QCD at the LHC

Europe/London
St Andrews, Scotland

St Andrews, Scotland

Frank Krauss (IPPP), Johannes Bluemlein (DESY), Michelangelo Mangano (CERN), Nigel Glover (IPPP)
Description
This workshop aims at instigating discussions and future work between experimenters and theorists, working on strong interactions at the LHC. Topics to be discussed include Latest results from the LHC on Soft and Hard QCD Theory of Jets Parton Density Functions Higher Order Calculations Event Simulations Resummation Top Physics Higgs Physics QCD for BSM studies The workshop will take place in St. Andrews, Scotland starting with registration in the afternoon and reception in the evening of Sunday the 21st August. The scientific part of the meeting will start at 9am on Monday morning the 22nd August through to Friday lunchtime on the 26th August. Departure is in the afternoon of Friday the 26th August. Please register at the workshop website It is a follow-up meeting to the one in 2010 in Trento (webpage).
    • 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
      Plenary Talks I
      • 9:00 AM
        Soft QCD results from Atlas 40m
        Slides
      • 9:50 AM
        Soft QCD results from CMS 40m
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:20 AM
        Hard QCD results from Atlas 40m
        Slides
      • 12:10 PM
        Hard QCD results from CMS 40m
        Slides
    • 2:15 PM 6:00 PM
      Common Soft/Hard QCD Session I
      • 2:15 PM
        Parton Showers and Multiple Parton Interactions 30m
        Speaker: Zoltan Nagy
        Slides
      • 2:45 PM
        Discussion 10m
      • 2:55 PM
        The universality of Monte Carlo tunes 30m
        Speaker: Rick Field
        Slides
      • 3:25 PM
        Discussion 10m
      • 3:35 PM
        Double Parton Scattering Theory 30m
        Speaker: Jonathan Gaunt
        Slides
      • 4:05 PM
        Coffee/Tea break 25m
      • 4:30 PM
        Soft physics corrections to Jets 30m
        Speaker: Mrinal Dasgupta
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        Discussion 10m
      • 5:10 PM
        Color flow in hard scattering processes 30m
        Speaker: Simone Marzani
        Slides
      • 5:40 PM
        Discussion 10m
    • 2:30 PM 9:00 PM
      PDF Session I
      Conveners: Aleksander Glasov (DESY), Sergey Alekhin (Protvino), Tara Shears (Liverpool)
      • 2:30 PM
        W/Z + jet production at CMS 25m
        Speaker: Michael Cutajar (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 2:55 PM
        W/Z + jet production at ATLAS 25m
        Speaker: Erik Devetak (Stony Brook)
        Slides
      • 3:20 PM
        W/Z production at LHCb 25m
        Speaker: Simone Bifani (University College Dublin)
        Slides
      • 3:45 PM
        W/Z + jet production at Tevatron 25m
        Speaker: Stefano Camrada (IFAE Barcelona)
        Slides
      • 4:10 PM
        Cofee Break 20m
      • 4:30 PM
        NNPDF update 25m
        Speaker: Luigi Del Debbio (Edinburgh)
        Slides
      • 4:55 PM
        HERAPDF update 25m
        Speaker: Voica Radescu (Heidelberg Physikalisches Institut)
        Slides
      • 5:20 PM
        CTEQ PDFs update 25m
        Speaker: Joey Huston (Michigan State University)
        Slides
      • 6:10 PM
        Dinner Break 1h 20m
      • 7:30 PM
        Discussion 1h 30m
    • 8:00 PM 10:00 PM
      Whisky Tasting and Talk
    • 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
      Plenary Talks II
      • 9:00 AM
        PDFs 40m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 9:50 AM
        Theory of Jets 40m
        Speaker: Mrinal Dasgupta (Manchester)
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:20 AM
        Higher Order Calculations 40m
        Speaker: Zoltan Kunszt (ETH Zurich)
        Slides
      • 12:10 PM
        Monte Carlo 40m
        Speaker: Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)
        Slides
    • 2:00 PM 8:55 PM
      PDF Session II

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      Conveners: Aleksander Glasov (DESY), Sergey Alekhin (Protvino), Tara Shears (Liverpool)
      • 2:00 PM
        MSTW PDFs update 25m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (University College London)
        Slides
      • 2:25 PM
        Review of recent HERA data 30m
        Speaker: Matthew Wing (UCL)
        Slides
      • 2:55 PM
        Overview of the FFNS and VFNS in DIS 30m
        Speaker: Pedro Jimenes-Delgado (ITP Zurich)
        Slides
      • 3:25 PM
        NNLO corrections to the heavy-quark electroproduction 30m
        Speaker: Johannes Bluemlein (DESY)
        Slides
      • 3:55 PM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 4:25 PM
        VFNS in the MSTW fit 30m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 4:55 PM
        Running-mass definition in the heavy-quark electroproduction 30m
        Speaker: Sergey Alekhin (Protvino)
        Slides
      • 5:25 PM
        ACOT in the NNLO 30m
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky (SMU)
        Slides
      • 5:55 PM
        Dinner Break 1h 30m
      • 7:25 PM
        Discussion 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 9:00 PM
      Hard QCD Session II
      • 2:30 PM
        Status of NNLO calculations 30m
        Speaker: Dr Nigel Glover (IPPP, Durham University)
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        Discussion 15m
      • 3:15 PM
        Recent progress in matching shower MC's and ME's 30m
        Speaker: Marek Schoenherr
        Slides
      • 3:45 PM
        Discussion 15m
      • 4:00 PM
        Coffee/Tea break 30m
      • 4:30 PM
        Boosted jet physics 30m
        Speaker: Peter Loch
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        Discussion 15m
      • 5:15 PM
        W+multi-jets 30m
        Speaker: Joey Huston
        Slides
      • 5:45 PM
        Discussion 15m
      • 6:00 PM
        Dinner 1h
    • 2:30 PM 9:00 PM
      Soft QCD Session II
      • 2:30 PM
        Soft QCD and Correlations results from ALICE 30m
        Speaker: Klaus Reygers
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        Correlations at the LHC 30m
        Speaker: Craig Buttar
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        Minireview on models for diffractive excitations and the Lund cascade model DIPSY 45m
        Speaker: Gosta Gustafson
        Slides
      • 4:15 PM
        Coffee/Tea break 15m
      • 4:30 PM
        Forward and Diffractive reslts from CMS and ATLAS 30m
        Speaker: Benoit Roland
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        Discussion on Future of Soft QCD/Correlations 45m
    • 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
      Plenary Talks III
      • 9:00 AM
        Resummation 40m
        Speaker: Lorenzo Magnea (Torino)
        Slides
      • 9:50 AM
        Top Physics 40m
        Speaker: Peter Uwer (HU Berlin)
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break 30m
      • 11:20 AM
        Higgs Physics 40m
        Speaker: Giampiero Passarino (INFN Torino)
        Slides
      • 12:10 PM
        QCD 4 BSM 40m
        Speaker: Michael Spannowsky (Oregon)
        Slides
    • 1:00 PM 9:00 PM
      Excursion
    • 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
      Common PDF/Hard QCD session III
      • 9:00 AM
        Use of PDF's in MC generators 30m
        Speaker: Zoltan Nagy
        Slides
      • 9:30 AM
        Discussion 20m
      • 9:50 AM
        Uncertainties in prompt photon predictions 30m
        Speaker: Ciaran Williams
        Slides
      • 10:20 AM
        Discussion 25m
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee break 30m
      • 11:15 AM
        Impact of jet data on PDF's and standard candles 20m
        Speaker: Sergey Alekhin
        Slides
      • 11:35 AM
        PDF dependence on the Higgs cross section 20m
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 11:55 AM
        Discussion 20m
      • 12:15 PM
        Re-weighting PDF's using experimental data 30m
        Speaker: Richard Ball
      • 12:45 PM
        Discussion 15m
    • 2:00 PM 8:30 PM
      Soft QCD Session III
      • 2:00 PM
        Soft QCD results from LHCb 30m
        Speaker: Andrea Contu (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 2:30 PM
        ATLAS MC Tuning effort 30m
        Speaker: A. Buckley
        Paper
      • 3:00 PM
        CMS MC Tunning effort 30m
        Speaker: Prof. Rick Field (University of Florida)
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        PYTHIA MC Status 30m
        Speaker: Richard Corke
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        Coffee/Tea break 30m
      • 4:30 PM
        HERWIG MC Status 30m
        Speaker: Christian Roehr
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        Discussion on MC and Tuning 45m
    • 2:30 PM 9:00 PM
      Hard QCD session IV
      • 2:30 PM
        Tensor reductions of Feynman integrals 30m
        Speaker: Tord Riemann
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        Discussion 10m
      • 3:10 PM
        Numerical evaluation of loop corrections 30m
        Speaker: Christian Reuschle
        Slides
      • 3:40 PM
        Discussion 10m
      • 3:50 PM
        Comments on CKKW-L and truncated showers 10m
        Speaker: Stefan Prestel (Lund)
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        Coffee break 20m
      • 4:30 PM
        Soft-gluon resummation in t-tbar production at hadron colliders 20m
        Speaker: Ben Pecjak
        Slides
      • 4:50 PM
        Resummation effects in hard QCD events 20m
        Speaker: Thomas Becher
        Slides
      • 5:10 PM
        Discussion 15m
      • 5:25 PM
        Next 5 years of QCD measurements at the LHC (discussion) 30m
      • 6:00 PM
        Dinner 1h
    • 2:30 PM 9:00 PM
      PDF Session IV

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      • 2:30 PM
        Overview of Alpha_s measurement 30m
        Speaker: Johannes Bluemlein (DESY)
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        Determination of \alpha_s from event shapes 30m
        Speaker: Thomas Becher (Bern)
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        Value of Alpha_s from the HERA data 30m
        Speaker: Voica Radescu (Heidelberg Physikalisches Institut)
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        break 30m St Andrews, Scotland

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      • 4:30 PM
        Value of Alpha_s from the NNPDF fit 30m
        Speaker: Richard Ball (Edinburgh)
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        Benchmarking of fitting codes 30m
        Speaker: Joey Huston (MSU)
        Slides
      • 5:30 PM
        Benchmarking of the PDFs and Alpha_s correlation 30m
        Speaker: Joey Huston (MSU)
        Slides
      • 6:00 PM
        break 1h 30m Dinner Break (St Andrews, Scotland)

        Dinner Break

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      • 7:30 PM
        Discussion on the NLO/NNLO PDFs bechmarking 1h 30m
    • 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
      Summary Talks and Discussion