Skip to main content.

SLUO Administration
ROB (Building 48), Room 102 (Lobby)

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
MS 60
2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

2009 SLUO LHC Workshop Agenda - July 16th - 17th, 2009 (Tentative Agenda, without slides)

Time Title Speaker Download
7:30 Arrival and Coffee/Tea    
08:00 - 09:00 Introduction

Gerard Bonneaud, LPNHE Paris (Session Chair)

  Organization of the Workshop Gerard Bonneaud, SLUO Chair  

Persis Drell, SLAC Director

  The US ATLAS Program

Mike Tuts, Columbia U.

Howard Gordon, BNL

  The ATLAS Collaboration

Andy Lankford, UC Irvine

09:00 - 10:30 Near-Term ATLAS Physics Analysis


Anna Goussiou, U. of Washington

Ariel Schwartzman, SLAC (Session Chairs)


Anna Goussiou, U. of Washington

Ariel Schwartzman, SLAC

  Standard Model Physics with Early Data

Jason Nielsen, UCSC

  Top Physics

Andrei Gaponenko, LBNL


Ariel Schwartzman, SLAC

  Taus and Physics with Taus

Anna Goussiou, U. of Washington,

Dugan O'Neil, SFU

& Eric Torrence, Oregon U.

  Long-lived-neutral particles in ATLAS Henry Lubatti, U. of Washington  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00 - 11:30 Near Term ATLAS Physics Analysis (con't)

Anna Goussiou, U. of Washington

Ariel Schwartzman, SLAC (Session Chairs)

  TRIUMF and the ATLAS Physics Effort in Canada Isabel Trigger, TRIUMF  
  Collaboration with Latin America Ricardo Piegaia, Argentina  
11:30 - 12:10 LHC Theory Michael Peskin, SLAC (Session Chair)  
  Introduction Michael Peskin, SLAC  
  Perspective of a Phenomenological Theorist Tim Tait, UC Irvine  
  Perspective of a Theoretical Theorist Michael Dine, UCSC  
  BlackHat Collaboration Zvi Bern, UCLA
12:10 - 13:00 Commissioning and Operations Emlyn Hughes, Columbia U. (Session Chair)  
  LHC Luminosity Monitors at ATLAS and CMS Alex Ratti, LBNL  
  Commissioning with Cosmics Lauren Tompkins, LBNL  
  Analysis Model, Resources and Commissioning Jim Cochran, Iowa State
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break    
14:00 - 16:00 Simulation Tools and Projects at the LHC

Bill Lockman, UCSC &

Dennis Wright, SLAC (Session Chairs)


Bill Lockman, UCSC &

Dennis Wright, SLAC

  A Sampling of ATLAS Simulation Efforts    
  1. Simulation Tools

Norman Graf, SLAC

  2. Cavern Background

David Brown, U. of Louisville

  3. Pileup and Event Overlay in ATLAS Simulation

Bill Lockman, UCSC

  Discussion with Users Dennis Wright, SLAC
  1. Opportunities for Getting Involved    
  2. Getting User Imput    
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break    
16:30 – 18:30 Super-LHC & Accelerator R&D - SLAC's Role in LARP

John Corlett, LBNL, Tom Markiewicz, SLAC

& Uli Wienends, SLAC (Session Chairs)


Uli Wienands, SLAC

  LHC Status & Upgrades

Verena Kain, CERN

  Accelerator R&D at SLAC

Tor Raubenheimer, SLAC

  LHC Upgrades and LARP

Alex Ratti, LBNL

  Collimator Upgrades for LHC

Jeff smith, SLAC

18:30 – 19:00 Physics at the Terascale: The DESY Experience

Wolfgang Ehrenfeld, DESY

Friday July 17, 2009  
7:30 Arrival and Coffee/Tea  
8:00 - 10:30 LHC Upgrade & Detector R & D

Abe Seiden, UCSC and Su Dong, SLAC

(Session Chairs)

  Introduction to Upgrade Program Abe Seiden, UCSC
  Status of New Layouts #1 Charlie Young, SLAC
  Status of New Layouts #2 Richard Partridge, SLAC
  IBL and Pixel Upgrades Maurice Garcia-Sciveres, LBNL  
  Strip Upgrades and Trigger Carl Haber, LBNL  
  Rod and Data Challenges Rainer Bartoldus, SLAC  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 - 12:30 LHC Computing

Tom Glanzman and Richard Mount,  SLAC

Gordon Watts, U. of Washington (Session Chairs)


  Introduction Richard Mount, SLAC
  Summary of Physics Analysis Perspectives and Detector Performance Interests of the SLUO Community Peter Loch, Arizona U.  
  University User Perspectives of the Ideal Computing Environment and SLAC's Role Bill Lockman, UCSC  
  SLAC's Goals and Its Role in LHC Computing Richard Mount, SLAC
12:30 - 12:45 Closing Remarks David MacFarlane, SLAC

Last update: 6 July, 2009