The purpose of these tables is to maintain a schedule of scientific talks and discussions relevant to your program.

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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Apr 22 - Fri, Apr 26

MSR
Primocosmo13
CONFERENCE
Observations and Theoretical Challenges in Primordial Cosmology
Schedule
Tue, Apr 23rd
11am
Fish bowl
All
Suggested paper for discussion:
The unbearable lightness of being: CDMS versus XENON


4:00pm
Broida 1640
David Stuart (UCSB)
Physics Dept. Colloquium --
Searching for new phenomena at the LHC
Note: Offsite. Gather at 15.45 in the main entrance hall
Wed, Apr 24
11am
Founders'
Room
All
Suggested papers for discussions:
Discriminating the source of high-energy positrons with AMS-02


2:00pm
Aud
L. Baudis
XENON100 direct detection results and status of XENON1T

Thur, Apr 25th
11am
Founders'
Room
All
First observation of PeV-energy neutrinos with IceCube

Fri, Apr 26th
11am
Founders'
Room
All
Suggested papers from the arxiv:
A 3D model of cosmic-ray lepton propagation in light of AMS-02 results
Halo-independent analysis of direct detection data for light WIMPs

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Apr 29
12:15pm
Aud
Gianfranco Bertone
Identifying Dark Matter
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.

2:00 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue, Apr 30
10:30am
SSR
C. Weniger
Gamma-ray line(s) in Fermi-LAT: an overview

Wed, May 1st
11am
FR
All
David van Dyk leading discussion on how to combine/check experiments giving contradictory results.


Thur, May 2nd
11am
FR
All
Papers/topics suggestions:
Discussion on Dark Stars with Doug Spolyar

Fri, May 3rd
11am
FR
All
Papers/topics suggestions:
Large-scale nuclear structure calculations for spin-dependent WIMP scattering with chiral effective field theory currents
Prospects for Indirect Detection of Dark Matter with CTA
Super-exponential cutoff as a probe of annihilating dark matter

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, May 6th
11am
FR
All
Closing in on the Ferrmi Line with a new observation strategy. Discussion on the White paper led by C Weniger and M Su


2.30pm
SSR
A. Pierce
A WIMP status report -- discussion session
LHC13 programme
Tue, May 7th
10:30am
SSR
M. Kuhlen
Dark matter simulations (and baryon physics): an overview

Wed, May 8th
11am
FR
All
Limits on DM from the galactic halo, discussion led by Alessandro Cuoco


Thur, May 9th
11am
FR
All
Warm DM and interacting DM models, discussion led by Annika Peter

Fri, May 10th
11am
FR
All
Papers/topics suggestions:


Week 4
Conference week, see conference schedule
Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, May 20th
11am
FR
All
Discussion on observational constraints on Warm Dark Matter led by Tommaso Treu


12.15pm
Aud
E. Silverstein
Pi in the Sky -- Director's Blackboard talk

Tue, May 21st
10:30am
SSR
B. Sadoulet
Search for Weakly Interactive Massive Particles: The recent CDMSII result on silicon

Tue, May 21st
4pm
Broida
1640
L. Strigari
Galactic search for Dark Matter
Physics Colloquium
Off-site
Wed, May 22nd
11am
FR
All
Search for sterile neutrinos with Fermi GBM, discussion led by Jenny Siegal-Gaskins


Thur, May 23rd
11am
FR
All
Axion cosmology, discussion led by Pierre Sikivie

Fri, May 24th
11am
FR
All
Double Disk Dark Matter, discussion led by JiJi Fan
See also this paper

Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, May 27th



Memorial day - no activities scheduled

Tue, May 28th
10:30am
Aud
C. Arina
Complementarity between direct detection and neutrino signals

Wed, May 29th



Snowmass Conference

Thur, May 30th
11am
FR
All
IceCube status and recent results, discussion led by Carsten Rott

Fri, May 31st



Snowmass Conference







Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jun 3rd
11am
FR
All
The Planck Case for Massive Neutrinos, discussion led by Neelima Sehgal


12.15pm
Aud
M. Neubert
Implications of the Higgs Discovery
Director's blackboard talk
Tue, Jun 4th
10.30am
Aud
P. Scott
Use of event-level neutrino telescope data in global fits for theories of new physics


Wed, Jun 5th
11am
FR
All
Connecting Direct Dark Matter Detection Experiments to Cosmologically Motivated Halo Models, discussion led by Yao-Yuan Mao

Thur, Jun 6th
11am
FR
All
Aspects of isospin violating Dark Matter, discussion led by Danny Marfatia

Fri, Jun 7th
11am
FR
All
The unbearable lightness of being: CDMS versus XENON, discussion led by Felix Kahlhoefer and Mads Frandsen


Current week
Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jun 10
11am
FR
All
Discussion led by Neal Dalal, based on
http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.2539

Tue, Jun 11
10:30am
SSR
C. de los Heros
Dark matter searches with IceCube

Wed, Jun 12
11am
FR
All
Discussion on gamma-rays from the Galactic center

Thur, Jun 13
11am
FR
All
Discussion led by Rouven Essig - see e.g.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.5383

Fri, Jun 14
11am
Aud
All
Discussion led by Ruth Durrer - What can we learn from future Galaxy surveys?


Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jun 17
12.15pm
Aud
R Trotta
Statistical challenges in astroparticle physics and cosmology
Director's blackboard talk
Tue, Jun 18
10:30am
SSR
R Ruiz de Austri
Global fits of SUSY models

Wed, Jun 19
11am
SSR
Tim Tait
Dark matter at the LHC

Thur, Jun 20
11am
SSR
Will Shepherd
Kinetic decoupling and small-scale structure in effective theories of dark matter

Fri, Jun 21
11am
SSR
Phillip Mertsch
Positrons and bubbles: backgrounds for dark matter indirect searches


Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jun 24
11am
SSR
Vikram Rentala
Astrophysical probes of WIMPless dark matter from AMSB

Tue, Jun 25
10:30am
SSR
Jocelyn Monroe
A new direction in dark matter detection: tracking the dark matter wind

Wed, Jun 26
11am
SSR
Graciela Gelmini
Halo independent comparisons of dark matter direct detection data

Thur, Jun 27
11am
SSR
Filip Moortgat
SUSY searches with CMS

Fri, Jun 28
11am
SSR


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
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