May 24 – 26, 2021
University of Pittsburgh
US/Eastern timezone

Plenary Program

Last update May 6, 2021.
The plenary sessions will take place on Zoom.

 

 

Zoom Location: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/93951025550

 

Monday, May 24

Tuesday, May 25

Wednesday, May 26

Chair: Keith Dienes (University of Arizona)

Chair: Doreen Wackeroth (University of Buffalo)

Chair: Kaladi Babu (Oklahoma State Univ.)

8:40 - 8:45
Prof. Kathleen Blee (Dean of Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences)
Welcome


8:45 - 9:20
Knut Moraa (Columbia Univ. XENON1T)
Dark matter direct detection

8:45 - 9:20
Tulika Bose (UW-Madison, CMS)
Recent LHC Results 

8:45 - 9:20
Regina Rameika (FNAL)
Perspectives on neutrino physics

9:20 - 9:55
Joseph Bramante (Queen's Univ., McDonald Institute and Perimeter Institute)
Dark matter: new searches for ancient particles

9:20 - 9:55
Veronica Sanz (Univ. of Sussex, UK)
LHC phenomenology

9:20 - 9:55
Jim Halverson (Northeastern Univ.)
Deep Learning Landscapes

9:55 - 10:30
Natalia Toro (SLAC)
Probing the dark sector

9:55 - 10:30
Laura Jeanty (Univ. of Oregon, ATLAS)
Future Perspectives at HL-LHC

9:55 - 10:30
Patrick Meade (Stonybrook) 
Physics opportunities at future colliders

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

Chair: Lisa Everett (University of Wisconsin)

Chair: Christophe Grojean (DESY)

Chair: Sekhar Chivukula (UC-San Diego)

11:00 - 11:35
Robyn Sanderson (University of Pennsylvania)
Dynamical tests of dark matter in the Milky Way

11:00 - 11:35
James Mott (FNAL/BU)
Muon g-2 and muon physics on Fermilab campus

11:00 - 11:35
Henriette Elvang (Univ. of Michigan)
Scattering amplitudes and more

11:35 - 12:10
Maura McLaughlin (West Virginia Univ.)
Physics with NANOGrav

11:35 - 12:10
Christoph Schwanda (HEPHY, Vienna)
Beauty physics from Belle II

11:35 - 12:10
Danny Marfatia (Univ. of Hawaii)
General neutrino interactions

12:10 - 12:45
Elizabeth Krause (Univ. of Arizona)
Cosmology in 2021: Concordances and Tensions

12:10 - 12:45
Bhupal Dev (Washington Univ.)
Anomalies and their implications

12:10 - 12:45
Keith Ellis (IPPP, Durham Univ.)
New perspectives in particle physics

Lunch break until 2:15 PM

Lunch break until 2:00 PM

Lunch break until 2:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00
Forum on early career development

Physics Career Paths: Finding Success in Academia, Industry, and Beyond
Invited Speakers: Midhat FarooqJulia Gonski & Sara Simon
Zoom link: 
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/95405177426

Lunch break until 2:00 PM Lunch break until 2:00 PM

2:15 - 6:30 PM
Parallel Sessions
Zoom links: TBA

Mini-reviews:
David Shih: Anomaly detection using machine learning 

2:00 - 6:30 PM
Parallel Sessions
Zoom links: TBA

Mini-reviews:
Hartmut Wittig: The SM expectation for muon g-2

2:00 - 6:30 PM
Parallel Sessions
Zoom links: TBA

 

6:45 - 7:45 PM
Virtual Cocktail Hour
Zoom link:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/94603310491