SNOLAB Grand Opening Workshop

May 14-16, 2012 at SNOLAB


Monday, May 14: Morning Session

8:00 Coffee      
8:30 Welcome Nigel Smith, SNOLAB    
8:45 Final Results from SNO Aksel Hallin, University of Alberta (PDF) (PPTX)
9:30 Solar Models and the CNO Cycle Carlos Peña Garay, University of Valencia (PDF)  
10:30 Coffee      
10:45 Future Solar Neutrino Experiments Mark Chen, Queen's University (PDF)  
11:15 Super Nova Physics and Neutrinos Christian Cardall, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF)  
11:45 Super Nova Watches and HALO Clarence Virtue, Laurentian University (PDF) (PPTX)
12:15 Lunch      


Monday, May 14: Afternoon Session

1:00 First poster session      
1:45 Earth Models Bill McDonough, University of Maryland (PDF) (PPTX)
2:30 Geo Neutrinos Steve Dye, Hawaii Pacific University (PDF) (PPT)
3:15 CDMS Wolfgang Rau, Queen's University (PDF)  
4:00 Coffee      
4:15 MiniCLEAN Keith Rielage, Los Alamos National Laboratory (PDF)  
5:00 DEAP Mark Boulay, Queen's University (PDF) (ODP)


Tuesday, May 15: Morning Session and Tour

7:30 Coffee      
8:00 Overview of Double Beta Decay Kai Zuber, T.U. Dresden (PDF)  
9:00 KamLAND-Zen Hiroko Watanabe, Tohoku University (PDF)  
9:45 EXO Kevin Graham, Carleton University (PDF)  
10:15 SNO+ Nasim Fatemighomi, Queen's University    
10:45 Coffee      
11:00 Majorana Chang-Hong Yu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF) (PPTX)
11:30 GERDA Stefan Schönert, T.U. Munich (PDF)  
12:00 Second Poster Session      
12:45 Lunch for those on tour      
1:00 Lunch      
1:15 Preparation for tour      
2:00 Cage down for tour      
6:00 Cage up for tour      
7:00 Dinner Sixth Avenue Golf Course, Lively    


Wednesday, May 16: Morning Tour and Afternoon Session


6:45 Preparation for tour  
7:40 Cage down for tour  
11:30 Third Poster Session For those on surface
12:30 Cage up for tour  
12:30 Lunch  


1:00 CUORE Karsten Heeger, University of Wisconsin (PDF)  
1:45 Dark Matter and Particle Physics Natalia Toro, Perimeter Institute (PDF)  
2:45 Darkside Frank Calaprice, Princeton University    
3:15 PICASSO Victor Zacek, University of Montréal (PDF)  
4:00 Coffee and snack      
4:15 COUPP Juan Collar, University of Chicago (PDF)  
5:00 LUX and xenon experiments Richard Gaitskell, Brown University (PDF)  
5:30 Reactor neutrinos Bob McKeown, Jefferson Laboratory (PDF)  
6:15 T2K Results and Status Fabrice Retiere, TRIUMF (PDF)