Annual DOE/Nuclear Physics Review

of RHIC Science and Technology


July 24-26, 2006
Berkner Hall, BNL



Monday, July 24 Berkner Room B

0800 DOE Executive Session
0845 Welcome                                                                                    S. Aronson

0900 Overview Associate Director’s Perspective                                        P. Bond [20 min]

Vision, Priorities & Prospects – Mid-term and Long term
Core Competencies
Overview of RHIC operations
Response to previous DOE S&T review

0930 The Mid-Term Strategic Plan                                                         T. Ludlam [45 min]

1030 Coffee Break

            Accomplishments, Status, Perspectives & Issues of the RHIC Experiments

1040 PHENIX                                                                                     W. Zajc [25 min]

1120 STAR                                                                                        J. Dunlop [25 min]

1200 BRAHMS                                                                                    F. Videbaek [15 min]

1225 PHOBOS                                                                                    G. Roland [15 min]

1300   DOE Working Lunch (Room A)

1400 CA-D Operations overview                                                            D. Lowenstein [30 min]

Status and Facility Performance of RHIC
RHIC Machine Performance, Technical Accomplishments
Plans – How are they integrated with the BNL Strategic plan above
Productivity Technical Staff

1445 RHIC Polarized Protons, Operations and Plans                                   T. Roser [25 min]

Prospects and plans to increase luminosity and polarization
Impacts on plans on the scientific research

1520 The Lattice Gauge Theory Group                                                   F. Karsch [20 min]

1545 RCF Operations and plans                                                            B. Gibbard [30 min]

Status and Facility Performance of RCF
Plans & Needs in the context of BNL Strategic Plan
Accomplishments and productivity technical staff
Present resource allocation, including manpower and equipment
High-level breakout of funding of RCF activities and capital equipment turnover.

1630 DOE Executive Session

1800 Questions for BNL 



Tuesday, July 25 Berkner Room B

0800 DOE Executive Session

Breakout Session A: Accelerator R&D Berkner Room C

0900 RHIC Enhanced Luminosity Program                                                W. Fischer [30 min]

0940 RHIC R&D – eCooling                                                                    I. Ben-Zvi [30 min]

1010 RHIC Stochastic Cooling                                                              M. Brennan [15 min]

Status of R&D – Upgrades, competencies needed
Prospects and plans to establish feasibility
How is the accelerator R&D integrated with BNL Strategic Plan? Where is the impact?

1030 Coffee Break

1050 AIP and CE Plans for RHIC                                                            W. Fischer [20 min]

1120 Technology development for eRHIC                                                V. Litvinenko [20 min]

1150 Superconducting Magnet Program                                                  P. Wanderer [20 min]

1210 Discussions

Breakout Session B: Detectors & Scientific Program Berkner Room B

Productivity and accomplishments of the BNL groups

0830 PHENIX Group Presentations & Discussions                                      M. Tannenbaum, C. Woody [45 min]
                                                                                                      H. Buesching
                                                                                                      T. Sakaguchi
                                                                                                      A. Sickles

0930 STAR Group                                                                               T. Hallman, W. Christie [45 min]
                                                                                                      J. Lauret
                                                                                                      P. Sorensen
                                                                                                      A. Tang

1030 Coffee Break

1040 BRAHMS/PHOBOS (New Group)                                                      F. Videbaek, [40 min]
                                                                                                      R. Debbe
                                                                                                      J. H. Lee
                                                                                                      R. Noucier
                                                                                                      R. Pak
                                                                                                      P. Steinberg

1140 Spin Physics Group and Polarimetry                                                G. Bunce, L. Bland [30 min]
                                                                                                      S. Bazilevsky 
                                                                                                      A. Ogawa

Executive Session


1230 DOE Working Lunch (Room A) – Report from Breakout Session

Plenary Session Berkner Room B

1345 Nuclear Theory Program                                                              D. Kharzeev [25 min]

1415 BNL Response to Questions

1445 Safety                                                                                     E. Lessard [15 min]

1505 Program Advisory Committee                                                        B. Jacak [15 min]

1525 Coffee Break

1535 RHIC - AGS Users Organization                                                     J. Hill [15 min]

1555 Executive meetings with various people TBD at Review [30min]

1630 Executive Session

1800 Questions for BNL

Wednesday, July 26 Berkner Room B

0830 DOE Executive Session

0900 Questions and Answers with Laboratory Management

1000 DOE Executive Session and Report writing

1400 Review Close Out

1430 Adjourn

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