Parallel talk is 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.

July 23, 2012 - Monday
 Direct Detection I
Convener: Christopher Savage
(Wolf Point Ballroom, 15th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMDaniel Brandt, KIPAC, SLAC National Accelerator Lab, Stanford University
Understanding the Physics of SuperCDMS SNOLAB Detectors
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMHassan Chagani, University of Minnesota
SuperCDMS-SNOLAB: Road to 100 mm Germanium Detectors [PDF, 4.66 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMManungu Kiveni, Syracuse University
Reanalysis of CDMS II data [PDF, 3.25 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMNicole E Fields, University of Chicago
A low-energy analysis of CDMS data [PDF, 3.48 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMScott A Hertel, MIT
Search for Annual Modulation in Low-Energy CDMS-II Data [PDF, 6.13 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMVitaly Kudryavtsev, University of Sheffield
Background studies for the EDELWEISS dark matter experiment [PDF, 14.78 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMVeronique Sanglard, Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon
EDELWEISS-II WIMP search at low energy [PDF, 2.35 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMSilva Scorza, Southern Methodist University
SuperCDMS-SNOLAB - an active neutron veto shield design [PDF, 3.07 MB]
5:35 PM - 5:55 PMHans Kraus, University of Oxford
 Indirect Detection I
Convener: Paolo Gondolo
(Western Stage room, 14th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMMatthias Danninger, Stockholm University
Search for Dark Matter Captured in the Sun with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory [PDF, 2.93 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMSofia Sivertsson, KTH / Stockholm University
WIMP diffusion in the Solar System and the neutrino signal from the Sun and the Earth [PDF, 0.43 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMJoakim Edsjo, Oskar Klein Centre / Stockholm University
Neutrino searches for dark matter [PDF, 5.71 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMJonathan A Miller, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Search for Secluded Dark Matter in the Sun using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory [PDF, 21.9 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMBasudeb Dasgupta, CCAPP, Ohio State University
Probing DM in Galaxy Clusters using Neutrino Telescopes [PDF, 7.04 MB]
July 24, 2012 - Tuesday
 Direct Detection II
Convener: Lauren Hsu
(Wolf Point Ballroom, 15th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMKimberly J Palladino, MIT
A discussion of the DEAP-3600 calibration systems. [PDF, 8.19 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMMark Boulay, Queen's University
DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search at SNOLAB [PDF, 2.11 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMAkira Hitachi, Kochi Medical School
The electronic LET for slow ions in dark matter detector media [PDF, 0.92 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMDinesh Loomba, University of New Mexico
The DRIFT Dark Matter Search [PDF, 61.31 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMDaniel Santos, LPSC/UJF/CNRS
Directional Detection of DM with MIMAC [PDF, 11.02 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMKentaro Miuchi, Kobe University
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMShawn W Henderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Surface Commissioning of the DMTPC 4-Shooter Directional Dark Matter Detector Prototype [PDF, 19.46 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMTatsuhhiro Naka, Nagoya University
Directional Dark Matter Search with Nuclear Emulsion [PDF, 3 MB]
5:35 PM - 5:55 PMSteven K Linden, Boston University
Status Report on the MiniCLEAN Experiment
 Indirect Detection II
Convener: James Buckley
(Western Stage room, 14th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMLars Bergstrom, Stockholm University
Spectral gamma-ray signatures in dark matter detection - a review [PDF, 5.35 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMTimothy Linden, UC - Santa Cruz
Indirect Detection of Dark Matter at the Galactic Center [PDF, 2.2 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMChristoph Weniger, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich
A tentative gamma-ray line from dark matter annihilation at the Fermi Large Area Telescope [PDF, 5.18 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMGabrijela Zaharijas, ICTP, Trieste
Constraints on dark matter annihilation and decay in the Milky Way halo
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMMeng Su, Harvard University/MIT
Evidence for Gamma-ray Jets in Our Milky Way
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMEmmanuel Moulin, CEA Saclay, IRFU
Indirect dark matter searches with current imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMEmmanuel Moulin, CEA Saclay, IRFU
Search for Dark Matter Annihilation Signals from the Fornax Galaxy Cluster with H.E.S.S.
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMPat Scott, McGill University
Cosmology with ultracompact minihalos [PDF, 0.65 MB]
 Particle Physics
Convener: Stefano Profumo
(Steamboat room, 14th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMJordan Damgov, Texas Tech University
Recent results from a search for Dark Matter production in the CMS experiment [PDF, 3.29 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMSara Rydbeck, DESY
The inert doublet model and the role of multileptons at the LHC [PDF, 4.94 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMStefano Scopel, Sogang University Korea
Phenomenology of light neutralinos in view of recent results at the CERN Large Hadron Collider [PDF, 2.31 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMJussi Virkajarvi, CP3-Origins & DIAS, University of Southern Denmark
Invisible Higgs and Dark Matter [PDF, 1.69 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMRandy C Cotta, SLAC/Stanford
Experimental Bounds on Chi-Chi-V-V [PDF, 24.41 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMJaime Ruz Armendariz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Constraints on the axion-electron coupling for the non-hadronic models with CAST [PDF, 7.43 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMJulia K Vogel, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
The International Axion Observatory (IAXO) [PDF, 10.06 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMQiaoli Yang, University of Florida
Axion BEC: a model beyond CDM [PDF, 0.46 MB]
July 25, 2012 - Wednesday
 Direct Detection III
Convener: Vitaly Kudryavtsev
(Wolf Point Ballroom, 15th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMRan Budnik, Columbia university
The XENON1T experiment [PDF, 3.89 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMCarmen Carmona-Benitez, Case Western Reserve University
LUX detector, Installation and Operation [PDF, 1.8 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMCarlos H Faham, Brown University
Alpha tomography, calibrations and backgrounds in the LUX dark matter experiment [PDF, 3.73 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMMatthew M Szydagis, UC Davis
Calibrations of the LUX Detector on the Surface [PDF, 0.85 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMSean M Paling, Boulby Underground Science Facility
Boulby Deep Underground Science Facility: Status and Future Plans [PDF, 2.59 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMTom Shutt, Case Western Reserve University
The LZ Experiment [PDF, 1.59 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMDavid Malling, Brown University
Background Characterization and Rejection in the LZ Detector [PDF, 2.01 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMKatsushi Arisaka, UCLA
MAX and XAX: Dark matter and neutrino observatory based on multi-ton liquid xenon and liquid argon [PDF, 10.15 MB]
 Particle Physics/Direct Detection I
Convener: Matthew Buckley
(Western Stage room, 14th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMNicolas Bernal, University of Bonn, Germany
Phenomenology of WIMPy baryogenesis models [PDF, 0.87 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMPaolo Gondolo, University of Utah
Phenomenology of light WIMPs [PDF, 9.76 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMAndreas Goudelis, DESY - Hamburg
The Inert Doublet Model of Dark Matter Beyond Tree-level [PDF, 0.89 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMJonathan Kozaczuk, UC Santa Cruz
Exploring the Dark Matter - Electroweak Baryogenesis Connection in Supersymmetry
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMJong-Chul Park, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Assisted freeze-out
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMOsamu Seto, Hokkai-Gakuen University
Initially asymmetric dark matter [PDF, 0.62 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMSeodong Shin, Seoul National University
Dark matter in the PQMSSM in anomaly mediation [PDF, 13.97 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMZuowei Liu, McGill University
Millicharged Atomic Dark Matter [PDF, 1.92 MB]
5:35 PM - 5:55 PMWei Xue, Physics Department, McGill University
An optimistic CoGeNT analysis [PDF, 5.86 MB]
July 26, 2012 - Thursday
 Direct Detection IV
Convener: Viktor Zacek
(Wolf Point Ballroom, 15th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMMichael B. Crisler, Fermilab
Dark Matter Search Results from the COUPP-4kg Bubble Chamber at SNOLAB [PDF, 20.2 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMHugh Lippincott, Fermilab
COUPP Iodine Recoil Threshold Experiment [PDF, 13.32 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMAlan E Robinson, University of Chicago
COUPP Carbon and Fluorine Recoil Thresholds [PDF, 1.76 MB]
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMAndrew Sonnenschein, Fermilab
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMEric Vazquez-Jauregui, SNOLAB
COUPP500: A 500kg CF3I Bubble Chamber [PDF, 2.31 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMJuan Estrada, Fermilab
Direct Dark Matter Search with Charge Couple Devices [PDF, 8.13 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMRitoban Basu Thakur, Fermilab / UIUC
The CDMSlite experiment [PDF, 24.69 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMMaria Luisa Sarsa, University of Zaragoza
Background model for a NaI(Tl) detector in the frame of the ANAIS experiment [PDF, 10.04 MB]
 Indirect Detection III
Convener: Douglas Spolyar
(Western Stage room, 14th floor)
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMAlex Geringer-Sameth, Brown University
Results of continuum and line WIMP searches in dwarf galaxies with Fermi [PDF, 2.4 MB]
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMIlias Cholis, SISSA (Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati)
Extracting limits on dark matter annihilation from dwarf spheroidal galaxies [PDF, 3.81 MB]
3:05 PM - 3:25 PMAlexander A. Kirillov, National Research Nuclear University ''MEPhI''
Small scale dark matter clumps and its gamma ray signals
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMHannes-S. Zechlin, University of Hamburg, Germany
Dark matter subhalos: the observational challenge [PDF, 7.36 MB]
3:55 PM - 4:15 PMRanjan Laha, CCAPP & Dept. of Physics, Ohio State University
Radio Constraints on dark matter induced Galactic Center gamma-ray lines [PDF, 2.98 MB]
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMAlexander V Belikov, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
Testing the composition of the of gamma rays from the galactic center and the cosmic ray electrons at TeV scale [PDF, 1.49 MB]
4:45 PM - 5:05 PMMariangela Lisanti, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science
Illuminating the 130 GeV Line with Continuum Photons [PDF, 6.81 MB]
5:10 PM - 5:30 PMPhilip von Doetinchem, UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory
The General Antiparticle Spectrometer (GAPS) - Hunt for dark matter using low energy antideuterons [PDF, 14.43 MB]
July 27, 2012 - Friday
 Particle Physics/Direct Detection II
Convener: Joakim Edsjo
(Wolf Point Ballroom, 15th floor)
9:00 AM - 9:20 AMChris Purcell, University of Pittsburgh
Dark Matter Direct Search Rates in Simulations of the Milky Way and Sagittarius Stream [PDF, 4.82 MB]
9:25 AM - 9:45 AMRichard Hill, University of Chicago
Universal behavior in the scattering of heavy, weakly interacting dark matter on nuclear targets
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMChung-Lin Shan, Academia Sinica
Model-Independent Data Analysis in Direct Searches for Inelastic Dark Matter [PDF, 1.14 MB]
10:15 AM - 10:35 AMFabio Iocco, Oskar Klein Center for CosmoParticle Physics
Dark Matter distribution in the Milky Way: microlensing and dynamical constraints
10:40 AM - 11:00 AMBibhushan Shakya, Cornell University
Direct Detection Implications on Supersymmetry Naturalness [PDF, 2.13 MB]
11:05 AM - 11:25 AMMiguel Pato, Technical University Munich
Combining direct detection and antiprotons to constrain dark matter models [PDF, 3.52 MB]
 Structure and Stars
Convener: Carlos Frenk
(Steamboat room, 14th floor)
9:00 AM - 9:20 AMAndrew Zentner, University of Pittsburgh
Asymmetric Dark Matter may Alter the Conditions for Stardom
9:25 AM - 9:45 AMMei-Yu Wang, University of Pittsburgh
Constraints on Decaying Dark Matter from Large-Scale Structure
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMDonghai Zhao, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
Tthe universal mass-concentration relation for cold, warm and hot dark matter halos
10:15 AM - 10:35 AMMatthew R Becker, University of Chicago
Extreme Scale Weak Lensing Simulations for Large Area Sky Surveys
10:40 AM - 11:00 AMAndrey Kravtsov, University of Chicago
Evolution of halo mass and cluster observable-mass scaling relations
 Indirect Detection IV
Convener: Mariangela Lisanti
(Western Stage room, 14th floor)
9:00 AM - 9:20 AMAlessandro Cuoco, Oskar Kein Center for CosmoParticle Physics
Diffuse Gamma-ray Background anisotropies and Dark Matter [PDF, 20.38 MB]
9:25 AM - 9:45 AMGerman A. Gomez-Vargas, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid / IFT UAM-CSIC / INFN Roma Tor Vergata
Dark matter constraints from the anisotropies of the gamma-ray background measured by the Fermi-LAT [PDF, 3.4 MB]
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMAndrew W Smith, University of Utah
The VERITAS Indirect Dark Matter Detection Program [PDF, 8.85 MB]
10:15 AM - 10:35 AMDavid Tran, University of Minnesota
Cosmic-ray and gamma-ray constraints on dark matter stability