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

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


[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