LHC Theory Initiative Fellows Meeting 2017

from Friday, February 10, 2017 (8:55 AM) to Saturday, February 11, 2017 (10:00 PM)
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Feb 10, 2017
Feb 11, 2017
AM
9:00 AM
Plenary (until 10:30 AM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
9:00 AM Welcome - Michael Peskin   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
9:15 AM The state of the art in LHC event simulation - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
10:00 AM Jet substructure at high precision - Andrew Larkoski   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
10:30 AM --- coffee ---
11:00 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
11:00 AM Probing the top quark with di-photon and photon+X production at the LHC - Dr Won Sang Cho (Seoul National University)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
11:30 AM Precision top quark mass determination at the LHC with jet grooming - Sonny Mantry (University of North Georgia)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
12:00 PM Confronting jet quenching with jet grooming: jet substructure in heavy ion collisions - Yang-Ting Chien (Harvard University)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
9:00 AM
Plenary (until 10:30 AM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
9:00 AM Relaxion from particle production - Gustavo Marques Tavares (Stanford University)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
9:30 AM Parton distributions for LHC applications - Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
10:00 AM Vector boson production in joint resummation - Vincent Theeuwes (SUNY, Buffalo)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
10:30 AM --- coffee ---
11:00 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
11:00 AM New ideas on long-lived superparticles with hadronic decays at the LHC - Zhen Liu (Fermilab)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
11:30 AM Type-I 2 Higgs doublet model and the 13 TeV tth "excess" - Daniele Alves   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
12:00 PM Nnaturalness - Tim Cohen (University of Oregon)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
PM
12:30 PM --- lunch ---
1:45 PM
Plenary (until 3:30 PM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
1:45 PM Machine learning for LHC applications - Francesco Rubbo (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
2:30 PM Machine learning beyond physics from a physicist's perspective - Jon Walsh (UC Berkeley)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
3:00 PM Software consulting with skills from particle physics - Michael Fickinger   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
3:30 PM --- coffee ---
4:00 PM
Plenary (until 5:45 PM) (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
4:00 PM Blind spots for neutralino dark matter - Peisi Huang (University of Wisconsin-Madison (US))   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
4:30 PM Dark matter searches at dark matter "colliders" - Doojin Kim (CERN)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
5:00 PM Dark Matter Theory: Current status and detection prospects - Kathryn Zurek (LBNL)   (Madrone Conference Room (Room 224, Bldg 48))
6:45 PM --- Dinner ---