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Plenary Session - Thursday, June 8, 2006

Berkner Hall Auditorium, Bldg. 488

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Preliminary agenda        

08:30

 

Plenary Session I -- RHIC Heavy Ion Physics Results

 

 

    Chair:  Brant Johnson    

08:30 - 08:40   Welcoming Address from UEC Chair [pdf]  [ppt]   Brant Johnson
08:40 - 09:00   PHOBOS Heavy Ion Results and Perspectives    Gunther Roland
09:00 - 09:20   BRAHMS Heavy Ion Results and Perspectives   Erik B. Johnson
09:20 - 09:45   PHENIX Heavy Ion Results and Perspectives   Martin Purschke
09:45 - 10:10   STAR Heavy Ion Results and Perspectives   Dan Magestro
         
10:10 - 10:40   30 minute Break and Poster Session    
         

10:40

 

Plenary Session II -- RHIC Spin Physics and p+p Results

 

 

    Chair:  Gary Westfall    

10:40 - 10:50   Outgoing Past Chair Address   Gary Westfall
10:50 - 11:10   RHIC Polarized p+p Machine Performance   Vadim Ptitsyn
11:10 - 11:35   STAR Spin & p+p Results and Perspectives   Dave Relyea
11:35 - 12:00   PHENIX Spin & p+p Results and Perspectives   Abhay Deshpande
12:00 - 12:20   BRAHMS Spin & p+p Results and Perspectives   J. H. Lee
         

12:20

 

Lunch and Open Forum

 

 

    Chair:  Mike Sivertz    

12:20 - 12:30   Grab some lunch and find a seat    
12:30 - 12:45   Welcome and Review of Political Activities [pdf]  [ppt]   John Hill
12:45 - 01:00   Results from Quality of Life Survey   Gary Westfall
01:00 - 01:15   Results from Site Access and Science Survey [pdf]  [ppt]   Susan White-DePace
01:15 - 01:30   General Discussion of User Issues and Concerns    
         

01:30

 

Plenary Session III -- Director Address and Funding

 

 

    Chair:  John Hill    

01:30 - 01:35   Thesis Award Presentations   Sam Aronson
01:35 - 01:50   Brookhaven Interim Director Address [pdf]  [ppt]   Sam Aronson
01:50 - 02:10   Department of Energy, Office Nuclear Physics [pdf]  [ppt]   Dennis Kovar
02:10 - 02:30   Department of Energy, Heavy Ion Physics [pdf]  [ppt]   Gulshan Rai
02:30 - 02:50   Department of Energy, Spin Physics [pdf]  [ppt]   Brad Tippens
02:50 - 03:10   National Science Foundation, Nuclear Physics   Brad Keister
         
03:10 - 03:40   30 minute Break and Poster Session    
         

03:40

 

Plenary Session IV -- Future Perspectives

 

 

    Chair:  John Hill    

03:40 - 03:45   Best Poster Award Presentation   Peter Bond
03:45 - 04:10   Future of Nuclear/High Energy Physics at BNL [pdf]  [ppt]   Peter Bond
04:10 - 04:40   Science Case for RHIC-II   Barbara Jacak
04:40 - 05:10   Science Case for e-RHIC   Richard Milner
05:10 - 05:40   Studying the QCD Critical Point at RHIC   Krishna Rajagopal
05:40 - 05:50   Election Results [pdf]  [ppt] and Other Business   John Hill
         
06:00   Users' Cocktail Hour (Brookhaven Center, Bldg. 30) - compliments of BSA
         
07:00   Annual Users' Meeting Dinner (Brookhaven Center, Bldg. 30) - reservations required    

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