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Gearing up for LHC13 -- Conference

GGI, Florence

GGI, Florence

Diego Becciolini (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics), Michele Redi (Universita e INFN (IT))
2015 will be an important year for the Large Hadron Collider. With the start of Run 2 at a centre of mass energy of 13 TeV, it will be possible to probe the existence of heavier states as expected in extensions of the Standard Model motivated by e.g. naturalness and dark matter. Preliminary results from Run 2 could either confirm the Standard Model with high accuracy or provide first hints of new structures at the TeV scale. In either case, the results from Run 2 will determine much of the future of the field for decades. During the conference we are planning to discuss the most recent LHC results and their implications for physics beyond the Standard Model.
  • Adrian Carmona
  • Alberto Salvio
  • Alessandro Strumia
  • Alex Pomarol
  • Alexander Kagan
  • Andrea Mitridate
  • Andrea Romanino
  • Anna Kaminska
  • Aurelio Juste
  • Brando Bellazzini
  • Camila Machado
  • Christophe Grojean
  • Christopher Murphy
  • Clifford Cheung
  • Csaba Csaki
  • Daniele Barducci
  • David Pirtskhalava
  • Diego Becciolini
  • Elena Vigiani
  • Enrico Trincherini
  • Eric Kuflik
  • Francesco Riva
  • Gennaro Corcella
  • Geraldine Servant
  • Gian Giudice
  • Gilad Perez
  • Gino Isidori
  • Giovanni Villadoro
  • Giulio Maria Pelaggi
  • Gordan Krnjaic
  • Greg Landsberg
  • Gustaaf Brooijmans
  • Gustavo Marquez Tavarez
  • Hardi Veermäe
  • Henri Bachacou
  • Ian Low
  • Igor Bulyzhenkov
  • James Unwin
  • Javi Serra
  • Jean-Baptiste De Vivie De Regie
  • Jose Zurita
  • Juan Carlos Carmona
  • Juan Yepes
  • Jure Zupan
  • Kathryn Zurek
  • Kfir Blum
  • Luca Di Luzio
  • Luca Santoni
  • Marcel Vos
  • Marco Battaglia
  • Marco Zanetti
  • Marcus Luty
  • Mario Martinez
  • Martin Schmaltz
  • Martti Raidal
  • Matt Strassler
  • Matthew Philip Mccullough
  • Maurizio Pierini
  • Michele Papucci
  • Michele Redi
  • Oleg Antipin
  • Patrizia Azzi
  • Pedro Schwaller
  • Peter Graham
  • Raffaele D'Agnolo
  • Rakhi Mahbubani
  • Riccardo Rattazzi
  • Roberto Contino
  • Roberto Franceschini
  • Roni Harnik
  • Shahram Rahatlou
  • Sonia El Hedry
  • Stefania De Curtis
  • Thomas Hambye
  • Timothy Gershon
  • Tobias Golling
  • Valery Khoze
  • Yonit Hochberg
  • Yuri Gershtein
    • Opening Session
      Convener: Michele Redi (Universita e INFN, Firenze (IT))
    • 1
      Perspective in the light of Run 1 & Run 2
      Speaker: Tobias Golling (Universite de Geneve (CH))
    • 2
      Searches for Heavy Resonances at the LHC
      Speaker: Henri Bachacou (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))
    • 3
      The Weakest Goldstone Boson
      Speaker: Brando Bellazzini (CEA-Saclay)
    • 11:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 4
      Dispertion relations for electroweak observables in Composite Higgs models
      Speaker: Roberto Contino (EPFL Lausanne & CERN (CH))
    • 5
      A Minimal Lagrangian for a PNGB Higgs
      Speaker: Ian Low
    • 6
      Constraints on Higgs coupling deviations in the absence of new bosons
      Speaker: kfir blum (i)
    • 1:00 PM

      Catering in the GGI patio

    • 7
      Precision Tests at the LHC
      Speaker: Francesco Riva (CERN)
    • 8
      Models and Signals of Twin Higgs
      Speaker: Roni Harnik (Fermilab)
    • 9
      Mono-Mania or Moving Beyond EFT in Collider Searches for Dark Matter
      Speaker: Greg Landsberg (Brown University (US))
    • 4:15 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 10
      Strong tW Scattering at the LHC
      Speaker: Javi Serra (Grupo de Física Teorica-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
    • 11
      Non-decoupling New Physics and Induced Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
      Speaker: Markus Luty (University of California Davis)
    • 6:00 PM
      Welcome Drink
    • 12
      Thoughts on run 1 excesses
      Speaker: Gustaaf Brooijmans (Columbia University (US))
    • 13
      Signs of Hope
      Speaker: Maurizio Pierini (CERN)
    • 14
      Goldstone gauginos
      Speaker: Matthew Philip Mccullough (CERN)
    • 11:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 15
      The Relaxion
      Speaker: Peter Graham
    • 16
      A natural desert at the EW scale from Cosmological Higgs-Axion Interplay
      Speaker: Geraldine Servant (ICREA - Institucio catalana de recerca estudis avancats (ES))
    • 17
      Natural Heavy Supersymmetry
      Speaker: Gian Giudice (CERN)
    • 1:00 PM
    • 18
      Relaxions & the little hierarchy problem
      Speaker: Gilad Perez (CERN & Weizmann)
    • 19
      Higgs evolution during inflation
      Speaker: Kathryn Zurek (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
    • 20
      Review of searches of new physics in ATLAS
      Speaker: Mario Martinez-Perez (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ES))
    • 4:15 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 21
      Message from the INFN president
      Speaker: Fernando Ferroni
    • 22
      Quantum structure of indirect BSM effects
      Speaker: Alex Pomarol Clotet (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ES))
    • 23
      SUSY and the Higgs
      Speaker: Giovanni Villadoro (Abdus Salam Int. Cent. Theor. Phys. (IT))
    • 24
      New physics with top quarks: heavy resonances and dark matter
      Speaker: Patrizia Azzi (INFN Padova (IT))
    • 25
      Direct probes of top and Higgs compositeness at the LHC
      Speaker: Aurelio Juste Rozas (ICREA and IFAE (ES))
    • 26
      SUSY & Naturalness in Run 2 and beyond
      Speaker: Yuri Gershtein (Rutgers, State Univ. of New Jersey (US))
    • 11:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 27
      Speaker: Raffaele Tito Dagnolo (Univ. of California San Diego (US))
    • 28
      … with BSM on top
      Speaker: Roberto Franceschini (E)
    • 29
      Non Renormalization Theorems without supersymmetry
      Speaker: Clifford Cheung
    • 1:00 PM
    • 30
      On the breaking of lepton-flavor universality in B decays
      Speaker: Gino Isidori (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))
    • 31
      Higgs -> tau mu and fermion mass generation
      Speaker: Alex Kagan (University of Cincinnati (US))
    • 32
      Highlights and prospects from LHCb
      Speaker: Timothy Gershon (University of Warwick (GB))
    • 4:15 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 33
      Displaced physics at the LHC: RPV and exotic Higgs decays
      Speaker: Csaba Csaki (Cornell University)
    • 34
      Sniffing for Tartufi in the Forests of LHC
      Speaker: Matthew Strassler (Rutgers University)
    • 35
      Directions to Galileo's Villa
    • 7:00 PM
      Conference Dinner

      Aperitivo at Galileo's house and dinner at Restaurant "Omero"

    • 36
      Longlived particle searches at CMS
      Speaker: Shahram Rahatlou (Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT))
    • 37
      Boosted top quark production: lessons learnt
      Speaker: Marcel Vos (IFIC Valencia (ES))
    • 38
      Superconducting Detectors for Super Light Dark Matter
      Speaker: Yonit Hochberg (Weizmann Institute of Science)
    • 11:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 39
      Gamma and neutrino lines from DM decay
      Speaker: Thomas Hambye (Univ. L. Brussels)
    • 40
      The SIMP Miracle
      Speaker: Eric Kuflik
    • 41
      Mono-X searches at LHC
      Speaker: Michele Papucci (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US))
    • 1:00 PM
    • 42
      Dark QCD from Colliders to Cosmology
      Speaker: Pedro Klaus Schwaller
    • 43
      Evidence for dark matter interactions from large scale structure?
      Speaker: Martin Schmaltz
    • 44
      Selected topics on SM and BSM Higgs physics in ATLAS
      Speaker: Jean-Baptiste De Vivie De Regie (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
    • 4:15 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 45
      Implications of LHC unobservations
      Speaker: Alessandro Strumia (Nat. Inst. of Chem.Phys. & Biophys. (EE))
    • 46
      Concluding Talk
      Speaker: Riccardo Rattazzi (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))