May 15

Plenary Talks (Rock 301)
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-9:35 P. Fileviez Perez   `Welcome
9:35-9:40 K. Kash ‘Physics at CWRU
9:40-9:45 G. Starkman ‘CERCA and ISO’
Chair:G. Starkman
9:45-10:20 D. G. Hitlin ‘Searches for Lepton Flavor Violation
10:20-10:55 D. Cinabro ‘Lepton Number and Universality Violation at Belle
10:55-11:30 Coffee Break
Chair: D. G. Hitlin
11:30-12:05 A. Signer ‘Lepton Flavour Violating Processes
12:05-12:40 T. Hambye ‘Baryogenesis from L-violating Higgs doublet decay
12:40-14:20 LUNCH
14:20-15:20 Parallel Talks
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-17:00 Parallel Talks
Chair:T. Hambye
17:05-17:40 M. J. Ramsey-Musolf ‘Electroweak Baryogenesis
17:40-18:15 C. Wagner ‘Higgs Properties, Dark Matter and the Electroweak Phase Transition in the (n)MSSM
19:00 Welcome Reception (Tinkham Veale Univ. Center – Ballroom B)


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Chair: D. Cinabro Chair: A. Signer Chair: C. Wagner Chair: C. Hill

Youngjoon Kwon

Studies of dark sector at Belle and prospects with Belle II

Clara Murgui

Lepton Flavor Violation in Left-Right Theory

Jacobo Lopez-Pavon

Testable Leptogenesis & CP violation


Lydia Beresford

Search for New Phenomena in Dijet Events with the ATLAS Detector at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV



Stanislav Suchek

Dark Matter searches with the ATLAS Detector

Cedric Weiland

Low scale seesaw mechanisms and lepton flavour violating Higgs decays

Chee Sheng Fong

Thermal Dark Matter and Leptogenesis


Chikuma Kato

Searches for new phenomena in leptonic final states using the ATLAS detector kato1




Richard Kass

Search for dark sector


Derek Hazard

Lepton flavor violating meson decays

Juraj Klaric

Fermion number violation in low scale leptogenesis



Takuya Tashiro

Search for vector-like quarks in ATLAS


15:20-15:40 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
Chair: L. Berezhiani Chair: B. Monreal Chair: C. Covault Chair: H. Harsh

Juri Smirnov

Dark Matter Bound States



Andrea Kirsch

Background free search for neutrinoless double beta decayof Ge-76 in GERDA Phase II



Christopher Hill

The milliQan Experiment


Andrew Long

Baryogenesis from Primordial Magnetic Helicity


Kyle Lawson

Quark Nugget Dark Matter


David Moore

Searches for neutrinoless double beta decay with Xe-136

Andrea Thamm

Heavy Vector Searches at the LHC

James Mertens

Gravitational Wave Generation during a First-Order Phase Transition


Huaike Guo

Gravitational Wave Signals of Electroweak Phase Transition Triggered by Dark Matter

Yuri Oksuzian

Mu2e Experiment at Fermilab

Nausheen Shah

SM-like h125: Additional Scalars & their Expected Experimental Signatures



Juraj Klaric

Testing the low scale seesaw and leptogenesis



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May 16 Plenary Talks (Rock 301)
Chair: C. Wagner
9:00-9:35 S. McGaugh ‘Dark Matter
9:35-10:10 C. Carmona ‘Direct Dark Matter Searches
10:10-10:45 M. Lisanti ‘In Search of Dark Matter in the Gamma-Ray Sky
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
Chair: M. Lisanti
11:15-11:50 L. Berezhiani ‘Superfluid Dark Matter
11:50-12:25 Y. Kahn ‘Searches for axion dark matter
12:25-13:00 F. Kühnel ‘Primordial Black Holes as Dark Matter
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-15:30 Parallel Talks
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:20 Parallel Talks
Chair: B. Monreal
17:25-18:00 J. Thomas ‘Latest News from Neutrino Oscillation Experiments
18:00-18:35 E. Kearns ‘Searches for Baryon Number Violation




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Chair: B. Bajc Chair: E. Thomson Chair: P.Coloma Chair: T. Hambye

Michal Malinsky

Proton Lifetime Estimates in simple GUTs


Monica Pepe

New limits on Heavy Neutral Lepton from Kaon experiments at CERN

Shirley Li

Distinguishing flavors of astrophysical neutrinos


Sonia El Hedri

Simplified models for Dark Matter coannihilation


Eigo Shintani

Lattice calculation of matrix element on proton decay

Antonio Salvucci

Lepton number violation searches at LHC


John Cherry

Light Sterile Neutrinos and IceCube



Michael Baker

The Vev Flip-Flop: Dark Matter Decay between Weak Scale Phase Transitions



Joshua Barrow

Searches for Neutron-Antineutron Oscillation in DUNE

Jaesung Kim

Searches for heavy Majorana neutrinos at the CMS


Francesco Capozzi

Solar Neutrinos as a Probe of Dark Matter-Neutrino Interactions



Mohammadreza Zakeri

Gauge B-L with Residual Z3 Symmetry and Long-lived Dark Matter

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
Chair: T. Hambye Chair:B. Monreal Chair: B. Dev Chair: S. McGaugh

Andrew Long

Probing the electroweak phase transition with Higgs factories and gravitational waves


Lukas Graf

Non-Standard Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay and its Implications


Andrew Hart

Searches for long-lived particles at CMS

Luiz de Viveiros

The LZ Dark Matter Experiment


Daniel Egana

The minimal fermionic model of electroweak baryogenesis

Francesco Renga

The final MEG result and the status of MEG-II and Mu3e


Yuhsin Tsai

Exotic Signals in Twin Higgs Models


Tim Linden

The GeV Excess in the Galactic Center




Daniele Teresi

Testable resonant leptogenesis



Brian Batell

Accelerator probes of

sterile neutrino portals


Corrinne Mills

New Higgs bosons searches

Jianghao Yu

Explore Inert Dark Matter Blind Spots with Gravitational Waves

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May 17 Plenary Talks (Rock 301)
Chair: C.Hill
9:00-9:35 E. Thomson ‘Searches for Exotics at the LHC
9:35-10:10 A. De Roeck ‘Searches for Exotica at CMS
10:10-10:45 B. Dev ‘Lepton Number Violation at the LHC
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
Chair: J. F. Beacom
11:15-11:50 R. Mohapatra ‘Neutron-antineutron oscillation
11:50-12:25 M. W. Snow ‘Experimental Possibilities to Search for Neutron-Antineutron Oscillations
12:25-13:00 B. Bajc ‘The UV limit of GUTs
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-15:30 Parallel Talks
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:20 Parallel Talks
Chair: R. Mohapatra
17:25-18:00 P. Coloma ‘New physics searches in neutrino oscillations
18:00-18:35 J. F. Beacom ‘Testing New Physics with Neutrino Astrophysics
19:30 Banquet (Hofbrauhaus Cleveland)


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Chair: B. Bajc Chair: M. Snow Chair:E. Thomson



Sebastian Ohmer

Unification and Local Baryon Number

Leah Broussard

New Search for Mirror Neutrons at HFIR



Joshua Berger

Leptoquark Searches at the LHC





Nobuhiro Maekawa

E6 GUT and nucleon decay

via dimension 6 operators


Louis Varriano

Neutron disappearance and regeneration from mirror state

Juri Sminov

Baryonic Higgs at the LHC



Tomas Gonzalo

An automatized approach

to GUT model building

Norman Haußmann

An update on the Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino experiment

Kaori Fuyuto

CP-violating observables

with Top quark



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Chair:B. Bajc Chair:M. Snow Chair: J. Smirnov



 Saki Khan

Proton decay in

non-SUSY SO(10)

Marc Bergevin

The search for neutron-antineutron oscillations at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory


Tatsu Takeuchi

Constraints on light Z’ models with flavor changing couplings


Chen Sun

Constraints on light Z’ models with flavor changing couplings II

Jeremy Hewes

Neutron-Antineutron Oscillation in Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers

David Cyncynates

Reconsidering seismological

constraints on the available

parameter space of

macroscopic dark matter

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May 18 Plenary Talks (Rock 301)
Chair: K. Hinterbichler
9:00-9:35 G. Starkman ‘Macroscopic Dark Matter
9:35-10:10 L. Winslow ‘Bigger or Colder: The Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay’
10:10-10:45 F. Deppisch ‘Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay-Theory
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
Chair: P. Fileviez Perez
11:15-11:50  M. Duerr ‘Gauge theories for baryon number
11:50-12:25  B. Batell ‘Sterile Neutrino Portals
  Final Remarks: PASCOS2018 and BLV2019