Program

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Thursday, July 1:

8:00 - 8:45: Registration (Kane Hall, Room 210) - Map

8:45 - 9:00: Opening remarks

  • Mary Lidstrom, Vice Provost for Research, University of Washington
    Introduction to INT @ 20 - [Video]

  • David Kaplan, INT Director - [Slides]

Session chair: David Kaplan


9:00 - 9:45: Science & Society

  • 9:00 - 9:45
    Steven Koonin, Undersecretary for Science, Dept. of Energy
    The future of DOE and its intersections - [Slides] [Video]

9:45 - 10:30: Strong Interactions and Fundamental Symmetries

  • 9:45 - 10:30
    Howard Georgi, Harvard University
    QCD - From flavor SU(3) to effective field theory - [Slides] [Video]

10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break

Session chair: Martin Savage


  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Silas Beane, University of New Hampshire
    Lattice QCD for nuclear physics- [Slides] [Video]

  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Paulo Bedaque, University of Maryland
    Effective field theories in nuclear physics - [Slides] [Video]

  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Michael Ramsey-Musolf, University of Wisconsin
    Fundamental symmetries of nuclear physics: A window on the early Universe - [Slides] [Video]

12:30 - 2:00: Lunch (Mary Gates Hall) - Map

2:00 - 5:00: From Partons to Extreme Matter

Session chair: Gerald Miller

  • 2:00 - 2:30
    Matthias Burkardt, New Mexico State University
    Transverse (spin) structure of hadrons - [Slides] [Video]

  • 2:30 - 3:00
    Barbara Jacak, SUNY Stony Brook University
    Quark-gluon plasma: from particles to fields? - [Slides] [Video]

  • 3:00 - 3:45
    Raju Venugopalan, Brookhaven National Lab
    Wee gluons and their role in creating the hottest matter on Earth - [Slides] [Video]

3:45 - 4:15: Coffee Break

Session chair: Krishna Rajagopal

  • 4:15 - 4:45
    Jean-Paul Blaizot, Saclay
    Is the quark-gluon plasma strongly or weakly coupled? - [Slides] [Video]

  • 4:45 - 5:15
    Dam Son, INT
    Applications of holography - [Slides] [Video]

5:45 - 6:45: no host cocktail hour @ University Club - Map
6:45 - 8:45: dinner @ University Club
After dinner speaker: Wick Haxton


Friday, July 2:

Session chair: Dam Son


9:00 - 12:00: Few- and Many-Body Physics

  • 9:00 - 9:30
    Deborah Jin, JILA
    Universal relations in an ultracold Fermi gas - [Slides] [Video]

  • 9:30 - 10:00
    Gordon Baym, University of Illinois
    From ultracold atomic gases to the QGP - [Slides] [Video]

10:00 - 10:30: Coffee Break

Session chair: Richard Furnstahl

  • 10:30 - 11:00
    George Bertsch, INT
    Nuclear structure: from model to theory - [Slides] [Video]

  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Thomas Papenbrock, University of Tennessee & ORNL
    Model independent computations of atomic nuclei: status and perspectives - [Slides] [Video]

  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Christopher Jarzynski, University of Maryland
    The second law of thermodynamics at the nanoscale: what do we know that Maxwell, Boltzmann and Gibbs did not already understand?- [Slides] [Video]

12:00 - 2:00: Lunch (Mary Gates Hall) - Map

Session chair: Wick Haxton


2:00 - 5:00: Neutrinos and Nuclear Astrophysics

  • 2:00 - 2:45
    Hamish Robertson, University of Washington
    The neutrino @ 80 - [Slides] [Video]

  • 2:45 - 3:15
    Gail McLaughlin, North Carolina State University
    Neutrinos and nucleosynthesis from black hole accretion disks - [Slides] [Video]

  • 3:15 - 3:45
    Cecilia Lunardini, Arizona State University
    Supernova neutrinos at future detectors - [Slides] [Video]

3:45 - 4:15: Coffee Break

Session chair: Baha Balantekin

  • 4:15 - 4:45
    Yong-Zhong Qian, University of Minnesota
    Neutrinos and the origin of the elements - [Slides] [Video]

  • 4:45 - 5:15
    Sanjay Reddy, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    A low energy theory of the neutron star crust and its observable implications - [Slides] [Video]

5:15 - 5:30: Closing - David Kaplan

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