Schedule for: 23w5096 - Systematic Effects and Nuisance Parameters in Particle Physics Data Analyses

Beginning on Sunday, April 23 and ending Friday April 28, 2023

All times in Banff, Alberta time, MDT (UTC-6).

Sunday, April 23
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in Vistas Dining Room, top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (TCPL Foyer)
Monday, April 24
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:10 Olaf Behnke: Introduction to Meeting (TCPL 201)
09:10 - 09:35 NICHOLAS WARDLE: PHYSTAT-Systematics 2021 review (Physicist's view) (TCPL 201)
09:35 - 10:00 Sara Algeri: PHYSTAT-Systematics 2021 review (Statistician's view) (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:15 Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:45 - 11:00 Robert Cousins: Marginalise v Profile (Physicist's view) (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:15 Anthony Davison: Marginalise v Profile (Statistician's view) (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:45 Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:45 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the PDC front desk for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(PDC Front Desk)
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
14:20 - 14:45 Harrison Prosper: Bayesian approaches in Astro/Cosmo and HEP (TCPL 201)
14:45 - 15:20 Discussion (TCPL 201)
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:50 - 16:15 David van Dyk: Pragmatic v Full Likelihood approaches (TCPL 201)
16:15 - 16:50 Discussion (TCPL 201)
16:50 - 17:15 Ann Lee: Likelihood-free Inference (TCPL 201)
17:15 - 17:50 Discussion (TCPL 201)
17:50 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in Vistas Dining Room, top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, April 25
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:25 Chad Schafer: Model Selection (TCPL 201)
09:25 - 10:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:55 Nicolas Morange: Background and Signal Shapes (TCPL 201)
10:55 - 11:30 Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 13:25 Rahul Balasubramanian: Template morphing (TCPL 201)
13:25 - 14:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:15 Philipp Windischhofer: Optimal Transport (TCPL 201)
14:15 - 14:30 Tudor Manole: Optimal Transport (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 15:55 Galin Jones: Systematics  in MC (TCPL 201)
15:55 - 16:30 Discussion (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 16:55 Frank Tackmann: Theory Uncertainties (TCPL 201)
16:55 - 17:30 Discussion (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in Vistas Dining Room, top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, April 26
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:25 Roger Barlow: Asymmetric Uncertainties (TCPL 201)
09:25 - 10:00 Discussion (Online)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:55 Enzo Canonero: Error on Error (TCPL 201)
10:55 - 11:30 Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in Vistas Dining Room, top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, April 27
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:25 Michael Kagan: Machine Learning (TCPL 201)
09:25 - 10:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:55 Tommaso Dorigo: ML for reducing systematic uncertainties (TCPL 201)
10:55 - 11:30 Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 13:25 Gaia Grosso: Systematics in ML  model independent searches (TCPL 201)
13:25 - 14:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:25 Purvasha Chakravarti: Semi-supervised classifiers (TCPL 201)
14:25 - 15:00 Discussion (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:30 Statisticians on HEP methods (?) Free for overflow (Topics TBA) (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in Vistas Dining Room, top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, April 28
07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Checkout by 11AM
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (TCPL ) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 11AM.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
09:00 - 10:00 Free for overflow - Topics TBA (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Louis Lyons: closing session; Andre David, Mikael Kuusela: Thoughts on meeting
Thoughts on meeting by Andre Davide and Mikael Kuusela and Closing of the workshop by the organizers
(TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)