Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Taller de Altas Energías 2010

2010, Aug 31 -- Sep 11

Local organizers:
J. I. Latorre (Universitat de Barcelona)
J. Rojo (INFN Milano)

The Taller de Altas Energías 2010 will be held at the Universitat de Barcelona, organized by the Departament d'Estructura i Constituents de la Matèria

Universitat Red Dep.

The Taller de Altas Energías (TAE) is a yearly workshop aimed at completing the education of first and second year graduated students who are starting their research on experimental/theoretical high energy physics, astroparticles and cosmology.

The 2010 edition will take place at the ECM department of the Universitat de Barcelona, and is supported by the CPAN, the Red de Física de Partículas, the Red Española de Física del LHC and the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual.

The program of the workshop combines courses delivered by international experts and individual work supervised by tutors. Lectures will be delivered in the mornings, whereas tutorials and more specific seminars will be reserved for the afternoons. Students will work through the solutions of problems proposed by senior lectures with the help of tutors.

Local Organizers

Juan Rojo (INFN, Sezione di Milano)
José Ignacio Latorre (ECM, UB)

Scientific Committee

Domènec Espriu (ECM, UB)
Lluís Garrido (ECM, UB)
Concha González-García (ECM, ICREA, Stony Brook)
Jaume Guasch (FFN, UB)
Joan Solà (ECM, UB)
Joan Soto (ECM, UB)


The fee for the workshop is 650 Euros, that will cover the accommodation as well as some extra social activity to be determined. Meals and travel are not covered by the fee. The organization will offer a reduced number of grants for students. Those students applying for a grant should indicate it in their application form. Participants which do not require accommodation in Barcelona are offered a reduced registration fee of 250 Euros.

Registration fee should be paid by transfer at the account:
Ibercaja: 2085 2310 38 0330044193, indicating their name and home institution.

List of courses
Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (G. Ridolfi - INFN Genova)
Standard Model (T. Pich - IFIC Valencia)
Beyond the Standard Model at the LHC (S. Heinemeyer - IFIC Santander)
LHC experiments: ATLAS and CMS (A. de Roeck - CERN)
LHC experiments: LHCb and flavour physics at the LHC (T. Nakada - LHCb)
The Heavy Ion program at the LHC (D. D'Enterria ICC-UB)
Statistics (G. Cowan - RHUL)
Monte Carlo and tools for LHC (F. Maltoni - Louvain)
Observational Cosmology (M. Bersanelli - Milano)
Theoretical Cosmology (L. Verde - ICC-UB)
Astroparticles and Dark Matter - Experiment (M. Martinez - IFAE)
Astroparticles and Dark Matter - Theory (S. Sarkar - Oxford)

Further Information.

This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

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  • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
  • Ayuntamiento de Benasque
  • Gobierno de Aragón
  • Universidad de Zaragoza
  • Fundación BBVA


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