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Dark Interactions: Perspectives from Theory and Experiment

Note: All talks are plenary and are by invitation only. If you are interested in presenting a contributed talk, please contact Ketevi Assamagan directly ( Requests for contributed talks are subject to approval by the organizing committee.


To review and discuss the status and future of the searches for dark vector bosons, such as the dark Z, with interpretation for Dark Matter.

Topics or Session Information

  • Theoretical motivation for dark vector bosons
  • Constraints from low energy experiments
  • Input from LHC Run 1
  • Interpretation for Dark Matter
  • Prospects for LHC Run 2 and low energy experiments


  • Hitoshi Murayama
    Department of Physics, UC Berkeley

Workshop Committee

  • Ketevi A. Assamagan (Chair, BNL)
  • Oliver Keith Baker (Yale University)
  • Mary Bishai (BNL)
  • John Paul Chou (Rutgers University)
  • Hooman Davoudiasl (BNL)
  • Rouven Essig (Stony Brook U.)
  • Tobias Golling (Université de Genève)
  • William Marciano (BNL)
  • Christopher S Hill (Ohio State U.)
  • Stephane Willocq (U. of Mass.)

Sponsors and/or Co-sponsors

  • BSA, BNL


Click on the "Workshop Information" tab above to find accommodation information.

Evening Events

Registered attendees are invited to attend the welcome reception and no-host dinner.

Welcome Reception
Physics Department, Bldg. 510
Large Seminar Room Lounge
Thursday, October 6, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM
For registered participants

No-host Dinner
Majestic Gardens
420 Route 25A, Rocky Point, NY
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:00-10:00 PM
Cost: $54/pp, includes unlimited beer, wine and soda

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