Cosmo-02

International Workshop on Particle Physics and the Early Universe
Chicago, September 2002

Plenary Speaker Schedule
Each talk is 25 minutes (plus 5 for questions)


Links go to streaming video of talks



Wednesday -- Thursday -- Friday -- Saturday



Plenary Sessions: Wednesday 18 September

Wednesday Morning

Chairs: Beacom, Dodelson

SPEAKER TITLE
Bruce Winstein, Michael Witherell, Paul Knappenberger Welcome
Wendy Freedman (Carnegie Observatory) Opening Thoughts
Robert Kirshner (Harvard CfA) Cosmological Parameters
Lloyd Knox (UC Davis) CMB: An Overview
David Weinberg (Ohio State) Large-Scale Structure: An Overview

Wednesday Afternoon

Chairs: Greene, Olinto

SPEAKER TITLE
David Wands (Portsmouth) Models of Inflation and Primordial Perturbations
Alan Guth (MIT) Eternal Inflation
Nemanja Kaloper (Stanford) Inflation and Short-Distance Physics
Mark Trodden (Syracuse) Baryogenesis and the New Cosmology
Alessandra Buonanno (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris) Gravitational waves from the early Universe: where do predictions and experiments stand?



Plenary Sessions: Thursday 19 September

Thursday Morning

Chairs: Gyuk, Winstein

SPEAKER TITLE
Alexander Dolgov (INFN Ferrara) Active Neutrinos in Cosmology
George Fuller (UC, San Diego) Sterile Neutrinos in Cosmology
Georg Raffelt (MPI, Munich) Axions
Guenther Sigl (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris) Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays: Status and Prospects
Joseph Lykken (Fermilab) Particle Accelerators to Cosmology
John Carlstrom (University of Chicago) DASI Detection of CMB Polarization

Thursday Afternoon

Parallel Sessions




Plenary Sessions: Friday 20 September

Friday Morning

Chairs: Kolb, Servant

SPEAKER TITLE
Ruth Gregory (Durham) Brane Worlds
Lev Kofman (CITA) Cosmology and Extra Dimensions
Lisa Randall (Harvard) Extra-Dimensional Gravity
Nathan Seiberg (Institute for Advanced Study) String Theory and Cosmological Singularities
Joseph Polchinski (KITP, Santa Barbara) Vacuum Energy

Friday Afternoon

Parallel Sessions




Plenary Sessions: Saturday 21 September

Saturday Morning

Chairs: Gates, Armendariz-Picon

SPEAKER TITLE
Willy Fischler (Texas) Holographic Cosmology
Andreas Albrecht (UC, Davis) Models of Dark Energy
Tim McKay (Michigan) Observational Probes of Dark Energy
Leszek Roszkowski (Lancaster) The ABC of D
Maryvonne De Jesus (Lyon) Direct Dark Matter Detection: Status and Prospects

Saturday Afternoon

Chair: Frieman

SPEAKER TITLE
Marc Kamionkowski (Caltech) Interacting Dark Matter
Arthur Kosowsky (Rutgers) Galaxy-Scale Challenges for Cosmology
David Gross (KITP, Santa Barbara) Closing Thoughts



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