Symposium Agenda

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Session-1 Chair:   Enke Wang

8:40 – 8:50           Welcome Address (Nu Xu, on behalf of LOC)

8:50 – 9:00           Welcome Address (Ben-Wei Zhang, on behalf of CCNU)

9:00 – 9:30           Peter Braun-Munzinger (GSI)

                           Hadronization and the QCD phase boundary

9:30 – 10:00          Edward Shuryak (Stony Brook)

                           “Quark-gluon plasma: trends and friends”

10:00 – 10:30        Frithjof Karsch (Bielefeld )

                           “The chiral phase transition in (2+1)-flavor QCD”


Session-2 Chair:   Johanna Stachel

11:00 – 11:30        Raju Venugopalan (BNL)

                           “Universality in strong fields: the curious case of 

                             Colored Glass and Black Holes”

11:30 – 12:00        Jean-Yves Ollitrault  (Saclay)

                           “Revealing QCD thermodynamics in ultrarelativistic 

                             nuclear collisions”

12:00 – 12:30        Dirk Rischke (Frankfurt)

                           “Why FRG flow is hydrodynamic flow”


Session-3 Chair:   Gergely Gabor Barnafoldi

14:00 – 14:30        Azwindinni Muronga  (Nelson Mandela Univ)

                           Higher order relativistic dissipative fluid dynamics for 

                            nucleus-nucleus collisions and astrophysical processes

14:30 – 15:00        Tetsufumi Hirano (Sophia Univ)

                             “Dynamical core-corona initialization and its application 

                             to hadron chemistry”

15:00 – 15:30        Jorge Noronha  (UIUC)

                             Viscous fluid dynamics in strong gravitational fields

15:30 – 16:00        Li Yan  (Fudan)

                              Hydrodynamization of QGP: from kinetic theory to 

                               moment equations


Session-4 Chair:   Bjorn Schenke

16:30 – 17:00        Edmond Iancu (Saclay) 

                           Parton showers and jet quenching in heavy ion collisions

17:00 – 17:30        Jamal Jalilian-Marian (Baruch)

                           “Saturation: from early days to more recent developments”

17:30 – 18:00        Yoshitaka Hatta  (BNL)                    

                            “Odderon in the Color Glass Condensate”


18:30 – 21:00        Symposium Banquet (Departure at 18:00)

Toast Speech         Robert Pisarski  (BNL)       “Three Kings”


Session-5 Chair:   Teiji Kunihiro

8:45 – 9:15           Horst Stoecker  (FIAS/GSI)

                           “MAGIC - Matter, Astrophysics, Gravitational waves 

                             and Ion Collisions

9:15 – 9:45           Dmitri Kharzeev (Stony Brook & BNL)

                           “The chiral magnetic effect: from heavy ions to quantum    


9:45 – 10:15          Krzysztof Redlich  (Wroclaw)

                           “Polyakov loop and QCD magneto-thermodynamics”


Session-6 Chair:   Xin-Nian Wang

10:45 – 11:15        Yacine Mehtar-Tani   (BNL)                       

                           “Jet evolution and wave turbulence in QCD media” 

11:15 – 11:45        Soeren Schlitchting  (Bielefeld)

                           “Hydrodynamic attractors, initial state energy and 

                            particle production in relativistic nuclear collisions

11:45 – 12:15        Zi-Wei Lin (East Carolina Univ)

                           “Flows from parton cascade”

12:15 – 12:45        William Horowitz  (Cape Town)

                           “Weak and Strong Coupling QCD in Small Systems”


Session-7 Chair:   Defu Hou

14:00 – 14:30        Kenji Fukushima (Tokyo)                           

                           “Quarkyonic, and Whatelse?” 

14:30 – 15:00        Jan Pawlowski   (Heidelberg)

                           “On the phase structure and dynamics of QCD”

15:00 – 15:30        Heng-Tong Ding (CCNU)

                           “Charm and beauty in deconfined plasma from

                            lattice QCD”

15:30 – 16:00        Vladimir Skokov (NCSU)

                           “Finding oddity in Color Glass”


16:00 – 16:15       Concluding remarks by Jean-Paul Blaizot

                             Concluding remarks by Larry McLerran  

                               Concluding remarks and special contribution by

                               Miklos Gyulassy 

                            “(Still) On the Long Road to Perfection”                     

16:15                   End of the Symposium