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Loopfest X

from Thursday, 12 May 2011 (08:00) to Saturday, 14 May 2011 (18:00)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
12 May 2011
13 May 2011
14 May 2011
AM
08:15
Session I (until 10:00) ()
08:15 Welcome - Prof. Heidi Schellman (Northwestern University)   ()
08:30 Heavy quark production in association with a W-boson - Keith Ellis (Fermilab)   ()
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09:00 W and Z Production at NNLO using FEWZ 2.0 - Seth Quackenbush (ANL)   ()
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09:30 PDF Issues - Fred Olness (Southern Methodist University)   ()
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10:00 --- Coffee ---
10:20
Session II (until 12:20) ()
10:20 Simulation of W fusion and Higgs Processes - Barbara Jaeger (Mainz)   ()
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10:50 Higgs Production in Gluon Fusion: Recent Developments - Alexey Pak (Karlsruhe)   ()
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11:20 Application of the collinear anomaly: q_T resummation and jet broadening - Matthias Neubert (Mainz)   ()
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11:50 Regularization Schemes and Higher Order Corrections - William Kilgore (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   ()
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08:30
Session V (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Jet Pair Production with POWHEG - Emanuele Re (Durham)   ()
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09:00 W and Z plus jets, with POWHEG and SHERPA - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)   ()
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09:30 NLO Predictions with MCFM - Ciaran Williams (Fermilab)   ()
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10:00 Squark and Gluino Production at the LHC - Anna Kulesza (Aachen)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee ---
10:50
Session VI (until 13:05) ()
10:50 Electroweak Results from Hadron Colliders - Michael Schmitt (Northwestern University)   ()
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11:35 Transverse Momentum Distributions from Effective Field Theory - Sonny Mantry (University of Wisconsin)   ()
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12:05 Squark production at the LHC at electroweak NLO - Wolfgang Hollik (Munich)   ()
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12:35 Computation of Two Loop Integrals with Masses by Numerical Integration and Extrapolation - Fukuko Yuasa (KEK)   ()
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09:00
Session IX (until 10:00) ()
09:00 Top Quark Pair Production in Association with a Photon - Markus Schulze (Johns Hopkins)   ()
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09:30 Recent Progress in Multi-Loop Calculations - Peter Marquard (Karlsruhe)   ()
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10:00 --- Coffee ---
10:30
Session X (until 12:30) ()
10:30 Progress on Parton Showers at NLO - Andrew Hornig (Washington)   ()
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11:00 SecDec: A Versatile Tool for Multi-loop/leg Calculations - Jonathan Carter (Durham)   ()
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11:30 Understanding and Proving the Expansion by Regions - Bernd Jantzen (Aachen)   ()
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12:00 Computer Algebra Algorithms for Harmonic Sums and Polylogarithms and their Generalizations - Jakob Ablinger (Linz)   ()
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PM
12:20 --- Participant discussions at conference site (working lunch) ---
13:20
Session III (until 15:20) ()
13:20 Automation of One-Loop Calculations with GOLEM/SAMURAI - Giovanni Ossola (City Tech)   ()
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13:50 HELAC-NLO - Malgorzata Worek (Wuppertal)   ()
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14:20 MadGOLEM: Automatizing NLO Calculations for New Physics Searches at Hadron Colliders - David Lopez-Tal (Heidelberg)   ()
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14:50 NLO QCD Corrections to 4b Production - Nicolas Greiner (University of Illinois)   ()
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15:20 --- break ---
15:40
In Memory of Uli Baur (until 17:30) ()
15:40 Uli Baur and electroweak precision physics with W and Z bosons - Doreen Wackeroth (Buffalo)   ()
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16:00 Uli Baur and the W Mass Measurement - Ashutosh Kotwal (Duke)   ()
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16:30 QCD Corrections to Gauge Boson Pair Production with Anomalous Couplings - Tao Han (University of Wisconsin)   ()
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13:05 --- Participant discussions at conference site (working lunch) ---
14:00
Session VII (until 15:30) ()
14:00 Thrust distribution resummation in e+e- collisions - Pier Francesco Monni (Zurich)   ()
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14:30 NNLL Resummation for N-jet Production at Hadron Colliders - Teppo Jouttenus (MIT)   ()
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15:00 Higher Order Threshold Effects for Heavy Colored Particles - Christian Schwinn (Freiburg)   ()
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15:30 --- Coffee ---
16:00
Session VIII (until 18:00) ()
16:00 Determination of alphas(mz): N3LL analysis of Thrust distribution with Power Corrections - Riccardo Abbate (MIT)   ()
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16:30 Charm Mass Determination from QCD Sum Rules at O(alpha_s^3) - Vicent Mateu (MIT)   ()
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17:00 Prediction of Missing E_T Distributions at the LHC with Blackhat - Kemal Ozeren (UCLA)   ()
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17:30 Towards NNLO Corrections to Jet Cross Sections in Hadronic Collisions - Joao Pires (ETH)   ()
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18:00 --- Conference Dinner ---
12:30 --- Participant discussions at conference site (working lunch) ---
13:45
Session XI (until 15:30) ()
13:45 NLO QCD Corrections to WWbb Production at Hadron Colliders - Stefan Kallweit (PSI)   ()
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14:15 Multi-Jet Predictions for the LHC - Walter Giele (Fermilab)   ()
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14:45 Summary - Kirill Melnikov (Johns Hopkins)   ()
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