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Brookhaven Forum 2017: In Search of New Paradigms


"Brookhaven Forum 2017 (BF2017): In Search of New Paradigms" will be held at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA, October 11–13, 2017. The scientific program will cover the latest developments in particle physics and cosmology, on both the theoretical and experimental fronts. Talks will be arranged in plenary and parallel sessions.

Plenary Speakers

  • Monika Blanke (Karlsruhe)
  • Pasquale Di Bari (U Southampton)
  • Simone Pagan Griso (ATLAS, LBL)
  • Christophe Grojean (DESY)
  • Katrin Heitmann (Argonne)
  • Patrick Huber (Virginia Tech)
  • Markus Klute (CMS, MIT)
  • Gordan Krnjaic (Fermilab)
  • Joseph Lykken (Fermilab)
  • Aaron Manalaysay (UC Davis)
  • Jeremiah Ostriker (Princeton)
  • Giulia Zanderighi (Oxford)

Organizing Committee

  • Ketevi Assamagan (BNL)
  • Michael Begel (BNL)
  • Hooman Davoudiasl (BNL, Co-chair)
  • Rouven Essig (SBU)
  • Eder Izaguirre (BNL)
  • Marilena Loverde (SBU)
  • Marc-Andre Pleier (BNL)
  • Amarjit Soni (BNL, Co-chair)
  • Elizabeth Worcester (BNL)


Click on the "Conference & BNL Information" tab above to find accommodation information.

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Special Event

BSA Distinguished Lecture
Presented by: Prof. Nergis Mavalvala

Title: The Warped Universe: the one hundred year quest to discover Einstein's gravitational waves

Hosted by: Peter Wanderer (BNL)
Location: Berkner Hall Auditorium
Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM

Refreshments will follow (courtesy of BSA). All are invited to attend. This lecture is open to the public. Visitors 16 and older must carry a photo ID while at BNL. Directions

Thursday Night Dinner
Majestic Gardens
420 Route 25A, Rocky Point, NY 11778
October 12, 2017
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Transportation will be provided to registered participants. Coach buses will be provided by Hampton Jitney. Please arrive about 10-minutes prior since the bus will depart promptly from Berkner Hall at 6:00 PM and depart Majestic Gardens at 9:00 PM.

Important Dates

May 8, 2017 Early registration begins
Jul 31, 2017 Early registration ends
Aug 1, 2017 General registration begins
Sep 26, 2017 Hotel reservation deadline
Sep 11, 2017 General registration ends
Sep 26, 2017 On-site housing deadline

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