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Space Telescope Science Institute
2011 May Symposium - Schedule

Sunday, May 1, 2011
4:00 – 6:30 pm Reception, STScI Lobby
Monday, May 2, 2011
9:00 – 9:10am

Welcome

Matt Mountain

9:10 – 9:40am

Dark Matter: A Historical Perspective

Vera Rubin

9:40 – 9:55am Discussion
9:55 – 10:25am

Rotation Curves

Erwin de Blok

10:25 – 10:40am Discussion
10:40 – 11:10am Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:40am

Dark Matter Constraints from the CMB

Licia Verde

11:40 – 11:55am Discussion
11:55 – 12:25pm

Dark Matter from Baryon Acoustic Oscillations

Beth Reid

12:25 – 12:40pm Discussion
12:40 – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 – 2:30pm

Results from DAMA

Pierluigi Belli

2:30 – 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 – 3:15pm

The Xenon 100 Experiment

Elena Aprile

3:15 – 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 – 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00 – 4:30pm

Results from the Large Hadron Collider

Albert de Roeck

4:30 – 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 – 5:15pm

Towards Anomaly-Free Dark Matter: Theoretical Takes on DAMA, CoGeNT and More

Neill Weiner

5:15 – 5:30pm Discussion
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
9:00 – 9:30am

Inferences on Dark Matter from Microlensing

Joachim Wambsganss

9:30 – 9:45am Discussion
9:45 – 10:15am

Weak Lensing Tests of Gravity and Dark Matter

Bhuvnesh Jain

10:15 – 10:30am Discussion
10:30 – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30am

Strong Lensing and Dark Matter

Tommaso Treu

11:30 – 11:45am Discussion
11:45 – 12:15pm

Observational Constraints on the Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Ofer Lahav

12:15 – 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:00pm

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and the Baronic Content

Keith Olive

2:00 – 2:15pm Discussion
2:15 – 2:45pm

Searches for Dark Matter

Doug Finkbeiner

2:45 – 3:00pm Discussion
3:00 – 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30 – 4:00pm

Satellites, Streams, Globulars and Dark Matter

James Bullock

4:00 – 4:15pm Discussion
4:15 – 4:45pm

Detailed Structure of Dark Matter Halos

Simon White

4:45 – 5:00pm Discussion
5:30 – 6:30pm Travel to Maryland Science Center
6:30 – 7:00pm Reception
7:00 – 8:30pm Dinner
8:45 – 8:55pm Introduction by Astronaut Scott Altman
8:55 – 9:40pm Film Presentation: IMAX Hubble 3D
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
9:00 – 9:30am

Revealing the Invisible: Strong Gravitational Lensing as a Direct Probe of the Particle Nature of Dark Matter

Leonidas Moustakas

9:30 – 9:45am Discussion
9:45 – 10:15am

Inferences on Dark Matter from Galaxy Clusters

Priya Natarajan

10:15 – 10:30am Discussion
10:30 – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30am

Galaxy – Galaxy Lensing

Alexie Leauthaud

11:30 – 11:45am Discussion
11:45 – 12:15pm

Alternative Theories to Dark Matter

Constantinos Skordis

12:15 – 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 – 2:30pm

Constraints on Dark Matter from X-ray Observations

Megan Donahue

2:30 – 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 – 3:15pm

Gamma-Ray Results from FERMI

Robert Johnson

3:15 – 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 – 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00 – 5:30pm Panel Discussion: Sandra Faber, Joe Silk, Bob Sanders, Peter Graham
Thursday, May 5, 2011
9:00 – 9:30am

Dark Matter Properties and Galaxy Properties

Risa Wechsler

9:30 – 9:45am Discussion
9:45 – 10:15am

Dwarf Galaxies and Dark Matter

Matthew Walker

10:15 – 10:30am Discussion
10:30 – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30am

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

Samuel Ting

11:30 – 11:45am Discussion
11:45 – 12:15pm

The Latest Results from CoGeNT and COUPP

Juan Collar

12:15 – 12:30pm Discussion