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2017 RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting


The RHIC/AGS Annual Users' Meeting will be held on June 20-23, 2017, at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). The theme of this year's meeting is "From Protons to Heavy Ions, and Back Again." This year's meeting will cover all aspects of the RHIC/AGS scientific program as well as to include a special session devoted to celebrating 70 Years of Discovery at BNL and 100 years of location at Camp Upton. Six half-day workshops will be held on Tuesday June 20th; with a focus on heavy flavor and quarkonia, beam energy scan data, small systems, jets, the isobar Run in Run 18, and spin.

Plenary sessions will be held Wednesday thru Friday. On Wednesday and Thursday, the latest physics results from STAR, PHENIX, NSRL and BLIP will be presented along with reports from representatives from the funding agencies, and Thesis Award presentations. Friday will be a half-day session which will take an in-depth look at the future, and the meeting will end with a catered luncheon.

Parallel Workshop Topics

Tuesday, June 20

Plenary Sessions

RHIC/AGS Users' Executive Committee

  • Jim Thomas (LBNL)
  • Lijuan Ruan (BNL)
  • Justin Frantz (Ohio U)


Click on the "Meeting & BNL Information" tab above to find accommodation information.

Special Evening Events

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

Seafood Extravaganza
Join us for a night on the beach at Smith Point County Park for a Seafood Extravaganza and live music on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 PM. Directions

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

Evening Reception
There will be a reception on Thursday, June 22, 2017, 6:00 PM in the lobby of Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488), compliments of BSA.

Past Meetings

This meeting falls under Exemption E. Meetings such as Advisory Committee and Federal Advisory Committee meetings. Solicitation/Funding Opportunity Announcement Review Board meetings, peer review/objective review panel meetings, evaluation panel/board meetings, and program kick-off and review meetings (including those for grants and contracts) and is open to the public.

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