PDF4LHC Meeting

Europe/Zurich
40-S2-B01 (CERN)

40-S2-B01

CERN

Description
Meeting on PDFs for the LHC
  • Friday, 22 February
    • 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
      Plenary Session
      • 9:00 AM
        Opening and goals of the meeting 10m
        Speaker: Albert De Roeck
        Slides
      • 9:10 AM
        Introduction to PDF4LHC 45m
        Speaker: Bryan Webber
        Slides
      • 9:55 AM
        CTEQ PDF developements 30m
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
      • 10:25 AM
        MRST/MSTW PDF developements 30m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 10:55 AM
        break 15m
      • 11:15 AM
        Comparisons of PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Mandy Cooper
        Slides
      • 11:45 AM
        Input data for PDF 30m
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 12:15 PM
        LHC needs for PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Joey Huston
        Slides
      • 12:45 PM
        Lunch break 1h 15m
    • 2:00 PM 5:25 PM
      Technical Session: Needs for and input from first data of the LHC to PDF Determination

      Session chair: A. Cooper-Sarkar

      PROVISIONAL AGENDA!

      • 2:00 PM
        Introduction and Aims 15m
        Speaker: Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 2:15 PM
        Extracting PDF from LHC data: The ApplGrid project 20m
        Speaker: Pavel Starovoitov
        Slides
      • 2:35 PM
        ATLAS studies on W mass and Drell-Yan 15m
        Speaker: Maarten Boonekamp
        Slides
      • 2:50 PM
        Drell-Yan processes at the LHC 20m
        Speaker: Alessandro Vicini
        Slides
      • 3:10 PM
        Z, gamma* and W at LHCb 20m
        Speaker: Jonathan Anderson
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        CMS studies 20m
        Speaker: Roberto Tenchini
        Slides
      • 3:50 PM
        Tea Break 20m
        Speaker: All
      • 4:10 PM
        Global analysis of nuclear PDFs 25m
        Speaker: Hannu Paukkunen
        Slides
      • 4:35 PM
        LHAPDF status and plans 20m
        Speaker: Dr Mike Whalley (IPPP, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM)
        Slides
      • 4:55 PM
        Discussion 20m
        Speaker: All
    • 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
      Technical Session : PDF Uncertainties (first part)
      • 5:30 PM
        Introduction 5m
        Speaker: Joël Feltesse
        Slides
      • 5:40 PM
        Implicit Error Blow up 5m
        Speaker: Bob Cousins
        Slides
      • 5:50 PM
        Tolerance in Global PDF Analysis 20m
        Speaker: Graeme Watt
        Slides
      • 6:15 PM
        PDF Correlations 20m
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
  • Saturday, 23 February
    • 9:00 AM 12:40 PM
      Technical session: PDF Uncertainties (second part)
      • 9:00 AM
        Errors in PDFS 20m
        Speaker: Serguey Alekhin
        Slides
      • 9:25 AM
        Offset/Hessian Methods 15m
        Speaker: A.M. Cooper-Sarkar
        Slides
      • 9:45 AM
        Averaging data sets before the QCD analysis 15m
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 10:05 AM
        Benchmark test on error propagations 15m
        Speaker: Voica Radescu
        Slides
      • 10:25 AM
        Benchmark test on error propagations with MC 15m
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Beyond Correlations 5m
        Speaker: Lars Sonnenschein
        Slides
      • 10:55 AM
        General discussion aiming to agree on further tests of the various methods 20m
      • 11:15 AM
        COFFEE BREAK 30m
        Speaker: All
      • 11:45 AM
        Input parameterisation and Neural Network 10m
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 12:00 PM
        Theoretical uncertainties and inaccuracies 10m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 12:15 PM
        Uncertainties on corrections to DGLAP and resummation 10m
        Speaker: Stefano Forte
        Slides
      • 12:25 PM
        Short general discussion on further studies to reduce theoretical uncertainties 15m
    • 2:00 PM 5:00 PM
      Technical session: PDFs for MC generators
      • 2:00 PM
        Welcome 5m
      • 2:05 PM
        MC author's perspective 15m
        Speaker: Dr Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)
        Slides
      • 2:20 PM
        MRSTLO* modified PDFs 30m
        Speaker: Dr Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 2:50 PM
        CTEQ LO plans 20m
        Speakers: Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy) , Mr Pavel Nadolsky (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 3:10 PM
        Diffractive, generalised and unintegrated PDFs 20m
        Speaker: Dr Graeme Watt (University College London)
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        DESY LO4MC plans 15m
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
        Slides
      • 3:45 PM
        Unintegrated PDF's 15m
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
      • 4:00 PM
        Further contributions and discussions 1h