PANIC11 - Rutherford Centennial


Confirmed plenary speakers in alphabetical order, with tentative presentation titles:


Laura Baudis, University of Zurich
Direct Dark Matter Detection in the Milky Way

Brian Cathcart, Kingston University
Glimpsing the Fly in the Cathedral: Ernest Rutherford and the Atomic Nucleus

Volker Crede, Florida State University
Light Baryon Spectroscopy

Joao Guimaraes da Costa, Harvard University
W, Z, and top

Ralph Engel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Connecting the LHC to UHE Cosmic Rays: From 10 to 100 TeV CM

Wade Fisher, Michigan State University
Higgs Search

Jerome Friedman, MIT
Rutherford's Legacy: Exploring the Proton

Haiyan Gao, Duke University
The Radial Distribution of the Proton and its Constituents

Tetsuo Hatsuda, University of Tokyo and RIKEN
Recent Results on Particle and Nuclear Physics from Lattice QCD

Andreas Karch, University of Washington- Seattle
Recent Progress in Applying Gauge/Gravity Duality to Quark-Gluon Plasma & Nuclear Physics

Andrei Kounine, MIT
A Progress Report on the AMS Experiment

Constantin Loizides, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Collective Behavior in Heavy Ion Collisions

Naomi Makins, University of Illinois
Quark-Gluon Structure of the Nucleon

Jeff Martin, University of Winnipeg
Probing Hadron Structure & Beyond-Standard-Model Physics with Parity Violating Electron Scattering

Gilad Perez, Weizmann Institute
New Physics Discoveries at the Quark and Lepton Luminosity Frontiers

Scott Ransom, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Neutron Star Mass and Radius Measurements and the Equation of State of Cold Dense Matter

Thomas Roser, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Future Directions in Accelerator-based HE and NP Facilities

Gavin Salam, CERN
Jet Physics in the Standard Model, and Beyond

Carlos Salgado, University of Santiago de Compostela
Hard Probes of Quark-Gluon Plasma in Heavy Ion Collisions

Mike Shaevitz, Columbia University
Oscillations in the nu_e Sector

Kazuhiro Tanaka, J-PARC
J-PARC Status after the Earthquake on March 11

Neal Weiner, New York University
New Theories of Dark Matter and the Experiments That Love Them

Guy Wilkinson, Oxford University
Latest Results in Heavy Flavour Physics

Peter Wittich, Cornell University
Searches for Physics Beyond the Standard Model at the Tevatron and LHC

Sam Zeller, Fermilab
Neutrino Cross-sections


PANIC11 Group Picture


Informational Materials

Welcome Reception - Sunday, July 24th
from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Tent by Kresge Oval

Public Lectures - Tuesday, July 26th
Free and Open to the public

Odyssey Dinner Cruise - Thursday, July 28th



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