Scientific Program

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Conference Timetable

Track acronyms:
PHE: Physics at High Energies
PPHI: Precision Physics at High Intensities
CPDEI: Cosmic Physics and Dark Energy/Inflation
NMNM: Neutrino Masses and Neutrino Mixing
TSEI: Tests of Symmetries and the Electroweak Interaction
DM: Dark Matter
PNA: Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics
HFCKMM: Heavy Flavor and the CKM Matrix
QCDHSE: QCD, Hadron Spectroscopy and Exotics
PDNN: Partonic Distributions in Nucleons and Nuclei
HPSNN: Hadronic Physics and the Structure of Nucleons and Nuclei
QMHEHIC: Quark Matter and High Energy Heavy Ion Collisions
08:00   Parallel Sessions
1

PHE/TSEI
NMNM
DM
HFCKMM
HPSNN

Parallel Sessions
3

PHE
PPHI
NMNM
PNA
HFCKMM
QCDHSE

Parallel Sessions
5

PHE
PPHI/TSEI
NMNM
PNA
HPSNN
QMHEHIC

Parallel Sessions
6

PPHI
CPDEI
NMNM
DM
PDNN
HPSNN
QMHEHIC

Parallel Sessions
8

PHE
DM
HPSNN/QCDHSE
PDNN
QMHEHIC

Parallel Sessions
10

PHE/PPHI
HFCKMM
PDNN
QMHEHIC

09:40 Break Break Break Break Break Break
10:10 Plenary Session
1
Opening
  • Bonnie Fleming

Physics at High Energies

What are we learning in BSM physics from the LHC and where are we going?

  • Ann Nelson

What are we learning in SM physics from the LHC?

  • Sabine Lammers

QCD, Hadron Spectroscopy and Exotics

The search for exotic mesons worldwide

  • Matthew Shepherd 

Overview of hadron physics and QCD

  • Feng Yuan
Plenary Session
3
Precision Physics at High Intensities

Recent results and future directions in precision physics

  • Paul Langacker

From tabletop experiments to LHC physics

  • Vincenzo Cirigliano

Tests of Symmetries and the Electroweak Interaction

Overview of electroweak physics

  • Roger Carlini

Electric dipole moment experiments

  • Blayne Heckel
Plenary Session
5
Dark Matter 2

Dark matter direct detection: Signals and limits

  • Harry Nelson

Indirect detection of dark matter

  • Tracy Slatyer

Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics

Solar neutrinos: An update with prospects for future research

  • Frank Calaprice

Supernova explosion and nucleosynthesis: implications for the r-process

  • Yong-Zhong Qian
Plenary Session
6
Cosmic Physics and Dark Energy/Inflation

Plank results: State of the cosmological standard model

  • Lloyd Knox

Where are we with dark energy?

  • Brenna Flaugher

Partonic Distributions in Nucleons and Nuclei

Present and future directions in disentangling the spin of the nucleon

  • Anselm Vossen

3-dimensional structure of the nucleon from hard exclusive processes

  • Nicole d'Hose
Plenary Session
8
Hadronic Physics and the Structure of the Nucleons and Nuclei 2

Nuclear physics from lattice quantum chromodynamics

  • Martin Savage

The nuclear landscape and intersections with particle physics

  • Joe Carlson

A vision of nuclear and particle physics

  • Hugh Montgomery
    JLab
Plenary Session
10
Summary Talks

CPDEI
TSEI
DM
HFCKMM
QCDHSE
PDNN
QMHEHIC

12:30   Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:00 Plenary Session
2
Neutrino Masses and Neutrino Mixing

What BSM physics can we learn from neutrinos?

  • André de Gouvêa

Search for neutrinoless double beta decay: Recent results and future prospects

  • Karsten Heeger

What are we learning from oscillation measurements?

  • Francesca di Lodovico
Plenary Session
4
Heavy Flavor and the CKM Matrix

Lattice QCD for quark-flavor physics

  • Ruth Van de Water

Experimental overview of heavy flavor physics

  • Paula Collins

Dark Matter 1

Review of dark matter

  • Neal Weiner
Excursions Plenary Session
7
Quark Matter and High Energy Heavy Ion Collisions

The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and Large Hadron Collider: Pushing forward the era of quantitative QCD

  • Christine Aidala

Hadronic Physics and the Structure of the Nucleons and Nuclei 1

A bridge between non-perturbative strong interactions and QCD:
Form factors, polarizabilities and electromagnetic sum rules

  • Marc Vanderhaeghen

Modifications of nucleons in nuclei

  • Sebastian Kuhn 
Plenary Session
9
Summary Talks

PHE
PPHI
NMNM
PNA
HPSNN

15:45 Break Break Break Break
16:15 Registration Parallel Sessions
2

PHE
PPHI
NMNM
TSEI
DM
HFCKMM
QCDHSE

Parallel Sessions
4

PHE
PPHI
NMNM
TSEI
DM
PDNN
HPSNN

Parallel Sessions
7

TSEI/PPHI
CPDEI
PNA
QCDHSE
PDNN
HPSNN
QMHEHIC

Parallel Sessions
9

PHE/PPHI/DM
TSEI
HFCKMM
QCDHSE
PDNN
QMHEHIC

 
18:35            
19:00 Reception       Poster Session  
19:30       Conference Banquet  
20:00          
21:00           Poster Session  
22:00              
 

Plenary Session Speakers

Listing by topic

Physics at High Energies:
  • What are we learning in BSM physics from the LHC and where are we going?
    • Ann Nelson
  • What are we learning in SM physics from the LHC?
    • Sabine Lammers
Precision Physics at High Intensities:
  • Recent results and future directions in precision physics
    • Paul Langacker
  • From tabletop experiments to LHC physics
    • Vincenzo Cirigliano
Cosmic Physics and Dark Energy/Inflation:
  • Plank results: State of the cosmological standard model
    • Lloyd Knox
  • Where are we with dark energy?
    • Brenna Flaugher
Neutrino Masses and Neutrino Mixing:
  • What BSM physics can we learn from neutrinos?
    • André de Gouvêa
  • Search for neutrinoless double beta decay: Recent results and future prospects
    • Karsten Heeger
  • What are we learning from oscillation measurements?
    • Francesca di Lodovico
Tests of Symmetries and the Electroweak Interaction:
  • Overview of electroweak physics
    • Roger Carlini
  • Electric dipole moment experiments
    • Blayne Heckel
Dark Matter:
  • Review of dark matter
    • Neal Weiner
  • Dark matter direct detection: Signals and limits
    • Harry Nelson
  • Indirect detection of dark matter
    • Tracy Slatyer
Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics:
  • Solar neutrinos: An update with prospects for future research
    • Frank Calaprice
  • Supernova explosion and nucleosynthesis: implications for the r-process
    • Yong-Zhong Qian
Heavy Flavor and the CKM Matrix:
  • Lattice QCD for quark-flavor physics
    • Ruth Van de Water
  • Experimental overview of heavy flavor physics
    • Paula Collins
QCD, Hadron Spectroscopy and Exotics:
  • The search for exotic mesons worldwide
    • Matthew Shepherd 
  • Overview of hadron physics and QCD
    • Feng Yuan
Partonic Distributions in Nucleons and Nuclei:
  • Present and future directions in disentangling the spin of the nucleon
    • Anselm Vossen
  • 3-dimensional structure of the nucleon from hard exclusive processes
    • Nicole d'Hose
Hadronic Physics and the Structure of the Nucleons and Nuclei:
  • A bridge between non-perturbative strong interactions and QCD: Form factors, polarizabilities and electromagnetic sum rules
    • Marc Vanderhaeghen
  • Modifications of nucleons in nuclei
    • Sebastian Kuhn 
  • Nuclear physics from lattice quantum chromodynamics
    • Martin Savage
  • The nuclear landscape and intersections with particle physics
    • Joe Carlson
Quark Matter and High Energy Heavy Ion Collisions:
  • The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and Large Hadron Collider: Pushing forward the era of quantitative QCD
    • Christine Aidala