November 6

Place: MPA Lecture Hall

Session 2: Observational Prospects

10:00-10:25 Expectation for Planck and beyondBen Wandelt [20+5]

10:25-10:50 Primordial non-Gaussianity and large-scale structureLicia Verde [20+5]

10:50-11:15 Signatures of primordial non-Gaussianity in CMB and LSS, Kendrick Smith [20+5]

11:15-11:40 Break [25]

11:40-12:30 Discussion Session 2 [50] Moderator: Eiichiro Komatsu

  • What do the current data tell us?
  • How comfortable are we with the current results? 
  • What would be the expectations for the future?
  • CMB bispectrum and scale-dependent bias: what else? (Galaxy bispectrum, etc?)


12:30-14:00 Lunch [90]

Special talk: Non-Gaussianity measurement with Information Field Theory, Torsten Enßlin

Session 3: Multiple field

14:00-14:25 CurvatonDavid Wands [20+5]

14:25-14:50 Distinctive non-Gaussianity from vector fields coupled to inflatonMarco Peloso [20+5]

14:50-15:15 CMB bispectrum from higher-spin non-GaussianitiesMaresuke Shiraishi [20+5]

15:15-15:35 Poster Talks [2x10=20]

  1. "Signals of primordial magnetic fields in the CMB," Kerstin Kunze
  2. "Practical guide to compute fNL outside the horizon," Yuki Watanabe
  3. "Beyond the delta-N formalism," Atsushi Naruko
  4. "Non-Gaussian halo statistics from excursion sets," Marcello Musso
  5. "Scale-dependent bias with higher-order primordial non-Gaussianity - Use of the integrated perturbation theory," Shuichiro Yokoyama
  6. "The CMB bispectrum from non-linear dynamics," Guido Walter Pettinari
  7. "Fast estimation of gravitational and primordial bispectra in large-scale structures and a simple model for small scales," Marcel Schmittfull
  8. "A modal approach to the numerical calculation of primordial non-Gaussianities," Sébastien Renaux-Petel
  9. "Can Bianchi- and fNL-models explain the phase correlations in CMB data?" Heike Modest
  10. "Will primordial local-type non-Gaussianity change halo shapes?" Dalong Cheng

15:35-16:05 Break [30]

16:05-16:30 Non-Gaussianity and the adiabatic limitJeol Meyers [20+5]

16:30-16:55 Multifield reheating and the fate of primordial observablesChristian Byrnes [20+5]