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As Agnieszka said, we have to organize our upcoming Freiburg meeting. We have a ~5 hours gap on Friday (http://indico.cern.ch/event/373699/timetable/#20150417) to fill in with awesomeness and physics.

I'd say the topic for the talk should be sort of free at this stage (well, try to keep it closely related to particle physics!). About the timing, I agree with her:
"15min for juniors and 25-30min for seniors (+5-10 min for questions)"

(Remember, we have only five hours!)

So, in my view, 15min talks + free(-ish) topic would be the best choice.

Of course, this is just an initial idea to build from. Any ideas, opinions, thoughts or death treats, please fill the text fields below!

Looking forward to see you all again!

The Freiburg meeting is less than a month away. I've just been told the session should be -mostly- prepared by the end of next week, so, in order to start setting things up I'm going to propose a structure for our meeting (so we can build on top of it).

I think, given we are divided in 3 subcategories (and the whole meeting is advertised and organised that way) we should divide our own talk using said subcategories:

(You can consult the schedule at: https://indico.cern.ch/event/373699/timetable/#20150417 )

1 - Data
2 - Predictions
3 - Tools

So, the way I see it, all talks should be ~15 minutes long by default (talk + questions) and hopefully related to the Work Package you are in. If you want to talk about something unrelated please let me know so we can move around the slots (we want WPs to be in some sort of blocks).

Edited: 16/03/2015 (titles, they will be definitive by Thursday night!)
Edited: 18/03/2015 - It seems we are going to have some extra time. The ESR session are expected to be 15 min talk + 5 min questions (the order of the talks is still not defined).

Tentative structure:
............ WP 1: 9:00 - 10:40
- Nicolas "Jet substructure"
- Yacine "Weak Boson Fusion Higgs boson production in CMS"
- Giullia "Measurement of cross sections in vector-boson scattering processes"
- Davide M. ""Boosted jets, jets substructure and Higgs physics".

............ WP 2: 11:00 - 12:40 + 14:00 - 15:40
- Agnieska "Improved predictions for Higgs production and decay"
- Juan "NNLO predictions for Higgs production in hadron colliders"
- Elisa "Precision Physics for Charged Higgs - Status of art and outlook "
- Tim "Higgs production in association with a top quark pair"

- Michele "Higgs Singlet Model"
- Shruti "Higgs Sector of the MSSM with complex parameters"
- Matias "Higgs bosons in the Next­-to­-MSSM"
- Raquel "Efective field theories in the search for physics beyond the Standard Model"

............ WP 3: 16:00 - 19:20
- Cosimo "Improving tau decay Monte Carlo on the basis of data from low energies and consequences for phenomenology of the LHC"
- Zahari "Improving, understanding and controlling PDF uncertainties"
- Davide N. "Monte Carlo simulations for processes with massive quarks in the initial state at NLO"
- Hjalte "Development of automated NLO (QCD+full EW) and NNLO (QCD) tools"
- Stephen "Automated virtual MEs for double Higgs boson production"

- Extra speaker (Arnd Behring) "Heavy flavor corrections to deep-inelastic scattering at 3 loops "
- Giulio "Bottom­ Quarks and the Higgs Boson"
- Joosep "Higgs production in association with a top quark pair"

These are the provisional titles I've got for you all. I've basically copied a booklet from before you started so they are not necessarily accurate. Please tell me asap so I can change them.

As you can see, I've slightly modified the order according to said titles. In particular, I'm not sure whether the last two WP3 should be actually listed as WP1. What are your thoughts? Ultimately the WP you are in (and the title of your talk) is your decision... as long as you speak up before Wednesday!

Thanks! See you soon!