Plenary Session

  • June 10
  • June 11
  • June 12
  • June 13
  • June 14

Session1: Introduction to CMB2013 and results from satelites
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Hideo Kodama (KEK)
9:00 Welcome Jonathan Dorfan (OIST president)
9:10 Goals of CMB2013 Masashi Hazumi (CMB2013 chair, KEK)
9:20 Why are we studying CMB? Naoshi Sugiyama (Nagoya/IPMU)
10:00 WMAP final nine-year results [ Animation ] David Larson (Johns Hopkins)
10:40 Cofee break
11:00 Planck mission -instrumentation and data Francesco Piacentini (University of Rome "La Sapienza"
11:40 Planck 2013 results : cosmological parameters Matthieu Tristram (LAL - Universite Paris Sud)
12:40 Discussion
13:00 End of session

Lunch & Poster Session
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Poster Session (at Center Bldg.)

Session2: Results from ground-based CMB projects
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Francois R. Bouchet (Institut d'Astrophysique de paris)
15:00 The Atacama Cosmology Telescope Marc J. Devlin (University of Pennsylvania)
15:30 The South Pole Telescope: past, present and future Christian Reichardt (University of California, Berkeley)
16:20 CMB polarization from the south pole: BICEP, BICEP2, and Keck Array Immanuel Buder (Harvard University)
17:00 Coffee break
17:20 QUIET Osamu Tajima (KEK)
17:50 Polarization of the cosmic microwave background: toward an observational proof of cosmic inflation Eiichiro Komatsu (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
18:30 End of session

Session 3: Ongoing CMB polarization projects
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Marc Devlin (University of Pennsylvania)
9:00 SPIDER (remote talk) William Jones (Princeton University)
9:30 The EBEX experiment Shaul Hanany (University of Minnesota)
10:00 QUIJOTE: a CMB polarization experiment Ricardo Genova-Santos (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC))
10:30 The Atacama B-mode Search: status and prospect Akito Kusaka (Princeton University)
11:00 Coffee break
11:20 The POLARBEAR-1 CMB polarization experiment Adrian Lee (University of California, Berkeley)
11:50 ACTPol: CMB polarization with arcminute resolution from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope Suzanne T. Staggs (Princeton University)
12:20 Challenges for component separation for CMB B-modes Clive Dickinson (University of Manchester)
12:50 End of session

Group Photo, Lunch & Poster Session
12:50 Group photo
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Poster Session (at Center Bldg.)

Session4: Future satellites
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Masashi Hazumi (KEK)
15:00 Scope of this session Masashi Hazumi (KEK)
15:10 EPIC and beyond (remote talk) James Bock (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
15:40 PIXIE Dale J. Fixsen (University of Maryland)
16:10 LiteBIRD: Lite (Light) satellite for the studies of B-mode polarization and Inflation from cosmic background Radiation Detection Tomotake Matsumura (KEK)
16:40 Discussion
17:00 Coffee break
17:20 COrE proposal Francois R. Bouchet (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
17:50 A new L-Class mission Jacques Delabrouille (CNRS, Laboratoire APC)
18:10 Discussion
18:30 End of session

Free discussion all day

Dinner at Kafuu Resort Fuchaku Condo Hotel
18:00 Welcome drink
18:30 Conference dinner (buffet style)
20:30 End of conference dinner

Session 5: Near-future ground-based CMB polarization projects
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Suzanne T. Staggs (Princeton University)
9:00 Synergy of CMB lensing with other cosmological probes Sudeep Das (Argonne National Laboratory)
9:30 Toward the quest for the ultimate theory of the universe by CMB Jun'ichi Yokoyama (The University of Tokyo)
10:10 The Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor Tobias Marriage (Johns Hopkins University)
10:30 BICEP3 Keith L. Thompson (Stanford University)
10:50 GroundBIRD Osamu Tajima (KEK)
11:10 Coffee break
11:30 POLARBEAR-2 Takayuki Tomaru (KEK)
11:55 The Simons Array in the Atacama Kam S. Arnold (University of California, San Diego)
12:10 MuSE Akito Kusaka (Princeton University)
12:30 QUBIC: The QU Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology Jean-Christophe Hamilton (CNRS, Laboratoire APC)
12:50 Announcement etc.
13:00 End of session
13:00 Lunch, poster, OIST tour & free discussion

Session6: OIST colloquium & OIST tea time
Location: B250 Seminar Room
Chair: Masashi Hazumi (KEK)
15:00 Frontiers in cosmology Eiichiro Komatsu (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
15:45 Far infrared and sub-millimeter astronomy: new pathways to heaven Thijs de Graauw (JAO/ESO)
16:30 OIST tea time
17:30 End of session

Session 7: Foreground observations, balloon-bourne projects etc.
Location: OIST Auditorium
Chair: Makoto Hattori (Tohoku)
9:00 Science with foregrounds Douglas Finkbeiner (Harvard University)
9:40 AMiBA 90GHz SZE observations Kai-Yang Lin (Academia Sinica)
10:00 NANTEN super CO survey; a new tool to assess the foreground component Yasuo Fukui (Nagoya University)
10:20 S-PASS, a new view of the polarized sky Gianni Bernardi (SKA SA)
10:40 The C-Band All-Sky Survey (C-BASS) Michael Jones (University of Oxford)
11:00 Coffee break
11:20 The Primordial Inflation Polarization Explorer (PIPER) Dale J. Fixsen (University of Maryland)
11:40 LSPE/SWIPE Francesco Piacentini (University of Rome "La Sapienza")
12:00 Discussion
12:40 Closing
13:00 End of conference