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DM @ LHC 2014: Merton College, Oxford

Europe/London
Caterina Doglioni (Universite de Geneve (CH)) , David Berge (NIKHEF (NL)) , Sarah Malik (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB)) , Steven Worm (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) , Subir Sarkar (Subir Sarkar (University of Oxford & Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen)) , Ulrich Haisch (Institut fur Theoretische Physik - Universitaet Zuerich) , Valentin Khoze (Durham University)
Description

Dark Matter at the Large Hadron Collider (DM@LHC) is a workshop to further develop simplified models and effective field theory approaches to DM, taking stock of the final results of the 8 TeV LHC run, and to prepare for the next phase of data-taking at higher energies.

Particular emphasis will be given to exploring new signals of DM including models that may be challenging for direct or indirect detection, and in more sophisticated techniques to improve the existing searches.

DM@LHC is a discussion-oriented workshop featuring short talks by theorists and experimentalists actively working on LHC signals of Dark Matter.


DM@LHC 2014 is supported by:

                              

Participants
  • Alaettin Serhan Mete
  • Alexander Belyaev
  • Alexandre Arbey
  • Amelia Brennan
  • Andrea Di Simone
  • Andreas Korn
  • Anthony Hibbs
  • Antonio Boveia
  • Antonio Walter Riotto
  • Antony Martini
  • Bjoern Penning
  • Brian Feldstein
  • Bryan Zaldivar
  • Caterina Doglioni
  • Christopher Tunnell
  • Daniele del Re
  • David Salek
  • Davide Racco
  • Deborah Pinna
  • Emanuele Re
  • Enrico Morgante
  • Eric Feng
  • Felix Kahlhoefer
  • Gabriela Druitt
  • Giacomo Polesello
  • Giorgio Busoni
  • Herbi Dreiner
  • Ian Tomalin
  • Isabelle De Bruyn
  • Jim Brooke
  • Joshua Berger
  • Juri Smirnov
  • Karl Nordstrom
  • Khristian Kotov
  • Lorenzo Calibbi
  • Luca Malgeri
  • Malcolm Fairbairn
  • Marie-Helene Genest
  • Matthew Dolan
  • Monika Wielers
  • Nadir Daci
  • Neal Weiner
  • Oliver Buchmueller
  • Patrick Skubic
  • Paul De Jong
  • Priscilla Pani
  • Robyn Lucas
  • Sarah Eno
  • Sarah Malik
  • Sebastian Liem
  • Shuichi Kunori
  • Siew Yan HOH
  • Sophio Pataraia
  • Stephen Mrenna
  • Stephen West
  • Steven Lowette
  • Steven Schramm
  • Steven Worm
  • Subir Sarkar
  • Sushil Chauhan
  • Thomas Jacques
  • Thomas Rizzo
  • Tim Tait
  • Tongyan Lin
  • uli haisch
  • Valentin V Khoze
  • Valerio Ippolito
  • Walter Hopkins
  • Yu Nakahama
    • Session 0 T. S. Eliot Theatre (Merton College)

      T. S. Eliot Theatre

      Merton College

      Conveners: Ms Caterina Doglioni (Universite de Geneve (CH)) , Sarah Eno (University of Maryland (US))
      • 1
        Workshop Registration
      • 2
        Workshop Introduction
        Speaker: Steven Worm (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
      • 3
        Theoretical Overview
        Speaker: Neal Weiner (NYU)
        Slides
      • 4
        Search for Dark Matter in the monophoton channel
        Speaker: Robyn Lucas (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))
        Slides
      • 5
        Searches for Dark Matter at the LHC in Z or hadronic W events
        Speaker: Amelia Jean Brennan (University of Melbourne (AU))
        Slides
      • 6
        Search for Dark Matter in mono-lepton events
        Speaker: Alaettin Serhan Mete (University of California Irvine (US))
        Slides
    • 12:35 PM
      Lunch T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

      T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

    • Session 1 T. S. Eliot Theatre (Merton College)

      T. S. Eliot Theatre

      Merton College

      Conveners: Neal Weiner (NYU) , Prof. S Sarkar (University of Oxford (GB))
      • 7
        CMS Search for Dark Matter produced in association with top quarks
        Speaker: Deborah Pinna (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))
        Slides
      • 8
        Dark Matter from invisible Higgs at the LHC
        Speaker: Jim Brooke (University of Bristol (GB))
        Slides
      • 9
        DM@LHC: Loose ends
        Speaker: Ulrich Andreas Haisch (University of Oxford (GB))
        Slides
      • 10
        Discussion: DM@LHC run-1: the good, the bad & the ugly
      • 11
        Optimising DM searches at the LHC searches using relic density constraints
        Speaker: Thomas David Jacques (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        Slides
      • 12
        The race (through the labyrinth?) to directly detect dark matter
        Speaker: Christopher Tunnell (Enrico Fermi Institute-University of Chicago-Unknown)
        Slides
    • 13
      Welcome Reception and Poster Session T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

      T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

    • 7:30 PM
      Dinner Merton College Hall

      Merton College Hall

    • Session 2 T. S. Eliot Theatre (Merton College)

      T. S. Eliot Theatre

      Merton College

      Conveners: Luca Malgeri (CERN) , Ulrich Andreas Haisch (University of Oxford (GB))
      • 14
        Dark Matter results from Monojets at the LHC
        Speaker: Khristian Kotov (Ohio State University (US))
        Slides
      • 15
        Fermion Portal Dark Matter
        Speaker: Joshua Berger (Cornell University)
        Slides
      • 16
        Mono-jet searches for dark matter: QCD effects and structure of dark-matter couplings
        Speaker: Dr Emanuele Re
        Slides
      • 17
        DM dijet/contact interaction interplay
        Speaker: Herbi Dreiner (Bonn University)
        Slides
      • 18
        Getting past the neutrino barrier, and dijets close to resonance
        Speaker: Malcolm Fairbairn (Unknown)
        Slides
      • 19
        Invisible Z' and dark matter in Collider and Direct Detection searches
        Speaker: Bryan Zaldívar Montero (IFT UAM/CSIC)
        Slides
      • 20
        Dark matter, heavy quarks, and the galactic center excess
        Speaker: Tongyan Lin (urn:Google)
        Slides
    • 12:35 PM
      Lunch T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

      T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

    • Session 3 T. S. Eliot Theatre (Merton College)

      T. S. Eliot Theatre

      Merton College

      Conveners: Sarah Malik (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB)) , Dr Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)
      • 21
        Experimental summary of SUSY Dark Matter searches at the LHC
        Speaker: Yu Nakahama
        Slides
      • 22
        Testing Light Neutralino Dark Matter at the LHC
        Speaker: Lorenzo Calibbi (ULB, Brussels)
        Slides
      • 23
        The interplay of the LHC and Direct Dark Matter Detection in unravelling Natural Supersymmetry at the Focus Point
        Speaker: Alexander Belyaev (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
        Slides
      • 24
        Dark matter in the MSSM, Dr. ARBEY, Alexandre
        Speaker: Alexandre Arbey (Lyon U.)
        Slides
      • 25
        Conformally Symmetric Extensions of the Standard Model & Dark Matter
        Speaker: Juri Smirnov (Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics)
        Slides
      • 26
        Towards a Supersymmetric Description of the Fermi Galactic Center Excess
        Speaker: Thomas Rizzo (SLAC)
        Slides
    • 27
      Discussions at the pub, tour of Merton T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

      T. S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

    • 7:30 PM
      Dinner Merton College Hall

      Merton College Hall

    • Session 4 T. S. Eliot Theatre (Merton College)

      T. S. Eliot Theatre

      Merton College

      Conveners: Steven Worm (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB)) , Tongyan Lin (urn:Google)
      • 28
        Theoretical uncertainties in the predictions for direct detection experiments
        Speaker: Felix Kahlhoefer (University of Oxford)
        notes
        Slides
      • 29
        LHC searches for Dark Matter at 13 TeV
        Speaker: Andrea Di Simone (University of Freiburg)
        Slides
      • 30
        Future of jet+MET searches
        Speaker: Matthew Dolan (IPPP, Durham)
        Slides
      • 31
        Simplified Models for Dark Matter and Missing Energy Searches at the LHC
        Speaker: Giorgio Busoni
        Slides
      • 32
        Workshop Summary
        Speaker: Prof. Tim M.P. Tait (University of California, Irvine)
        Slides
      • 33
        Workshop Close & Future Plans
        Speakers: Ms Caterina Doglioni (Universite de Geneve (CH)) , David Berge (NIKHEF (NL)) , Prof. S Sarkar (University of Oxford (GB)) , Sarah Malik (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB)) , Steven Worm (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB)) , Ulrich Andreas Haisch (University of Oxford (GB)) , Valentin Khoze (High Energy Physics Division (HEPD))
    • Contingency / Working Meetings