IOP-RAS Meeting on Dark Matter image


Monday, 26 November 2007

RAS Lecture Theatre, Burlington House, London W1J 0BQ (map)

This is a joint meeting of the Institute of Physics and the Royal Astronomical Society
All are welcome ... if you intend to attend please email Alex Murphy to let us know

12:55   Welcome

Chair: Wyn Evans

13:00   James Binney (Oxford): Dark matter in the Galaxy

13:30   Anne Green (Nottingham): Direct detection and the dark matter distribution

13:50   Mark Wilkinson (Leicester): Observable properties of dark matter

14:10   Dan Hooper (Fermilab): Indirect signatures of dark matter

14:40   Paula Chadwick (Durham): HESS searches for dark matter annihilation

15:00   Sergio Colafrancesco (Rome): Multifrequency analysis of dark matter signals

15:30   Tea

Chair: Subir Sarkar

16:00   Hans Krauss (Oxford): The future in cryogenic dark matter detectors

16:20   Nigel Smith (STFC/RAL): The noble (liquid) route to dark matter detection

16:40   Neil Spooner (Sheffield): Towards a halo dark matter "telescope"

17:00   Ben Morgan (Warwick): Optimizing directional dark matter detectors

17:20   Meeting ends

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together astronomers with experimentalists and phenomenologists interested in the search for particle dark matter, in order to assess the prospects for progress with particular focus on the UK programme

Convenors: Wyn Evans, Alex Murphy and Subir Sarkar                                   Registered participants