A suggested list of topics is given below. The list is purposely broad to encourage attendance of a diverse set of researchers. More suggestions are welcome (send email to sf12[at] We do intend to prune it at a later stage when the set of attendees is better defined.
This year the workshop will cover Large Scale Structure, the Cosmic Microwave Background, and Dark Matter and Dark Energy.
Large Scale Structure
Results from SDSS, 2dF, BOSS, CFHTLS, DES, —
Power Spectrum
Higher-Order Correlations, Non-Gaussianity
Gravitational Lensing
Lyman Alpha Forest
Cluster Abundances
Reionization and High-z Galaxies
Cosmic Microwave Background
Results from ACT, Planck, SPT, WMAP, —
Lensing of the CMB
CMB Polarization
Physics of Anisotropy: Inhomogeneous Reionization, Other Nonlinear Effects
Issues for Data Analysis
SZ Effect
Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Models of Dark Energy and Modified Gravity
Probes of Dark Energy and Modified Gravity
CDM Halos: Structure vs. Observations
Dark Matter Detection and Realistic Halo Models
Status of Dark Matter Search Experiments
New Dark Matter Candidates
Early Universe
Extra Dimensions
Inflation, Preheating, —
Primordial Magnetic Fields
Planck-Scale Effects
Gravitational Waves
Alternatives to Inflation
Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays
Neutrino Astrophysics