FORMER PROGRAMS

Astro-, Particle and Nuclear Physics of Dark Matter Direct Detection

06 - 31 March 2017

Riccardo Catena, Jan Conrad, Christian Forssén, Alejandro Ibarra, Federica Petricca

Week 1 open
DateTimeSession
Monday,
6 Mar.
13:45
-
18:00
Topical Workshop at MPA
Tuesday,
7 Mar.
09:30
-
16:30

20:00
Topical Workshop at MPA


Conference Dinner
Wednesday,
8 Mar.
09:30
-
16:00
Topical Workshop at MPA
Thursday,
9 Mar.
09:45

10:00


16:00
Introduction

The hunt for dark matter: From stars to detectors
Chris Kouvaris

Coffee break
Friday,
10 Mar.
10:00



16:00
The Dark Matter structure of the Milky Way:
its uncertainties and their impact on searches for new physics

Fabio Iocco

Coffee break
Week 2 open
DateTimeSession
Monday,
13 Mar.
09:45

10:00


16:00
Introduction

Shell-model calculations for LSP-nucleus scattering
Pekka Pirinen

Coffee break
Tuesday,
14 Mar.
10:00


14:00

16:00

16:15
The impact of baryons on the direct detection of dark matter
Chris Kelso

open discussion on nuclear physics aspects of dark matter direct detection

Coffee break

**MPP Colloquium**
Toward minimal assumptions for WIMP dark matter
Paolo Gondolo
MPI Physik Freimann, Main Auditorium
(U6 to Studentenstadt + 7 min walk)
Wednesday,
15 Mar.
10:00


afternoon
15:00
Direct detection constraints on mixed fermions
Aoife Bharucha

Excursion "Deutsches Museum"
Exhibition "Evolution of the Universe"
Thursday,
16 Mar.
10:00


16:00
Features of the direct detection rate
Eugenio Del Nobile

Coffee break
Friday,
17 Mar.
10:00


16:00
The DEAP Dark Matter detector - design, construction, and operation
Tina Pollmann

Coffee break
Week 3 open
DateTimeSession
Monday,
20 Mar.
09:45

10:00


16:00
Introduction

Small scale structures in axion dark matter
Javier Redondo

Coffee break
Tuesday,
21 Mar.
10:00



16:00
Earth-Scattering of Dark Matter: when Dark Matter particle physics and astrophysics collide
Bradley Kavanagh

Coffee break
Wednesday,
22 Mar.
10:00


afternoon
15:00
The shell model and beyond for medium and heavy nuclei
Calvin Johnson

Excursion "Deutsches Museum"
Exhibition "Evolution of the Universe"
Thursday,
23 Mar.
10:00


16:00
Dark photons detection with atomic transitions
José Cembranos

Coffee break
Friday,
24 Mar.
10:00


16:00
NaIce Dark Matter Experiments
Florian Reindl

Coffee break

 

Week 4 open
DateTimeSession
Monday,
27 Mar.
10:00



16:00
The Milky Way halo: mass, size and DM phase-space, and the impact on DM detection experiments
Subhabrata Majumdar

Coffee break
Tuesday,
28 Mar.
10:00


16:00

16:15
All but dark matter in some dark matter searches
Doron Gazit

Coffee break

**MPP Colloquium**
Astro-, particle and nuclear physics of dark matter direct detection
Riccardo Catena
MPI Physik Freimann, Main Auditorium
(U6 to Studentenstadt + 7 min walk)
Wednesday,
29 Mar.
10:00


afternoon
15:00
The neutrino floor and inference problems in direct detection
Jayden Newstead

Excursion "Deutsches Museum"
Exhibition "Evolution of the Universe"
Thursday,
30 Mar.
10:00


14:00



17:00
Heavy Quark(s) Flavored Scalar Dark Matter
Peiwen Wu

Discussion
Jayden Newstead and Bradley Kavanagh
[topics]

Bavarian Brotzeit
Friday,
31 Mar.
10:00


16:00
Local Dark Matter Density from Local Astrometry
Hamish Silverwood

Coffee break