U.S. Department of Energy SSI 2011 - SLAC Summer Institute - SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Program - Week One

This represents the preliminary plans for the SLAC Summer Institute. Program is subject to change.

All talks will be held in Kavli Auditorium (Building 51). SSI badges required. All discussion sessions will be held in the Redwood Rooms (C&D) in the Research Office Building (R.O.B.) - Building 48.

 Registration will be limited to 150 participants. Registration is not considered complete unless payment is received.

Program - Week Two »
Monday, July 25, 2011
9:00-10:00AM Introduction to the Universe Keith Olive (Minnesota)
10:30-11:30AM Basics of Inflation Andrei Linde (Stanford)
11:45AM-12:45PM Evidence for Inflation Chao Lin Kuo (SLAC/Stanford)
Topical Q&A
3:45 PM
Searches for NP @ the Tevatron Mike Eads (Nebraska)
4:30 PM
Results from PLANCK Krzysztof Gorski (JPL)
6:00 PM Reception ROB, Building 48 Patio
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
9:00-10:00AM Searches for anti-matter Dietrich Muller (U Chicago)
10:30-11:30AM Baryogenesis/ Leptogenesis David Morrissey (TRIUMF)
11:45AM-12:45PM The Higgs Boson and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking:The Minimal Standard Model Michael Peskin (SLAC)
Lunch Break
2:45-5:00PM Discussion Session C/D Redwood Rooms, Building 48, ROB
6:00 PM Dinner Panofsky Breezeway
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
9:00-10:00AM CP Violation in the quark and lepton sectors David MacFarlane (SLAC)
10:30-11:30AM The Higgs Boson and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking: Models of EWSB Michael Peskin (SLAC)
11:45AM-12:45PM The Hunt for the Higgs Andrew Haas (SLAC)
Topical Q&A
3:15 PM
Seaches for NP @ the LHC (by phone) Albert De Roeck (CERN)
3:50 PM
Higgs Searches at the Tevatron Homer Wolfe
(Ohio State U)
4:25 PM
Higgs Searches at the LHC Chris Potter (CERN)
4:30-4:55 Coffee Break
5:25 PM
Results from LHC b Wouter Hulsbergen (Nikhef)
6:00 PM
Recent results on CP violation from the B factory experiments Jacques Chauveau(Universite Pierre et Marie Curie)
6:00- 7:00 PM Poster Social Panofsky Breezeway
Thursday, July 28, 2011
9:00-10:00AM Evidence for DM Simona Murgia (SLAC)
10:30-11:30AM DM Candidates I Tim Tait (UC Irvine)
11:45AM-12:45PM DM at Colliders Andrew Haas (SLAC)
1:30-2:30PM SLAC Tour Meet in Visitor Center
2:45-5:00PM Discussion Session C/D Redwood Rooms, Building 48, ROB
6:00 - 7:00 PM Poster Social Panofsky Breezeway
Friday, July 29, 2011
9:00-10:00AM DM Candidates II Tim Tait (UC Irvine)
10:30-11:30AM Direct Detection Blas Cabrera (Stanford)
11:45AM-12:45PM Indirect Detection Simona Murgia (SLAC)
Scientific Life as a Nobel Laureate
2:00-2:40PM Richard Feynman's Life And His Broad Impact On Science Doug Osheroff (Stanford)

Principle of, and Progress in, the Dark Energy Atom-Interferometer Experiment: Stanford University, Trinity University, University of Liverpool, University of New Mexico.(A non-telescopic, terrestrial experiment)

Martin Perl (SLAC)
3:35-4:15PM Reflections on life after a Nobel Prize (no slides) Burton Richter (SLAC)
Program - Week Two »