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Title: High Energy Theory Workshops and Visitors at the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics FY14

The workshop was held from September 23-25, 2013 on the University of Michigan campus. Local organizers were Dragan Huterer, Katherine Freese, and Heidi Wu (University of Michigan). Marilena Lo Verde (University of Chicago) also served as an external organizer. This workshop sought to gather experimentalists and theorists to discuss and define directions in cosmology research after the 1st year release of Planck data. The workshop included 35 invited (non-U-M) cosmologists, most of them relatively junior. The workshop was notable for spirited discussion of various theoretical ideas and experimental developments, and particularly on how one could test theory with ongoing and future experiments. In our follow-up poll, 95% of participants reported that interactions with other participants at the workshop may lead to further collaboration. Most participants (again about 95%) reported that they are very satisfied with the quality of the program, information they received, and the logistical support. Slides are available on line at: The YHET visitor program invited weekly young visitors to the University of Michigan campus to present their work. This year 23 participants came under the program. Slides are available on line for talks when applicable: 2014 and
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Journal Name:; Conference: Cosmology After Planck Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, September 23-25 2013 Young High Energy Theory Visitor Program, September 2013 - May 2014
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Regents of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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USDOE; USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
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United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS Cosmology After Planck Conference, Young High Energy Theorist Visitor Program