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IberiCos 2023
17th Iberian Cosmology Meeting

Monday, 3 April 2023

08:30 – 09:00    Registration
09:00 – 09:30    Opening remarks by LOC & Deputy Mayor, Dr. Paulo Sousa

09:30 – 10:50    Session 1 (Inflation)
Chair: Francisco Pimenta (Porto)

09:30    Ander Urio (Bilbao) The non-linear dynamics of axion inflation

09:50    Paulo Ferraz (Coimbra) The smallest Warm Little Inflaton

10:10    Joaquim Gomes (Liverpool) Thermal power spectrum during thermal inflation

10:30    Dong-Gang Wang (Cambridge) Bootstrapping multi-field inflation

10:50 – 11:10    Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:10    Session 2 (String theory & Quantum cosmology)
Chair: Paulo Ferraz (Coimbra)

11:10    Paulo Sá (Algarve) Inflationary cosmology and the swampland conjectures in string theory

11:30    Martim Carvalho (Porto) Observational consequences of string theory inspired scalar fields

11:50    Lucía Menéndez-Pidal (Madrid) The problem of time in quantum cosmology

12:10 – 15:00    Lunch break

15:00 – 16:00    Session 3 (Theory)
Chair: João Freitas Dias (Porto)

15:00    Santiago Agüí Salcedo (Cambridge) The analytic wavefunction

15:20    Carlos Duaso Pueyo (Cambridge) A bootstrap approach to cosmology

15:40    Christos Georgiou (Utrecht) The role of intrinsic alignments in cosmology

16:00 – 16:40    Coffee break

16:40 – 18:00    Session 4 (Galaxies & Dark matter)
Chair: António Manso (Granada)

16:40    David Crespo (Oviedo) Mass density profiles derived using the submillimetre galaxies magnification bias

17:00    Alex Soto (Newcastle) Unified description of corpuscular and fuzzy bosonic dark matter

17:20    João Rosa (Coimbra) A solution to the dark matter coincidence problem with a heavy dark sector

17:40    Chloé Barjou-Delayre (Toulouse/Porto) Varying alpha in the Galaxy

18:00    Day closing

19:00    Public Talk Carlos Martins (Porto) A Física do Big Bang

21:00    Public Stargazing Session (free but with mandatory registration and limited places)

Tuesday, 4 April 2023

09:30 – 10:50    Session 5 (Gravity)
Chair: Catarina Marques (Porto)

09:30    Eneko Aranguren (Bilbao) Revised formalism for slowly-rotating superfluid neutron stars in general relativity

09:50    Miguel Pinto (Lisbon) Gravitationally induced particle production in modified gravity

10:10    João Freitas Dias (Porto) Constraints on extended Bekenstein models from cosmological, astrophysical, and local data

10:30    Samuel Veiga (Porto) Quantitative constraints on modified gravity paradigms

10:50 – 11:10    Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:30    Session 6 (Forecasts)
Chair: Santiago Agüí Salcedo (Cambridge)

11:10    Catarina Marques (Porto) Fundamental cosmology from ANDES precision spectroscopy

11:30    Juan Urrutia (Tallinn) Prospects for Future Binary Black Hole GW Studies in Light of PTA Measurements

11:50    Marco Calza (Coimbra) Primordial Black Holes as laboratories for physics beyond the standard scenarios

12:10    Ivan de Martino (Salamanca) Narrowing the allowed mass range of ultralight bosons with the S2 star

12:30 – 15:00    Lunch break

15:00 – 16:20    Session 7 (Scalar fields)
Chair: Eleanna Kolonia (Patras)

15:00    José Ricardo Correia (Helsinki) Networks of Current-carrying Strings

15:20    Francisco Pimenta (Porto) Analytical solutions for current carrying cosmic string evolution: Preliminary results

15:40    Masato Minamitsuji (Lisbon) Gravitational collapse and odd-parity black hole perturbations in Minimal Theory of Bigravity

16:00    Bruno Barros (Lisbon) Wormholes with matter haunted by ghosts

16:20 – 16:40    Coffee break

16:40 – 18:00    Session 8 (New probes)
Chair: Sara Fernandez Uria (Bilbao)

16:40    Pablo Renard (Tsinghua) Ly-alpha Intensity Mapping with optical broad-band imaging: Constraining total luminosity with DECaLS/BASS and DESI

17:00    Lorenzo Amati (Bologna) Cosmology with Gamma-Ray Bursts

17:20    Andrea Trost (Trieste) Probing the Small Scale Structure of the Intergalactic Medium with Lensed Quasars

17:40    Léo Vacher (Toulouse) Runaway dilaton models: improved constraints from the full cosmological evolution

18:00    Day closing

20:00    Conference dinner

Wednesday, 5 April 2023

09:30 – 10:50    Session 9 (Gravitational Waves)
Léo Vacher (Toulouse)

09:30    Jacob Litterer (Coimbra) Bound on quantum fluctuations in gravitational waves

09:50    Lara Sousa (Porto) Emission of gravitational waves by superconducting cosmic strings

10:10    Gonzalo Villa (Cambridge) Testing BSM Physics with Thermal Gravitational Wave Backgrounds

10:30    António Manso (Granada) Duality symmetry for gravitational waves with a Dirac equation

10:50 – 11:10    Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:10    Session 10 (Non-minimal models)
Chair: Lucía Menéndez-Pidal (Madrid)

11:10    Sara Fernandez Uria (Bilbao) The chaotic behavior of the Bianchi IX model under the influence of quantum effects

11:30    Vitor da Fonseca (Lisbon) A new form for the interaction between quintessence and the electromagnetic fields

11:50    Carlos Martins (Porto) Closing remarks and IberiCos 2024 Announcement

12:10 – 15:00    Lunch break

15:00 - 17:00 Social activity: Football match (other possibilities TBD)

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia