A Symposium to Celebrate the 60th Birthday of David Spergel and the 5-Year Anniversary of CCA

America/New_York
Flatiron Institute and Princeton University

Flatiron Institute and Princeton University

Description

October 22-23 at Princeton University - Will focus on David’s career and science.
October 24-25 at Simons Foundation - Will focus on the 5-year anniversary of CCA.

 

             


Although COVID may have delayed our celebrations, we are looking forward to gathering on October 22-25, 2021 for a four-day symposium in honor of David Spergel.

Please note: masks will be required at all times unless eating.

***Due to space limitations at the Princeton University location in New Jersey, we will add all plus ones to the waitlist. Everyone else who registered to attend the Princeton celebration is confirmed. If there are any cancellations, we will reach out to those participants directly to confirm their plus one's attendance.***

 

 

    • 9:00 AM
      Breakfast Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • Program Start: Peng Oh, Chair Princeton University

      Princeton University

      • 1
        Welcome & Introductions
      • 2
        Marc Kamionkowski: Theory and Speculative Ideas
      • 3
        Videos (Mustapha Ishak, Ben Wandelt)
      • 4
        Kris Pardo: More Speculative Ideas
      • 5
        Videos (Hiranya Peiris, Licia Verde & Eiichiro Komatsu)
      • 6
        Fireslides

        Renee Hlozek
        Jean Quashnock
        Arif Babul
        Eric Gawiser
        Niayesh Afshordi
        Simone Ferraro
        Zoltan Haiman
        KG Lee
        Cullen Blake

    • 12:00 PM
      Lunch Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • Session 2: Renée Hlozek, Chair Princeton University

      Princeton University

      • 7
        Kathryn Johnston: Local Group and Dynamics
      • 8
        Oliver Philcox: Extracting Cosmological Information
      • 9
        Fireslides

        Colin Hill
        Rachel Bean
        Joe Hennawi
        Priya Natarajan
        Suvodip Mukherjee
        Neelima Sehgal
        Jahmour Givans
        Marc Kuchner

      • 10
        Michael Strauss: David at Princeton
    • 3:00 PM
      Coffee Break Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • Session 3: Suzanne Staggs, Chair Princeton University

      Princeton University

      • 11
        Emmanuel Schaan: The CMB as a Large-scale Structure Probe
      • 12
        Blake Sherwin + Mathew Madhavacheril: ACT Lensing
      • 13
        Fireslides

        Jack Hughes
        Nick Battaglia
        Adri Duivenvoorden
        Andrina Nicola

      • 14
        Will Coulton: Foreground Biases on Primordial Non-Gaussianity Measurements
      • 15
        Lisa Einstein (pre-recorded)
    • 6:00 PM
      Reception Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • 7:00 PM
      Dinner & Dancing Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • 9:00 AM
      Breakfast Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • Program Start: Eric Gawiser, Chair Princeton Unity

      Princeton Unity

      • 16
        Jeremy Kasdin: Roman
      • 17
        Videos (Olivier Dore, Hironao Miyatake, Jia Liu)
      • 18
        Lyman Page: WMAP and ACT
      • 19
        Videos (Chuck Bennett)
    • 11:00 AM
      Coffee Break Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • Session 2: Joe Hennawi, Chair Princeton University

      Princeton University

      • 20
        Sudeep Das: From Astrophysics to AI: A Hitchhiker's Guide
      • 21
        Videos (Jared Crooks, Nick Hand)
      • 22
        Fireslides

        Alice Pisani
        Christina Kreisch
        Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro
        Jay Wadekar

      • 23
        Simon DeDeo: Resonance on the Spergel Manifold
    • 12:30 PM
      Lunch Princeton University

      Princeton University

    • 1:30 PM
      Travel: NJ Transit to NYC
    • 6:00 PM
      Wine Reception at Spergel's Home in NYC (Due to Limited Capacity, by Invite only.)
    • 9:30 AM
      Breakfast Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Program Start: Shirley Ho, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 24
        Welcome from CCA: Julianne Dalcanton
      • 25
        Welcome Address: Jim Simons
      • 26
        David W. Hogg
      • 27
        Phil Armitage
      • 28
        Comments from David Spergel about the beginning of CCA
    • 12:00 PM
      Lunch Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Session 2: Katie Freese, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 29
        Miles Cranmer
      • 30
        Megan Bedell
      • 31
        Will Farr
      • 32
        Tjitske Starkenburg
    • 3:00 PM
      Coffee Break Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Session 3: Khee Gan Lee, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 33
        Francisco Antonio Villaescusa Navarro
      • 34
        Katerina Chatziioannou
      • 35
        Stephon Alexander
      • 36
        Lightning Talks

        Rosalba Perna
        Ruth Daly
        Daniel Angles-Alcazar
        Viviana Acquaviva

    • 5:00 PM
      Reception Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      162, Rooftop Terrace

    • 6:00 PM
      Dinner & Dancing Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      162, 11th Floor Dining Room

    • 9:00 AM
      Breakfast Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Program Start: Julianne Dalcanton, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 37
        Rachel Somerville
      • 38
        Laurence Levasseur
      • 39
        Drummond Fielding
      • 40
        Lightning Talks

        Stephanie Tonnessen
        Sultan Hassan
        Natasha Manger
        Chirag Modi
        Chiara Mingarelli

    • 12:00 PM
      Lunch Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Session 2: Greg Gabadadze, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 41
        Bart Ripperda
      • 42
        Simone Aiola
      • 43
        Shy Genel
      • 44
        Lightning Talks

        Yashar Hezevah
        Chris Hayward
        Chang Hoon Hahn
        Kasey Wagoner

    • 2:30 PM
      Coffee Break Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

    • Session 3: Tom Abel, Chair Flatiron Institute

      Flatiron Institute

      • 45
        Sasha Philippov
      • 46
        Dan Foreman-Mackey
      • 47
        Closing Address: Marilyn Simons