2018: Foundations of Particle Physics

Particle Physics after the Discovery of the Higgs Boson
@University of Michigan
Assembly Hall
Rackham Building
Sunday, March 11,  2018

Coffee and light refreshments [9:40]

“I would like to know…”
Chris Quigg (Fermilab)
10-11:30

“Two Notions of Naturalness”
Porter Williams (HPS, U. of Pittsburgh)
11:30-1:00

Lunch (on your own:  1-2:30)

“Is the discovered Higgs Boson really the one the Standard Model predicted?”
Bing Zhou (Physics, UMich)
2:30-4:00

Coffee break

“Ontological Foundations of the Englert–Brout–Higgs Mechanism”
 Tian Cao (Philosophy, Boston University)
4:10-5:40