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KITP Conference: Anticipating Physics at the LHC Collider (June 2 - June 6, 2008)
Coordinators: Csaba Csaki, Tao Han, JoAnne Hewett, James Wells

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Monday, June 02, 2008

Morning Session Chair: James Wells (CERN/MCTP)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

8:50am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Hitoshi Murayama
(UC Berkeley)
Deciphering New Physics Through Spin Measurement Using Quantum Interference [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Lisa Randall
(Harvard)
Quark and Lepton Masses from Warped Extra Dimensions [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Xerxes Tata
(Hawaii)
Supersymmetry, Dark Matter and the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Scott Thomas
(Rutgers)
Discerning New Physics in Cascade Decay Correlations [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Graham Kribs (Oregon)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

2:00pm Raman Sundrum
(Johns Hopkins Univ.)
Warped World [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Maxim Perelstein
(Cornell)
LHC Signatures of the MSSM Golden Region [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Leandro Nisati
(ATLAS/Rome)
Searches for the SM Higgs Boson at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Martin Schmaltz
(Boston)
Hidden Sectors and SUSY Predictions for the LHC [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Morning Session Chair: Tony Gherghetta (Melbourne)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

9:00am Matt Strassler
(Rutgers)
Some New Issues in the Phenomenology of Hidden Valleys [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Christian Bauer
(LBL)
GenEvA: A New Framework for Event Generation [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Shufang Su
(Arizona)
A Lepton Friendly Higgs Boson [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Jack Gunion
(UC Davis)
An Ideal Higgs Boson [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Gilad Perez (Stony Brook)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

2:00pm Meenakshi Narain
(Brown/CMS)
Precision SM Measurements at LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Gordy Kane
(Michigan)
Interpreting LHC Signals -- Obstacles and Opportunities [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Nima Arkani-Hamed
(IAS)
UCSB Physics Department Colloquium in 1640 Broida Hall
Extensions of Space-Time and the Large Hadron Collider
5:30pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Morning Session Chair: Antonio Delgado (Notre Dame)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

9:00am Christophe Grojean
(CERN/Saclay)
Composite Higgs Physics [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Nima Arkani-Hamed
(IAS)
Discovering New Physics with 100 pb^{-1} of LHC Data: An Example [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Zvi Bern
(UCLA)
Progress on the Expermenters' NLO Wishlist [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Natalia Toro
(Stanford)
Characterizing the First New Physics at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Shufang Su (Arizona)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

2:00pm Roni Harnik
(SLAC)
Folded Supersymmetry and its Quirky Signals [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm C.-P. Yuan
(MSU)
MSSM Light Higgs Scenario and Its Test at Colliders [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Ian Hinchliffe
(Atlas/LBL)
Supersymmetry at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Neal Weiner
(NYU)
Delicious Supersymmetry: Removing the Flavor Problem with an R-symmetry [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Morning Session Chair: Howard Haber (UC Santa Cruz)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

9:00am Frank Petriello
(Wisconsin)
Z' Bosons and Light Hidden Sectors at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Laura Reina
(FSU)
QCD@LHC: Challenges and Opportunities in Heavy Flavor Production [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Jay Wacker
(SLAC)
New Frontiers in Jets and Missing Energy Searches [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Geraldine Servant
(CERN/Saclay)
Discovering the Top Partners at the LHC using Same-Sign Dilepton Final States [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Brooks Thomas (Arizona)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

2:00pm Andrew Warren Askew
(CMS/Florida State)
Alternative New Physics at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Lian-Tao Wang
(Princeton)
Top Quark Signature of New Physics at the LHC [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Matthias Neubert
(Mainz)
Physics Goals of LHCb [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Konstantin Matchev
(Florida)
(A pedagogical overview of) New Physics Signatures and Precision Measurements at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Friday, June 06, 2008

Morning Session Chair: Mu-Chun Chen (UC Irvine)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

9:00am Matt Reece
(Cornell)
Aspects of Gauge Mediation at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Kaustubh Agashe
(Maryland)
Extra Dimensions at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Steve Martin
(NIU/FNAL)
Exploring Compressed Supersymmetry at the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Michael Peskin
(SLAC)
A Parton Shower Algorithm Based on Exact Phase Space [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Csaba Csaki (Cornell)
All Talks are 30 minutes plus 15 minutes Discussion

2:00pm Rohini Godbole
(Bangalore)
CP Violation at LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Jonathan Feng
(UC Irvine)
The WIMPless Miracle [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Yasunori Nomura
(Berkeley/LBL)
Flavorful Supersymmetry [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Joe Lykken
(FNAL)
The LHC Look-Alike Problem in the 100 pb-1 Era [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm CONFERENCE END Shuttle Available to BWSCI, SB Airport, SB Airbus *See Jocelyn to Sign Up

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