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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Wednesday, May 17th 2017
08:55 am:
"Olivefest: Astroparticle Physics Looking Forward" workshop in in Humphrey School of Public Affairs - Cowles Auditorium

8:45 AM
Registration

8:55 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 AM
Mark Srednicki
University of California, Santa Barbara
Dark Matter: a Historical Perspective

9:30 AM
Howie Baer
University of Oklahoma
What does it take to discover or falsify weak scale SUSY?

10:00 AM
Pearl Sandick
University of Utah
A galaxy and it's dark matter profile: a story of enhanced annihilations

10:30 AM
COFFEE BREAK

11:00 AM
Carlos Munoz
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
On a reinterpretation of the Higgs field in supersymmetry and a proposal for new quarks

11:30 AM
Natsumi Nagata
The University of Tokyo
Probing metastable gluinos at the LHC

12:00 PM
LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM
Maxim Pospelov
University of Victoria
Light particle solutions to the lithium problem in cosmology

2:30 PM
Brian D. Fields
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
A Bitter Pill? The Primordial Lithium Problem

3:00 PM
Jean-Philippe Uzan
Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
Gravitation: constants, a wall and some waves

3:30 PM
COFFEE BREAK

4:00 PM
Alon Faraggi
University of Liverpool
Olive Groves in the Garden of Eden and other Dark Middle Eastern delights

4:30 PM
Michael Barnett
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bringing Astrophysics and Cosmology to the Particle Data Book

5:00 PM
Kimmo Kainulainen
University of Jyvaskyla
Baryogenesis from Dark Sector

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