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Date: 2016-09-25 - 2016-09-30
Location: Pedra Azul - Domingos Martins, ES, Brazil

III Jose’ Plinio Baptista School of Cosmology, Pedra Azul, Brazil

The Jose’ Plinio Baptista School of Cosmology reviews every two years relevant topics in Theoretical Physics. Advanced courses and review seminars focus on the state of the art of the chosen topic. During this third edition, world’s leading cosmologists will discuss and debate about the current status of knowledge on Dark Matter and Dark Energy.

LECTURES:
– Dark Energy – Luca Amendola (Universitaet Heidelberg, Germany)
– Modified Gravity – Federico Piazza (Aix Marseille Université, France)
– Weak Lensing and Redshift Space Distortion – Scott Dodelson (Fermilab, USA)
– Particle Dark Matter – Stefano Profumo (University of California Santa Cruz, USA)

SEMINARS:
– Screening Mechanisms – Jose Beltran Jimenez (Aix Marseille Universite’, France)
– Mapping Dark Matter in the Universe – Fabio Iocco (ICTP-SAIFR & IFT UNESP, Brazil)
– Massive Gravity – Lavinia Heisenberg (ETH, Switzerland)
– SIMP Dark Matter – Nicolas Bernal (ICTP-SAIFR & IFT UNESP, Brazil)
– Dark Energy Survey: an overview – Rogerio Rosenfeld (ICTP-SAIFR & IFT UNESP, Brazil)

SPECIAL SESSION ON GRAVITATIONAL WAVES:
– Gravitational waves – Jose’ Pacheco (Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, France)
– Observations of Gravitational Waves by the LIGO detector – Riccardo Sturani (ICTP-SAIFR & IFT UNESP, Brazil)

ORGANIZERS (UFES, Brazil):
Luciano Casarini, Julio Fabris, Valerio Marra, Oliver Piattella, Davi Rodrigues, Hermano Velten, Winfried Zimdahl.