PDF4LHC Meeting

from Friday, February 22, 2008 (8:00 AM) to Saturday, February 23, 2008 (6:00 PM)
CERN (40-S2-B01)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Feb 22, 2008
Feb 23, 2008
AM
8:00 AM
Plenary Session (until 2:00 PM) (40-S2-B01)
9:00 AM Opening and goals of the meeting - Albert De Roeck   (40-S2-B01)
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9:10 AM Introduction to PDF4LHC - Bryan Webber   (40-S2-B01)
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9:55 AM CTEQ PDF developements - Pavel Nadolsky   (40-S2-B01)
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10:25 AM MRST/MSTW PDF developements - Robert Thorne   (40-S2-B01)
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10:55 AM --- break ---
11:15 AM Comparisons of PDFs - Mandy Cooper   (40-S2-B01)
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11:45 AM Input data for PDF - Sasha Glazov   (40-S2-B01)
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12:15 PM LHC needs for PDFs - Joey Huston   (40-S2-B01)
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12:45 PM --- Lunch break ---
9:00 AM
Technical session: PDF Uncertainties (second part) (until 12:40 PM) (40-S2-B01)
9:00 AM Errors in PDFS - Serguey Alekhin   (40-S2-B01)
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9:25 AM Offset/Hessian Methods - A.M. Cooper-Sarkar   (40-S2-B01)
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9:45 AM Averaging data sets before the QCD analysis - Sasha Glazov   (40-S2-B01)
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10:05 AM Benchmark test on error propagations - Voica Radescu   (40-S2-B01)
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10:25 AM Benchmark test on error propagations with MC - Alberto Guffanti   (40-S2-B01)
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10:45 AM Beyond Correlations - Lars Sonnenschein   (40-S2-B01)
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10:55 AM General discussion aiming to agree on further tests of the various methods   (40-S2-B01)
11:15 AM COFFEE BREAK - All   (40-S2-B01)
11:45 AM Input parameterisation and Neural Network - Alberto Guffanti   (40-S2-B01)
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12:00 PM Theoretical uncertainties and inaccuracies - Robert Thorne   (40-S2-B01)
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12:15 PM Uncertainties on corrections to DGLAP and resummation - Stefano Forte   (40-S2-B01)
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12:25 PM Short general discussion on further studies to reduce theoretical uncertainties   (40-S2-B01)
PM
2:00 PM
Technical Session: Needs for and input from first data of the LHC to PDF Determination (until 5:25 PM) (40-S2-B01)
2:00 PM Introduction and Aims - Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford)   (40-S2-B01)
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2:15 PM Extracting PDF from LHC data: The ApplGrid project - Pavel Starovoitov   (40-S2-B01)
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2:35 PM ATLAS studies on W mass and Drell-Yan - Maarten Boonekamp   (40-S2-B01)
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2:50 PM Drell-Yan processes at the LHC - Alessandro Vicini   (40-S2-B01)
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3:10 PM Z, gamma* and W at LHCb - Jonathan Anderson   (40-S2-B01)
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3:30 PM CMS studies - Roberto Tenchini   (40-S2-B01)
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3:50 PM Tea Break - All   (40-S2-B01)
4:10 PM Global analysis of nuclear PDFs - Hannu Paukkunen   (40-S2-B01)
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4:35 PM LHAPDF status and plans - Dr Mike Whalley (IPPP, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM)   (40-S2-B01)
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4:55 PM Discussion - All   (40-S2-B01)
5:30 PM
Technical Session : PDF Uncertainties (first part) (until 7:00 PM) (40-S2-B01)
5:30 PM Introduction - Joël Feltesse   (40-S2-B01)
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5:40 PM Implicit Error Blow up - Bob Cousins   (40-S2-B01)
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5:50 PM Tolerance in Global PDF Analysis - Graeme Watt   (40-S2-B01)
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6:15 PM PDF Correlations - Pavel Nadolsky   (40-S2-B01)
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2:00 PM
Technical session: PDFs for MC generators (until 5:00 PM) (40-S2-B01)
2:00 PM Welcome   (40-S2-B01)
2:05 PM MC author's perspective - Dr Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)   (40-S2-B01)
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2:20 PM MRSTLO* modified PDFs - Dr Robert Thorne (UCL)   (40-S2-B01)
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2:50 PM CTEQ LO plans - Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy) Mr Pavel Nadolsky (Argonne National Laboratory)   (40-S2-B01)
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3:10 PM Diffractive, generalised and unintegrated PDFs - Dr Graeme Watt (University College London)   (40-S2-B01)
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3:30 PM DESY LO4MC plans - Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)   (40-S2-B01)
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3:45 PM Unintegrated PDF's - Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)   (40-S2-B01)
4:00 PM Further contributions and discussions   (40-S2-B01)