PDF4LHC meeting

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room


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Albert De Roeck (CERN)

Periodic meeting of the PDF4LHC forum. 

VIDYO connection will be available

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The meeting will start at 9:00 and tentatively will take till 18:00

The topics for this meeting tentatively include

- Status reports from PDFfitter and xFit groups

- New PDF related results from the experiments

- specific related PDF topics 

- LO PDFs for the Recommendation PDFs/ user feedback

- New processes for PDF studies

- Nuclear PDFs (To be confirmed)


    • 9:30 AM 9:50 AM
      CT updates 20m
      Speaker: CP Yuan
    • 10:00 AM 10:20 AM
      Status of XFITTER 20m
      Speakers: Ringaile Placakyte (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) , Voica Ana Maria Radescu (Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg (DE))
    • 10:30 AM 10:50 AM
      Report from the XFITTER workshop in Dubna 20m
      Speaker: Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford (GB))
    • 11:00 AM 11:20 AM
      Coffee Break 20m
    • 11:20 AM 11:40 AM
      ABM Updates (TBC) 20m
      Speakers: Sergey Alekhin (DESY-Zeuthen) , Serguei Alekhin (State Res.Center of Russian Feder. Inst.f.High Energy Phys. (IFVE))
    • 11:50 AM 12:10 PM
      MHTT Updates 20m
      Speaker: Robert Samuel Thorne (University College London (UK))
    • 12:20 PM 12:40 PM
      Phenomenological applications of PDF4LHC combined distributions 20m
      Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University)
    • 12:50 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch Break 1h 10m
    • 2:00 PM 2:20 PM
      ATLAS: New PDF sensitive measurements from ATLAS 20m
      Speaker: Mark Stockton (McGill University (CA))
    • 2:30 PM 2:50 PM
      CMS: New results from CMS 20m
      Speaker: Engin Eren (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))
    • 3:00 PM 3:20 PM
      LHCb: charm production studies at 13 TeV and intrinsic charm 20m
      Speaker: Philip Ilten (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (US))
    • 3:30 PM 3:50 PM
      fitted charm PDF in the NNPDF approach 20m
      Speaker: Juan Rojo Chacon (University of Oxford (GB))
    • 4:00 PM 4:20 PM
      LO PDFs discussion (TBC) 20m
      Speakers: All, Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US)) , Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
    • 4:30 PM 4:50 PM
      nPDF contribution (TBC) 20m
      Speaker: Fred Olness (Southern Methodist University)