PDF4LHC Meeting

Europe/Zurich
40-S2-B01 (CERN)

40-S2-B01

CERN

Description
Meeting on PDFs for the LHC
  • Friday, February 22
    • Plenary Session
      • 1
        Opening and goals of the meeting
        Speaker: Albert De Roeck
        Slides
      • 2
        Introduction to PDF4LHC
        Speaker: Bryan Webber
        Slides
      • 3
        CTEQ PDF developements
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
      • 4
        MRST/MSTW PDF developements
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 10:55 AM
        break
      • 5
        Comparisons of PDFs
        Speaker: Mandy Cooper
        Slides
      • 6
        Input data for PDF
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 7
        LHC needs for PDFs
        Speaker: Joey Huston
        Slides
      • 12:45 PM
        Lunch break
    • Technical Session: Needs for and input from first data of the LHC to PDF Determination

      Session chair: A. Cooper-Sarkar

      PROVISIONAL AGENDA!

      • 8
        Introduction and Aims
        Speaker: Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 9
        Extracting PDF from LHC data: The ApplGrid project
        Speaker: Pavel Starovoitov
        Slides
      • 10
        ATLAS studies on W mass and Drell-Yan
        Speaker: Maarten Boonekamp
        Slides
      • 11
        Drell-Yan processes at the LHC
        Speaker: Alessandro Vicini
        Slides
      • 12
        Z, gamma* and W at LHCb
        Speaker: Jonathan Anderson
        Slides
      • 13
        CMS studies
        Speaker: Roberto Tenchini
        Slides
      • 14
        Tea Break
        Speaker: All
      • 15
        Global analysis of nuclear PDFs
        Speaker: Hannu Paukkunen
        Slides
      • 16
        LHAPDF status and plans
        Speaker: Dr Mike Whalley (IPPP, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM)
        Slides
      • 17
        Discussion
        Speaker: All
    • Technical Session : PDF Uncertainties (first part)
      • 18
        Introduction
        Speaker: Joël Feltesse
        Slides
      • 19
        Implicit Error Blow up
        Speaker: Bob Cousins
        Slides
      • 20
        Tolerance in Global PDF Analysis
        Speaker: Graeme Watt
        Slides
      • 21
        PDF Correlations
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky
        Slides
  • Saturday, February 23
    • Technical session: PDF Uncertainties (second part)
      • 22
        Errors in PDFS
        Speaker: Serguey Alekhin
        Slides
      • 23
        Offset/Hessian Methods
        Speaker: A.M. Cooper-Sarkar
        Slides
      • 24
        Averaging data sets before the QCD analysis
        Speaker: Sasha Glazov
        Slides
      • 25
        Benchmark test on error propagations
        Speaker: Voica Radescu
        Slides
      • 26
        Benchmark test on error propagations with MC
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 27
        Beyond Correlations
        Speaker: Lars Sonnenschein
        Slides
      • 28
        General discussion aiming to agree on further tests of the various methods
      • 29
        COFFEE BREAK
        Speaker: All
      • 30
        Input parameterisation and Neural Network
        Speaker: Alberto Guffanti
        Slides
      • 31
        Theoretical uncertainties and inaccuracies
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 32
        Uncertainties on corrections to DGLAP and resummation
        Speaker: Stefano Forte
        Slides
      • 33
        Short general discussion on further studies to reduce theoretical uncertainties
    • Technical session: PDFs for MC generators
      • 34
        Welcome
      • 35
        MC author's perspective
        Speaker: Dr Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)
        Slides
      • 36
        MRSTLO* modified PDFs
        Speaker: Dr Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 37
        CTEQ LO plans
        Speakers: Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy), Mr Pavel Nadolsky (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 38
        Diffractive, generalised and unintegrated PDFs
        Speaker: Dr Graeme Watt (University College London)
        Slides
      • 39
        DESY LO4MC plans
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
        Slides
      • 40
        Unintegrated PDF's
        Speaker: Krzysztof Kutak (Hamburg University)
      • 41
        Further contributions and discussions