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DV2010 – Darkness Visible, IoA Cambridge August 2-6 2010

Final program, as of 29-July

Monday, August 2:

 

Sess1 (chair--Martin Haehnelt):

09:00 – 09:50 Dark questions. Rocky Kolb (University of Chicago)

09:50 – 10:40 Structure formation And Dark Matter. Simon White (MPA)

 

10:40 – 11:15  coffee/tea

 

Sess2 (chair--Dan Stark):

11:15 – 12:05 What's happening at LHC? Alan Barr (Oxford)

12:05 – 12:55 What particles and densities will LHC find? Giacomo Polesello (Pavia)

 

12:55 – 14:00 lunch

 

Sess 3 (chair--Lindsay King):

14:00 – 14:35 Modelling DM on galaxy scales. Michael Kuhlen (Berkeley)

14:35 – 15:10 Galaxy models vs observation. Hans-Walter Rix (MPIA)

15:10 – 15:45 Baryon effects on structure growth. Alan Duffy (ICRAR)

 

15:45 – 16:15 tea/coffee

 

Sess 4 (chair--Matt Walker):

16:15 – 16:50 DM direct/indirect - prediction overview. Marco Cirelli (Saclay)

16:50 – 17:25 Indirect detections overview. Dan Hooper (Fermilab)

17:25 – 18:00 Direct - plans towards multi-ton direct detection experiments. Nigel Smith (SNOLAB)

 

Tuesday, August 3:

Sess 5 (chair--Scott Chapman):

09:00 – 09:35 SUSY candidates. Ben Allanach (DAMTP)

09:35 – 10:10 Non SUSY. Celine Boehm (Annecy, LAPTH)

10:10 – 10:45 Indirect/direct joint overview. Gianfranco Bertone (Paris)

 

10:45 – 11:15  coffee/tea

 

Sess 6 (chair--Scott Chapman):

11:15 – 11:50 Indirect detections methods overview. Piero Ullio (SISSA)

11:50 – 12:25 Results from FERMI. Jan Conrad (Stockholm)

12:25 – 13:00 CDMS-II status and results. Sebastian Arrenberg (Zurich)

 

13:00 – 14:00 lunch

 

Sess 7 (chair--Vasily Belokurov):

14:00 – 14:35 WIMP searches with DRIFT, and plans. Neil Spooner (Sheffield)

14:35 – 15:10 EDELWEISS. Ana-Sofia Torrento (Saclay)

15:10 – 15:45 LUX. Simon Fiorucci (Brown)

 

15:45 – 16:15 tea/coffee

 

Sess 8 (chair--Matt Walker):

16:15 – 16:50 Zeplin-III. Henrique Araujo (IC)

16:50 – 17:25 Xenon-100. Teresa Marrodan Undagoitia (U. Zurich)

17:25 – 18:00 MiniCLEAN. Stanley Seibert (LANL)

 

Wednesday, August 4:

 

Sess 9 (chair--Lindsay King):

09:00 – 09:35 The discovery of dark matter. Virginia Trimble (Irvine/UMd)

09:35 – 10:10 What is gravitational lensing telling us? Catherine Heymans (Edin)

10:10 – 10:45 Early black holes from dark matter accretion. Sachiko Tsuruta (Tokyo/Montana)

 

10:45- 11:15 coffee/tea

 

Sess 10 (chair--Martin Haehnelt):

11:15 – 11:50 IGM/Ly-alpha modelling. Adrianne Slyz (Oxford )

11:50 – 12:25 Sterile neutrinos. Silvia Pascoli (Durham)

12:25 – 13:00 Small scale power spectrum constraints. Matteo Viel (Trieste)

 

13:00 – 14:00 lunch

Afternoon free

Conference dinner Wed evening (ticketed)

 

Thursday, August 5:

Sess 11 (chair--Jorge Penarrubia):

09:00 – 09:35 Mass profiles in disk galaxies. Lia Athanassoula (Marseille)

09:35 – 10:10 How dwarfs affect galaxy disks. Sukanya Chakrabarti (Berkeley)

10:10 – 10:45 Dwarf astrophysics: LCID star formation histories. Carme Gallart (IAC)

 

10:45 – 11:15 coffee/tea

 

Sess 12 (chair--Jorge Penarrubia):

11:15 – 11:50 Precision kinematics in dwarf galaxies. Sergey Koposov (IoA)

11:50 – 12:25 Dwarf galaxy kinematics. Josh Simon (Carnegie Obs)

12:25 – 13:00 Mass mapping dwarf galaxies. Matt Walker (IoA)

 

13:00 – 14:00 lunch

 

Sess 13 (chair--George Becker):

14:00 – 14:35 Mass modelling of dSphs, implications for indirect detection. Manoj Kaplinghat (UC Irvine)

14:35 – 15:10 Milky Way galaxies with Fermi. Louis Strigari (Stanford)

15:10 – 15:45 Cosmic Ray backgrounds for Indirect Detection. Philipp Mertsch (Oxford)

 

15:45 – 16:15 tea/coffee

 

Sess 14 (chair--George Becker):

16:15 – 16:50 DM searches with H.E.S.S. towards dwarf spheroidals. Julien Masbou (LAPP, Annecy le Vieux)

16:50 – 17:25 Dwarf Galaxies as a cosmological test. Anton Tikhonov (St. Petersburg, Russia)

17:25 – 18:00 Resonant stripping as the origin of dwarfs. Elena D'Onghia (Harvard)

 

Friday, August 6:

Sess 15 (chair--Vasily Belokurov):

09:00 – 09:35 Milky Way Satellites in LCDM. Carlos Frenk (Durham)

09:35 – 10:10 Experiment results overview. Tim Sumner (IC)

10:10 – 10:45 Gravitational lensing, substructure, bullets, and CDM. Lindsay King (IoA)

 

10:45 – 11:15 coffee/tea

 

Sess 16 (chair--Sergey Koposov):

11:15 – 11:50 How Cold is Cold Dark Matter. Mark Wilkinson (Leics)

11:50 – 12:25 Seeing Neutrinos with galaxy surveys. Molly Swanson (UCL)

12:25 – 13:00 Next generation galaxy surveys. Ofer Lahav (UCL)

 

13:00 – 14:00 lunch

 

Sess 17 (chair--Sergey Koposov):

14:00 – 14:50 The LHC and beyond. Georg Weiglein. (DESY)

14:50 – 15:40 What we think we know but don't really. Subir Sarkar (Oxford)

 

Tea/coffee/end of meeting