PDF4LHC meeting

503/1-001 - Council Chamber (CERN)

503/1-001 - Council Chamber


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Albert De Roeck (CERN)

Periodic meeting of the PDF4LHC forum. 

VIDYO connection will be available

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Topics of this meeting will include
- News and developments from the PDF fit groups
- New data and results from the experiments (LHC/HERA...)
- Special selected topics

Details will follow in due time

    • 9:00 AM 9:25 AM
      Update of MMHT PDFs 25m
      Speaker: Robert Samuel Thorne (University College London (UK))
    • 9:25 AM 9:50 AM
      Update of CT PDFs 25m
      Speakers: Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US)), Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
    • 9:50 AM 10:15 AM
      update of ABM PDFs 25m
      Speakers: Sergey Alekhin (DESY-Zeuthen), Serguei Alekhin (State Res.Center of Russian Feder. Inst.f.High Energy Phys. (IFVE))
    • 10:15 AM 10:35 AM
      NNPDF3.1luxQED 20m
      Speaker: Stefano Carrazza (CERN)
    • 10:35 AM 10:55 AM
      prompt photon production 20m
      Speaker: Emma Slade (University of Oxford)
    • 11:00 AM 11:20 AM
      Coffe Break 20m
    • 11:20 AM 11:40 AM
      alphas determination and the correlated replica method 20m
      Speaker: Stefano Forte (Università degli Studi e INFN Milano (IT))
    • 11:40 AM 12:00 PM
      Update on nuclear PDFs 20m
      Speakers: Hannu Paukkunen (University of Jyväskylä), Hannu Paukkunen
    • 12:00 PM 12:20 PM
      W/Z production and strangeness 20m
      Speakers: Amanda Sarkar (University of Oxford (GB)), amanda sarkar
    • 12:20 PM 12:45 PM
      xFitter+ln(1/x) resummation 25m
      Speakers: Valerio Bertone (NIKHEF), Valerio Bertone
    • 12:45 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch break 1h 15m
    • 2:00 PM 2:25 PM
      New results from ATLAS 25m
      Speaker: Stefano Camarda (CERN)
    • 2:25 PM 2:50 PM
      New results from CMS 25m
      Speaker: Arie Bodek (University of Rochester (US))
    • 2:50 PM 3:10 PM
      News from LHCb 20m
      Speaker: William James Barter (University of Manchester (GB))
    • 3:10 PM 3:30 PM
      HERA charm/beauty combination 20m
      Speakers: Oleksandr Zenaiev (DESY), Oleksandr Zenaiev
    • 3:30 PM 3:50 PM
      heavy quark threshold in PDFs 20m
      Speaker: Alexander Mitov (University of Cambridge (GB))
    • 4:00 PM 4:20 PM
      coffee break 20m
    • 4:20 PM 4:40 PM
      PDFSense: Visualizing sensitivity of experiments to PDFs. 20m
      Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University)
    • 4:40 PM 5:00 PM
      Error PDF updating method package: ePump 20m
      Speakers: Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US)), Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
    • 5:00 PM 5:10 PM
      Update on the applgrid APPLfast interpolation grids for NNLOJET 10m
      Speaker: Klaus Rabbertz (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))
    • 5:10 PM 6:10 PM
      Special Electroweak session: Special ElectroWeak Session
      • 5:10 PM
        impact of PDFs and their uncertainties on the measurement of s2w in CMS 20m
        Speaker: Arie Bodek (University of Rochester (US))
      • 5:30 PM
        mpact of PDFs and their uncertainties on the measurement of s2w and of cross sections in ATLAS 20m
        Speaker: Aaron James Armbruster (CERN)
      • 5:50 PM
        Discussion 20m