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Sunday September 6, 2015

Time Speaker Title
18.30-20:00 Registration at Villa Il Gioiello
Welcome aperitives at Villa Il Gioiello

Day 1 - Monday September 7, 2015

Time Speaker Title
8.00-9:00 Registration at Villa Il Gioiello
9:00-9:30 Org. Comm. Workshop opening and aims
Chair TBD
Constraints on CPR from CMB polarization
9:30-10:10 Brian Keating The Twisted Universe
10:10-10:50 Giulia Gubitosi Disentangling birefringence from standard physics in CMB measurements
Coffee Break
11:20-12:00 Carlo Contaldi Measuring Cosmic Polarization Rotation
12:00-12:40 Alessandro Gruppuso Parity violation constraints from Planck CMB polarization data
14:00-14:40 Simone Bianchi
Guided tour of Villa Il Gioiello
Chair TBD Constraints on CPR from other sources and general review
14:40-15:10 Maria Grazia Bernardini Lorentz invariance violation through polarization of gamma-ray bursts
15:10-15:50 Matteo Galaverni Cosmological birefringence constraints from CMB and astrophysical polarization data
Coffee Break
Chair TBD Disentanglement of CPR with other physics
16:20-17:00 Levon Pogosian Primordial magnetism in CMB polarization
17:00-17:30 Carlos Lousto Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Binaries
17:30-18:00 Lucio Piccirillo New Detection Techniques for CMB Polarization experiments
Dinner at Villa Il Gioiello

Day 2 - Tuesday September 8, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Chair TBD
Theory & phenomenology
9:00-9:40 Stephon Alexander Cosmic Inflation, Birefringence and Baryogenesis
9:40-10:20 Robert Caldwell Cosmic Parity Violation: Gauge Field and Gravity
10:20-11:00 Matthew Mewes Lorentz Violation and Cosmological Polarization
Coffee Break
11:30-12:10 Wei-Tou Ni Equivalence principles, pseudoscalar-photon interaction and cosmic polarization rotation
Chair TBD
Foregrounds, Calibrations, and Standards
12:10-12:50 Carlo Baccigalupi Backgrounds and Foregrounds in CMB B-mode experiments
14:20-15:00 Marcella Massardi Polarization of extragalactic radio sources: CMB foregrounds and telescope calibration issues
15:00-15:30 Vincenzo Galluzzi Polarimetric multi-frequency observations of a complete sample of radio sources
15:30-16:00 Jon Kaufman Current and Future Polarization Calibration Techniques for Measuring Cosmic Polarization Rotation
Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Sperello di Serego Alighieri Problems in searching for Cosmic Polarization Rotation
Chair TBD
17:00-17:30 Jun-Qing Xia Testing CPT symmetry with current and future CMB experiments
17:30-18:10 Paolo De Bernardis Precision measurements of CMB polarization rotation with post-Planck missions
18:10-18:30 Org. Comm. Workshop Conclusions


Author Title
Agnès Ferté CMB TB and EB correlations as a probe of the primordial universe


Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri