N-PACT 2020

University of Agder, Kristiansand

University of Agder, Kristiansand

Nils-Erik Bomark (University of Agder)

Welcome to the homepage of the 2020 edition of the annual meeting of the Norwegian Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology Theory network N-PACT.

The meeting will start with lunch from 12:00 on the 4th of August and the presentations will start at 13:00.

Accomodation will be provided at Comfort hotel Kristiansand in the very center of Kristiansand. The meeting will take place at the University of Agder in this room, a short bus ride or a slightly longer walk from the city center.

It is planned a meeting dinner in the evening the 5th, this will be at Mother India in the city centre at 19:00.

The meeting will be streamed in zoom at:


N-PACT 2020
  • Alex Nielsen
  • Alexander Rothkopf
  • Anders Kvellestad
  • Anders Tranberg
  • Eirik Eik Svanes
  • Gaurang Parkar
  • Jake Gordin
  • Jonas Tjemsland
  • Jörn Kersten
  • madhu jha
  • Michael Kachelriess
  • Nils-Erik Bomark
  • Tomas Brauner
  • Torsten Bringmann
Nils-Erik Bomark
  • Tuesday, August 4
    • 1:00 PM 1:10 PM
      Welcome 10m
      Speaker: Nils-Erik Bomark (University of Agder)
    • 1:10 PM 1:30 PM
      How can the nucleus be lighter than its constituents? 20m
      Speaker: Nils-Erik Bomark (University of Agder)
    • 1:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Recent progress on quarkonium real-time dynamics 30m
      Speaker: Alexander Rothkopf (UiS TN IMF)
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Noether currents of locally equivalent symmetries 30m
      Speaker: Tomas Brauner (University of Stavanger)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Quantum field theory and invariants of exotic geometries 30m
      Speaker: Eirik Eik Svanes (University of Stavanger)
  • Wednesday, August 5
    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      Rev. Bayes to the rescue: fast BSM predictions from Gaussian process regression 30m
      Speaker: Anders Kvellestad (University of Oslo)
    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      Reacceleration of Charged Dark Matter 30m
      Speaker: Jonas Tjemsland (NTNU)
    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Gravitational waves from LIGO-Virgo: Searching for new physics. 30m
      Speaker: Alex Nielsen (University of Stavanger)
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Given 1960s waveform and data analysis technology (but 2015 detector technology), could we have found GW150914 in the data? 30m
      Speaker: Madhu Jha (University of Stavanger)
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 1:00 PM 1:30 PM
      Thermal decoupling of Dark Matter in hidden sectors 30m
      Speaker: Torsten Bringmann (University of Oslo)
    • 1:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Spectal Reconstruction and Real-Time simulations 30m
      Speaker: Gaurang Parkar (University of Stavanger)
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 2:30 PM 5:30 PM
      N-PACT meeting 3h
    • 7:00 PM 8:30 PM
      Dinner 1h 30m