PDF4LHC Meeting

from Friday, 22 February 2008 (08:00) to Saturday, 23 February 2008 (18:00)
CERN (40-S2-B01)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
22 Feb 2008
23 Feb 2008
AM
08:00
Plenary Session (until 14:00) (40-S2-B01)
09:00 Opening and goals of the meeting - Albert De Roeck   (40-S2-B01)
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09:10 Introduction to PDF4LHC - Bryan Webber   (40-S2-B01)
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09:55 CTEQ PDF developements - Pavel Nadolsky   (40-S2-B01)
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10:25 MRST/MSTW PDF developements - Robert Thorne   (40-S2-B01)
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10:55 --- break ---
11:15 Comparisons of PDFs - Mandy Cooper   (40-S2-B01)
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11:45 Input data for PDF - Sasha Glazov   (40-S2-B01)
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12:15 LHC needs for PDFs - Joey Huston   (40-S2-B01)
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12:45 --- Lunch break ---
09:00
Technical session: PDF Uncertainties (second part) (until 12:40) (40-S2-B01)
09:00 Errors in PDFS - Serguey Alekhin   (40-S2-B01)
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09:25 Offset/Hessian Methods - A.M. Cooper-Sarkar   (40-S2-B01)
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09:45 Averaging data sets before the QCD analysis - Sasha Glazov   (40-S2-B01)
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10:05 Benchmark test on error propagations - Voica Radescu   (40-S2-B01)
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10:25 Benchmark test on error propagations with MC - Alberto Guffanti   (40-S2-B01)
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10:45 Beyond Correlations - Lars Sonnenschein   (40-S2-B01)
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10:55 General discussion aiming to agree on further tests of the various methods   (40-S2-B01)
11:15 COFFEE BREAK - All   (40-S2-B01)
11:45 Input parameterisation and Neural Network - Alberto Guffanti   (40-S2-B01)
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12:00 Theoretical uncertainties and inaccuracies - Robert Thorne   (40-S2-B01)
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12:15 Uncertainties on corrections to DGLAP and resummation - Stefano Forte   (40-S2-B01)
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12:25 Short general discussion on further studies to reduce theoretical uncertainties   (40-S2-B01)
PM
14:00
Technical Session: Needs for and input from first data of the LHC to PDF Determination (until 17:25) (40-S2-B01)
14:00 Introduction and Aims - Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford)   (40-S2-B01)
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14:15 Extracting PDF from LHC data: The ApplGrid project - Pavel Starovoitov   (40-S2-B01)
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14:35 ATLAS studies on W mass and Drell-Yan - Maarten Boonekamp   (40-S2-B01)
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14:50 Drell-Yan processes at the LHC - Alessandro Vicini   (40-S2-B01)
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15:10 Z, gamma* and W at LHCb - Jonathan Anderson   (40-S2-B01)
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15:30 CMS studies - Roberto Tenchini   (40-S2-B01)
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15:50 Tea Break - All   (40-S2-B01)
16:10 Global analysis of nuclear PDFs - Hannu Paukkunen   (40-S2-B01)
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16:35 LHAPDF status and plans - Dr Mike Whalley (IPPP, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM)   (40-S2-B01)
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16:55 Discussion - All   (40-S2-B01)
17:30
Technical Session : PDF Uncertainties (first part) (until 19:00) (40-S2-B01)
17:30 Introduction - Joël Feltesse   (40-S2-B01)
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17:40 Implicit Error Blow up - Bob Cousins   (40-S2-B01)
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17:50 Tolerance in Global PDF Analysis - Graeme Watt   (40-S2-B01)
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18:15 PDF Correlations - Pavel Nadolsky   (40-S2-B01)
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14:00
Technical session: PDFs for MC generators (until 17:00) (40-S2-B01)
14:00 Welcome   (40-S2-B01)
14:05 MC author's perspective - Dr Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)   (40-S2-B01)
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14:20 MRSTLO* modified PDFs - Dr Robert Thorne (UCL)   (40-S2-B01)
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14:50 CTEQ LO plans - Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy) Mr Pavel Nadolsky (Argonne National Laboratory)   (40-S2-B01)
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15:10 Diffractive, generalised and unintegrated PDFs - Dr Graeme Watt (University College London)   (40-S2-B01)
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15:30 DESY LO4MC plans - Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)   (40-S2-B01)
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15:45 Unintegrated PDF's - Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)   (40-S2-B01)
16:00 Further contributions and discussions   (40-S2-B01)