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2013 RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting


The annual RHIC & AGS Users' Meeting will be held on June 25-28, 2013 at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). The theme of this year’s meeting is "Accelerating Discovery: A Collider for Hot Science”. The meeting will touch on topics that highlight RHICs unique capabilities to discover the novel properties of hot and cold QCD matter. Workshops will be held on June 25 and June 26 where new results from d+Au, U+U, and Cu+Au runs, highlighting the flexibility of RHIC, will be discussed. Workshops will also be held on the spin of the proton, hard probes in heavy ions, non-equilibrium effects at RHIC and the LHC and forward upgrades to STAR and PHENIX.

The plenary sessions; will include a special half-day plenary session on the afternoon of June 26 on “nuclear physics at a glance” with speakers invited from each of the major nuclear physics sub-fields. The plenary sessions on June 27 and 28 will include talks on RHIC Run 13, the latest physics results from STAR and PHENIX, upgrade plans, reports from representatives from the funding agencies, and Theses Award presentations.

Parallel Workshop Topics

Tuesday, June 25

Wednesday, June 26

Plenary Sessions

Special Evening Events

Registered attendees are invited to attend the optional clambake dinner, cocktail reception, and an end of the meeting luncheon.

Clambake Dinner
Join us for a night on the beach at Smith Point County Park for a clambake and live music on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 6:30 PM. Directions

Please note, there will be a fee in order to attend the clambake. However, the cost of the clambake will be discounted to US $25 for the first 30 registered student/post-docs.

Cocktail Reception
There will be an cocktail hour on Thursday, June 27, 2013 5:15 PM in the lobby of Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488), compliments of BSA.

End of Meeting Luncheon
There will be a luncheon on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the conclusion of our meeting in the Physics Building (Bldg. 510), compliments of BSA.


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