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Users Group Workshop and Annual Meeting

"2011 JLab Users Group Meeting"
June 6-8, 2011
Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA

Preliminary Program

Monday June 6, 2011

  Chair: Sebastian Kuhn
8:45 a.m. Welcome Zein-Eddine Meziani, UGBoD
9:00 a.m. Issues in hadron physics; a personal view Al Mueller (Columbia)
9:40 Precision atomic physics tests of P, CP, and CPT symmetries Michael Romalis (Princeton)
    Chair:Dan Carman
10:45 Electroweak Physics Mike Ramsey-Musolf, (U. Wisconsin)
11:25 Scientific Opportunities with Free Electron Lasers: First Results from the First X-Ray FEL, the LCLS Nora Berrah (Western Michigan State)
12:05 p.m. Laboratory Overview Hugh Montgomery (JLab)
    Chair: Zein-Eddine Meziani
1:30 America's Energy Challenges Steven Koonin (DOE)
2:10 Outlook from NSF Brad Keister (NSF)
2:40 JSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Award Bill Bertozzi (MIT)
    Chair: Phil Cole
3:35 DVCS Studies with CLAS & CLAS12 Latifa Elouadrhiri (JLAB)(2010 APS Fellow)
4:10 Nuclear Forces at Short Distances and the Dynamics of Neutron Stars Misak Sargsian (FIU) (2010 APS Fellow)
4:40 Small angle GDH Alexandre Deur (JLab)
5:10 Poster Session and Reception Chair: Sucheta Jawalkar

Tuesday June 7, 2011

  UGBoD Business Meeting  
9:00 a.m. Users Group activities and issues (election results, presentation of Awards, Initiatives Funds, Issues ...) Chair: Zein-Eddine Meziani
9:30 Post Doctoral Prize Mark Dalton (UVA)
10:00 Thesis Prize Xin Qian (Caltech)
    Chair: A. Afanasiev
10:50 LHC Results Emlyn Hughes (Columbia)
11:25 Does QCD predict light hybrid mesons? Jozef Dudek (ODU/JLab)
12:00 p.m. Physics of TMDs Andreas Metz (Temple)
    Chair: Aidan Kelleher
1:30 Proton Charge radius Michael Distler (Mainz)
2:00 Happex III Kent Paschke (UVA)
2:30 QWEAK John Leacock (Virginia Tech)
    Chair: Ioana Niculescu
3:20 PREX Robert Michaels (JLab)
3:50 pi0 lifetime from the PRIMEX experiments Liping Gan (UNCW)
4:20 Excited baryon spectrum using lattice QCD Robert Edwards (JLab)
4:50 Hypernuclear program at JLab Franco Garibaldi (INFN, Roma)

Wednesday June 8, 2011

  Chair: Kawtar Hafidi
9:00 a.m. Outlook from DOE Tim Hallman (DOE)
9:30 Strategic Planning Robert McKeown (JLAB)
10:00 COMPASS Stephane Platchkov (Saclay)
    Chair: Karl Slifer
10:45 Neutron Transversity Vince Sulkosky (MIT)
11:15 First data from Frost Michael Dugger (ASU)
11:45 EIC Users Summary Z.-E. Meziani (Temple)
12:15 p.m.LUNCH BREAK
Symposium in honor of Larry Cardman's Contribution to Nuclear Physics
1:30 Larry Cardman's contributions to polarized sources and accelerator physics Charlie Sinclair
2:00 Topics of Interest for a Person of Interest Roy Holt (ANL)
2:30 Glimpsing color in a world of black & white Mike Pennington (JLAB)
3:20 Fulfilling the Promise of JLab Don Geesaman (ANL)
3:50 Larry, a catalyst for Nuclear and Hadronic Physics with the electromagnetic probe: a view from France ... Jacques Martino (IN2P3)
4:20 Globalization - a physicists analysis and view Costas Papanicolas (Cyprus Institute)
5:00 Reception