Taming Unphysical Scales for Physical Predictions

from Thursday, March 30, 2017 (9:55 AM) to Friday, March 31, 2017 (6:10 PM)
Emmanuel College, Cambridge

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Mar 30, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
AM
9:55 AM
Morning Session: Jets + Top Quark (until 12:20 PM) ()
9:55 AM Welcome - Alexander Mitov (University of Cambridge (GB))   ()
10:00 AM Scale choices, uncertainties and correlations for jet observables - Bogdan Malaescu (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
10:30 AM --- Discussion 20' ---
10:50 AM Scales for single jet inclusive production at the LHC through NNLO - James Currie   ()
11:15 AM --- Discussion 20' ---
11:35 AM Scales for differential top-quark pair production through NNLO - Alexander Dimitrov Mitov (CERN)   ()
12:00 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
9:00 AM
Morning Session I: PDF’s and ratios (until 10:20 AM) ()
9:00 AM Scale variation and PDF uncertainties - Stefano Forte (Università degli Studi e INFN Milano (IT))   ()
9:20 AM --- Discussion 20' ---
9:40 AM Scale variation and scale error determination in ratios - Fernando Febres Cordero (University of Freiburg)   ()
10:00 AM --- Discussion 20' ---
10:20 AM
Coffee break (until 10:50 AM) ()
10:50 AM
Morning Session II: Ratios, NLO Merging and Resummation (until 12:20 PM) ()
10:50 AM Scale-related issues in parton showers - Frank Martin Krauss (University of Durham (GB))   ()
11:20 AM --- Discussion 20' ---
11:40 AM Scale variation for the ratio of W/Z pT's - Jonas Lindert   ()
12:00 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
PM
12:20 PM
Lunch (until 1:45 PM) ()
1:45 PM
Afternoon Session I: H/W/Z + jets (until 4:00 PM) ()
1:45 PM Scales for top quark production with a jet including decays and off-shell effects through NLO - Malgorzata Maria Worek (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Tech. Hoch. (DE))   ()
2:05 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
2:25 PM Lessons from Measurements of W/Z/H+jets production - Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US))   ()
2:55 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
3:15 PM Scales for Z/H in association with a jet through NNLO - Nigel Glover (Durham University)   ()
3:40 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
4:00 PM
Coffee Break (until 4:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM
Afternoon Session II: Alternative methods to scale setting (until 6:05 PM) ()
4:30 PM Optimal choice of factorisation scales for the description of jet production at the LHC - Mikhail Ryskin (Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute) Nigel Glover (Durham University) Alan Martin   ()
4:40 PM --- Discussion 10' ---
4:50 PM BLM/PMC scale setting and its applications to collider physics - Stanley J. Brodsky (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University)   ()
5:20 PM BLM/PMC in top-pair production - Herschel Chawdhry Alexander Mitov (University of Cambridge (GB))   ()
5:35 PM --- Discussion 30' ---
7:00 PM
Reception (until 7:30 PM) ()
7:30 PM
Conference dinner (until 9:30 PM) ()
12:20 PM
Lunch (until 1:30 PM) ()
1:30 PM
Afternoon Session: Resummation and Parton Showers (until 3:50 PM) ()
1:30 PM Scales for merging of jet multiplicities in top, H and W production - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC) Stefan Hoche (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
1:55 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
2:15 PM Profile scales in the context of resummed distributions - Frank Tackmann (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))   ()
2:35 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
2:55 PM --- Coffee break 10' ---
3:05 PM Scales in SCET - Matthew Schwartz   ()
3:30 PM --- Discussion 20' ---
3:50 PM
Closing discussions (until 4:20 PM) ()
3:50 PM --- Workshop closing discussion 30' ---