Snowmass on the Mississippi (July 29 - August 6, 2013)


Archive of video streaming during the snowmass

Charge: The American Physical Society's Division of Particles and Fields is initiating a long-term planning exercise for the high-energy physics community. Its goal is to develop the community's long-term physics aspirations. Its narrative will communicate the opportunities for discovery in high-energy physics to the broader scientific community and to the government.

Physics Slam on Ice! YouTube video link

A science competition so hot, they had to put it on ice! Watch six physicists battle for the audience's applause, hoping to emerge the champion of science entertainment. Contestants will have 10 minutes to explain their research to the audience; the winner will be determined by an applause meter.
Physics Slam webpage

Snowmass Public Lecture by Prof. Saul Perlmutter

8 pm on Monday, July 29 Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Our Accelerating Universe

For Conveners

Conveners, to request room for parallel session use this link Request rooms !!!

Schedule is now available at Schedule .

A document with a step by step instruction how to upload a presentation to the indico service: Instructions for Indico uploading. If your upload fails, please visit the help desk for assistance.

White paper submission webpage

Welcome to the University of Minnesota!


The School of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Minnesota would like to extend to you a heartfelt welcome to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Information is available via this webpage regarding directions, accommodations, events, local attractions, and registration. If any additional information is needed, please do not hesitate to contact us.

On-site Registration

Conference registration will take place at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs building, main floor atrium ( Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs ). Please pick-up your conference materials and name tag during conference registration hours.
Sunday July 28 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday July 29 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday July 30 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday July 31 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday August 1 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday August 2 7:30 am - 9:00 am
A Help and Information Desk will be manned from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm throughout the conference. Registrations can be processed at this time but it may take longer than if you use the schedule in the table.


The registration page is ready. Click here to start registration.


The Snowmass 2013 Local Organizing Committee, in cooperation with the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society will provide assistance, including limited funding as appropriate, to facilitate participation in Snowmass 2103 by parents with young children. For further information, please email .

A list of child care facilities can be found at the Local Attractions webpage.

Local Attractions

We prepared a webpage with description of selected local attractions (Local Attractions).