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The 21st annual International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology (COSMO-17) will be held at the Paris Diderot University campus in Paris. The meeting is hosted by the Laboratory of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology (APC), the Institute of Astrophysics of Paris (IAP) and the Laboratory of Nuclear and High Energy (LPNHE) supported by the Institutes IN2P3 and INSU of CNRS, the Universities Paris Diderot and Pierre & Marie Curie, CEA and Observatory of Paris. The COSMO series is one of the major venues of interaction between cosmologists and particle physicists. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Primordial Universe, Inflation and Cosmological Microwave Background
  • Dark matter and dark energy
  • Gravitation and gravitational waves
  • Particle astrophysics and neutrinos
  • Results from the Large Hadron Collider

Invited speakers

  • Barry Barish Caltech, USA
  • Camille Bonvin Dpt. Theoretical Physics, Univ. Of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Francois Bouchet IAP, France
  • Robert Branderberger McGill University, Canada
  • Chiara Caprini APC, France
  • John Carlstrom KICP/U.Chicago/Argonne, USA
  • Xingang Chen
  • Ki-Young Choi Chonnam National University, Korea
  • Josquin Errard APC, France
  • Wendy L. Freedman University of Chicago, USA
  • Cristiano Galbiatti Princeton University, USA
  • Silvia Galli IAP, France
  • Ken Ganga APC, France
  • Francis Halzen University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Daniel Harlow MIT, USA
  • Masashi Hazumi KAVLI/IPMU, Japan
  • Hendrik Hildebrandt Emmy Noether Research Group, AIfA, Germany
  • Scott Hughes MIT Dpt. of Physics, USA
  • Adrien Lee UC Berkeley Physics, USA
  • Angela Olinto University of Chicago, USA
  • Andreas Petridis University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Diederik Roest University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Misao Sasaki Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan
  • David Schlegel Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
  • Thomas Schwetz KIT, Germany
  • Debora Sijacki Instit. of Astronomy/Kavli Instit. for Cosmo., Univ. Of Cambridge, UK
  • George Smoot PCCP, France
  • Nao Suzuki KAVLI/IPMU, Japan
  • Chris Van Den Broeck Nikhef, The Netherlands
  • Licia Verde ICREA and ICC-UB, Spain
  • Erik Verlinde University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Filippo Vernizzi CEA, France
  • Christoph Weniger University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands




COSMO-18 will be hosted by CTPU, CAPP and CUP in South Korea

August 27-31, 2018

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