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Workshop Programme

for period 20-24 August

Exploring QCD: Deconfinement, Extreme Environments and Holography

20-24 August

Timetable

Monday 20 August
09:55-10:00 Welcome - Simon Hands SIS
10:00-11:00 Shuryak, E (Stony Brook) SIS
  Understanding the strongly coupled Quark-Gluon plasma Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SIS
11:30-12:30 Schaefer, T (North Carolina) SIS
  QCD and dense baryonic matter: an introduction Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SIS
14:00-15:00 Aharony, O (Weizmann) SIS
  String theory and holographic descriptions for large N gauge theories - where do we stand? Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SIS
15:30-16:30 Rajagopal, K (MIT) SIS
  Probing the properties of Quark-Gluon plasma Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Nair, V (CUNY) SIS
  The Hamiltonian approach to Yang-Mills (2+1): basics and update Sem 1
17:30-18:30 Welcome Wine Reception SIS
Tuesday 21 August
09:00-10:00 Fodor, Z (Wuppertal) SIS
  Lattice QCD thermodynamics at mu=0 and mu$>$0 Sem 1
10:00-11:00 de Forcrand, P (ETH) SIS
  Finite density QCD on the lattice Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SIS
11:30-11:50 Megias, E (Brookhaven National Laboratory) SIS
  Polyakov loop effects in QCD and chiral quark models Sem 1
11:50-12:10 Furui, S (Teikyo) SIS
  Infrared features of finite temperature lattice Landau gauge and Coulomb gauge QCD Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Akemann, G (Brunel) SIS
  F\_pi from individual Dirac eigenvalues at nonzero mu Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SIS
14:00-14:30 Aarts, G (Swansea) SIS
  Spectral functions and transport from the lattice Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Lombardo, MP (INFN-LNF) SIS
  Glueball spectrum and screening properties across the superfluid transition of two colour QCD Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SIS
15:30-16:10 Rebhan, A (Technical University Vienna) SIS
  Nonabelian plasma instabilities Sem 1
16:10-16:50 Petreczky, P (Brookhaven National Laboratory) SIS
  Heavy quarks at finite temperature Sem 1
16:50-17:30 Hong, DK (Pusan National University) SIS
  Baryons in AdS/QCD Sem 1
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SIS
Wednesday 22 August
09:00-09:40 Johnson, C (USC) SIS
  Phase structure of strong flavour dynamics Sem 1
09:40-10:20 Erdmenger, J (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) SIS
  Adding flavour to holographic duals of finite temperature field theories Sem 1
10:20-11:00 Kiritsis, E (Crete) SIS
  Exploring improved holographic models for QCD Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SIS
11:30-11:50 Meyer, HB (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) SIS
  A calculation of the shear and bulk viscosities of gluodynamics Sem 1
11:50-12:10 Zhitnitsky, A (UBC) SIS
  Charge separation phenomenon in Big Bang and Little Bang (RHIC) during the QCD phase transistion Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Ramos, RO (Rio de Janeiro) SIS
  Thermodynamics of the 2+1D Gross-Neveu model beyond large N approximation Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SIS
14:00-14:20 Garcia-Garcia, AM (Princeton) SIS
  Phase transitions in QCD as metal-insulator transitions Sem 1
14:20-14:40 Nakaggawa, H (Nara) SIS
  Phase structure of thermal QCD based on the hard thermal loop improved Ladder Dyson-Schwinger equation Sem 1
14:40-15:00 Jarvinen, M (Helsinki) SIS
  Perturbative gauge theory in a background Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SIS
15:30-16:10 Laine, M (Bielefeld) SIS
  Real-time static potential and quarkonium spectral function in hot QCD Sem 1
16:10-16:30 Kimura, D (Hiroshima) SIS
  NJL model at finite temperature and chemical potential in dimensional regularization Sem 1
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SIS
Thursday 23 August
09:00-09:40 Stephanov, M (Illinois) SIS
  Holographic QCD Sem 1
09:40-10:20 de Teramond, G (Costa Rica) SIS
  AdS/CFT integrability and light-front dynamics in a semiclassical approximation to QCD Sem 1
10:20-11:00 Sannino, F (NBI Copenhagen \& SDU Odense ) SIS
  The phase diagram of higher dimensional representations and alternative large N limits: from QCD to minimal walking theories Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SIS
11:30-12:30 Shifman, M (Minnesota) SIS
  Highly excited mesons, linear regge trajectories and pattern of the chiral symmetry realisation Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SIS
14:00-14:20 Kojo, T (Kyoto) SIS
  Peristaltic modes of single vortex in U(1) and SU(3) gauge theories Sem 1
14:20-14:40 Hoyos, C (Swansea) SIS
  Correlation lengths in strongly coupled plasmas from holography Sem 1
14:40-15:00 Sin, S-J (Hanyang) SIS
  Bulk filling branes and gravity back reaction for finite baryon number density Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SIS
15:30-16:10 Vuorinen, A (Technical University Vienna) SIS
  Spinning dragging strings Sem 1
16:10-16:50 Starinets, AO (Perimeter Institute) SIS
  Spectral functions and transport from holography Sem 1
17:10-17:30 Nicotri, S (Universita deglie Studi di Bari) SIS
  Light glueballs in a holographic description of QCD Sem 1
19:30-22:30 Conference Garden Party at Clare Hall SIS
Friday 24 August
09:00-10:00 Nastase, H (Tokyo Institute of Technology) SIS
  High energy QCD collisions at RHIC and the LHC from dual black hole production Sem 1
10:00-10:20 Parnachev, A (Stony Brook) SIS
  Comments on holographic QCD Sem 1
10:20-10:40 Braga, NRF (Rio de Janeiro) SIS
  On a holographic model for confinement/deconfinement Sem 1
10:40-11:00 Schvellinger, M (Oxford) SIS
  AdS/QCD and kaon decays Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SIS
11:30-11:50 Hidaka, Y (RBRC) SIS
  Real time effective theory in a hot gauge theory with a Z(N) interface Sem 1
11:50-12:10 Nakamura, S (Hanyang) SIS
  A holographic dual of QGP hydrodynamics Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Grosse, J (Jagiellonian, Krakow) SIS
  Meson Spectra of an expanding plasma Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SIS
14:00-14:30 Bringoltz, B (Oxford) SIS
  Strings in SU(N) gauge theories: zero and nonzero temperature Sem 1
14:30-15:30 Verbaarschot, J (State University of New York) SIS
  Phases of QCD: perspectives, challenges and opportunities Sem 1
15:30-16:00 Tea SIS
16:00-17:00 Yaffe, L (Washington) SIS
  Heavy quarks in strongly coupled N=4 plasma Sem 1
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SIS
Other Seminars
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National and International Scientific Research Meetings

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