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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 email Ketevi Assamagan at All requests for contributed talks are subject to approval by the organizing committee.

General Workshop Registration (Deadline: September 30, 2018)
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To review and discuss the status and future of the searches for dark sector states, their implications for the mystery of Dark Matter, and new associated theoretical developments.

Topics or Session Information

  • Theoretical Motivation for Dark Sectors
  • Experimental Constraints from High Energy Colliders
  • Constraints from non-Collider Experiments
  • Cosmological Constraints
  • Implications for Dark Matter
  • Prospects for LHC and future Intensity Frontier Experiments


  • BSA Distinguished Lecture by Neal Weiner (NYU)

Workshop Committee

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

Sponsors and/or Co-sponsors


Evening Events

Registered participants are invited to attend the following evening events:

Meet & Greet
Berknar Hall, Bldg. 488
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
5:00 PM

Wednesday No-host Dinner
Sea Basin
642 Route 25A, Rocky Point, NY
October 3, 2018, 6:30 PM
Cost: $42/pp


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

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