Extreme QCD 2008

Monday, July 21

09:00-09:45 Zoltan Fodor (Wuppertal)
The QCD phase transition on the lattice: Approaching the continuum limit

09:45-10:30 Misha Stephanov (UIC)
Relativistic conformal hydrodynamics and holography

10:30-11:00 ---Break---

11:00-11:45 Derek Teaney (Stony Brook)
Photo-emission from fast-heavy quarks in AdS_5

11:45-12:30 Peter Petreczky (BNL)
Heavy quarks and quarkonia at finite temperature

12:30-14:00 ---Lunch---

14:00-14:30 Philippe de Forcrand (ETH)
Revisiting the strong coupling limit of lattice QCD

14:30-15:00 Simon Hands (Swansea)
Recent progress in Two Color QCD at High Baryon Density

15:00-15:30 Maria-Paola Lombardo (Frascati)
The phases of QCD in the T, N_f plane

15:30-16:00 ---Break---

16:00-16:30 Ludmila Levkova (Columbia)
Lattice calculation of the QCD equation of state with asqtad fermion

16:30-17:00 Rajiv Gavai (Tata)
Towards QCD thermodynamics using exact chiral symmetry on lattice

17:00-17:30 Rajamani Narayanan (Florida Intl.)
Chiral fermions and chemical potential

Tuesday, July 22

09:00-09:45 Frithjof Karsch (BNL)
(Non)-perturbative properties of high-T QCD from lattice calculations

09:45-10:30 Jac Verbaarschot (Stony Brook)
Phase of the Fermion Determinant at Nonzero Chemical Potential

10:30-11:00 ---Break---

11:00-11:45 Aurel Bulgac (U. of Washington)
The Incredible Many Facets of the Unitary Fermi Gas

11:45-12:30 Will Detmold (U. of Washington)
Multi-meson States in Lattice QCD

12:30-14:00 ---Lunch---

14:00-14:30 Boris Svistunov (UMass)
Diagrammatic Monte Carlo

14:30-15:00 Kevin Schmidt (Arizona State)
Pairing in neutron matter with Auxiliary field diffusion Monte Carlo

15:00-15:30 Andrei Kryjevski (Washington U.)
Properties of Unitary Fermi Gas from the Epsilon Expansion

15:30-16:00 ---Break---

16:00-16:30 Christoph Gattringer (Graz)
Chiral symmetry restoration, deconfinement and dressed Polyakov loops

16:30-17:00 Atsushi Nakamura (Hiroshima)
Quarks when they are confined and not confined

17:00-17:30 Falk Bruckmann (Regensburg)
Instanton constituents in sigma models and Yang-Mills theory at finite temperature

Wednesday, July 23

09:00-09:30 Owe Philipsen (Muenster)
The chiral critical surface of QCD for mu_B < 500 MeV

09:30-10:00 Keh-Fei Liu (Kentucky)
Finite Density Phase Transition with the Canonical Ensemble

10:00-10:30 Shinji Ejiri (BNL)
Study of QCD critical point at high temperature and density by lattice simulations

10:30-11:00 ---Break---

11:00-11:30 Gert Aarts (Swansea)
Stochastic quantization at finite chemical potential

11:30-12:00 Harvey Meyer (MIT)
Extracting transport properties of the QGP from lattice simulations

12:00-12:30 Masayuki Asakawa (Osaka)
Baryonic Spectral Functions at Finite Temperature

12:30-14:00 ---Lunch---

14:00-14:30 Sourendu Gupta (Tata)
New results on the lattice at finite chemical potential

14:30-15:00 Kieran Holland (Pacific U.)
Walking technicolor on the lattice

15:00-15:30 ---Break---

15:30-16:00 Urs Wenger (ETH)
From fermions to loop and dimer models

16:00-16:30 Herman Krebs (Bonn/Juelich)
Lattice Simulations with Chiral Nuclear Forces


Andrei Kryjevski (Washington U.)
Mitigating the Sign Problem for Non-Relativistic Fermions on the Lattice