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IberiCos 2016



Tuesday, 29 March 2016
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Opening remarks

09:30 – 10:30

Session 1
Chair: Carlos Martins
09:30 Measuring BAO at redshift z~10
Fernando Atrio-Barandela
09:45 Updated constrains on spatial variations of the fine-structure constant
Ana Marta Pinho
10:00 Dark Energy constraints from the ESPRESSO Fundamental Physics GTO
Ana Catarina Leite
10:15 Setting new cosmology constraints with ALMA
Hugo Messias
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 2
Chair: Fernando Atrio-Barandela
11:00 On the void explanation of the Cold Spot
Enrique Martínez-González
11:15 Cold imprint of supervoids in the CMB
András Kovács
11:30 Clustering of halos in the Lagrangian space
Kwan Chuen Chan
11:45 Effective field theory of LSS and RSDs
Lucía Fonseca de la Bella
12:00 X-ray Luminosity-Temperature relation for the XMM Cluster Survey by parameteric and non-parametric Bayesian
Leyla Seyed Ebrahimpour
12:15 The CMB temperature-redshift relation as tool to probe the standard cosmology
Ivan de Martino
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00

Session 3
Chair: João Rosa
14:30 Radiative plateau inflation
Carlos Tamarit
14:45 Flattening Higgs-otic Inflation in Supergravity
Clemens Wieck
15:00 DBI action and higher derivative SUSY operators
Sjoerd Bielleman
15:15 Inflation from String field theory
Sravan Kumar Korumilli
15:30 Higgs effective potential on curved spacetimes
Franco Albareti
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Session 4
Chair: Carlos Tamarit
16:30 Magnon Inflation: an EFT giving slow roll from steep potentials
Subodh Patil
16:45 Inflating in a Random Landscape
Mafalda Dias
17:00 Vacuum decay in an interacting multiverse
Orfeu Bertolami
17:15 Little Warm Inflation: particle physics scenario
João Rosa
17:30 Little Warm Inflation: dynamics and observational predictions
Mar Bastero Gil
17:45 Synthetic Gravitational Waves
Ricardo Ferreira
18:00 Day closing
20:00 - 22:00 Football match

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

09:00 – 10:30

Session 5
Chair: Enrique Martínez-González
09:00 The shape of CMB temperature and polarization peaks on the sphere
Airam Marcos-Caballero
09:15 Exploring 2-spin internal linear combinations for the recovery of the CMB polarization
Raul Fernandez Cobos
09:30 The decay of the Standard Model Higgs field after inflation
Francisco Torrentí
09:45 Medium effects in dark matter scattering
Marina Cermeño Gavilán
10:00 The Chaplygin Gas in the Mechanical Approach
João Morais
10:15 Nonlinear Chaplygin Gas Cosmologies
Vasco Ferreira
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 6
Chair: Mar Bastero-Gil
11:00 Oscillating scalar field dark matter and the Higgs boson
Catarina Cosme
11:15 Scalar field inflation in the presence of a non-minimal matter-curvature coupling
Cláudio Gomes
11:30 The variation of the fine-structure constant from disformal couplings
Nelson Nunes
11:45 Cosmic Microwave Background anisotropies generated by domain wall networks
Lara Sousa
12:00 Evolution of Semilocal String Networks: Segment Evolution
Asier Lopez-Eiguren
12:15 Extending the velocity-dependent one-scale model for domain walls
Ivan Rybak
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00

Session 7
Chair: Claus Kiefer
14:30 Are curvature singularities so bad? Some counterexamples
Diego Rubiera-Garcia
14:45 Future singularities in cosmology
Diego Saez-Gomez
15:00 Stabilization of the sign of the gravitational constant
José Pedro Mimoso
15:15 Towards the most general theories of gravity: Scalar-Tensor Theories in Differential Forms Language
Jose María Ezquiaga
15:30 Bridging cosmology and astrophysics with gravitational waves
Ippocratis Saltas
15:45 Screenings with three-form fields
Tiago Barreiro
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Session 8
Chair: José Pedro Mimoso
16:30 Observational constraints on thawing quintessence
Vanessa Smer Barreto
16:45 Challenges to Self-Acceleration in Modified Gravity
Nelson Lima
17:00 Astrophysical and cosmological applications of generalized hybrid metric-Palatini gravity
João L. Rosa
17:15 IberiCos at Ten
Carlos Martins
17:30 Discussion on IberiCos meetings format
18:00 Day closing
20:00 – 22:30 IberiCos dinner

Thursday, 31 March 2016

09:00 – 10:30

Session 9
Chair: Subodh Patil
09:00 Classical and quantum cosmology of Born-Infeld type models
Claus Kiefer
09:15 Towards the quantisation of Eddington-like Born-Infeld theory
Mariam Bouhmadi-López
09:30 Status of multi-scale theories
Gianluca Calcagni
09:45 Effects of canonical quantum gravity on inflationary perturbations
Manuel Krämer
10:00 Quantisation of the holographic Ricci dark energy model
Imanol Albarran
10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 10
Chair: Mariam Boumadi-López
11:00 Inflation, anomalies, particle physics, fine-tuning and all that
Juan Carlos Bueno Sánchez
11:15 Cosmology with Negative Absolute Temperatures
José Pedro Vieira
11:30 White dwarfs in an ungravity-inspired model
Hodjat Mariji
11:45 Closing remarks & Announcement of IberiCos 2017
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
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