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All talks held in the TRIUMF auditorium (click for video recording)

Tuesday, February 28

09:00-09:15 Jens Dilling, Associated Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences, Welcome
Chair: Petr Navratil
09:15-09:45 Rupert Machleidt, Consistent, high-quality two-nucleon potentials up to fifth order of the chiral expansion
09:45-10:15 Ashot Gasparyan, Chiral two- and three-nucleon forces with explicit Delta degree of freedom
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:15 Kai Hebeler, Calculation and regularization of 3N interactions up to N3LO: status update and recent developments
11:15-11:45 Hermann Krebs, Electroweak currents in chiral EFT
11:45-12:15 Sebastian König, Nuclear physics around the unitarity limit

12:15-14:00 Lunch

Chair: Sonia Bacca
14:00-14:30 Nir Barnea, Factorization and Universality in Nuclear Physics
14:30-15:00 Daniel Gazda, Ab initio nuclear response functions for dark matter searches
15:00-15:30 Nir Nevo Dinur, Improved nuclear structure corrections for spectroscopy of muonic atoms
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:40 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
O. Javier Hernandez, Understanding the Deuteron Radius Discrepancy: A systematic study of nuclear structure uncertainties
Rolland Wirth, Light Neutron-Rich Hypernuclei from the IT-NCSM
Sota Yoshida, Shell evolution based on chiral nuclear forces
Sam Leutheusser, Towards an ab initio description of dark matter scattering

Wednesday, March 1

Chair: Gaute Hagen
09:00-09:30 Angelo Calci, Probing Nuclear Forces in ab initio Nuclear Reactions
09:30-10:00 James Vary, Scattering in the NCSM: tetraneutron application
10:00-10:30 Dean Lee, New algorithms and interactions for nuclear lattice simulations
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Robert Roth, Hybrid Ab Initio Methods: NCSM, IM-SRG & MBPT
11:30-12:00 Pieter Maris, Ab Initio Nuclear Structure Calculations on High Performance Computing systems

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Chair: Bruce Barrett
14:00-14:30 Mark Caprio, Symplectic no-core configuration interaction framework
14:30-15:00 Thomas Papenbrock, EFTs for nuclei
15:00-15:30 Sushant More, Scale dependence of deuteron electrodisintegration
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Kevin Fossez, Many-body calculations in the continuum: From four neutrons to 28O
16:30-17:00 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
Klaus Vobig, Merging IM-SRG and NCSM
Peter Gysbers, SRG evolution of one- and two-body operators
Thomas Hüther, Accurate Ab Initio Calculations of Electromagnetic Observables

Thursday, March 2

Chair: Scott Bogner
09:00-09:30 Gaute Hagen, Coupled-cluster computations of heavy and rare isotopes
09:30-10:00 Carlo Barbieri, Recent advances in SCGF calculations
10:00-10:30 S. Ragnar Stroberg, In-medium SRG for fully open shell systems
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Andrea Idini, Optical potentials with saturating chiral interactions for medium mass nuclei
11:30-12:00 Francesco Raimondi, Effective charges and dipole response function in SCGF with NNLOsat

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Chair: Jason Holt
14:00-15:00 TRIUMF COLLOQUIUM Heiko Hergert, Frontiers in Nuclear Structure Theory

15:30-16:30 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
Mirko Miorelli, Towards triples inclusion in electric dipole excitations
Nathan Parzuchowski, Ab Initio Electromagnetic Transitions with the IMSRG
Takayuki Miyagi, Towards the inclusion of three-body forces in the unitary-model-operator approach
Christina Stumpf, Electromagnetic Strength Distributions from the IT-NCSM
Stefan Schulz, Chiral Four-Nucleon Forces in Ab Initio Nuclear Structure
Stephanie Lauber, Not all matrix elements are equal: comparing shell-model interactions
16:30-18:00 Poster Session

19:00 Workshop Dinner at Mahony & Sons UBC

Friday, March 3

Chair: Robert Roth
09:30-10:00 Andreas Ekström, Chiral EFT from a data perspective
10:00-10:30 Kristina Launey, Greater than the sum of its parts: Collectivity in the symmetry-adapted no-core shell mode
10:30-11:00 Titus Morris, Recent progress in coupled cluster derived shell model interactions
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Calvin W. Johnson, Ab initio rotational bands in medium and heavy nuclei
12:00-12:30 Matteo Vorabbi, Microscopic optical potential derived from nucleon-nucleon chiral potentials
12:30-13:00 Ingo Tews, QMC calculations of neutrons in a finite volume with chiral EFT interactions

13:00-14:00 Lunch

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