General INPAC Meeting
Mapping New Opportunities
in Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics/Cosmology


DoubleTree Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, California
May 4 - 6, 2007

Friday, May 4

Quarter Deck (main building)
17:00-18:00 Refreshments

California Room (adjoining building)
18:00-18:20 INPAC and its mission [pdf] Bernard Sadoulet
18:20-19:05 Dark matter and the weak scale [pdf] Graciela Gelmini
19:05-19:30 Dark matter and stars [arXiv:0705.0521] Katie Freese

19:30-21:00 Dinner (Bay Grille, main building)

21:00-21:45 New directions in observational cosmology [pdf] Tony Tyson
21:45-22:30 Neutrinos from a landscape perspective Lawrence Hall

Saturday, May 5
California Room


Dark Matter
8:30-8:55 LUX [pdf] Mani Tripathi
8:55-9:20 DEAP/CLEAN [pdf] Andrew Hime
9:20-9:45 SuperCDMS [pdf] Nader Mirabolfathi

9:45-10:00 Coffee break

Neutrinos
10:00-10:25 CUORE [pdf] Elena Guardincerri
10:25-10:50 Majorana [pdf] Kai Vetter
10:50-11:15 SuperK and T2K [pdf] David Caspers
11:15-11:40 Double Chooz [pdf] Bob Svoboda
11:40-12:05 Neutrinos after MiniBoone [pdf] George Fuller
12:05-12:50 Fundamental issues in high energy astrophysics [pdf] Roger Blandford

12:50-13:30 Lunch (Bay Grille)

High Energy Gamma Rays
13:30-14:00 GLAST [pdf] Robert Johnson
14:00-14:30 Milagro and HAWC [pdf] Brenda Dingus
14:30-15:00 VERITAS/HESS [pdf] Rene Ong
15:00-15:30 Next generations of ACTs Vladimir Vassiliev

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

High Energy Neutrinos
16:00-16:30 IceCube [pdf] Spencer Klein
16:30-17:00 Anita and Ariana [pdf] Steve Barwick

The Future
17:00-17:20 The future of NASA science [pdf] Joel Primack
17:20-17:40 INPAC and DUSEL [pdf] Kevin Lesko
17:40-18:30 INPAC in the next few years General discussion

18:30-19:30 Wine and appetizers (Quarter Deck)

19:30-21:00 Dinner (Bay Grille)

21:00-22:30 Meet in four working groups, using the California Room and available spaces in Bay Grille and Lounge:
  • Dark matter
  • Neutrinoless double beta decay
  • Long baseline / proton decay
  • Gamma ray astronomy

Saturday, May 6
California Room


Instrumentation
8:30-8:55 New challenges in nonproliferation [pdf shortly] Adam Bernstein
8:55-9:20 Nonproliferation at Los Alamos [pdf] Mark Wallace
9:20-9:45 Domestic Nuclear Defense Program
(Vetter [pdf], Sadoulet [pdf], Tripathi)
2 slides per group involved in DNDO
9:45-10:00 Astrophysics at NIF [pdf] Richard Boyd


INPAC Initiatives
10:00-10:20 Medium-term neutrino program in the US [pdf] Hitoshi Murayama
10:20-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-11:45 Reports of working groups:
(INPAC and DUSEL [pdf])
11:45-12:15 INPAC and education/outreach [pdf] Rachel Winheld (moderator)
12:15-12:30 Wrap-up [pdf] Bernard Sadoulet

Adjourn
Web contact: jpf *at* cosmology.berkeley.edu