Open Meeting for the Hyper-Kamiokande Project

from Tuesday, 21 August 2012 (17:00) to Thursday, 23 August 2012 (20:45)
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), The University of Tokyo (Lecture Hall)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
21 Aug 2012
22 Aug 2012
23 Aug 2012
AM
08:00
Registration (until 09:00) (Lecture Hall)
08:00 Registration (2)   (Lecture Hall)
09:00
Opening Session (until 11:40) (Lecture Hall)
09:00 HEP and Neutrino Project status (Japan/Asia) - Prof. Yasuhiro OKADA (KEK)   (Lecture Hall)
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09:25 Neutrino Project status (USA) - Robert Svoboda (UC Davis)   (Lecture Hall)
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09:50 Neutrino Project Status (Europe) - Prof. Andre Rubbia (ETH Zurich)   (Lecture Hall)
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10:15 --- Break ---
10:40 Japan HEP future project subcommittee report - Prof. Toshinori MORI (ICEPP, Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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11:00 Japan CRC future project subcommittee report - Prof. Nobuyuki KANDA (Osaka City)   (Lecture Hall)
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11:20 Goals of the meeting - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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11:40 --- Lunch ---
09:00
Water System (until 10:05) (Lecture Hall)
09:00 Basic water plan for Hyper-K - Dr Hiroyuki Sekiya (ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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09:25 Gd Option for Hyper-K - Prof. Mark Vagins (Kavli IPMU)   (Lecture Hall)
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09:45 Benefits of and progress towards massive water-based liquid scintillator detectors - David Jaffe (BNL)   (Lecture Hall)
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10:05
Photo-sensor Development - Shoei Nakayama and Yasuhiro Nishimura, Chair: Akira Konaka (until 11:40) (Lecture Hall)
10:05 Hybrid Photo-Detector study at Kamioka - Dr Yasuhiro NISHIMURA (ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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10:30 --- Break ---
10:55 LBNE photosensor R & D including light collection options - Robert Svoboda (UC Davis)   (Lecture Hall)
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11:10 Mechanical Performance of Large Format Underwater Photo-multiplier - Dr Jiajie Ling (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Lecture Hall)
11:25 Photomultiplier Tube Glass Failure in Neutrino Detection: Challenges and Opportunities - Prof. S. K. Sundaram (Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering, Alfred University)   (Lecture Hall)
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11:40 --- Lunch ---
PM
17:00
Registration (until 19:00) (Lecture Hall)
17:00 Registration (1)   (Lecture Hall)
17:00
Social Event (until 20:00) (Cafeteria)
17:00 Reception   (Cafeteria)
13:00
J-PARC Session (until 13:55) (Lecture Hall)
13:00 J-PARC Status - Prof. Yujiro IKEDA (JAEA)   (Lecture Hall)
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13:25 J-PARC upgrade - Prof. Tadashi KOSEKI (KEK)   (Lecture Hall)
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13:55
Hyper-K Physics Potential (until 17:35) (Lecture Hall)
13:55 Long baseline experiment and proton decay search using Hyper-K - Prof. Masashi Yokoyama (University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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14:25 Systematics in CPV measurement - Dr Shoei Nakayama (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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14:40 Towards Reduced Neutrino Flux & Interaction Uncertainties for a J-PARC to Hyper-K Experiment - Dr Mark Hartz (University of Toronto/York University)   (Lecture Hall)
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15:00 Irreducible Cross-Section Uncertainties for Electron Neutrino Appearance? - Kevin McFarland (University of Rochester)   (Lecture Hall)
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15:20 Atmospheric Neutrino Oscillations at Hyper-Kamiokande - Dr Roger Wendell (ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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15:45 Cosmic background study for atm. nu and proton decay - Prof. Kimihiro Okumura (ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:00 --- Break ---
16:25 Solar neutrinos and supernova burst neutrinos at Hyper-Kamiokande - Dr Yusuke Koshio (Kamioka observatory, ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:50 Supernova neutrino astronomy with Hyper-Kamiokande - Dr Shunsaku Horiuchi (CCAPP, Ohio State University)   (Lecture Hall)
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17:15 Dark Matter Sensitivity Studies - Dr Carsten Rott (CCAPP / Ohio State University)   (Lecture Hall)
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17:35
Cavity and Tanks (until 19:05) (Lecture Hall)
17:35 Excavation of the Hyper-K cavern - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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17:55 The LAGUNA Feasibility Study for the LSC to Host a Next-Generation Mega-ton type Neutrino and Nucleon Decay Experiment - Prof. Luis Labarga (Departamento de Física Teórica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)   (Lecture Hall)
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18:10 Hyper-K liner and PMT support - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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18:30 Water containment and PMT deployment designs for the LBNE water detector - Jim Stewart (BNL)   (Lecture Hall)
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18:50 Studies of a "thin" veto for LBNE - Robert Svoboda (UC Davis)   (Lecture Hall)
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19:10
Social Event (until 21:10) (Plaza Ikoi)
19:10 Party   (Plaza Ikoi)
13:00
Photo-sensor Development - Shoei Nakayama and Yasuhiro Nishimura, Chair: David Wark (until 13:30) (Lecture Hall)
13:00 Photo-detector development for maximizing the overall photon detection efficiency - Dr Fabrice Retiere (TRIUMF)   (Lecture Hall)
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13:15 Development of a Large Area Photodetector with a Fast Phosphor Anode - Prof. Toru Iijima (Nagoya University)   (Lecture Hall)
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13:30
DAQ System (until 13:55) (Lecture Hall)
13:30 Current baseline design of HK DAQ system - Dr Yoshinari Hayato (Kamioka obs., ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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13:55
Software Development (until 14:50) (Lecture Hall)
13:55 Overview of software development towards Hyper-K - Dr Makoto Miura (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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14:05 A New Method for Event Reconstruction in Large Water Cherenkov Detectors - Dr Michael Wilking (TRIUMF)   (Lecture Hall)
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14:25 Development of GEANT4 based water Cherenkov detector simulation, WCSim - Prof. Chris Walter (Duke University)   (Lecture Hall)
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14:50 --- Break ---
15:15
Calibration System (until 16:45) (Lecture Hall)
15:15 SK calibration overview - Dr Yusuke Koshio (Kamioka observatory, ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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15:40 Considerations for Calibration Source Deployment in Hyper-Kamiokande - Mr Hirohisa A. Tanaka (University of British Columbia/Institute of Particle Physics)   (Lecture Hall)
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15:55 Automated calibration system for the Daya Bay reactor anti-neutrino experiment - Prof. Jianglai Liu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:10 Borexino calibration system - Dr Szymon Manecki (VirginiaTech)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:25 LBNE WCD calibration system design and energy calibration requirements for large water Cherenkov detectors - Dr Gus Sinnis (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Thomas Kutter (LSU)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45
Parallel Discussions (until 17:45) (Lecture Hall)
16:45 Calibration - Dr Hide-Kazu TANAKA (ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45 Cavity and Tanks - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45 DAQ system - Dr Yoshinari Hayato (Kamioka obs., ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45 Photo-sensor - Dr Yasuhiro NISHIMURA (ICRR) Dr Shoei Nakayama (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45 Software - Dr Makoto Miura (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   (Lecture Hall)
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16:45 Water System - Prof. Mark Vagins (IPMU) Dr Hiroyuki Sekiya (ICRR/IPMU)   (Lecture Hall)
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17:45
Discussion for Physics Potentials (until 18:45) (Lecture Hall)
17:45 Discussion for Physics Potentials   (Lecture Hall)
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18:45
Final Discussion Session (until 19:45) (Lecture Hall)
18:45 Final Discussion Session   (Lecture Hall)