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Date: 2014-08-25 - 2014-08-29
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

COSMO-2014, Chicago

Dear Colleagues,

The 18th annual International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology — COSMO 2014 — will be held in Chicago on August 25–29, 2014. The meeting is being hosted by the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) at the University of Chicago, and will be held at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.

The COSMO series is one of the major venues of interaction between cosmologists and particle physicists. Topics to be discussed include:
Dark Matter
Dark Energy
Results from the Planck satellite, BICEP2, and other CMB experiments
Results from the Large Hadron Collider
The large-scale structure of the Universe
Primordial cosmology
Numerical cosmology
String cosmology
Particle astrophysics

Plenary speakers include:
Laura Baudis (University of Zurich)
Ryan Foley (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Wendy Freedman (Carnegie Observatories)
Daniel Green (Stanford University)
Catherine Heymans (University of Edinburgh)
Justin Khoury (University of Pennsylvania)
Lloyd Knox (University of California, Davis)
Nikhil Padmanabhan (Yale University)
Hiranya Peiris (University College London)
Antonio Riotto (University of Geneva)
Sarah Shandera (Pennsylvania State University)
Eva Silverstein (Stanford University )
Tracy Slatyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mark Trodden (University of Pennsylvania)

More information can found at the meeting’s website:

The early registration deadline is May 31, 2014.

On behalf of the COSMO-2014 LOC, we look forward to welcoming you to Chicago in August!
Daniel Holz and Liantao Wang