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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, May 23

8:50am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Standard Model Status
10:30am The Cold Universe Founder's Room
Raffaella Schneider (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma)
Coffee and Informal Talk: Is metallicity a good proxy for the dust-to-gas mass ratio? Is the dust mass a good tracer of the H2 mass?
11:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. Standard Model Status
2:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room PDFs, Jets and Forward Scattering
4:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. PDFs, Jets and Forward Scattering

Tuesday, May 24

9:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Parton Showers, Matching and Merging
10:30am The Cold Universe Tower Room, Rm 2514
Peng Oh (UCSB)
Coffee and Informal Talk: Cosmic Ray Feedback
11:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. Parton Showers, Matching and Merging
2:00pm The Cold Universe Auditorium
Mike McCourt (UCSB)
A characteristic scale for cold gas
2:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Resummation, Low Energy Tests
4:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. Resummation, Low Energy Tests
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
Barry Barish (Caltech)
The Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
4:45pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. Resummation, Low Energy Tests

Wednesday, May 25

9:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Precision QCD
10:30am The Cold Universe Founder's Room
Fabian Walter (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)
Coffee and Informal Talk: Recent results from ALMA UDF observations
11:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room

Thursday, May 26

9:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room BSM and Top Physics
10:30am The Cold Universe Founder's Room
Mark Dijkstra (University of Oslo)
Coffee and Informal Talk: A Cosmic Mystery
11:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room
12:15pm The Cold Universe Auditorium
Eva Schinnerer (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)
Regulation of Star Formation in Disk Galaxies
2:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Flavor and Electroweak Physics
4:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Cont. Flavor and Electroweak Physics

Friday, May 27

9:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room Effective Field Theory and Tools
10:30am The Cold Universe Founder's Room
Stefania Salvadori (Kaptyen Astronomical Institute)
Coffee and Informal Talk: Hints on early star formation from galactic archaeology
11:00am Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room
2:00pm Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC Full Seminar Room CLOSING SESSION

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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