With the discovery of a SM-like scalar boson at the LHC and no further clear-cut observation of new phenomena at the electroweak scale the quest for a natural description of the microcosm has become even more pressing. Evaluating new theoretical frameworks, which UV-complete the SM or benchmark BSM models, fascinates physicists across the various communities including those doing model building, particle phenomenology, quantum gravity, cosmology and formal theory.
At the 2016 Schladming Winter School, several key speakers will deliver a series of lectures (typically 2-4 hours each) to discuss new trends and advances towards the understanding of the microcosm. Additional seminars related to the topics of the School by selected participants and a poster session add to the vibrancy of the event.
The School, taking place every year, has a long and proud tradition. Besides other outstanding scientists, it has seen in its history a number of Nobel laureates lecturing, namely, M. Gell-Mann, S.L. Glashow, L.M. Lederman, C. Rubbia, A. Salam, J. Schwinger, J. Steinberger, R.E. Taylor, G. 't Hooft, and K.G. Wilson.
More information can be found by following the link https://indico.cern.ch/event/458414/
- Astrid Eichhorn (Imperial College London)Asymptotic Safety
- Petr Horava (Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, University of California, San Francisco)Gravity and the Quantum
- Hugh Osborn (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) (to be confirmed)Formal Advances in Quantum Field Theory: The A-Theorem
- Tilman Plehn (University of Heidelberg)These lectures had to be canceled
- Veronica Sanz (University of Sussex)Models for the LHC and Beyond
- Martin Schmaltz (Boston University)Towards a Fundamental Theory Beyond the Standard Model
- Mikhail Shaposhnikov (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)Particle Physics and Cosmology
- Christof Wetterich (University of Heidelberg)Fixed Points in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology
- Christof Wetterich (University of Heidelberg)Raum , Zeit, Universum - die Rätsel des „Beginns“
We will also have the following scientific activities:
- Short presentations (seminar style, 20 minutes)
- Poster session
- Public lecture
|Reinhard Alkofer (University of Graz)|
|Daniel Litim (University of Sussex)|
|Jan Pawlowski (University of Heidelberg)|
|Willibald Plessas (University of Graz)|
|Helios Sanchis-Alepuz (University of Graz)|