Program: UNO Collaboration Meeting and Unification Day Workshop

Meeting Location: Castle Peak Room 1-2

Keystone Conference Center

Keystone, Colorado


Thursday, October 14, 2004

Chair: T. Mann



10:00-10:30

Registration


10:30-10:40

Welcome/Introduction/Meeting Logistics

C. K. Jung

10:40-11:00

UNO Update

C. K. Jung

11:00-11:30

NSF DUSEL Status & HUSEP Update

B. Wilson

11:30-12:00

Henderson Core Drilling Project and Geology

C. deWolfe

12:00-12:30

UNO/DUSEL at Henderson Preliminary Layout

deWolfe for M. Kuchta

12:30-14:00

Lunch



Advisory Committee Meeting


Chair: J. Wilkes



14:00-14:25

The SALTA Schools Henderson Mine Project

D. Claes

14:25-14:40

Student Views of the SALTA Project [1] [2]

SALTA Students

14:40-15:10

Status of a Megaton Project at Fréjus

L. Mosca

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break


Chair: B. Wilson



15:30-16:00

Status of Hyper-Kamiokande: [1] [2]

K. Nakamura

16:00-16:20

Status of the UNO Software: [1] [2]

C. McGrew

16:20-16:40

Update on BNL VLBL study

Brett Viren

16:40-17:00

Update on appearance background study

Chiaki Yanagisawa

17:00-17:30

Status report on ReFerence Photosensor Development

Dan Ferenc


Friday, October 15, 2004


Unification Day Workshop


Chair: B. Marciano



08:30-09:00

Experimental Status of the Proton Decay Searches

C. K. Jung

09:00-09:30

Proton Decay In String/M-Theory Unification

E. Witten

09:30-10:00

Unification in String Theory

J. Maldacena

10:00-10:30

Splitting SUSY

S. Dimopoulos

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break


Chair: K. Babu



10:45-11:15

Three family models from the Heterotic string

S. Raby

11:15-11:45

No GUTs Needed: Planck Scale Nucleon Decay

D. Larson

11:45-12:15

Gauge Boson Mediated Proton Decay Rates

B. Marciano

12:15-13:30

Lunch


Chair: E. Witten



13:30-14:00

Delta T / T, Neutrino Oscillations and Proton Decay

Q. Shafi

14:00-14:30

Predictive minimal SO(10) for neutrinos and proton decay

R. Mohapatra

14:30-15:00

The Flavor Puzzle and its implications for Proton Decay

K. Babu

15:00-15:30

Proton Decay In Minimal Susy and Ordinary GUTs

G. Senjanovic

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break


Chair: C.K. Jung



15:45-16:15

Proton Decay: A Compelling Feature Within a Unified Picture

J. Pati

16:15-16:45

Unification and Proton Decay in Higher Dimensions

K. Dienes

16:45-17:15

Unified Theories in Higher Dimensions and Proton Decay

Y. Nomura

17:15-17:45

Raising Higgs boson mass and its implication to proton decay

I. Gogoladze

17:45-18:30

Conclusion/Discussion

E. Witten/C.K. Jung

19:00-22:00

Workshop Dinner at the Champeaux French restaurant in the Keystone Lodge Hotel



Saturday, October 16, 2004


UNO as a Far Detector for VLBL Oscillation Experiments Working Group Session


09:00-12:00

Working Group Meeting: [1]

McGrew/Toki

12:00-13:30

Lunch


Chair: K. Nakamura



13:30-14:00

Update on Proton decay searches at Super-Kamiokande and study on possible improvements

K. Kobayashi

14:00-14:30

Atmospheric neutrino experiments with Mega-ton water Cherenkov detector

K. Okumura


UNO R&D Proposal Session


14:30-15:00

Exacavation Method R&D [MPG]

M. Kuchta/L. Petersen

15:00-15:30

Water Containment/Cavity Treatment R&D

D. Warner

15:30-15:50

Coffee Break


Chair: C.K. Jung



15:50-16:20

PMT Mounting Scheme R&D

J. Wilkes

16:20-16:50

Software R&D

McGrew/Toki

16:50-17:10

Planning, Costing and Outreach

C.K. Jung

17:10-17:40

Discussion (Next Actions)

Next meetings:
1) Video Conference
2) NNN05/UNO Collaboration Meeting:
France, April 2004