IDM 2018

from Sunday, 22 July 2018 (16:00) to Friday, 27 July 2018 (18:30)
MacMillian (117)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
22 Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018
24 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
26 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
AM
08:00 --- Breakfast and Registration ---
08:30
1.1 Plenary Session - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 10:30) (117)
08:30 Welcome to IDM and Brown University - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University)   (117)
08:50 Dark Matter Phenomenology - Tim M.P. Tait (University of California, Irvine)   (117)
09:15 CMB Constraints on Dark Matter - Tracy Slatyer   (117)
09:40 Dark matter in disequilibrium and its implications for direct detection - Dr Lina Necib (Caltech)   (117)
10:05 Dark Matter neatly explains anomalous Primordial 7Li Abundance - Prof. Glennys Farrar (New York Univ.)   (117)
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
1.2 Plenary Session - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 13:00) (117)
11:00 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 Cosmological signatures of decaying dark matter - Vivian Poulin   (117)
11:50 Probing the nature of dark matter with gravitational lensing - DANIEL GILMAN Mr Daniel Gilman (UCLA)   (117)
12:15 Neutrino Backgrounds at Dark Matter Detectors - Louis Strigari (Texas A&M)   (117)
12:40 The COHERENT collaboration and its first observation of CE$\nu$NS - Ivan Tolstukhin (Indiana University)   (117)
08:00 --- Breakfast and Registration ---
08:30
2.1 Plenary Session - Nigel Smith (SNOLab) (until 10:30) (117)
08:30 Low-mass WIMP searches with EDELWEISS - Jules Gascon (Universite Lyon 1)   (117)
08:55 Recent PandaX-II Results on Dark Matter Search and PandaX-4T Upgrade Status - Yong Yang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)   (117)
09:20 Status of the LZ dark matter search - Carter Hall (University of Maryland)   (117)
09:45 Projected WIMP sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter experiment - Maria Elena Monzani (SLAC)   (117)
10:05 Status and Projected Sensitivity for SuperCDMS SNOLAB - Richard Schnee (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology)   (117)
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
2.2 Plenary Session - Daniel Mckinsey (until 13:00) (117)
11:00 DarkSide latest results and the future liquid argon dark matter program - Graham Giovanetti (Princeton University)   (117)
11:25 Status of the DEAP-3600 dark matter search - Marcin Kuzniak   (117)
11:50 Updated Dark Matter Search Results from the PICO-60 Bubble Chamber - Prof. Russell Neilson (Drexel University)   (117)
12:15 One year of XENON1T - Luca Grandi (The University of Chicago)   (117)
12:40 XENONnT - The next step in XENON Dark Matter Search - Prof. Uwe Oberlack (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)   (117)
08:00 --- Breakfast and Registration ---
08:30
3.1 Plenary - Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield) (until 11:15) (117)
08:30 Understanding eV-threshold calorimeters for SuperCDMS - Alan Robinson (Université de Montréal)   (117)
08:55 SnowBall Chamber: Supercooled Water for Low-Mass Dark Matter - Prof. Matthew Szydagis (University at Albany)   (117)
09:20 Recent Analysis Efforts of the LUX Collaboration - Kelsey Oliver-Mallory (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
09:45 --- Coffee Break ---
10:05 Direct dark matter search with CDEX at CJPL - Ma Hao (Tsinghua University)   (117)
10:30 Nigel Smith (Executive Director, SNOLAB): Development of Deep Underground Facilities - Prof. Nigel Smith (SNOLAB)   (117)
11:15 --- Lunch is provided in boxes at MacMillan / NOT at Sharpe Refectory ---
11:30 --- Shuttle to Ferry (from MacMillan to Boat) ---
08:00 --- Breakfast and Registration ---
08:30
4.1 Plenary - Jonathan Pober (Brown University) (until 10:30) (117)
08:30 Dark Cosmology: Searching for Dark Matter in the Dark Ages using the Global 21-cm Spectrum - Prof. Jack Burns (University of Colorado Boulder)   (117)
08:55 The EDGES result: An update and future plans - Alan Rogers (M.I.T. Haystack Observatory)   (117)
09:20 21 cm Dark Matter Theory - Anastasia Fialkov   (117)
09:45 Interferometric 21cm and Dark Matter - Aaron Ewall-Wice   (117)
10:05 Black-hole (and other) dark matter - Marc Kamionkowski (Johns Hopkins University)   (117)
10:30 --- CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPH & Coffee Break ---
11:00
4.2 Plenary - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 13:05) (117)
11:00 The Status of Interpretations of the Galactic Center Excess - dan hooper   (117)
11:25 Axions Theory - Ben Safdi   (117)
11:50 First Results from the ADMX-G2 Axion Search - Andrew Sonnenschein (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)   (117)
12:15 A Search for Axion Dark Matter with the HAYSTAC Experiment - Dr Danielle Speller (Yale University)   (117)
12:40 Aspects of Dark Matter Axion Clumps - Prof. Mark Hertzberg (Tufts University)   (117)
08:00 --- Breakfast and Registration ---
08:30
5.1 Plenary - Carsten Krauss (University of Alberta) (until 10:30) (117)
08:30 Review on directional direct dark matter search with gaseous detectors - Prof. Kentaro Miuchi (Kobe University)   (117)
08:50 CYGNUS - a multi-latitude directional WIMP experiment - Prof. Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield)   (117)
09:10 Directional Search for Dark Matter Using Nuclear Emulsion - Prof. Atsuhiro Umemoto (Nagoya)   (117)
09:30 Recent results from the COSINE-100 experiment - Dr Jay Hyun Jo (Yale University)   (117)
09:50 Status and plans for the DAMIC experiment at SNOLAB and Modane - Grayson Rich (University of Chicago)   (117)
10:10 Direct search for light dark matter with the CRESST-III experiment - Dr Florian Reindl (HEPHY & TU Vienna)   (117)
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
5.2 Plenary - Uwe Oberlack (Rice University) (until 13:05) (117)
11:00 Baryonic Effects on the Distribution of Dark Matter - Prof. Andrew Zentner (University of Pittsburgh)   (117)
11:25 The Galactic Center Excess in Gamma Rays - Prof. Simona Murgia (University of California, Irvine)   (117)
11:50 Simulations of Structure Formation in CDM and Beyond - Mark Vogelsberger   (117)
12:15 Searching for Dark Matter at the Cosmic Dawn​ - Julian Munoz Bermejo (Johns Hopkins University)   (117)
12:40 Probing the nature of dark matter with the CMB - Dr Yacine Ali-Haimoud (New York University)   (117)
PM
18:00 Reception Drinks + Registration (345 Brook Street, Providence, RI 02912)   (Ground Floor Lobby)
13:00 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
1.3 Direct Detection - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 16:00) (117)
14:00 Doping LXe TPCs with helium for light dark matter - Hugh Lippincott (FNAL)   (117)
14:20 SuperCDMS Detector Performance and Early Science from CUTE - Tsuguo Aramaki (SLAC) Tsuguo Aramaki (Columbia University)   (117)
14:40 Electron Recoil Bubble Nucleation in PICO Bubble Chambers - Daniel Baxter (Northwestern University)   (117)
15:00 Potassium and Dark Matter: the KDK Experiment - Philippe Di Stefano (Queen's University)   (117)
15:20 ER/NR Discrimination in Liquid Xenon with the LUX Experiment - Mr Vetri Velan (University of California, Berkeley)   (117)
15:40 Dark Matter Model or Mass: Benchmark-Free Forecasting for Future Detectors - Thomas Edwards (University of Amsterdam)   (117)
14:00
1.4 Astrophysics Dynamics - JiJi Fan (Brown University) (until 16:00) ()
14:00 A Particle Physicist's Perspective on the EDGES Anomaly - Dr Samuel McDermott (FNAL)   ()
14:20 Searching for Decaying Particles with Line Intensity Mapping - Mr Cyril Creque-Sarbinowski (JHU)   ()
14:40 21-cm Implications for Dark Matter: Introduction - Gregory Ridgway (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
15:00 21-cm Implications for Dark Matter: Results - Hongwan Liu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
15:20 Estimating the local dark matter content using Gaia DR2 - Mr Jatan Buch (Brown University)   ()
16:00 --- Coffee Break ---
16:30
1.5 Direct Detection -Prof. Ian Dell'Antonio (until 18:10) (117)
16:30 Dark matter annual modulation with SABRE - Dr Lindsey Bignell   (117)
16:50 The PTOLEMY-G experiment for light dark matter direct detection - Dr Alfredo Davide Ferella (Stockholm University)   (117)
17:10 HeRALD: direct detection with superfluid 4He - Scott Hertel   (117)
17:30 Testing DAMA/LIBRA result with ANAIS-112 experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory - Susana Cebrian (Universidad de Zaragoza)   (117)
17:50 Search for low mass dark matter at DUNE - Dr Animesh Chatterjee (University of Texas Arlington)   (117)
16:30
1.6 Theory - Savvas Koushiappas (Brown University) (until 18:10) ()
16:30 Limits on Dark Matter with masses <~ GeV. - Prof. Glennys Farrar (New York Univ.)   ()
16:50 Exposing Dark Sector with Future Z-Factories - Xiaoping Wang (Argonne National Lab)   ()
17:10 Long-lived particles at the LHC: catching them in time - Jia Liu (University of Chicago)   ()
17:30 Searches for Dark Matter Mediators at CMS - David Yu (Brown University (US))   ()
17:50 Lines, Boxes, and Energy Duality: Deciphering Astrophysical and Cosmological Imprints of Extended Dark Sectors - Prof. Brooks Thomas (Lafayette College)   ()
18:15 --- Shuttle from MacMillan to Museum ---
18:30 --- Museum of Art (RISD) - cocktails, hors d'oeuvres (224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903) ---
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
2.3 Direct Detection - Richard Schnee (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology) (until 16:00) (117)
14:00 The future PICO programme - Carsten Krauss (University of Alberta)   (117)
14:20 A combined energy scale for WIMP searches in liquid argon with the DarkSide-50 detector - Luca Pagani (UC Davis)   (117)
14:40 DARWIN – The Ultimate WIMP Detector - Dr Fabian Kuger (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)   (117)
15:00 Sub-GeV Dark Matter Results from a Single Electron-Hole-Pair SuperCDMS Detector - Dr Noah Kurinsky (SLAC/Stanford)   (117)
15:20 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)
15:40 The Spin-independent analysis of one tonne-year of XENON1T data - Knut Morå   (117)
14:00
2.4 Theory -Prof. Louis Strigari (Texas A&M) (until 16:00) ()
14:00 Looking for ultra light axion-like particles in the CMB - Vivian Poulin   ()
14:20 Generalised dark matter and diminishing the low CMB multipole tension - Ms Tanvi Karwal (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
14:40 Sexaquark and other uds-quark Dark Matter - Glennys Farrar (NYU)   ()
15:00 Atomic Aspects of Light Dark Matter Searches - Prof. Cheng-Pang Liu (National Dong Hwa University)   ()
15:20 Complementarity for Dark Sector Bound States - Yotam Soreq (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
15:40 Probing Velocity Dependent Self Intereacting Dark Matter with Neutrino Telescopes. - Prof. Ivone Albuquerque (University of Sao Paulo)   ()
16:00 --- Coffee Break ---
16:30
2.5 Direct Detection -Prof. Philippe DiStefano (until 18:30) (117)
16:30 Background analysis in a one tonne-year dark matter search of XENON1T - Dr Fei Gao (Columbia University)   (117)
16:50 First results of high voltage breakdown studies with XeBrA - Lucie Tvrznikova (Yale/LBNL)   (117)
17:10 Simulations for the LUX-ZEPLIN Experiment - Prof. Vitaly Kudryavtsev (Sheffield University)   (117)
17:30 Production and high voltage testing of the LZ detector grids - RACHEL MANNINO (University of Wisconsin-Madison)   (117)
17:50 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)
18:10 Phase 2 Upgrades for the HAYSTAC Axion Experiment - Kelly Backes (Yale University)   (117)
16:30
2.6 Theory - Samuel McDermott (until 18:30) ()
16:30 Dark Matter Axion Condensates: Stability and Astrophysical Properties - Dr Enrico Schiappacasse (Institute of Cosmology - Tufts University)   ()
16:50 Early- and Late-Time Scattering of Dark Matter and Baryons in Cosmology - Kimberly Boddy (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
17:10 Complete CMB Constraints for Millicharged Dark Matter - Daniel Pfeffer   ()
17:30 Inhomogeneous initial conditions and the start of inflation - Patrick Fitzpatrick (Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
17:50 Dark decay of the neutron - Jonathan Cornell (McGill University)   ()
18:10 Dark matter and WIMPy baryogenesis in Scotogenic Model - Sin Kyu Kang (Seoul-Tech)   ()
18:30 --- --- Free Time --- (You deserve it) ---
19:55 --- Shuttle from MacMillan to Ladd Observatory ---
20:00 --- LADD Observatory - Pizza and Drinks (210 Doyle St, Providence, RI 02906) ---
12:00 --- Ferry to Newport (Departs from 25 India Street, Providence, RI 02903) ---
13:00 --- Sightseeing in Newport, Rhode Island (Please see the events page on web site http://idm2018.brown.edu for details of where to visit) ---
18:00 --- Buses from Newport (6 pm leaving from 39 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840) take you back to Brown ---
19:00 --- Lobster Banquet on the College Green ---
13:05 --- Lunch at Sharpe Refectory ---
14:00
4.3 Direct Detection - Reina Maruyama (until 16:00) (117)
14:00 Detector Stability of COSINE-100 - William Thompson (Yale University)   (117)
14:20 Rare-event searches using the Majorana Demonstrator - Prof. Wenqin Xu (University of South Dakota)   (117)
14:40 Development of Cryogenic Thermal Detectors for Sub-GeV Dark Matter - H Douglas Pinckney (Northwestern University)   (117)
15:00 COSINUS: Probing the DAMA/LIBRA claim with NaI-based cryogenic detectors - Dr Karoline Schaeffner (GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute)   (117)
15:20 DANAE – A new attempt to search for Dark Matter with DEPFET-RNDR detectors - Holger Kluck (HEPHY & TU Wien)   (117)
14:00
4.4 Axions - David Pinner (until 16:00) ()
14:00 The Stochastic Axion Scenario - adam scherlis (Stanford University)   ()
14:20 Cosmological adiabatic conversion between QCD axion and ALP - Fuminobu Takahashi (Tohoku University)   ()
14:40 Non-relativistic effective field theory of scalar field and longevity of condensates - Dr Masaki Yamada (Tufts University)   ()
15:00 Dark Matter-Baryon Scattering in Global 21cm Signal - Chih-Liang Wu (MIT)   ()
15:20 Early dark energy and the Hubble tension - Tanvi Karwal (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
15:40 Duration of classicality of the axion dark matter condensate - Dr Ariel Arza (University of Florida)   ()
16:00 --- Coffee Break (Visit to Brown LZ Fabrication Cleanroom leaves MacMillan at start of break) ---
16:30
4.5 Direct Detection - Bjoern Penning (Brandeis University) (until 18:30) (117)
16:30 The Noble Element Simulation Technique (NEST) Version 2.0 - Mr Greg Rischbieter (University at Albany)   (117)
16:50 Two Distinct Components of the Delayed Single Electron Noise in Liquid Xenon Emission Detectors - Katayun Kamdin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
17:10 Neutron production in radioactive processes relevant to underground experiments - Prof. Vitaly Kudryavtsev (University of Sheffield)   (117)
17:30 A category of extremely-fast events (EFEs) in pPCGe detectors used in CDEX - Litao Yang (Tsinghua University)   (117)
17:50 Low background Counting Facilities at SNOLAB: Current and Future - Chris Jillings (SNOLAB)   (117)
18:10 First Evidence for Radon Daughter Solubility in Liquid Xenon - Katayun Kamdin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (117)
16:30
4.6 Theory - Koushiappas (until 18:30) ()
16:30 Astrophysical Signatures of Dark Matter Accumulation in Neutron Stars - Tim Linden   ()
16:55 MADMAX: A new way to search for QCD Axion Dark Matter with a Dielectric Haloscope - Stefan Knirck (Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany)   ()
17:20 The Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment - Matthew Lawson (Stockholm University)   ()
17:45 Future prospects for axion haloscopes: Multiple cavities and really strong magnets - David Tanner   ()
18:30 --- Free Time all evening (You really deserved it this time...) ---
13:05 --- Lunch at Sharpe Refectory ---
13:45 --- UPDATE: COOLING OK - WE ARE STAYING IN MACMILLAN ---
14:00
5.3 Direct Detection - Jules Gascon (Universite Lyon 1) (until 16:00) (117)
14:00 Dark Photon Searches with SuperCDMS Technology - Belina von Krosigk (University of British Columbia)   (117)
14:20 Directional Dark Matter search with optical readouts and the CYGNO project - Elisabetta Baracchini (Gran Sasso Science Institute)   (117)
14:40 NEWS-G Light dark matter searches with a Spherical Proportional Counter - Ioannis Katsioulas (Université Paris-Saclay (FR))   (117)
15:00 Status of the TREX-DM experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory - Susana Cebrian (Universidad de Zaragoza)   (117)
15:20 NEWAGE - Prof. Kentaro Miuchi (Kobe University)   (117)
14:00
5.4 Indirect Detection -Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University) Jan Conrad (Stokcholm University) Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University) (until 16:00) ()
14:00 GAPS: Cosmic-ray antinuclei for dark matter searches - Kerstin Perez (MIT)   ()
14:20 Dwarf galaxies J-factors without priors: a frequentist Jeans analysis consistent with indirect Dark Matter searches - Andrea Chiappo (oskar klein center, stockholm university)   ()
14:40 Effects of Dark Matter Distribution Uncertainties on Milky Way Satellite Galaxy Dark Matter Searches - Mei-Yu Wang (Carnegie Mellon University)   ()
15:00 Point Sources at the Galactic Center - Rebecca Leane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
15:20 Multiwavelength analysis of annihilating dark matter as the origin of the gamma-ray emission from M31 - Mr Alex McDaniel (University of California, Santa Cruz)   ()
15:40 Astrophysical vs. dark matter interpretations of gamma-ray observations in dwarf galaxies - Alex Geringer-Sameth (Imperial College London)   ()
16:00 --- Coffee Break ---
16:30
5.5 Direct Detection - Richard Gaitskell (Brown University) (until 18:00) (117)
16:30 Modelling of electromagnetic backgrounds in the CRESST experiment - Dr Holger Kluck (HEPHY & TU Wien)   (117)
16:50 Material Informatics for Dark Matter Detection - Mr Bart Olsthoorn (Nordita) Dr Alfredo Ferella (Stockholm University) Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University)   (117)
17:10 Measurement of Background Gamma Flux in the Davis Cavern for the LZ Experiment - Luke Korley   (117)
17:30 Background Assessment of the COSINE-100 Experiment - Estella Barbosa de Souza (Yale University)   (117)
16:30
5.6 Detection Theory - Koushiappas (until 18:00) ()
16:30 GeV-Scale Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead - Rebecca Leane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
16:50 The Impact of antiproton and antimatter nuclei measurements on dark matter searches - ILIAS CHOLIS (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
18:00 --- CONFERENCE HAS ENDED (Time Off) ---