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The meeting will consist of two sessions. The first session will concentrate mainly but not exclusively on SM issues including Higgs physics, in particular it will cover topics related to improving precision on SM observables. The second session is geared more towards the implications of the discovered Higgs-like signal and its impact in the search of New Physics, model building, data interpretation and analyses in theories beyond the SM. As usual within the Les Houches PhysTeV series, we expect a very strong interplay and collaboration between the different groups and their subgroups. The latter are set up only as a guide. Indeed, in several instances similar activities will be covered by different working groups making a separation somewhat unnatural. In such cases, in 2011 many mergers took place.

The projects are to start in January 2013 and should be completed by the end of the year 2013.

The list of topics will be updated regularly and a more detailed plan of work will be posted on the wiki pages. The wiki pages will also be the forum for exchanging ideas and contributing to the working groups of PhysTeV 2013 even if you are not attending the meeting in Les Houches. We encourage you to actively contribute to the wiki pages.

Session 1: 3-12 June 2013

Main topics are progress in NLO multi-leg calculations and techniques, and NNLO computations. More generally this session covers issues related to precision physics and better understanding of the background and of standard models processes, in particular their implementations in tools and Monte-Carlos (e.g MC vs. NLO connections). The importance of electroweak corrections is another example of topics to be addressed in this session. Related to all these issues is the prediction and improvement of search techniques and methods as concerns the Higgs. Physics of jets, notably jet substructure, boosted objects and reducing uncertainties of binned jet predictions, will also be addressed in this session.

Higgs: SM Issues

Theory Experiment
D. De Florian, Univ. Buenos Aires, Argentina

M. Kado (ATLAS), Orsay, France

Electroweak Contact: S. Dittmaier, Freiburg Univ., Germany A. Korytov (CMS), Univ. Florida, Gainesville, USA

SM: Loops and Multilegs

Theory Experiment

N. Glover, IPPP Durham, UK

J. Huston (ATLAS), Michigan State Univ., USA Snowmass Contact

Electroweak Contact: S. Dittmaier, Freiburg Univ., Germany

G. Dissertori (CMS), ETH Zurich, Switzerland Liaison Session 1<->Session 2

Tools and Monte-Carlos

Theory Experiment

F. Krauss, IPPP Durham, UK

J. Butterworth (ATLAS), Univ. Coll. London, UK

MC-NLO Contact: K. Hamilton,  CERN, Switzerland and Univ. Coll. London, UK

 

Jets Contact: G. Soyez, SPhT-CEA Saclay, France

 

 

Session 2: 12-21 June 2013

The discovery of a Higgs-like signal at the LHC will be at the centre of the work and discussions in this session. Among the topics to be reviewed is the rôle of naturalness for example. Another issue is the impact of the discovered scalar on scenarios of Beyond-the-SM physics. Connected to searches for New Physics is in turn the issue of how to present the data, also discussed here. Further hot subjects are the consequences on and from flavour physics and Dark Matter.

Higgs: New Physics

Theory Experiment
R. Contino, Univ. Roma I "La Sapienza", Italy

F. Moortgat (CMS), ETH Zurich, Switzerland

BSM: Beyond the SM

Theory Experiment
A. Weiler, DESY, Germany

G. Brooijmans (ATLAS), Columbia Univ., USA

Tools and Monte-Carlos

Theory Experiment

P. Richardson, IPPP Durham, UK

S. Sekmen (CMS),  CERN, Switzerland

B. Fuks, IPHC Strasbourg, France  and CERN, Switzerland