RHIC Retreat 2005

June 15-17, 2005


The 2005 RHIC Retreat will be held

at The Pridwin  in Shelter Island, Long Island



Overall Agenda          Retreat Goals          Steering Group Committee           Retreat Summary


Wednesday, June 15th - Morning

Opening Session

Overview physics, Run-5 Cu and PP, budget outlook and running scenarios                     

D. Lowenstein or T. Roser



Thursday, June 16th – Morning


Machine reliability and uptime, procedures, input from OC and operators

P. Ingrassia


Friday, June 17th - Morning

Developments, Beam Ex, Model

       Model status and improvements, beam experiments results and plans, stochastic cooling, other machine developments 

V. Ptitsyn


Wednesday, June 15th - Afternoon


 Integrated performance optimization machine and experiments projections

W. Fischer



Thursday, March 16th – Afternoon


BPM’s, Polarimetry, RF, and other critical systems

T. Satogata


Friday, June 17th – Afternoon

Closing Session

Guests’ talks, Outlook next Hi and PP runs, Retreat summary & deliverables

D. Lowenstein or T. Roser



Attendance is by invitation only, in order for the discussion groups to be small, open, and direct. See the list of invitees



Registration for the retreat will be held on Wednesday, June 15th, at The Pridwin’ in the Lobby from 8:00-9:00.  . 


Registration Form


View list of current registrations






A Full Buffet Breakfast will be served Thursday and Friday morning


Lunch will be served Wedneday and Thursday


Dinner will be no- host and free




Due to the low interest in bus transportation car pooling is suggested.




·       All room charges will be covered by a binding contract between Brookhaven National Laboratory and Gurney’s. 

·       Breakfast, lunch are included (drinks are not included), dinners are not

·       No per diem will be given or reimbursed to lab employees since no out of pocket expenses will be incurred. 

·       Petty cash vouchers will be used to reimburse mileage (if an individual chooses to use their own car), after the retreat.

·       Phone calls and other miscellaneous expenses other than what is mentioned above will be the sole responsibility of the guest.




Directions to The Pridwin can be found at:


Link to directions