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KITP Teachers' Conference: Particle Physics in the Age of the Large Hadron Collider (May 31, 2008)
Coordinator: James Wells

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Friday, May 30, 2008

6:30pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION Best Western South Coast Inn
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Saturday, May 31, 2008

8:00am REGISTRATION Coffee and Light Refreshments
8:45am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome; Introduction of Simon Raab and the Raab Prize Contest
9:00am Ayana Holloway Arce
(UC Berkeley)
What the LHC is and How We'll Use It [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:50am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
10:05am MORNING BREAK
10:30am Raman Sundrum
(Johns Hopkins Univ.)
LHC and the World of Extra Dimensions [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:20am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
11:30am TOWN HALL DISCUSSION Led by David Gross [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:10pm Amir Abo-Shaeer
(Dos Pueblos HS Engineering Academy)
First National Robotics Program: You can do it (and we have). [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK
2:00pm Kevin McFarland
(Univ. of Rochester)
"What do you mean you don't work at the LHC?"
A report from the other frontiers of particle physics. [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:50pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
3:00pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:30pm James Wells
(CERN & Univ. of Michigan)
Exploring the Cosmos with the LHC [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:20pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
4:30pm Rachel Ross
(Las Cumbres Observatory)
Overview of the LCOGT: A Network of 0.4-1.0 Meter Telescopes for Education [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm CONFERENCE END Shuttle Available to BWSCI, SB Airport, SB Airbus *See Jocelyn to Sign Up

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Sunday, June 01, 2008

8:30am Las Cumbres Observatory
(Training Session)
Best Western South Coast Inn
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