Progress on Old and New Themes in cosmology (PONT) 2020

from Monday, 7 December 2020 (08:00) to Friday, 11 December 2020 (18:00)
Palais des Papes, Avignon (Chambre du Trésorier)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
7 Dec 2020
8 Dec 2020
9 Dec 2020
10 Dec 2020
11 Dec 2020
AM
09:00
Invited talks (until 12:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00 TBA - Nick Kaiser   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:40 TBA - Pierre Astier   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:20 --- Coffee break ---
10:40 TBA - Ludovic Montier   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:20 TBA - Roy Maartens   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:00 TBA - Eleonora Di Valentino (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00
Invited talks (until 12:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00 TBA - Sébastien Clesse (Catholic University of Louvain)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:40 Dark matter direct detection: present scenario and future prospects - Prof. José Matias-Lopes (Coimbra University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:20 --- Coffee Break ---
10:40 TBA - Noemi Frusciante (Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:20 TBA - Dr Harry Desmond (University of Oxford)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:00 TBA - Diego Blas (KCL)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00
Invited talks (until 12:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00 A fresh look at the calculation of tunneling actions - Prof. Jose Ramon Espinosa (IFT-UAM/CSIC)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:40 TBA - Christof Wetterich (Heidelberg University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:20 --- Coffee Break ---
10:40 TBA - Marco Drewes (Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL) (BE))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:20 TBA - Jacopo Ghiglieri (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:00 TBA - Robert Brandenberger (McGill University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00
Invited talks (until 12:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00 TBA - Sachiko Kuroyanagi (Tokyo University of Science)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:40 TBA - Dr Miguel Zumalacarregui (University of California at Berkeley)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:20 --- Coffee Break ---
10:40 TBA - Nicola Tamanini (IPhT CEA/Saclay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:20 TBA - Carlo Contaldi (Imperial College London)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:00 TBA - Pierre Vanhove   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00
Contributed talks (until 12:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:00 Anisotropic cosmological models under f(R;T ) theory of gravity - Bivudutta Mishra (BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:20 Bounds on masses of dark matter particles in $R^2$-gravity - Elena Arbuzova (Dubna State University and Novosibirsk State University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
09:40 Constraints on the growth rate using the observed power spectrum and multi-tracers - Jan-Albert Viljoen (University of the Western Cape)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:00 Spherical cosmological models: an alternative cosmology - Herwig Dejonghe (Ghent University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
10:20 --- Coffee break ---
10:40 Accelerated universe from non-extensive entropy - Ahmad Sheykhi   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:00 Thick Branes in Extra Dimensions and Suppressed Couplings - Ricardo Landim (Technical University of Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:20 On elastic couplings in the dark sector and the sigma8 tension - Dr Jose Beltran Jimenez   (Chambre du Trésorier)
11:40 Hubble-induced phase transitions: Walls are not forever - Dario Bettoni   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:00 Coupling to matter in degenerate scalar-tensor theories - Sebastian Garcia-Saenz (Imperial College London)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
PM
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
Invited talks (until 15:40) (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:30 TBA - Adam Riess   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:10 TBA - Silvia Galli   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:40
Contributed talks (until 18:00) (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:40 Forecast on lepton asymmetry from future CMB experiments - Mr Alexander Bonilla Rivera (UFJF)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:00 Cosmology from low radio frequencies with LoTSS - Prof. Dominik Schwarz   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:20 --- Coffee break ---
16:40 Oscillating scalar fields and the Hubble tension: a resolution with novel signatures - Prof. Tristan Smith (Swarthmore College)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:00 Detecting dark matter signals by radio data of galaxy clusters - Dr Man Ho Chan (The Education University of Hong Kong)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:20 Black Holes at Cosmic Dawn - Felix Mirabel (IAFE)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:40 The synergy between CMB spectral distortions and anisotropies - MATTEO LUCCA (IDP - ULB (Universite libre de Bruxelles))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
18:15
Social events (until 20:15) (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
Invited talks (until 15:40) (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:30 Cosmological reconstructions of gravity - Prof. Levon Pogosian (Simon Fraser University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:00 TBA - Tien-Tien Yu (University of Oregon (US))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:40
Contributed talks (until 18:00) (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:40 Ascertaining the cosmological constant using galactic superclusters in $f(R,T)$ gravity - Prof. Pradyumn Kumar Sahoo (Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:00 Dark matter and primordial black holes - Alexander Dolgov (NSU)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:20 --- Coffee break ---
16:40 Formation and Abundance of Primordial black holes - Dr Ilia Musco (University of Geneva)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:00 Relativistic effects in dark matter evolution - Oleg Lebedev (University of Helsinki)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:20 Scalar field dark matter around supermassive Black Holes - Dr Patrick Valageas (IPhT / CEA Salcay)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:40 Dark matter bound states: where do we stand? - Dr Simone Biondini (Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
19:30
Popular science event (in french) (until 21:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
Contributed talks (until 18:00) (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:30 COSMOLOGICAL CORRELATORS, IN-IN FORMALISM AND DOUBLE COPY - Prof. Angelo Raffaele Fazio (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:50 MEMe model: a generalized coupling theory - Justin Feng (Instituto Superior Tecnico)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:10 Where is the cosmic rest frame? : the local Universe and the Cosmological principle - Mohamed Rameez   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:30 Implications of microscopic black holes in neutrino telescopes, FCC and the early Universe - Ningqiang Song (Queen's University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:50 --- Coffee break ---
16:10 A formulation to study formation of Bose-Einstein condensation in cosmology at the level of particle physics processes - Mr Kemal Gultekin (Izmir Institute of Technology)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:30 On the quantum origin of a small positive cosmological constant - Prof. Saurya Das (University of Lethbridge)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:50 Gravitational effects on particle decay - Mr Juho Lankinen (University of Turku)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:10 Impact of Low Reheating Temperature and X-ray Bound Relaxation on Sterile Neutrino DM Searches in Terrestrial Experiments - Cristina Benso (MPIK, Heidelberg)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
19:30
Social events (until 22:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
Contributed talks (until 18:00) (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:30 Cross-correlation of the astrophysical gravitational-wave background with galaxy clustering - Valeri Vardanyan (Kavli IPMU)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
14:50 Classical de Sitter string backgrounds and the swampland - Dr David Andriot (TU Wien)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:10 A probe into leptophilic scalar dark matter - Ms Sreemanti Chakraborti (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:30 Constraining Dark Matter - Dark Radiation Interactions with Lyman-alpha Data - Dr Deanna C. Hooper (ULB (Université libre de Bruxelles))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
15:50 --- Coffee break ---
16:10 Constraining Dark Matter properties with the Inter-Galactic Medium and other cosmological probes - Dr Riccardo Murgia (LUPM, CNRS & Montpellier University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:30 Constraints on two-body dark matter decays and implications for the Hubble tension - Mr Guillermo Franco Abellan (Laboratoire Univers et Particules (LUPM))   (Chambre du Trésorier)
16:50 Cross-correlation between 21cm intensity mapping and gamma rays: a new path for particle dark matter searches - Mrs Elena Pinetti (University of Turin & INFN Turin & Sorbonne University)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
17:10 Probing freeze-in dark matter with gamma ray telescopes - Johannes Herms (TU Munich)   (Chambre du Trésorier)
12:30 --- Lunch Break ---
14:30
Contributed talks (until 17:30) (Chambre du Trésorier)