Lorentz Center - Interactions in the Dark: physics of Dark Energy-Dark Matter interactions from 6 Apr 2009 through 9 Apr 2009
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    Interactions in the Dark:
    physics of Dark Energy-Dark Matter interactions
    from 6 Apr 2009 through 9 Apr 2009

 
Preliminary Program

Final Program

 

 

Monday, 6 April 2009

 

Chair (Zhao/Hansen)

 

09:15-10:15         Registration, coffee

 

10:15-10:20         Opening

 

10:20-10:30         Zhao: Motivating the interaction approach to coincidences in Dark Sector

 

10:30-11:00         Famaey: New physics for Dark Matter needed for galaxies

 

11:00-11:30         Bruneton: Dark matter approach to modified dynamics

 

11:30-12:00         Hoekstra: Weak gravitational lensing: current and future data

 

12:00-13:30         LUNCH

 

13:30-13:50         Koopmans: Strong gravitational lensing: current and future data

 

13:50-14:10         Gentile: Galactic constraints to MOND and CDM

 

14:10-15:10         Interactive session: what are the most sensitive data to test new physics. Lead: Zhao/Koopmans

 

15:10-16:30         Split to Workgroups and Coffee

 

16:30-17:00         Sanders: Modified dynamics in galaxies and TeVeS

 

17:00-19:00         Wine & Cheese Party

 

 

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

 

Chair (Hoekstra/Kuijken)

 

09:00-09:30         Van de Bruck: Challenges to simulate large scale structure and non-linear perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy

 

09:30-10:00         Amendola: New Physics needed for Dark Energy?

 

                            COFFEE

 

10:20-10:50         Afshordi: New physics for neutrinos and dark energy

 

10:50-11:20         Zhao: Mass-varying neutrinos as dark matter and dark energy

 

                            COFFEE

 

11:40-12:10         Fuzfa: Neutrinos and new physics from breaking the WEP

 

12:10-12:30         Angus: Sterile neutrinos and new physics: the bullet cluster

 

12:30-14:00         LUNCH

 

14:00-14:30         Blanchet: Dipolar dark matter

 

14:30-15:30         Interactive session: which part of physics is fundamentally changeable. Lead: Amendola/Smit

 

15:30-16:40         COFFEE and Split to Workgroups

 

16:40-17:00         Li: Challenges to simulate galaxy clusters in new physics

 

CONFERENCE DINNER

 

 

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

 

Chair (Sanders)

 

09:00-09:20         Hansen: Overview of standard simulations

 

09:20-09:40         Penarubia: Simulations of dwarf galaxies

 

09:40-10:10         Feix: Lensing simulation of the straight arc

 

                            COFFEE

 

10:30-11:30         All: Short talks (5-10 mins) from anyone bringing a poster

 

                            COFFEE and Read Posters

 

12:30-14:00         LUNCH

 

14:00-14:20         Llinares: Structure formation with modified dynamics

 

14:20-15:20         Interactive session: how can existing tools be used to simulate structure formation to test new physics? Lead: Hansen/Amendola

 

15:20-16:40         COFFEE and Split to Workgroups

 

16:40-17:00         Tiret: Nbody + hydro simulations in MOND

 

 

Thursday, 9 April 2009

 

Chair (Amendola)

 

09:00-09:20         Eling: Einstein-Aether theories and Lorentz violation

 

09:20-09:40         Prescod-Weinstein: Black holes and cosmic acceleration

 

09:40-10:00         Foster: Testing the aether in the Solar system

 

                            COFFEE

 

10:30-11:00         Kahya: Testing new physics with gravitational waves

 

11:00-11:20         Bruneton: Causality and stability requirements for modified gravity

 

11:20-11:40         Prokopec: Introduction Back Reaction

 

11:40-13:00         LUNCH

 

13:00-13:30         Acquaviva: Large Scale constraints on scalar-tensor gravity

 

13:30-14:20         Interactive session: which are the generic features of theories which fail in solar systems? Lead: Prokopec/Bruneton

 

14:20-15:20         Coffee and Split into Workgroups

 

15:20-16:00         Taylor: Summary: messages and homework for physicists and astronomers, date of next workshop

 

END OF WORKSHOP

 

Sign up for four Workgroups with each group leader on Theories and codes (Zhao), Galactic scale (Famaey), Large Scale (Hoekstra), Solar system (Foster).

 

Good Friday morning: A self-organized tour of Keukenhof (sign-up on whiteboard).

 



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