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22-26 August 2011, Porto, Portugal

Plenary sessions in Hotel Tuela, Parallel sessions in Physics/Chemistry building.
Registration & popular talks in CAUP/Planetarium building.
A PDF version of the abstract book can be downloaded here.
Sunday, 21st August
16:00 - 18:30 Registration
18:30 - 19:30 Porto d'Honra at CAUP/Planetarium building
Monday, 22nd August
9:00 - 9:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks by LOC & SOC
Plenary Session 1 - Chair: D. Lyth
9:45 - 10:30 Cosmological Parameters
Licia Verde (Barcelona)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 String Cosmology
Liam McAllister (Cornell)
11:45 - 12:30 Supergravity and Inflationary Cosmology
Ana Achucarro (Leiden/Bilbao)
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Parallel Sessions INF1+CMB1+STR1
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 19:00 Parallel Sessions DEN1+NGA1+STR2
19:00 - 20:00 Reception, Poster session and Conference Photo at Chemistry building
Tuesday, 23rd August
Plenary Session 2 - Chair: L. Roszkowski
9:00 - 9:45 Dark Matter Theory in Light of Recent Searches
Katherine Freese (Michigan)
9:45 - 10:30 Direct Dark Matter Searches
Antonio Melgarejo (Columbia)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Dark Matter Indirect Detections
Pierre Salati (Annecy)
11:45 - 12:30 The Fine-Scale Structure of Dark Matter Halos
Simon White (Garching)
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Parallel Sessions INF2+CMB2+DMA1
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 19:00 Parallel Sessions DEN2+NGA2+DMA2
21:00 - 22:00 Public talk
Jean-Philippe Uzan
Wednesday, 24th August
Plenary Session 3 - Chair: A. Riotto
9:00 - 9:45 The Equivalence Principle and the Quest for New Physics
Federico Piazza (APC)
9:45 - 10:30 Dark Energy Theory
Ed Copeland (Nottingham)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Modifications of General Relativity and the Equivalence Principle
Jean-Philippe Uzan (IAP)
11:45 - 12:30 Good Things from Brane Back-reaction
Cliff Burgess (McMaster/PI)
12:30 - 13:15 Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and the Cosmological Lithium Problem
Karsten Jedamzik (Montpellier)
13:15 - 15:30 Lunch
16:00 - 20:00 Guided tour (meeting point: entrance of CAUP/Planetarium building)
20:00 - 23:00 Conference dinner (Taylor's Cellars)
Thursday, 25th August
Plenary Session 4 - Chair: K. Enqvist
9:00 - 9:45 SUSY at the LHC
Howard Baer (Oklahoma)
9:45 - 10:30 Beyond Standard WIMPs
Ki Young Choi (Pusan)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Update on Neutrino Cosmology
Julien Lesgourgues (CERN)
11:45 - 12:30 Axions
Yvonne Wong (Aachen)
12:30 - 14:10 Lunch
14:10 - 16:30 Parallel Sessions INF3+CMB3+FUT1
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 19:00 Parallel Sessions DEN3+FUT2
21:00 - 22:00 Public talk
Paul Shellard
Friday, 26th August
Parallel Session 5 - Chair: J. Lesgourgues
9:00 - 9:45 Inflation
Antonio Riotto (CERN)
9:45 - 10:30 Reheating After Inflation
Juan Garcia-Bellido (Madrid)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Cosmic Magnetic Fields
Ruth Durrer (Geneva)
11:45 - 12:30 Nongaussianity
Paul Shellard (Cambridge)
12:30 - 12:45 Prize awards and COSMO-12 announcement
12:45 - 13:00 Closing remarks
13:00 End

The following abstracts will be presented as oral communications in the various sessions.

String & brane cosmology (STR)
Inflation & phase transitions (INF)
Non-gaussianities (NGA)
Dark matter & other relics (DMA)
Dark energy & modified gravity (DEN)
Probing particle physics with CMB and LSS (CMB)
Future probes of fundamental physics (FUT)

The following abstracts have been accepted as posters:

List of posters