QCD Tools for LHC Physics: From 8 to 14 TeV. What is needed and why?

from Thursday, 14 November 2013 (08:00) to Friday, 15 November 2013 (18:00)
Fermilab (WH 1 West)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
14 Nov 2013
15 Nov 2013
AM
09:00
Event Generator Tuning - Judith Katzy (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) Steve Mrenna (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 10:30) (WH 1 West)
09:00 ATLAS Status of MC tuning - Stefano Camarda (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   (WH 1 West)
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09:20 CMS Status of MC tuning - Steve Mrenna (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (WH 1 West)
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09:40 Status of diffractive models - Dr Robert Adam Ciesielski (The Rockefeller University)   (WH 1 West)
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10:00 Status of RIVET and perspectives on tuning - Andy Buckley (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (WH 1 West)
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10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
NLO Event Generators - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC) Simone Alioli (LBNL & UC Berkeley) (until 12:30) (WH 1 West)
11:00 Status of parton showers - Stefan Prestel (Lund University (SE))   (WH 1 West)
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11:30 NLO and parton shower matching - Prof. Christian Bauer (UC Berkeley)   (WH 1 West)
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12:00 Matrix-element parton-shower merging - Frank Martin Krauss (University of Durham (GB))   (WH 1 West)
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09:00
Parton Distribution Functions - Juan Rojo Chacon (CERN) Prof. Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University) (until 10:30) (WH 1 West)
09:00 Introduction - Juan Rojo Chacon (CERN)   (WH 1 West)
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09:05 Gluon PDF - Jun Gao (Southern Methodist University) Jun Gao (CPPM/USTC)   (WH 1 West)
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09:25 Quark PDFs at the LHC - Ringaile Placakyte (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   (WH 1 West)
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09:45 Quark PDFs in non-LHC experiments - Alberto Accardi (Hampton U. and Jefferson Lab)   (WH 1 West)
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10:05 LHAPDF6 - Andy Buckley (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (WH 1 West)
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10:15 Discussions   (WH 1 West)
10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
NLO and NNLO Predictions -Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US)) Prof. Stefan Dittmaier (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg (DE)) (until 12:30) (WH 1 West)
11:00 Status of automated NLO calculations - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC) Stefan Hoeche (University of Zurich) Stefan Hoche (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (WH 1 West)
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11:30 Status of NNLO calculations - Alexander Dimitrov Mitov (CERN)   (WH 1 West)
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12:00 Status of higher-order electroweak calculations - Prof. Doreen Wackeroth (SUNY Buffalo)   (WH 1 West)
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PM
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
W/Z/photon+Jets - Joseph Owens (Florida State University) Dr Andrew Warren Askew (Florida State University (US)) (until 15:30) (WH 1 West)
14:00 Vector Bosons + Jets: Experiment - Jeffrey Berryhill (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (WH 1 West)
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14:45 Vector Bosons+ Jets: Theory - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)   (WH 1 West)
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15:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:00
Jet Tools and Substructure - David Miller (University of Chicago (US)) Prof. Davison Soper (University of Oregon) (until 17:30) (WH 1 West)
16:00 The use of substructure based observables for finding new physics - Jeremy Robert Love (Argonne National Laboratory (US))   (WH 1 West)
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16:30 Relation of substructure observables to the structure of the theory - Andrew Larkoski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   (WH 1 West)
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17:00 A case study of using substructure analysis in new physics searches - Nhan Viet Tran (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (WH 1 West)
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12:30 --- Lunch break ---
14:00
Higgs Production - Frank Petriello (Northwestern University) Andrey Korytov (University of Florida (US)) (until 15:30) (WH 1 West)
14:00 Coupling measurements at the 14 TeV LHC versus the 8 TeV LHC - Markus Klute (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (US))   (WH 1 West)
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14:30 What can be learned from ratios of Higgs cross sections at 14 TeV over 8 TeV - Jonathan Walsh (University of Washington) Jon Walsh (UC Berkeley)   (WH 1 West)
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15:00 Taming QCD issues in gg-fusion with gg->ZZ or gg->gammagamma - Fabrizio Caola (Johns Hopkins University) Fabrizio Caola (Universita' di Milano)   (WH 1 West)
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16:00
W&C seminar (until 17:00) (WH 1 West)
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