RHIC S&T Review 7-9 July 2008

 Agenda

 

 

Monday, July 7 (Berkner B)

08:30 DOE Executive session  
09:00 Welcome D. Gibbs
09:10 ALD Overview

·1 Vision & strategic plans

·2 Overview of RHIC ops: science; projections

·3 Response to previous S&T

·4 Focus and issues for this review

S. Vigdor (30+10)
09:50 PHENIX

·1 Accomplishments & status

·2 Detector efficiency

·3 Plans and issues

B. Jacak (25+15)
10:30 Break  
10:50 STAR

·1 Accomplishments & status

·2 Detector efficiency

·3 Plans & issues

N. Xu (25+15)
11:30 RHIC Spin

·1 Accomplishments & status

·2 The updated Spin Plan

G. Bunce (25+15)
12:10 Lunch and DOE Executive Session  
13:40 C-AD operations overview

·1 Status & performance of RHIC

·2 Plans & performance projections

·3 Planned infrastructure improvements

·4 Issues

D. Lowenstein (30+10)
14:20 RHIC performance evolution

·1 Prospects and plans for luminosity upgrade

·2 Polarization; 500 GeV running

·3 Critical point energy scan

·4 EBIS project status

·5 R&D issues

T. Roser (30+10)
15:00 Break  
15:20 Experiment operations

·1 Mid-Term Plan status

T. Ludlam (30+10)
16:00 DOE Executive Session  
18:00 Questions for BNL: Homework  

 

Tuesday, July 8

Breakout Sessions 09:00 – 12:30

DOE Lunch and Executive Session 12:30- 14:00

Plenary Session 14:00

Breakout Session A: Accelerator Operations, Upgrades and R&D

09:00 Accelerator performance analysis F. Pilat (20+10)
09:30 Stochastic cooling status and plans M. Brennan (20+10)
10:00 56 MHz SRF upgrade E. Choi (20+10)
10:30 Panel discussion (20)
10:50 Break  
11:10 Status of ERL and e-cooling R&D (including coherent electron cooling) I. Ben-Zvi (20+10)
11:40 Accelerator development for eRHIC V. Litvinenko (20+10)
12:10

Panel Discussion

(20)

Breakout Session B: Detectors and RCF

09:00 Plans to improve PHENIX data-taking efficiency J. Nagle (15+10)
09:25 Plans to improve STAR data-taking efficiency W. Christie (15+10)
09:50 Panel Discussion (20)
10:10 Status of BRAHMS + PHOBOS analyses M. Baker + F. Videbaek (20+10)
10:40 Break  
11:00 Detector upgrades

·1 Status of MIEs and Cap Equip Projects

·2 Plans to improve BNL oversight of projects

E. O’Brien (30+10)
11:40 RCF Operations and Plans

·3 Status and performance of RCF

·4 Present manpower & equipment resources

·5 Breakout of funding of RCF activities and capital equipment turnover

·6 Integration with ATLAS Tier 1

·7 Projected needs, in context of BNL plans

M. Ernst (25+5)
12:10

Panel Discussion

(20)

 

 

Breakout Session C: Theory Program

09:00 Lattice Gauge Theory

·1 BNL role in USQCD LQCD-II proposal

F. Karsch (20+5)
09:25 Achieving RHIC science goals: theory perspective D. Kharzeev (25+5)
09:55 Panel Discussion (45)
     
10:40 Break: panel re-joins session A or B  
     

12:30 – 14:00 DOE lunch and executive session

Tuesday, July 8 Plenary Session (Berkner B)

14:00 BNL response to homework questions (30)
14:30 Update on science studies for Electron Ion Collider T. Ullrich (20+5)
14:55 Integrating safety management in the RHIC program E. Lessard (15+5)
15:15 RHIC users presentation A. Deshpande (15+5)
15:35 Break  
15:55 Discussion on the new "Plans for the RHIC Spin Physics Program" (30)
16:25 DOE Executive Session  
18:00 Questions for BNL  

 

Wednesday, July 9 (Berkner B)

08:30 Questions and answers with Laboratory Management

09:30 DOE executive session and report writing

14:00 Closeout

14:30 Adjourn

 

 

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