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

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

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

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

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

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

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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