D Meeting Agendas

FIRST MEETING NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON, D.C.

Monday, June 24, 2002

Closed Session

8:00 am

Convene; introductions; review charge and discuss goals for the meeting

Committee composition and balance discussion

—Barry Barish, Chair

—Don Shapero, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy

Open Session

9:30 am

Welcome; public introductions, and study plan

—Barry Barish



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D Meeting Agendas FIRST MEETING NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON, D.C. Monday, June 24, 2002 Closed Session 8:00 am Convene; introductions; review charge and discuss goals for the meeting Committee composition and balance discussion —Barry Barish, Chair —Don Shapero, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy Open Session 9:30 am Welcome; public introductions, and study plan —Barry Barish

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Background and Charge 9:45 am Office of Science and Technology Policy views —Patrick Looney, Assistant Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Office of Science and Technology Policy 10:15 am Break 10:30 am Department of Energy plans for neutrino physics —Peter Rosen, Associate Director, DOE Office of High Energy and Nuclear Physics Opportunities with U.S. Underground Neutrino Facilities 11:00 am Scientific merits of proposed large U.S. underground neutrino facilities Underground Science, Homestake, and an Introduction to San Jacinto —Wick Haxton, University of Washington 12:15 pm Lunch 1:00 pm National Science Foundation views on the study and charge —Joseph Bordogna, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation 1:45 pm Scientific merits of proposed large U.S. underground neutrino facilities (continued) –Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad, NM —Todd Haines, Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Underground Neutrino Physics Topics 2:15 pm Double beta decay —Steve Elliott, University of Washington/Los Alamos National Laboratory 3:15 pm Break

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3:30 pm Solar neutrinos —Andrew Hime, Los Alamos National Laboratory 4:30 pm Long-baseline neutrino oscillations —Stanley Wojcicki, Stanford University 5:00 pm Off-axis neutrino beam research and the Soudan experiment —Earl Peterson, University of Minnesota 5:30 pm General discussion of the scientific opportunities 6:00 pm Adjourn for the day Tuesday, June 25, 2002 Open Session 8:00 am Reconvene —Barry Barish Opportunities with Foreign Underground Neutrino Facilities 8:00 am Large international underground neutrino physics efforts —Yoichiro Suzuki, Kamioka Observatory, Japan —Alessandro Bettini, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Europe —David Sinclair, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory and Carleton University, Canada 9:30 am Break Opportunities in High-Energy Neutrino Astrophysics 9:45 am Neutrino astrophysics and IceCube —Per Olof Hulth, University of Stockholm —Francis Halzen, University of Wisconsin —Christian Spiering, Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) —David Nygren, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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11:15 am International high-energy neutrino astrophysics: ANTARES and NESTOR —John Carr, Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille —Leonidas Resvanis, NESTOR Institute for Deep Sea Research, Technology, and Neutrino Astroparticle Physics 12:15 pm Working Lunch Closed Session 1:15 pm Committee deliberations —Barry Barish 5:00 pm Adjourn SECOND MEETING HILTON CHICAGO O’HARE AIRPORT CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Thursday, July 25, 2002 Open Session 9:00 am Convene —Barry Barish, Chair 9:00 am Dark-Matter Searches —Rick Gaitskell, Brown University 10:00 am Proton Decay: Theory and Experiment —Hitoshi Murayama, University of California, Berkeley —Chang Kee Jung, State University of New York, Stony Brook —Robert Svoboda, Louisiana State University 11:30 am Lunch 12:30 pm Scientific Potential of Long Baseline Neutrino Experiments —William Marciano, Brookhaven National Laboratory

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1:00 pm Scientific Potential of Bright Neutrino Beams for Underground Physics —Thomas Roser, Brookhaven National Laboratory —Deborah Harris, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2:00 pm Scientific Potential of a Neutrino Factory for Underground Physics —Dan Kaplan, Illinois Institute of Technology 2:30 pm Alternate Development Plans for a National Underground Laboratory —Alfred Mann, University of Pennsylvania 2:45 pm Break Closed Session 3:00 pm Committee deliberations —Barry Barish 5:00 pm Additional primer on high-energy sources —Angela Olinto, University of Chicago —Rene Ong, University of California, Los Angeles 6:30 pm Adjourn for the day Friday, July 26, 2002 Closed Session 8:00 am Reconvene Committee deliberations —Barry Barish 4:00 pm Adjourn

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THIRD MEETING CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PASADENA, CALIFORNIA Monday, September 30, 2002 Open Session 8:30 am Convene —Barry Barish, Chair 8:30 am Office of Science and Technology Policy views —Patrick Looney, Assistant Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Office of Science and Technology Policy Closed Session 9:00 am Committee deliberations and report drafting —Barry Barish 6:00 pm Adjourn for the day Tuesday, October 1, 2002 Closed Session 8:30 am Reconvene Committee deliberations and report drafting —Barry Barish Noon Adjourn