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).
    • Plenary Talks I
      • 1
        Soft QCD results from Atlas
        Slides
      • 2
        Soft QCD results from CMS
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break
      • 3
        Hard QCD results from Atlas
        Slides
      • 4
        Hard QCD results from CMS
        Slides
    • Common Soft/Hard QCD Session I
      • 5
        Parton Showers and Multiple Parton Interactions
        Speaker: Zoltan Nagy
        Slides
      • 6
        Discussion
      • 7
        The universality of Monte Carlo tunes
        Speaker: Rick Field
        Slides
      • 8
        Discussion
      • 9
        Double Parton Scattering Theory
        Speaker: Jonathan Gaunt
        Slides
      • 4:05 PM
        Coffee/Tea break
      • 10
        Soft physics corrections to Jets
        Speaker: Mrinal Dasgupta
        Slides
      • 11
        Discussion
      • 12
        Color flow in hard scattering processes
        Speaker: Simone Marzani
        Slides
      • 13
        Discussion
    • PDF Session I
      Conveners: Aleksander Glasov (DESY), Sergey Alekhin (Protvino), Tara Shears (Liverpool)
      • 14
        W/Z + jet production at CMS
        Speaker: Michael Cutajar (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 15
        W/Z + jet production at ATLAS
        Speaker: Erik Devetak (Stony Brook)
        Slides
      • 16
        W/Z production at LHCb
        Speaker: Simone Bifani (University College Dublin)
        Slides
      • 17
        W/Z + jet production at Tevatron
        Speaker: Stefano Camrada (IFAE Barcelona)
        Slides
      • 4:10 PM
        Cofee Break
      • 18
        NNPDF update
        Speaker: Luigi Del Debbio (Edinburgh)
        Slides
      • 19
        HERAPDF update
        Speaker: Voica Radescu (Heidelberg Physikalisches Institut)
        Slides
      • 20
        CTEQ PDFs update
        Speaker: Joey Huston (Michigan State University)
        Slides
      • 6:10 PM
        Dinner Break
      • 21
        Discussion
    • Whisky Tasting and Talk
    • Plenary Talks II
      • 22
        PDFs
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 23
        Theory of Jets
        Speaker: Mrinal Dasgupta (Manchester)
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break
      • 24
        Higher Order Calculations
        Speaker: Zoltan Kunszt (ETH Zurich)
        Slides
      • 25
        Monte Carlo
        Speaker: Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)
        Slides
    • PDF Session II

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      Conveners: Aleksander Glasov (DESY), Sergey Alekhin (Protvino), Tara Shears (Liverpool)
      • 26
        MSTW PDFs update
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (University College London)
        Slides
      • 27
        Review of recent HERA data
        Speaker: Matthew Wing (UCL)
        Slides
      • 28
        Overview of the FFNS and VFNS in DIS
        Speaker: Pedro Jimenes-Delgado (ITP Zurich)
        Slides
      • 29
        NNLO corrections to the heavy-quark electroproduction
        Speaker: Johannes Bluemlein (DESY)
        Slides
      • 3:55 PM
        Coffee Break
      • 30
        VFNS in the MSTW fit
        Speaker: Robert Thorne (UCL)
        Slides
      • 31
        Running-mass definition in the heavy-quark electroproduction
        Speaker: Sergey Alekhin (Protvino)
        Slides
      • 32
        ACOT in the NNLO
        Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky (SMU)
        Slides
      • 5:55 PM
        Dinner Break
      • 33
        Discussion
    • Hard QCD Session II
      • 34
        Status of NNLO calculations
        Speaker: Dr Nigel Glover (IPPP, Durham University)
        Slides
      • 35
        Discussion
      • 36
        Recent progress in matching shower MC's and ME's
        Speaker: Marek Schoenherr
        Slides
      • 37
        Discussion
      • 4:00 PM
        Coffee/Tea break
      • 38
        Boosted jet physics
        Speaker: Peter Loch
        Slides
      • 39
        Discussion
      • 40
        W+multi-jets
        Speaker: Joey Huston
        Slides
      • 41
        Discussion
      • 6:00 PM
        Dinner
    • Soft QCD Session II
      • 42
        Soft QCD and Correlations results from ALICE
        Speaker: Klaus Reygers
        Slides
      • 43
        Correlations at the LHC
        Speaker: Craig Buttar
        Slides
      • 44
        Minireview on models for diffractive excitations and the Lund cascade model DIPSY
        Speaker: Gosta Gustafson
        Slides
      • 4:15 PM
        Coffee/Tea break
      • 45
        Forward and Diffractive reslts from CMS and ATLAS
        Speaker: Benoit Roland
        Slides
      • 46
        Discussion on Future of Soft QCD/Correlations
    • Plenary Talks III
      • 47
        Resummation
        Speaker: Lorenzo Magnea (Torino)
        Slides
      • 48
        Top Physics
        Speaker: Peter Uwer (HU Berlin)
        Slides
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee Break
      • 49
        Higgs Physics
        Speaker: Giampiero Passarino (INFN Torino)
        Slides
      • 50
        QCD 4 BSM
        Speaker: Michael Spannowsky (Oregon)
        Slides
    • Excursion
    • Common PDF/Hard QCD session III
      • 51
        Use of PDF's in MC generators
        Speaker: Zoltan Nagy
        Slides
      • 52
        Discussion
      • 53
        Uncertainties in prompt photon predictions
        Speaker: Ciaran Williams
        Slides
      • 54
        Discussion
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee break
      • 55
        Impact of jet data on PDF's and standard candles
        Speaker: Sergey Alekhin
        Slides
      • 56
        PDF dependence on the Higgs cross section
        Speaker: Robert Thorne
        Slides
      • 57
        Discussion
      • 58
        Re-weighting PDF's using experimental data
        Speaker: Richard Ball
      • 59
        Discussion
    • Soft QCD Session III
      • 60
        Soft QCD results from LHCb
        Speaker: Andrea Contu (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 61
        ATLAS MC Tuning effort
        Speaker: A. Buckley
        Paper
      • 62
        CMS MC Tunning effort
        Speaker: Prof. Rick Field (University of Florida)
        Slides
      • 63
        PYTHIA MC Status
        Speaker: Richard Corke
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        Coffee/Tea break
      • 64
        HERWIG MC Status
        Speaker: Christian Roehr
        Slides
      • 65
        Discussion on MC and Tuning
    • Hard QCD session IV
      • 66
        Tensor reductions of Feynman integrals
        Speaker: Tord Riemann
        Slides
      • 67
        Discussion
      • 68
        Numerical evaluation of loop corrections
        Speaker: Christian Reuschle
        Slides
      • 69
        Discussion
      • 70
        Comments on CKKW-L and truncated showers
        Speaker: Stefan Prestel (Lund)
        Slides
      • 71
        Coffee break
      • 72
        Soft-gluon resummation in t-tbar production at hadron colliders
        Speaker: Ben Pecjak
        Slides
      • 73
        Resummation effects in hard QCD events
        Speaker: Thomas Becher
        Slides
      • 74
        Discussion
      • 75
        Next 5 years of QCD measurements at the LHC (discussion)
      • 6:00 PM
        Dinner
    • PDF Session IV

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      • 76
        Overview of Alpha_s measurement
        Speaker: Johannes Bluemlein (DESY)
        Slides
      • 77
        Determination of \alpha_s from event shapes
        Speaker: Thomas Becher (Bern)
        Slides
      • 78
        Value of Alpha_s from the HERA data
        Speaker: Voica Radescu (Heidelberg Physikalisches Institut)
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
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      • 79
        Value of Alpha_s from the NNPDF fit
        Speaker: Richard Ball (Edinburgh)
        Slides
      • 80
        Benchmarking of fitting codes
        Speaker: Joey Huston (MSU)
        Slides
      • 81
        Benchmarking of the PDFs and Alpha_s correlation
        Speaker: Joey Huston (MSU)
        Slides
      • 6:00 PM
        break Dinner Break (St Andrews, Scotland)

        Dinner Break

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      • 82
        Discussion on the NLO/NNLO PDFs bechmarking