicist's Perspective on the EDGES Anomaly - Dr Samuel McDermott (FNAL)   ()
2:20 PM Searching for Decaying Particles with Line Intensity Mapping - Mr Cyril Creque-Sarbinowski (JHU)   ()
2:40 PM 21-cm Implications for Dark Matter: Introduction - Gregory Ridgway (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
3:00 PM 21-cm Implications for Dark Matter: Results - Hongwan Liu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
3:20 PM Estimating the local dark matter content using Gaia DR2 - Mr Jatan Buch (Brown University)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM
1.5 Direct Detection -Prof. Ian Dell'Antonio (until 6:10 PM) (117)
4:30 PM Dark matter annual modulation with SABRE - Dr Lindsey Bignell   (117)
4:50 PM The PTOLEMY-G experiment for light dark matter direct detection - Dr Alfredo Davide Ferella (Stockholm University)   (117)
5:10 PM HeRALD: direct detection with superfluid 4He - Scott Hertel   (117)
5:30 PM Testing DAMA/LIBRA result with ANAIS-112 experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory - Susana Cebrian (Universidad de Zaragoza)   (117)
5:50 PM Search for low mass dark matter at DUNE - Dr Animesh Chatterjee (University of Texas Arlington)   (117)
4:30 PM
1.6 Theory - Savvas Koushiappas (Brown University) (until 6:10 PM) ()
4:30 PM Limits on Dark Matter with masses <~ GeV. - Prof. Glennys Farrar (New York Univ.)   ()
4:50 PM Exposing Dark Sector with Future Z-Factories - Xiaoping Wang (Argonne National Lab)   ()
5:10 PM Long-lived particles at the LHC: catching them in time - Jia Liu (University of Chicago)   ()
5:30 PM Searches for Dark Matter Mediators at CMS - David Yu (Brown University (US))   ()
5:50 PM Lines, Boxes, and Energy Duality: Deciphering Astrophysical and Cosmological Imprints of Extended Dark Sectors - Prof. Brooks Thomas (Lafayette College)   ()
6:15 PM --- Shuttle from MacMillan to Museum ---
6:30 PM --- Museum of Art (RISD) - cocktails, hors d'oeuvres (224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903) ---
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
2.3 Direct Detection - Richard Schnee (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology) (until 4:00 PM) (117)
2:00 PM The future PICO programme - Carsten Krauss (University of Alberta)   (117)
2:20 PM A combined energy scale for WIMP searches in liquid argon with the DarkSide-50 detector - Luca Pagani (UC Davis)   (117)
2:40 PM DARWIN – The Ultimate WIMP Detector - Dr Fabian Kuger (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)   (117)
3:00 PM Sub-GeV Dark Matter Results from a Single Electron-Hole-Pair SuperCDMS Detector - Dr Noah Kurinsky (SLAC/Stanford)   (117)
3:20 PM Results on sub-GeV dark matter direct detection with LUX Run 3 data by using Bremsstrahlung and Migdal-effect signal - Junsong Lin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
3:40 PM The Spin-independent analysis of one tonne-year of XENON1T data - Knut Morå   (117)
2:00 PM
2.4 Theory -Prof. Louis Strigari (Texas A&M) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Looking for ultra light axion-like particles in the CMB - Vivian Poulin   ()
2:20 PM Generalised dark matter and diminishing the low CMB multipole tension - Ms Tanvi Karwal (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
2:40 PM Sexaquark and other uds-quark Dark Matter - Glennys Farrar (NYU)   ()
3:00 PM Atomic Aspects of Light Dark Matter Searches - Prof. Cheng-Pang Liu (National Dong Hwa University)   ()
3:20 PM Complementarity for Dark Sector Bound States - Yotam Soreq (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
3:40 PM Probing Velocity Dependent Self Intereacting Dark Matter with Neutrino Telescopes. - Prof. Ivone Albuquerque (University of Sao Paulo)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM
2.5 Direct Detection -Prof. Philippe DiStefano (until 6:30 PM) (117)
4:30 PM Background analysis in a one tonne-year dark matter search of XENON1T - Dr Fei Gao (Columbia University)   (117)
4:50 PM First results of high voltage breakdown studies with XeBrA - Lucie Tvrznikova (Yale/LBNL)   (117)
5:10 PM Simulations for the LUX-ZEPLIN Experiment - Prof. Vitaly Kudryavtsev (Sheffield University)   (117)
5:30 PM Production and high voltage testing of the LZ detector grids - RACHEL MANNINO (University of Wisconsin-Madison)   (117)
5:50 PM Measurements of electron extraction efficiency and low-energy electron recoil response in a two-phase xenon time projection chamber - Ethan Bernard (University of California, Berkeley Physics Dept.)   (117)
6:10 PM Phase 2 Upgrades for the HAYSTAC Axion Experiment - Kelly Backes (Yale University)   (117)
4:30 PM
2.6 Theory - Samuel McDermott (until 6:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM Dark Matter Axion Condensates: Stability and Astrophysical Properties - Dr Enrico Schiappacasse (Institute of Cosmology - Tufts University)   ()
4:50 PM Early- and Late-Time Scattering of Dark Matter and Baryons in Cosmology - Kimberly Boddy (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
5:10 PM Complete CMB Constraints for Millicharged Dark Matter - Daniel Pfeffer   ()
5:30 PM Inhomogeneous initial conditions and the start of inflation - Patrick Fitzpatrick (Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
5:50 PM Dark decay of the neutron - Jonathan Cornell (McGill University)   ()
6:10 PM Dark matter and WIMPy baryogenesis in Scotogenic Model - Sin Kyu Kang (Seoul-Tech)   ()
6:30 PM --- --- Free Time --- (You deserve it) ---
7:55 PM --- Shuttle from MacMillan to Ladd Observatory ---
8:00 PM --- LADD Observatory - Pizza and Drinks (210 Doyle St, Providence, RI 02906) ---
12:00 PM --- Ferry to Newport (Departs from 25 India Street, Providence, RI 02903) ---
1:00 PM --- Sightseeing in Newport, Rhode Island (Please see the events page on web site http://idm2018.brown.edu for details of where to visit) ---
6:00 PM --- Buses from Newport (6 pm leaving from 39 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840) take you back to Brown ---
7:00 PM --- Lobster Banquet on the College Green ---
1:05 PM --- Lunch at Sharpe Refectory ---
2:00 PM
4.3 Direct Detection - Reina Maruyama (until 4:00 PM) (117)
2:00 PM Detector Stability of COSINE-100 - William Thompson (Yale University)   (117)
2:20 PM Rare-event searches using the Majorana Demonstrator - Prof. Wenqin Xu (University of South Dakota)   (117)
2:40 PM Development of Cryogenic Thermal Detectors for Sub-GeV Dark Matter - H Douglas Pinckney (Northwestern University)   (117)
3:00 PM COSINUS: Probing the DAMA/LIBRA claim with NaI-based cryogenic detectors - Dr Karoline Schaeffner (GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute)   (117)
3:20 PM DANAE – A new attempt to search for Dark Matter with DEPFET-RNDR detectors - Holger Kluck (HEPHY & TU Wien)   (117)
2:00 PM
4.4 Axions - David Pinner (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM The Stochastic Axion Scenario - adam scherlis (Stanford University)   ()
2:20 PM Cosmological adiabatic conversion between QCD axion and ALP - Fuminobu Takahashi (Tohoku University)   ()
2:40 PM Non-relativistic effective field theory of scalar field and longevity of condensates - Dr Masaki Yamada (Tufts University)   ()
3:00 PM Dark Matter-Baryon Scattering in Global 21cm Signal - Chih-Liang Wu (MIT)   ()
3:20 PM Early dark energy and the Hubble tension - Tanvi Karwal (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
3:40 PM Duration of classicality of the axion dark matter condensate - Dr Ariel Arza (University of Florida)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break (Visit to Brown LZ Fabrication Cleanroom leaves MacMillan at start of break) ---
4:30 PM
4.5 Direct Detection - Bjoern Penning (Brandeis University) (until 6:30 PM) (117)
4:30 PM The Noble Element Simulation Technique (NEST) Version 2.0 - Mr Greg Rischbieter (University at Albany)   (117)
4:50 PM Two Distinct Components of the Delayed Single Electron Noise in Liquid Xenon Emission Detectors - Katayun Kamdin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
5:10 PM Neutron production in radioactive processes relevant to underground experiments - Prof. Vitaly Kudryavtsev (University of Sheffield)   (117)
5:30 PM A category of extremely-fast events (EFEs) in pPCGe detectors used in CDEX - Litao Yang (Tsinghua University)   (117)
5:50 PM Low background Counting Facilities at SNOLAB: Current and Future - Chris Jillings (SNOLAB)   (117)
6:10 PM First Evidence for Radon Daughter Solubility in Liquid Xenon - Katayun Kamdin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
4:30 PM
4.6 Theory - Koushiappas (until 6:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM Astrophysical Signatures of Dark Matter Accumulation in Neutron Stars - Tim Linden   ()
4:55 PM MADMAX: A new way to search for QCD Axion Dark Matter with a Dielectric Haloscope - Stefan Knirck (Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany)   ()
5:20 PM The Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment - Matthew Lawson (Stockholm University)   ()
5:45 PM Future prospects for axion haloscopes: Multiple cavities and really strong magnets - David Tanner   ()
6:30 PM --- Free Time all evening (You really deserved it this time...) ---
1:05 PM --- Lunch at Sharpe Refectory ---
1:45 PM --- UPDATE: COOLING OK - WE ARE STAYING IN MACMILLAN ---
2:00 PM
5.3 Direct Detection - Jules Gascon (Universite Lyon 1) (until 4:00 PM) (117)
2:00 PM Dark Photon Searches with SuperCDMS Technology - Belina von Krosigk (University of British Columbia)   (117)
2:20 PM Directional Dark Matter search with optical readouts and the CYGNO project - Elisabetta Baracchini (Gran Sasso Science Institute)   (117)
2:40 PM NEWS-G Light dark matter searches with a Spherical Proportional Counter - Ioannis Katsioulas (Université Paris-Saclay (FR))   (117)
3:00 PM Status of the TREX-DM experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory - Susana Cebrian (Universidad de Zaragoza)   (117)
3:20 PM NEWAGE - Prof. Kentaro Miuchi (Kobe University)   (117)
2:00 PM
5.4 Indirect Detection -Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University) Jan Conrad (Stokcholm University) Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM GAPS: Cosmic-ray antinuclei for dark matter searches - Kerstin Perez (MIT)   ()
2:20 PM Dwarf galaxies J-factors without priors: a frequentist Jeans analysis consistent with indirect Dark Matter searches - Andrea Chiappo (oskar klein center, stockholm university)   ()
2:40 PM Effects of Dark Matter Distribution Uncertainties on Milky Way Satellite Galaxy Dark Matter Searches - Mei-Yu Wang (Carnegie Mellon University)   ()
3:00 PM Point Sources at the Galactic Center - Rebecca Leane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
3:20 PM Multiwavelength analysis of annihilating dark matter as the origin of the gamma-ray emission from M31 - Mr Alex McDaniel (University of California, Santa Cruz)   ()
3:40 PM Astrophysical vs. dark matter interpretations of gamma-ray observations in dwarf galaxies - Alex Geringer-Sameth (Imperial College London)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:30 PM
5.5 Direct Detection - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 6:00 PM) (117)
4:30 PM Modelling of electromagnetic backgrounds in the CRESST experiment - Dr Holger Kluck (HEPHY & TU Wien)   (117)
4:50 PM Material Informatics for Dark Matter Detection - Mr Bart Olsthoorn (Nordita) Dr Alfredo Ferella (Stockholm University) Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University)   (117)
5:10 PM Measurement of Background Gamma Flux in the Davis Cavern for the LZ Experiment - Luke Korley   (117)
5:30 PM Background Assessment of the COSINE-100 Experiment - Estella Barbosa de Souza (Yale University)   (117)
4:30 PM
5.6 Detection Theory - Koushiappas (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM GeV-Scale Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead - Rebecca Leane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
4:50 PM The Impact of antiproton and antimatter nuclei measurements on dark matter searches - ILIAS CHOLIS (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
6:00 PM --- CONFERENCE HAS ENDED (Time Off) ---