Scientific Program


The Scientific program consists of plenary and parallel sessions talks for five days during the period of July 23-27, 2018.

The first four days, plenary sessions will take place in the morning and parallel sessons in the afternoon. The last day will consist of plenary sessions.

Information about the speakers and parallel session conveners will be updated in due course.

Plenary Sessions

To be announced

Parallel Sessions

The parallel sessions will include the following topics:

Cosmology and Gravitational Waves

  • Theory:
    • Sugumi Kanno (Osaka University, Japan), sugumi.kanno@ehu.es
    • Thomas Konstandin (DESY, Germany)
  • Experiment:
    • Jonathan Blazek (EPFL, Switzerland)

Electroweak, Top and Higgs Physics

  • Theory:
    • José Santiago (U. Granada, Spain)
    • Susanne Westhoff (Univ. Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Experiment:
    • Valerio Dao (CERN, Switzerland)
    • Pedro Silva (CERN, Switzerland)

Precision Calculations and MC Tools

  • Theory:
    • Elisabetta Furlan (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
    • Markus Schulze (CERN, Switzerland)

BSM aspects of Flavour and Neutrino Physics

  • Theory:
    • Stefania Gori (Univ. Cincinnati, USA)
    • David Straub (ECU, Germany)
  • Experiment:
    • Stefania Bordoni (CERN, Switzerland)
    • Patrick H. Owen (Univ. Zurich, Switzerland)

Dark Matter, Astroparticle Physics

  • Theory:
    • Malcolm Fairbairn (King's College London, UK)
    • Thomas Hambye (Univ. Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
  • Experiment:
    • Graham Giovanetti (Princeton Univ., USA)
    • Gabrijela Zaharijaš (Univ. Nova Gorica, Slovenia)

Formal Field Theory and Strings

  • Theory:

    • Gianguido Dall'Agata (U. Padova, Italy)
    • Fernando Marchesano (IFT, Spain) ####Supersymmetry: Models, Phenomenology and Experimental Results
  • Theory:

    • Antonio Delgado (Univ. Notre Dame, USA)
    • Radovan Dermisek (Indiana Univ., USA)
  • Experiment:
    • Monica D'Onofrio (Univ. Liverpool, UK)k
    • Filip Moortgat (Guent Univ., Belgium)

Alternatives to Supersymmetry

  • Theory:
    • Giuliano Panico (IFAE, Spain), gpanico@ifae.es
    • Michele Redi (INFN/Univ. Florence, Italy)
  • Experiment:
    • Robin Erbacher (UC Davis, USA)
    • Koji Terashi (Tokyo ICEPP, Japan)