USQCD Collaboration, April 4-5, 2008
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Friday, April 4, 2008

Time Presenter Title (click title to see slides—password required)
8:30–8:40 Roy Whitney Welcome to Jefferson Lab (ppt)
8:40–9:05 Robert Sugar Report from the Executive Committee
9:05–9:30 Bill Boroski Report from the Project Manager (ppt)
9:30–9:55 Andreas Kronfeld Report from the Scientific Program Committee
9:55–10:15 James Osborn Report from the Software Committee
10:15–10:40 Coffee break
10:40–11:00 Efstratios Efstathiadis Report on QCDOC
11:00–11:20 Jie Chen Report on JLab clusters, focusing on 7n (ppt)
11:20–11:50 Don Holmgren Report on Fermilab clusters and FY08-09 procurement (ppt)
11:50–12:15 Previous et alia Round-table discussion on computing and software
12:15–1:15 Lunch
1:15–1:35 James Osborn Strange Quark Contribution to Nucleon Form Factors
1:35–1:55 Frank Lee External Field Simulations Using Dynamical Clover Fermions
1:55–2:15 Tom Blum Electromagnetic Effects in Hadrons
2:15–2:35 Harvey Meyer Shear and Bulk Viscosity of SU(3) Yang-Mills Theory
2:35–3:05 Stephen Sharpe BK and Related Matrix Elements with Unquenched, Improved Staggered Fermions &
Nonperturbative Renormalization with Improved Staggered Fermions
3:05–3:25 Huey-Wen Lin Octet Baryon Form Factors &
Study of Excited Form Factors Using Dynamical Anisotropic Lattice
3:25–3:50 Coffee break
3:50–4:10 Joel Giedt Supersymmetry and Strong Dynamics on the Lattice
4:10–4:30 Rich Brower QCD Vacuum Polarization Contribution to the S Parameter and g-2
4:30–4:50 Ethan Neil Lattice Study of Nf = 10 Yang-Mills Theory
4:50–5:15 SPC Round-table discussion of Type-B requests
5:15–5:40 Steven Gottlieb QCD with Three Flavors of Improved Staggered Quarks
5:40–6:05 Norman Christ Simulations with Dynamical Domain Wall Fermions (ppt)
6:05–6:30 Robert Edwards Dynamical Anisotropic-Clover Lattice Production for Hadronic Physics (ppt)
7:00–9:30 Collaboration Banquet

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Time Presenter Title (click title to see slides)
8:45–9:10 Keh-Fei Liu Nucleon Form Factors and Hadron Spectroscopy
9:10–9:35 Jozef Dudek Spectral and Radiative Meson Physics of GlueX and CLEO-c
9:35–10:00 David Richards Baryon Spectroscopy using Anisotropic Clover Lattices
10:00–10:30 Coffee break
10:30–10:55 Martin Savage Lattice QCD for Nuclear Physics
10:55–11:20 John Negele Nucleon Structure in the Chiral Regime with Domain Wall Fermions
11:20–11:45 Peter Petreczky QCD Thermodynamics with Improved Staggered Fermions: Towards the Physical Quark Mass
11:45–1:00 Lunch
1:00–1:25 Robert Mawhinney BK, fπ, fK, and Quark Masses from 2+1 Flavor DWF Lattices
1:25–1:50 Ruth Van de Water BK with Domain-Wall Valence Quarks and 2+1 Staggered Sea Quarks
1:50–2:25 Paul Mackenzie B and D Meson Decays with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions &
Quarkonium Physics with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions
2:25–2:55 Coffee break
2:55–3:20 George Fleming Strong LHC Physics on the Lattice
3:20–3:45 Julius Kuti Nonperturbative Higgs Physics
3:45–4:30 SPC Round-table discussion of Type-A requests

Further Proposals

Time Presenter Title
Yasumichi Aoki Proton Decay Matrix Elements
Christopher Aubin Delta Moments Using Background Field Techniques
Jimmy Juge Simulating Two-Particle States on Dynamical, Anisotropic Lattices
Peter Lepage High-Precision Heavy-Quark Physics
Andre Walker-Loud Hadronic Electromagnetic Properties

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