PDF4LHC Meeting

Europe/Zurich
40-S2-B01 (CERN)

40-S2-B01

CERN

Description
Meeting on PDFs for the LHC
  • Friday, 22 February 2008
    • 08:00 14:00
      Plenary Session
      • 09:00
        Opening and goals of the meeting 10m
        Speaker: Albert De Roeck
        Slides
      • 09:10
        Introduction to PDF4LHC 45m
        Speaker: Bryan Webber
        Slides
      • 09:55
        CTEQ PDF developements 30m
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
      • 10:25
        MRST/MSTW PDF developements 30m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 10:55
        break 15m
      • 11:15
        Comparisons of PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Mandy Cooper
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Input data for PDF 30m
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 12:15
        LHC needs for PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Joey Huston
        Slides
      • 12:45
        Lunch break 1h 15m
    • 14:00 17:25
      Technical Session: Needs for and input from first data of the LHC to PDF Determination

      Session chair: A. Cooper-Sarkar

      PROVISIONAL AGENDA!

      • 14:00
        Introduction and Aims 15m
        Speaker: Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Extracting PDF from LHC data: The ApplGrid project 20m
        Speaker: Pavel Starovoitov
        Slides
      • 14:35
        ATLAS studies on W mass and Drell-Yan 15m
        Speaker: Maarten Boonekamp
        Slides
      • 14:50
        Drell-Yan processes at the LHC 20m
        Speaker: Alessandro Vicini
        Slides
      • 15:10
        Z, gamma* and W at LHCb 20m
        Speaker: Jonathan Anderson
        Slides
      • 15:30
        CMS studies 20m
        Speaker: Roberto Tenchini
        Slides
      • 15:50
        Tea Break 20m
        Speaker: All
      • 16:10
        Global analysis of nuclear PDFs 25m
        Speaker: Hannu Paukkunen
        Slides
      • 16:35
        LHAPDF status and plans 20m
        Speaker: Mike Whalley (IPPP, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM)
        Slides
      • 16:55
        Discussion 20m
        Speaker: All
    • 17:30 19:00
      Technical Session : PDF Uncertainties (first part)
      • 17:30
        Introduction 5m
        Speaker: Joël Feltesse
        Slides
      • 17:40
        Implicit Error Blow up 5m
        Speaker: Bob Cousins
        Slides
      • 17:50
        Tolerance in Global PDF Analysis 20m
        Speaker: Graeme Watt
        Slides
      • 18:15
        PDF Correlations 20m
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
  • Saturday, 23 February 2008
    • 09:00 12:40
      Technical session: PDF Uncertainties (second part)
      • 09:00
        Errors in PDFS 20m
        Speaker: Serguey Alekhin
        Slides
      • 09:25
        Offset/Hessian Methods 15m
        Speaker: A.M. Cooper-Sarkar
        Slides
      • 09:45
        Averaging data sets before the QCD analysis 15m
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 10:05
        Benchmark test on error propagations 15m
        Speaker: Voica Radescu
        Slides
      • 10:25
        Benchmark test on error propagations with MC 15m
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 10:45
        Beyond Correlations 5m
        Speaker: Lars Sonnenschein
        Slides
      • 10:55
        General discussion aiming to agree on further tests of the various methods 20m
      • 11:15
        COFFEE BREAK 30m
        Speaker: All
      • 11:45
        Input parameterisation and Neural Network 10m
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Theoretical uncertainties and inaccuracies 10m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Uncertainties on corrections to DGLAP and resummation 10m
        Speaker: Stefano Forte
        Slides
      • 12:25
        Short general discussion on further studies to reduce theoretical uncertainties 15m
    • 14:00 17:00
      Technical session: PDFs for MC generators
      • 14:00
        Welcome 5m
      • 14:05
        MC author's perspective 15m
        Speaker: Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)
        Slides
      • 14:20
        MRSTLO* modified PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        CTEQ LO plans 20m
        Speakers: Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy) , Pavel Nadolsky (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 15:10
        Diffractive, generalised and unintegrated PDFs 20m
        Speaker: Graeme Watt (University College London)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        DESY LO4MC plans 15m
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Unintegrated PDF's 15m
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
      • 16:00
        Further contributions and discussions 1h