October 5, 2019 - Saturday
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMConference openingChair: Rocky Kolb
 Simon White, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astrophysik
Cosmic controversies: boon or bane? [PDF, 17.79 MB]
 H0 Tension (Room 621)Chair: Kimmy Wu
 Lloyd Knox, UC Davis
The Hubble Hunter’s Guide [PDF, 4.08 MB]
 Jo Dunkley, Princeton
How ground-based CMB data can weigh in
 Barry Madore, Carnegie Observatories
The Tip of the Red Giant Branch (TRGB) Distance Scale [PDF, 36.86 MB]
 Maya Fishbach, KICP
Cosmology with Gravitational-Wave Standard Sirens
 Frederic Courbin, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland)
H0 Measurements with Strong Gravitational Lensing Time Delays [PDF, 11.08 MB]
 Daniel Scolnic, Duke University
New Constraints on H0 and w from Large Supernova Surveys
 Jose Luis Bernal, Johns Hopkins University
The Cosmic Expansion History from Line-Intensity Mapping [PDF, 10.81 MB]
 Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, University of New Mexico
Lessons on solving the Hubble tension [PDF, 9.34 MB]
 Harry Desmond, University of Oxford
The impact of screened fifth forces on the local distance ladder [PDF, 0.58 MB]
 Marcelle Soares-Santos, Brandeis University
DESGW: Results from the DES Standard Sirens Program and Lessons Learned for Cosmology in the LSST era
 Dark Matter and Structure Formation (Room 100)Chair: Chihway Chang
 Lam Hui, Columbia
Ultra-light axion dark matter
 Annika Peter, Ohio State University
Flipping the script on tests of CDM with satellite galaxies
 Yashar Hezaveh, Stanford University
Probing the particle nature of dark matter with strong gravitational lensing
 Mark Vogelsberger, MIT
Simulating structure formation in SIDM [PDF, 16.82 MB]
 Keith Bechtol, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Impact of the Large Magellanic Cloud on the Full-sky Milky Way Satellite Population [PDF, 18.38 MB]
 Alyson Brooks
Re-Examining Astrophysical Constraints on the Dark Matter Model
 Thejs Brinckmann
Disentangling Self-Interacting Dark Matter from baryonic physics
 Alain Blanchard, IRAP
SZ Clusters and the amplitude of matter fluctuations [PDF, 2.12 MB]
 Philip Mocz, Princeton University
First Star-Forming Structures in Fuzzy Cosmic Filaments [PDF, 8.07 MB]
12:35 PM - 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM - 3:40 PMH0 Tension PanelModerator: Wendy FreedmanVIDEO
 Wendy Freedman, University of Chicago
Ho Tension Panel [PDF, 6.85 MB]
 Adam Riess, Johns Hopkins University
 George Efstathiou, Cambridge University
 Licia Verde, Barcelona
The H0 game: an end to end test [PDF, 13.26 MB]
3:40 PM - 4:10 PMBreak
4:10 PM - 5:50 PMDark Matter and Structure Formation PanelModerator: Andrey KravtsovVIDEO
 Andrey Kravtsov, KICP
 Bhuvnesh Jain, Penn
 Manoj Kaplinghat, UC Irvine
Is a model beyond CDM needed to describe structure formation? [PDF, 1.8 MB]
 Risa Wechsler, Stanford
5:50 PM - 7:30 PMReception and Poster Viewing Poster

October 6, 2019 - Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
 Cosmic Acceleration (Room 621)Chair: Macarena Lagos
 Clare Burrage, Nottingham
Screening dark energy and modified gravity [PDF, 1.64 MB]
 Alessandra Silvestri, Leiden University
What can cosmology tell us about gravity? [PDF, 16.08 MB]
 Gary Bernstein
Cosmological structure in the evolved Universe - DES measurements and the accuracy of future measures
 Alexie Leauthaud, UC Santa Cruz
Lensing is Low on Small Scales for LRGs
 Chihway Chang, KICP
Precise and Accurate Cosmology in the Next Decade [PDF, 60.14 MB]
 Robert Caldwell, Dartmouth
Dark matter and Gravitational Waves
 Hendrik Hildebrandt, Ruhr-University Bochum
KiDS+VIKING: Cosmic shear tomography with optical+infrared data [PDF, 8.78 MB]
 Ohkyung Kwon, Astronomy & Astrophysics, KICP
Direct Laboratory Probes of Planck Scale Correlations in the Space-Time Vacuum [PDF, 28 MB]
 Alexander Krolewski, UC Berkeley
Measuring the amplitude of density fluctuations to z~2 using unWISE [PDF, 6.63 MB]
 Jurgen Mifsud, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
Current status of an interacting dark sector with cosmological observations [PDF, 9.12 MB]
 Inflation (Room 100)Chair: Marco Raveri
 Andrei Linde, Stanford University
Inflation after Planck [PDF, 38.93 MB]
 Anna Ijjas, Harvard University
And now for something completely different
 Raphael Flauger, UC San Diego
On the robustness of inflation to inhomogeneities
 Mustafa Amin, Rice University
Nonlinear dynamics after inflation [PDF, 58.6 MB]
 Cumrun Vafa, Harvard
Swampland Perspective on Early and Late Time Cosmology’ [PDF, 4.83 MB]
 Peter Adshead, University of Illinois
The end of inflation [PDF, 4.41 MB]
 Craig Hogan, KICP
Pattern of perturbations from a coherent inflationary horizon [PDF, 5.52 MB]
 Samuel Passaglia, KICP
Primordial Black Hole Dark Matter: Slow-roll inflation and the Higgs Instability Mechanism
 Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, Harvard University
Recent progress in cosmological collider physics
12:10 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM - 3:10 PMCosmic Acceleration PanelModerator: Joshua FriemanVIDEO
 Josh Frieman, KICP
 Andreas Albrecht, UC Davis
 Saul Perlmutter, UC Berkeley
 Rachel Rosen, Columbia
Panel Presentation [PDF, 1.15 MB]
3:10 PM - 3:40 PMBreak
3:40 PM - 5:20 PMInflation PanelModerator: Wayne HuVIDEO
 Wayne Hu, KICP
 Marc Kamionkowski, Johns Hopkins University
Inflation [PDF, 25.07 MB]
 Justin Khoury, Penn
Inflation, Search Optimization, and Dynamical Criticality [PDF, 31.47 MB]
 Hirosi Ooguri, Caltech/KIPMU
Tour of the Swampland [PDF, 1.06 MB]
6:30 PM - 9:00 PMReception and BanquetAfter-dinner Speaker: Marc DavisEckhardt Research Center
 Marc Davis, UC Berkeley

October 7, 2019 - Monday
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
 Dark Matter Particles (Room 621)Chair:Yonatan Kahn
 Elena Aprile, Columbia
The Next Step in the Search for WIMPs with Noble Liquid Targets [PDF, 51.13 MB]
 Tracy Slatyer, MIT
What indirect searches teach us about particle dark matter [PDF, 4.64 MB]
 Rouven Essig, Stony Brook University
The next decade in the Direct Detection of Sub-GeV Dark Matter [PDF, 19.09 MB]
 Constantinos Skordis, Czech Academy of Sciences
New gravitational degrees of freedom as a proxy for dark matter
 Andrew Long, Michigan
Does dark matter interact with more than gravity? [PDF, 23.3 MB]
 Jens Niemeyer, Göttingen
Granules, solitons, and miniclusters: axion-like particles gone nonlinear
 Marco Regis, University of Turin and INFN
Particle dark matter searches via cross-correlation between gravitational lensing and gamma rays [PDF, 6.57 MB]
 Cora Dvorkin, Harvard University
Novel Probes of Dark Matter [PDF, 3.46 MB]
 Juan Garcia-Bellido, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Primordial Black Holes and the Nature of Dark Matter [PDF, 14.22 MB]
 Particle Physics and Cosmology (Room 100)Chair: Craig Hogan
 Richard Bond, CITA
Webskying the Universe Searching for Beyond-the-SMc [PDF, 53.3 MB]
 Jeff McMahon, Michigan
The Future of CMB Cosmology
 ChangHoon Hahn, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Constraining Neutrino Mass with the Bispectrum: Breaking Parameter Degeneracies [PDF, 9.06 MB]
 Glenn Starkman, Case Western Reserve University
Between a rock and a black hole: looking for dense chunks of dark matter [PDF, 7.66 MB]
 Arka Banerjee, Stanford University
The signatures of self-interacting dark matter on cluster density profile and subhalo distributions [PDF, 4.17 MB]
 Albert Stebbins, Fermilab/KICP
Could Supermassive Black Holes be Primordial? [PDF, 15.68 MB]
 Yu-Dai Tsai, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Resonant Self-Interacting Dark Matter from Hidden QCD
 Marius Millea, University of California, Berkeley
The Hubble Hunter's Guide 2: Sounds of darkness [PDF, 1.21 MB]
 Sam McDermott, Fermilab
Dark Radiation and Superheavy Dark Matter from Black Hole Domination [PDF, 6.28 MB]
 Tristan Smith, Swarthmore College
Oscillating cosmological scalar fields and a potential resolution to the Hubble tension [PDF, 7.35 MB]
 Antonella Palmese, Fermilab
Measuring the Hubble constant with gravitational wave black-hole mergers and galaxy surveys [PDF, 14.78 MB]
 Ethan Nadler, Stanford/KIPAC
Milky Way Satellites: Probes of Dark Matter Microphysics [PDF, 15.71 MB]
 Jessica Muir, Stanford
Checking the consistency of growth and expansion with the Dark Energy Survey [PDF, 12.34 MB]
12:10 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM - 3:10 PMDark-Matter Particles PanelModerator: Rocky KolbVIDEO
 Rocky Kolb, KICP
Dark Matter Particles Panel [PDF, 1.16 MB]
 Tim Tait, UC Irvine
Are WIMPs Dead? [PDF, 24.39 MB]
 Graciela Gelmini, UCLA
Dark Matter Particles? WIMPs? [PDF, 13.06 MB]
 Kathryn Zurek, Berkeley
3:10 PM - 3:40 PMBreak
3:40 PM - 5:20 PMTools PanelModerator: John CarlstromVIDEO
 John Carlstrom, KICP
 Roger Blandford, Stanford
Cosmic Controversies: "Tools" [PDF, 2.78 MB]
 Jonathan Feng, UC Irvine
What tools are critical for progress in dark matter in the coming decades? [PDF, 23.72 MB]
 Rashid Sunyaev, MPIA
5:20 PM - 7:20 PMDinner
7:20 PM - 9:00 PMMultiverse PanelModerator: Jeffrey HarveyVIDEO
 Jefferey Harvey, KICP
 Alan Guth, MIT
The Multiverse [PDF, 1.32 MB]
 Andrei Linde, Stanford University
Universe or Multiverse? [PDF, 13.75 MB]
 David Albert, Columbia
 Joseph Silk, IAP Paris/JHU/Oxford

October 8, 2019 - Tuesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMContinental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBest of posters presentations
 Louise Breuval, Paris Observatory, LESIA
The Cepheid Leavitt law from Gaia DR2 parallaxes of resolved companions
 Weikang Lin, North Carolina State University
Investigating the Hubble Constant Tension - Two Numbers in the Standard Cosmological Model [PDF, 1.28 MB]
 Minsu Park, Princeton University
Lambda CDM or self-interacting neutrinos? How CMB data can tell the two models apart [PDF, 2.21 MB]
 Youngsoo Park, Kavli IPMU
Concordance cosmology?
 Tommi Tenkanen, Johns Hopkins University
Spectator dark matter
 Georgios Valogiannis, Cornell University
An Accurate Model for Redshiift Space Clustering of Biased Tracers in Modified Gravity [PDF, 2.92 MB]
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM - 12:10 PMParticle Physics & Cosmology PanelModerator: Michael TurnerVIDEO
 Michael S Turner, Kavli Foundation/KICP at UChicago
 Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS
 Gian Giudice, CERN
 Lisa Randall, Harvard
12:10 PM - 1:10 PMConvergence or Disruption?Chair: Michael Turner
 Joseph Silk, IAP Paris/JHU/Oxford
Astro view
 Joseph Lykken, Fermilab
Particle view [PDF, 25.2 MB]
1:10 PMConference adjourns