Informal Meeting on Strings and Heavy Ions

October 6, 2011 to October 7, 2011
9:00am to 2:00pm

IFT Seminar Room/Red Room

Specialist level

IFT Seminar Room/Red Room


This is an informal, small-size, yearly meeting to take place in the "Red Seminar Room" starting in the morning of the 6th of October and ending on the 7th, after lunch. There will be mainly blackboard presentations and plenty of time for discussions. This is the program (for more details contact Agustin at

Thursday 6:
10:25 Welcome
10:30 Nestor Armesto: "Heavy-Ion Collisions: from RHIC to the First LHC PbPb Run"
12:00 Coffee
12:30 David Mateos: "Thermodynamics & Instabilities of a Strongly Coupled Anisotropic Plasma"
13:15 Lunch
15:00 Alfred H. Mueller: "Comparing Strong & Weak Coupling Gauge Theories"
16:30 Coffee
17:00 Cristina Manuel: "Effective Field Theory & Transport Coefficients in Superfluid Systems"
17:45 Discussion Session
21:00 Dinner

Friday 7
10:30 Romuald A. Janik: "Boost-Invariant Flow: from Nonequilibrium to Hydrodynamics"
12:00 Coffee
12:30 Blai Garolera: "Energy Loss by Radiation to All Orders in 1/N"
13:00 Mariano Chernicoff: "The Gluonic Field of a Heavy Quark in a Strongly Coupled CFT"
13:30 Lunch - End of Workshop