10-15 September 2012
Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
Europe/Lisbon timezone
Diffraction in e-p collisions (experiment)
° inclusive DIS: total cross sections, structure functions, heavy flavors ° inclusive diffraction and dijets in DIS ° hard diffractive photoproduction ° exclusive final states in diffractive DIS (vector mesons, DVCS, etc.). Convener: Marta Ruspa

Diffraction in DIS (phenomenology/theory)
° inclusive DIS, structure functions and partonic densities ° inclusive diffractive DIS ° vector meson production ° generalized parton distributions ° Analyticity/duality models of inclusive/diffractive reactions: Pomeron trajectory. Convener: Douglas Ross

Forward physics in hadron-hadron collisions
° soft and hard diffraction at the hadron colliders (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC) ° total and inelastic cross section measurements ° central exclusive production (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC) ° forward physics at the LHC ° gamma-p and gamma-gamma collisions at hadron colliders ° Low-x physics at LHC. Convener: Christina Mesropian

Diffraction in hadron-hadron collisions
° single and double diffraction dissociation
° multi-gap diffraction ° diffractive Higgs production at Tevatron and LHC ° diffractive Higgs production at large Feynman x ° phenomenology of gap survival probability ° Monte Carlo for soft processes. Convener: Boris Kopeliovich

LHC and post-LHC
° results from LHC ° prospects for QCD studies in the post-LHC era ° high-energy QCD and astrophysics. Convener: Risto Orava

Spin Physics
° new results on spin physics ° spin and polarization physics ° prospects in spin physics. Conveners: Zein-Eddine Meziani, Jacques Soffer

Diffraction in nuclear physics
° heavy ion collisions at RHIC ° phenomenology of diffraction off nuclei ° QCD studies of nuclear collisions ° new physics via QCD processes at LHC. Convener: Wlodek Guryn

° new results within the Color Glass Condensate model ° saturation and evolution ° diffraction from non-perturbative QCD. Convener: Larry McLerran

Progress in QCD
° perturbative QCD and factorization issues ° leading-twist diffraction and the breakdown of pQCD factorization theorems ° leading-twist diffractive DIS and nuclear shadowing ° non-universal antishadowing ° progress in AdS/QCD and related topics ° diffractive dijet, hadrons light-front wavefunction from AdS/QCD, and color transparency ° new results in the BFKL physics ° new results in the color dipole/kt-factorization approach. Convener: Dmitry Ivanov