Thursday, March 14th

Session Chair:   F. Karsch (Bielefeld/Upton, Germany/USA)

8:30 – 9:00            Effective Gluon Potential and Yang-Mills Thermodynamics

                                C. Sasaki (Frankfurt, Germany)

9:00 – 9:30            Chiral Anomaly and Local Polarization Effect from Quantum Kinetic Approach”

                                Q. Wang  (Hefei, China)

9:30 – 10:00          The QCD Trace Anomaly with 2+1 Flavors of Highly Improved Staggered Quarks”

                                A. Bazavov (Upton, USA)

10:00 – 10:30        Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00        vN at RHIC”

                                P. Sorensen (Upton, USA)

11:00 – 11:30        Collision Energy Evolution of Elliptic and Triangular Flow in a Hybrid Model”

                                J. Auvinen (Frankfurt, Germany)

11:30 – 12:00        Heavy Flavor Mesons in Strong Magnetic Fields”

                                P. Filip (Bratislava, Slovakia)

12:00 -14:00               Lunch Break

Session Chair:   H.Z. Huang (Los Angeles, USA)

14:00 – 14:30        Beam Energy Dependence of Strange Hadron Production at RHIC”

                                F. Zhao (Los Angeles, USA)

14:30 – 15:00        Quantifying the Sensitivity of Experimental Data to Variations in the QGP Equation of State”

                                R. Soltz (Livermore, USA)

15:00 – 15:30        From p+p to Pb+Pb Collisions: Wounded Nucleon versus Statistical Models”

                                M. Gazdzicki (Frankfurt, Germany)

15:30 – 16:00         Coffee Break

16:00  -16:45         Freeze-out Conditions in Heavy-ion Collisions: a Lattice QCD Based Approach”

                                S. Mukherjee (Upton, USA)

16:45 – 17:15        Direct Photon and π0 Spectra in p+p and Pb+Pb Collisions at the LHC”

                                D. Roehrich (Bergen, Norway)