West coast LHC theory meeting 2012


West Coast LHC Theory Meeting

Higgs and More at the LHC

December 7, 2012

This is the 12th in a series of meetings aiming to bring together the US west coast community to discuss issues relating to LHC physics.

The meeting will take place in UC-Riverside campus on December 7 (Friday), 2012.

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Please indicate if you wish to give a talk in the registration page.

The talks will take place in Room 205/206 in Engineering II Building (#194) located next to Physics Building (#504) (campus map).

Some additional information: Parking information: To park in the campus, you need to purchase a daily permit ($8.00, cash only) for Lot 13 at a kiosk (visitor parking). Lot 13 is the closest parking lot to the meeting place.

If you have a problem with a registration page, please email your information (name, affiliation, talk title, etc) to daniel.wegman@email.ucr.edu.

Registered participants


9:30 - 10:05 YANZHI MENG "The strange coupling of higgs"
10:05 - 11:05 HOWARD HABER "Mass-Degenerate-Higgs Hunters Explore the Two-Higgs-Doublet Model"
11:05 - 11:20 Coffee
11:20 - 11:55 AHMED ISMAIL "A Higgs but no sparticles: what it means for the (p)MSSM"
11:55 - 12:30 MATTHEW CAHILL-ROWLEY "The Gravitino pMSSM at the LHC"

12:30 - 1:55
1:55 - 2:30 DAVID SANFORD "Is mSUGRA dead?"

2:30 - 3:05
RANDY COTTA "Bounds on Dark Matter Interactions with Electroweak Gauge Bosons"
3:05 - 3:20 Coffee
3:20 - 3:55 ABHISHEK KUMAR "Light stops at the LHC"
3:55 - 4:30 CHRISTOPHER MURPHY "Predictions for Bottom Quark Asymmetries from a Flavor Symmetric Sector"
4:30 - 5:05 KIEL HOWE "Higgs signatures in neutralino decays and light 3rd generation squarks"
5:30 - 7:30 Dinner at the Alumni Center

Local organizers: Jose Wudka, Ernest Ma,

Previous Meetings: LBL (Feb 2006), UCSD (May 2006), UCD (Dec 2006), UCI (May 2007), SLAC (Jan 2008), UCLA (Nov 2008), UCR (April 17, 2009), UCSC (May 2010), UCI (Dec 2010), UCSB (Apr 2011), SLAC (Dec 2011)

Last updated: October 16, 2012