Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Bryan Lynn , Glenn David Starkman (Case Western Reserve University (US))

The Standard Model  at 50 Years: A Celebratory Symposium

Physics Department, Case Western Reserve University,

Cleveland, Ohio, USA. 

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    • 1:00 PM 5:40 PM
      Afternoon session: Origins
      Convener: Robert Brown
      • 1:00 PM
        Welcome 10m
        Speakers: Cyrus Taylor , Glenn D. Starkman , Kathleen Kash
      • 1:10 PM
        Discovery of the Higgs boson at the LHC (after a 50-year search!) 40m
        Speaker: Jonathan Butterworth (University College London (UK))
      • 1:50 PM
        Neutrino Oscillations 40m
        Speaker: Takaaki Kajita
      • 2:30 PM
        Origins of Quantum Chromo-Dynamics 2h
        • Soft pions 40m
          Speaker: Stephen Adler
        • Charm, beauty, R(e+ e- to 3 jets) / R(e+ e- to 2 jets) 40m
          Speaker: Mary K. Gaillard
        • The strong interaction 40m
          Speaker: James D. Bjorken
      • 4:30 PM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 5:00 PM
        Quarks 40m
        Speaker: Jerome I. Friedman
    • 9:00 AM 12:50 PM
      Morning session: Vindication of the Quantum-loop Structure of the Standard Model
      Convener: Kurt Hinterbichler
      • 9:00 AM
        High-precision electro-weak theory 1h 20m
      • 10:20 AM
        Today’s Technology, Engineering and applied Mathematics is Yesterday’s Science 40m
        Speaker: Bennie F.L. Ward
      • 11:00 AM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:30 AM
        Renormalization and unitarity of spontaneously broken gauge theories 40m
        Speaker: Gerard ‘t Hooft
      • 12:10 PM
        Nuclei in the Standard Model and Beyond 40m
        Speaker: Ubirajara van Kolck
    • 12:50 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 10m
    • 2:00 PM 5:50 PM
      Afternoon session: “The Core Theory:” Standard Model + Neutrino Masses + General Relativity
      Convener: Karsten Eggert
      • 2:00 PM
        The role of particle accelerators 40m
        Speaker: Carlo Rubbia
      • 2:40 PM
        Heavy quark physics, Tetra-quarks 40m
        Speaker: Mark Wise
      • 3:20 PM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 3:50 PM
        Lattice gauge theories 40m
        Speaker: Norman Christ
      • 4:30 PM
        The discovery of the gluon 40m
        Speaker: Sau Lan Wu
      • 5:10 PM
        Doorways to New Physics 40m
        Speaker: Pavel Fileviez Perez
    • 9:00 AM 12:50 PM
      Morning session: Modern Challenges
      Convener: Cyrus Taylor
      • 9:00 AM
        High-precision electro-weak experiments 40m
        Speaker: Alain Blondel
      • 9:40 AM
        Baryo-genesis 40m
        Speaker: Rocky Kolb
      • 10:20 AM
        Cosmic Microwave Background 40m
        Speaker: George Smoot
      • 11:00 AM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:30 AM
        Expansion of the universe 40m
        Speaker: Alexei V. Filippenko
      • 12:10 PM
        CP violation 40m
        Speaker: Helen Quinn
    • 12:50 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 10m
    • 2:00 PM 5:00 PM
      Afternoon session: The Core Theory (continued)
      • 2:00 PM
        Welcome to CWRU 10m
        Speakers: Barbara Snyder (President, CWRU) , James Wyant (Chair, Board of Trustees)
      • 2:10 PM
        The alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station 40m
        Speaker: Samuel C. C. Ting
      • 2:50 PM
        Core Theory Cosmology 40m
        Speaker: Glenn D. Starkman
      • 3:30 PM
        The problems of quantum mechanics 40m
        Speaker: Steven Weinberg
      • 4:10 PM
        Coffee Break 50m
    • 5:00 PM 6:30 PM
      Public lecture: The Standard Model and Beyond
      Convener: Evalyn Gates
      • 5:00 PM
        The Standard Model and Beyond (Public Lecture) 1h
        Speaker: David Gross
      • 6:00 PM
        Book Signing 30m
    • 6:30 PM 10:00 PM
      Symposium Reception at Cleveland Museum of Art
    • 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
      Morning session: New Developments
      Convener: Glenn D. Starkman
      • 9:00 AM
        The quark-gluon plasma 40m
        Speaker: Jurgen Schukraft
      • 9:40 AM
        Unity from Amplitudes: Gravitons to Gluons to Pions 40m
        Speaker: Clifford Cheung
      • 10:20 AM
        Gravitational waves: from idea to discovery 40m
        Speaker: Daniel Sigg
    • 11:00 AM 11:20 AM
      Coffee Break 20m
    • 11:20 AM 12:40 PM
      Concluding reamarks
      Convener: Glenn D. Starkman
      • 11:20 AM
        Searching for New Physics without colliders 40m
        Speaker: Savas Dimopoulos
      • 12:00 PM
        The conceptual basis of the Standard Model 40m
        Speaker: Steven Weinberg