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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 Prof. Neal Weiner (NYU)

Workshop Committee

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

Sponsors and/or Co-sponsors



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Special Event

BSA Distinguished Lecture
Presented by: Prof. Neal Weiner (NYU)
Bio & Lecture Abstract

Title: Illuminating Dark Matter

Hosted by: Christie Nelson (BNL)
Location: Berkner Hall Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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

Evening Events

Registered participants are invited to attend the following evening events:

Meet & Greet
Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488
Thursday, October 4, 2018
5:00 PM

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

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