All Hands' Meeting 2009
USQCD Collaboration Meeting
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
May 14–15, 2009
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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
8:30–8:40 Piermaria Oddone Welcome to Fermilab
8:40–8:45 Announcements
8:45–9:15 Paul Mackenzie Report from the Executive Committee
9:15–9:35 Bakul Banerjee Report from the Project Manager
9:35–9:55 Don Holmgren Report on the Clusters at Fermilab
9:55–10:15 Chip Watson Report on the Clusters at JLAB
10:15–10:45 Coffee break
10:45–11:05 Efstratios Efstathiadis Report on QCDOC at BNL
11:05–11:20 Frithjof Karsch USQCD Allocation Process
11:20–11:40 Norman Christ Simulations with Dynamical Domain-wall Fermions
11:40–12:00 Robert Mawhinney Pion and Kaon Physics from 2+1 Flavor DWF Lattices with mπ = 250 and 180 MeV
12:00–12:20 Robert Edwards Dynamical Anisotropic-clover Lattice Production for Hadronic Physics (ppt)
12:20–1:30 Lunch
1:30–1:50 John Laiho BK and K → ππ with Domain-wall Valence Quarks and Staggered Sea Quarks
1:50–2:10 Paul Mackenzie B and D Meson Decays with Improved Staggered Fermions
2:10–2:30 Junko Shigemitsu High-Precision Heavy-Quark Physics
2:30–2:50 Carleton DeTar Quarkonium Physics with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions
2:50–3:10 William Detmold Lattice QCD for Nuclear Physics
3:10–3:30 George Fleming Lattice Strong Dynamics at the TeV Scale
3:30–4:00 Coffee break
4:00–4:20 Julius Kuti Nearly Conformal Lattice Gauge Theories and the Electroweak Higgs Sector
4:20–4:40 Keh-Fei Liu Nucleon Form Factors and Hadron Spectroscopy (pptx)
4:40–5:00 Kostas Orginos Baryon Form Factors on Dynamical Anisotropic-clover Lattices
5:00–5:10 short break
5:10–6:30 SPC Round-table discussion
7:00–9:30 Collaboration Dinner

Friday, May 15, 2009

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
9:00–9:20 John Negele Nucleon Structure down to the Physical Pion Mass
9:20–9:40 Peter Petreczky Finite Density QCD with Improved Staggered Fermions: Taylor Expansion on Fine Lattices (ppt)
9:40–10:00 David Richards Excited Meson and Baryon States Using Anisotropic-clover Lattices
10:00–10:20 Alexei Bazavov QCD with Four Flavors of Improved Staggered Fermions
10:20–10:40 Stephen Sharpe BK and Related Matrix Elements with Unquenched, Improved Staggered Fermions &
Non-perturbative Renormalization with Improved Staggered Fermions
10:40–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:20 Brian Tiburzi Hadronic Electromagnetic Properties
11:20–11:40 Ruth Van de Water B0-B0 Mixing with Domain-wall Light Quarks and Relativistic Heavy Quarks
11:40–12:00 Yasumichi Aoki B0-B0 Mixing with Domain-wall and Static Quarks
12:00–12:20 Tom Blum The Chiral Magnetic Effect
12:20–1:30 Lunch
1:30–1:50 Simon Catterall Supersymmetry, Holography and (Near) Conformal Dynamics on the Lattice
1:50–2:10 Parikshit Junnarkar Strangeness Content of the Nucleon from Lattice QCD
2:10–2:30 Ethan Neil Extended Study of Nf = 10 Yang-Mills Theory
2:30–2:50 James Osborn Strange Quark Contribution to Nucleon Form Factors
2:50–4:00 SPC Round-table discussion
4:00–4:30 Coffee break
4:30–4:50 Curtis Meyer Lattice Synergy with Nuclear Physics
4:50–5:20 Richard Brower USQCD Software: Status and Future Challenges
5:20–6:00 Software Committee Round-table discussion on software development and computing environement
6:00 Meeting adjourns

Further Proposals

Presenter Title
Michael Endres Dynamical simulation of N = 1 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory with auxiliary determinant domain wall fermions
Harvey Meyer Heavy-Quark Momentum Diffusion Coefficient in the Quark-Gluon Plasma

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