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Taming Unphysical Scales for Physical Predictions

from Thursday, 30 March 2017 (09:55) to Friday, 31 March 2017 (18:10)
Emmanuel College, Cambridge

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
30 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
AM
09:55
Morning Session: Jets + Top Quark (until 12:20) ()
09:55 Welcome - Alexander Mitov (University of Cambridge (GB))   ()
10:00 Scale choices, uncertainties and correlations for jet observables - Bogdan Malaescu (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
10:30 --- Discussion 20' ---
10:50 Scales for single jet inclusive production at the LHC through NNLO - James Currie   ()
11:15 --- Discussion 20' ---
11:35 Scales for differential top-quark pair production through NNLO - Alexander Dimitrov Mitov (CERN)   ()
12:00 --- Discussion 20' ---
09:00
Morning Session I: PDF’s and ratios (until 10:20) ()
09:00 Scale variation and PDF uncertainties - Stefano Forte (Università degli Studi e INFN Milano (IT))   ()
09:20 --- Discussion 20' ---
09:40 Scale variation and scale error determination in ratios - Fernando Febres Cordero (University of Freiburg)   ()
10:00 --- Discussion 20' ---
10:20
Coffee break (until 10:50) ()
10:50
Morning Session II: Ratios, NLO Merging and Resummation (until 12:20) ()
10:50 Scale-related issues in parton showers - Frank Martin Krauss (University of Durham (GB))   ()
11:20 --- Discussion 20' ---
11:40 Scale variation for the ratio of W/Z pT's - Jonas Lindert   ()
12:00 --- Discussion 20' ---
PM
12:20
Lunch (until 13:45) ()
13:45
Afternoon Session I: H/W/Z + jets (until 16:00) ()
13:45 Scales for top quark production with a jet including decays and off-shell effects through NLO - Malgorzata Maria Worek (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Tech. Hoch. (DE))   ()
14:05 --- Discussion 20' ---
14:25 Lessons from Measurements of W/Z/H+jets production - Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US))   ()
14:55 --- Discussion 20' ---
15:15 Scales for Z/H in association with a jet through NNLO - Nigel Glover (Durham University)   ()
15:40 --- Discussion 20' ---
16:00
Coffee Break (until 16:30) ()
16:30
Afternoon Session II: Alternative methods to scale setting (until 18:05) ()
16:30 Optimal choice of factorisation scales for the description of jet production at the LHC - Nigel Glover (Durham University) Alan Martin Mikhail Ryskin (Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute)   ()
16:40 --- Discussion 10' ---
16:50 BLM/PMC scale setting and its applications to collider physics - Stanley J. Brodsky (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University)   ()
17:20 BLM/PMC in top-pair production - Alexander Mitov (University of Cambridge (GB)) Herschel Chawdhry   ()
17:35 --- Discussion 30' ---
19:00
Reception (until 19:30) ()
19:30
Conference dinner (until 21:30) ()
12:20
Lunch (until 13:30) ()
13:30
Afternoon Session: Resummation and Parton Showers (until 15:50) ()
13:30 Scales for merging of jet multiplicities in top, H and W production - Stefan Hoche (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)   ()
13:55 --- Discussion 20' ---
14:15 Profile scales in the context of resummed distributions - Frank Tackmann (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   ()
14:35 --- Discussion 20' ---
14:55 --- Coffee break 10' ---
15:05 Scales in SCET - Matthew Schwartz   ()
15:30 --- Discussion 20' ---
15:50
Closing discussions (until 16:20) ()
15:50 --- Workshop closing discussion 30' ---