# DIFFRACTION 2014

**Diffraction in e-p collisions (experiment) [Convener: Marta Ruspa, ruspa -at- mail.desy.de]**

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.)

**Diffraction in DIS (phenomenology/theory) **

**[Convener: Douglas Ross, dar -at- phys.soton.ac.uk]**

inclusive DIS, structure functions and partonic densities

inclusive diffractive DIS

vector meson production

generalized parton distributions

DVCS

Analyticity/duality models of inclusive/diffractive reactions; Pomeron trajectory

**Forward physics in hadron-hadron collisions (experiment) [Convener: Christina Mesropian, christina.mesropian -at- rockefeller.edu]**

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

**Diffraction in hadron-hadron collisions (phenomenology/theory) **

**[Convener: Boris Kopeliovich, boris.kopeliovich -at- usm.cl]**

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

**LHC and post-LHC **

**[Convener: Risto Orava, risto.orava -at- helsinki.fi]**

Results from LHC

Prospects for QCD studies in the post-LHC era

High-energy QCD and astrophysics

**Spin Physics **

**[Conveners: Zein-Eddine Meziani, meziani -at- temple.edu; Jacques Soffer, jacques.soffer -at- gmail.com]**

New results on spin physics

Spin and polarization physics

Prospects in spin physics

**Diffraction in nuclear physics**

**[Convener: Wlodek Guryn, guryn -at- bnl.gov]**

Heavy ion collisions at RHIC

Phenomenology of diffraction off nuclei

QCD studies of nuclear collisions

New physics via QCD processes at LHC

**Saturation [Convener: Larry McLerran, mclerran -at- quark.phy.bnl.gov]**

New results within the Color Glass Condensate model

Saturation and evolution

Diffraction from non-perturbative QCD

**Progress in QCD [Convener: Dmitry Ivanov, d-ivanov -at- math.nsc.ru]**

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