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2016 RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting

Plenary Session I

Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Meeting Location: Berkner Hall Auditorium, Bldg. 488


Plenary Session I.A: Chair- Gabor David, BNL
09:00-09:05 Welcome Remarks Doon Gibbs, BNL Laboratory Director
09:05-09:30 C-AD Run16 Report Xiaofeng Gu, Brookhaven National Laboratory [.pdf]
09:30-09:55 STAR Run16 Report David Tlusty, Rice University [.pdf]
09:55-10:20 PHENIX Run16 Report Denis Jouan, Institute de Physique Nucleaire [.pdf]
10:20-10:50 Coffee Break & Poster Session
Plenary Session I.B: Chair-Justin Frantz, UEC Chair, Ohio University
10:50-11:15 STAR Upgrades Rosi Reed, Lehigh University [.pdf]
11:15-11:40 25 Years of PHENIX  Bill Zajc, Columbia University, Nevis Laboratories [.pdf]
11:40-11:50 Thesis Award Presentation Doon Gibbs, BNL Laboratory Director
11:50-12:00 Thesis Award/Award Talk 1 Arbin Timilsina, Iowa State University [.pdf]
12:00-12:10 Thesis Award/Award Talk 2 Joseph Duris, University of California @ Los Angeles [.pdf]
12:10-01:15 Lunch Break & Poster Session
Plenary Session I.C: Chair-Lijuan Ruan, UEC Chair-Elect, BNL
01:15-01:45 sPHENIX Megan Connors, Georgia State University [.ppsx]
01:45-02:15 The RHIC Cold QCD Plan for 2017 to 2023: A Portal to the EIC Elke-Caroline Aschenauer, Brookhaven National Laboratory [.ppsx]
02:15-02:40 The Future of RHIC Berndt Mueller, Associate Laboratory Director for Nuclear & Particle Physics, BNL [.pdf]
02:40-03:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
Plenary Session I.D: Chair-Paul Sorensen, BNL
03:00-03:25 Report from DOE Timothy J. Hallman, Associate Director of Science for Nuclear Physics, DOE Office of Science [.pdf]
03:25-03:45 Four Years in Heavy Ions James Sowinski, Acting Program Manager, Heavy Ion Nuclear Physics [.pdf]
03:45-04:05 Report from NSF Kenneth Hicks, NSF Nuclear Physics, Program Director [.pdf]
04:05-04:20 Coffee Break & Poster Session
Diversity Panel Discussion: Chair- Christine Nattrass, University of Tennessee
04:20-04:35 Introductory Remarks Doon Gibbs, BNL Laboratory Director
04:35-05:35 Mapping the Heavens: How Radical Scientific Ideas have Transformed our Cosmic View Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University
05:35-06:30 Cocktail Hour compliments of BSA - Join us for drinks with a panel of experts from inside and outside of physics to discuss the latest efforts to understand who is doing science, why some groups are underrepresented, and how we can encourage diversity.
06:05-08:00 All Inclusive Science-How To Get There [Diversity panel flier] Lauren Aguilar, Stanford University
Catherine Good, Baruch College
John Harris, Yale University
Marci Lobel Stony Brook University
Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University
Ágnes Mócsy, Yale University\Pratt Institute- (Moderator)
End of Plenary Session I

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