Sep 2 – 12, 2024
Corsendonk Duinse Polders
Europe/Brussels timezone

Scientific Program

An overview of scientific program of the 2024 edition of the BND School is shown in this page. The aim is to have a total of 28 lectures/exercises (~3 per day), where the Saturday afternoon and Sunday are free. Additionally the students will work on a project in small teams throughout the school (1 slot per day).

The typical day structure is:

09:00 - 10:30: Lecture / Project
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30: Lecture / Project
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30: Lecture / Project
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30: Lecture / Project

The topics which will be discussed during the school are listed below. For all topics 4 lectures including exercises can be expected. For details on the timetable please refer to the item "Timetable" in the Indico page menu.

Lecture content (TBC)

  • QCD and Monte Carlo event generators (Prof. Marius Wiesemann)
  • Fixed Order QCD calculations (Prof. Ben Page)
  • Theory motivation for future particle colliders, including HL-LHC (Dr. Matthew McCullough)
  • Accelerator Physics and Challenges for Future Colliders (Dr. Daniel Schulte)
  • Neutrino Physics (Prof. Albert de Roeck / Prof. Joachim Kopp)
  • AI for HEP (Ramon Winterhalder / Anja Butter)
  • Dark Matter Theory & Experiment (Laura Lopez Honorez / Michael Tytgat)
  • Modelling and data analysis in GW science (Elena Cuoco / John Veitch)

Students projects (TBC)

  • Measurement of muon lifetime
  • Track reconstruction
  • Luminosity
  • Search for new physics with future collider concepts