ATLAS-CMS Monte Carlo Generators Workshop

from Monday, January 11, 2016 (8:30 AM) to Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (6:15 PM)
CERN (222/R-001)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jan 11, 2016
Jan 12, 2016
AM
9:00 AM Opening   (222/R-001)
9:10 AM
NLO + multileg generators (until 10:30 AM) (222/R-001)
9:10 AM Status of POWHEG and MINLO (15'+5') - Paolo Nason (Universita & INFN, Milano-Bicocca (IT))   (222/R-001)
9:30 AM Status of MadGraph5_aMC@NLO (15'+5') - Stefano Frixione (Universita e INFN Genova (IT))   (222/R-001)
9:50 AM Status of SherpaNLO (15'+5') - Marek Schoenherr (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))   (222/R-001)
10:10 AM Status of AlpGen (15'+5') - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)   (222/R-001)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Multi-purpose generators and generator integration (until 12:45 PM) (222/R-001)
11:00 AM Status of Pythia8 (15'+5') - Steve Mrenna (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Stephen Mrenna (FERMILAB)   (222/R-001)
11:20 AM Status of Herwig (15'+5') - Simon Platzer (University of Durham (GB)) Simon Plätzer (DESY)   (222/R-001)
11:40 AM ATLAS: generator integration into software and production (15'+5') - Josh McFayden (University College London (UK))   (222/R-001)
12:00 PM CMS: generator integration into software and production (15'+5') - Josh Bendavid (California Institute of Technology (US))   (222/R-001)
12:20 PM Underlying-event and multiple-parton scattering tunes (20'+5') - Paolo Gunnellini (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   (222/R-001)
9:00 AM
Use of MC for SM processes: top (until 10:40 AM) (222/R-001)
9:00 AM Report from Top LHC Working Group - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)   (222/R-001)
9:15 AM ATLAS and CMS: Measurements and perspectives for top physics (30+10) - Andrea Helen Knue (University of Glasgow (GB))   (222/R-001)
9:55 AM ATLAS and CMS: Measurements and perspectives for ttbar+X physics (30+10) - Marco Alexander Harrendorf (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE)) Marco Alexander Harrendorf (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (222/R-001)
10:40 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM Discussion session: heavy flavours and overlap removal   (222/R-001)
PM
12:45 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Use of MC for SM processes: vector bosons (until 4:00 PM) (222/R-001)
2:00 PM MC generators for final states including vector bosons (30'+10') - Emanuele Re (Unite Reseaux du CNRS (FR))   (222/R-001)
2:40 PM Perspectives for vector-boson + jets physics at LHC Run 2 (30'+10') - Simon De Visscher (Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL) (BE)) Simon De Visscher (Universite Catholique de Louvain)   (222/R-001)
3:20 PM Perspectives for Di-boson + jets physics at LHC Run 2 (30'+10') - Ximo Poveda Torres (CERN)   (222/R-001)
4:00 PM --- Coffee ---
4:30 PM
Use of MC for SM processes: multijet and loop processes (until 6:00 PM) (222/R-001)
4:30 PM ATLAS and CMS: multijet / photon+jet / multiphoton processes (30'+10') - Christopher Young (CERN)   (222/R-001)
5:10 PM Status and perspectives on loop-induced processes (30'+10') - Marek Schoenherr (Universitaet Zuerich (CH)) Marek Schoenherr (Technische Universitaet Dresden (DE)) Marek Schoenherr (University of Durham)   (222/R-001)
12:00 PM
PDFs and theoretical uncertainties (until 1:00 PM) (222/R-001)
12:00 PM Status of PDFs (20'+10') - Robert Samuel Thorne (University College London (UK))   (222/R-001)
12:30 PM Discussion: use of theoretical uncertainties in data analysis   (222/R-001)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Use of MC in BSM physics: SUSY and exotic signatures (until 3:25 PM) (222/R-001)
2:00 PM EFT: the analysis approach and implementation in generators (20'+5') - Cen Zhang (CP3 Université catholique de Louvain)   (222/R-001)
2:25 PM Status and progress of SUSY processes modeling at NLO QCD (25'+5') - Michael KRAEMER (GSI) Michael Kraemer (Particle Physics)   (222/R-001)
2:55 PM Exotica MC and formats for reporting results (20'+5') - Maurizio Pierini (CERN)   (222/R-001)
3:25 PM --- Coffee ---
3:45 PM
Use of MC in BSM physics: EFT and boosted signatures (until 5:25 PM) (222/R-001)
3:50 PM SUSY MC and formats for reporting results (20'+10') - Ben Nachman (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (222/R-001)
4:20 PM Theoretical status and progress of jet substructure (20'+5') - Gavin Salam (CERN) Gavin Salam (C)   (222/R-001)
4:45 PM CMS: Boosted searches and MC for merged-jet techniques (15'+5') - Matthias Ulrich Mozer (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))   (222/R-001)
5:05 PM ATLAS: Boosted searches and merged-jet techniques (15'+5') - David Miller (University of Chicago (US))   (222/R-001)
5:25 PM Closing discussion   (222/R-001)