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Apr 22 2006 8:30AM, Saturday

Session A1 Plenary Session I Sponsor: APS Chair: John Hopfield, APS President, Princeton University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Hirohisa Tanaka 

Apr 22 2006 10:45AM, Saturday

Session B1 Underground Labs: Plans and Progress Sponsor: DNP DPF Chair: Hamish Robertson, University of Washington Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Kate Scholberg,  David Sinclair 

Session B2 Light Exotic Nuclei Sponsor: DNP Chair: Michael Thoenessen, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers: 

Session B3 Laboratory Astrophysics: Supernovae and Jets Sponsor: DPP GPAP Chair: Paul Bellan, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  John Raymond 

Session B4 Research Talks at the Undergraduate Level Sponsor: FEd Chair: David Ehrenstein, APS Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Florencia Canelli,  Paul Chaikin 

Session B5 Cosmology I Sponsor: DAP FHP Chair: James Ryan, University of New Hampshire Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Dennis Danielson 

Session B7 Gamma-Ray Bursts and GLAST Sponsor: DAP Chair: Julie McEnery, Goddard Space Flight Center Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session B8 Nuclear Instrumentation and Applications Sponsor: DNP Chair: Gary Westfall, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A

Session B9 Hadronic Physics I Sponsor: DNP Chair: Paul Reimer, Argonne National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session B11 Focus Session: Recent Results in Quantum Gravity Sponsor: GGR Chair: William Hiscock, Montana State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E
Invited Speakers:  Lee Smolin 

Session B12 B Meson Decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: James Olsen, Princeton University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session B13 W and Z Bosons I Sponsor: DPF Chair: Peter Nemethy, New York University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session B14 Particle Beam Physics and Technologies Sponsor: DPB Chair: Joseph Bisognano, University of Wisconsin Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Apr 22 2006 1:30PM, Saturday

Session C1 Novel Detector Technologies Sponsor: DPF Chair: John Jaros, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Harris Kagan,  Stephen Magill 

Session C2 Hadronic Physics II Sponsor: GHP Chair: Peter Tandy, Kent State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Eric Braaten 

Session C3 Very High Energy Cosmic Gamma Rays Sponsor: DAP DPF Chair: Reshmi Mukherjee, Barnard College Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Peter Nemethy 

Session C4 Public and Private Funding for International Research Sponsor: FIP Chair: Arthur Bienenstock, Stanford University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Tom Owens,  Arden Bement 

Session C5 Cosmology II Sponsor: DAP FHP Chair: Virginia Trimble, University of California, Irvine Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Helge Kragh 

Session C6 Ground-Based Gravitational Wave Detection Sponsor: GGR GPMFC Chair: Benjamin Owen, The Pennsylvania State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Michael Zucker 

Session C7 Gravitational Wave Astronomy Sponsor: DAP Chair: Charles Dermer, Naval Research Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session C8 Nuclear Theory I Sponsor: DNP Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A

Session C9 Minisymposium: Toward a Universal Density Functional Theory for Nuclei I Sponsor: DNP Chair: David Dean, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B
Invited Speakers: 

Session C10 Nuclear Science Education for the Nation Sponsor: FEd DNP Chair: Jolie Cizewski, Rutgers University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C
Invited Speakers:  Edward P. Hartouni 

Session C11 SPS Undergraduate Research Sponsor: SPS Chair: Gary White, Society of Physics Students Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session C12 Accelerator-Based Neutrino Experiments Sponsor: DPF Chair: Hugh Gallagher, Tufts University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session C13 W and Z Bosons II Sponsor: DPF Chair: Sarah Eno, University of Maryland Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session C14 Physics of Muon and Polarized Beams Sponsor: DPB Chair: Mike Syphers, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Session C16 DPP Contributed Orals I Sponsor: DPP Chair: Benjamin Chandran, University of New Hampshire Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D

Apr 22 2006 2:00PM, Saturday

Session D1 Poster Session Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis Hall B, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Apr 22 2006 3:30PM, Saturday

Session E1 Accelerator and Detector R&D for the International Linear Collider Sponsor: DPB DPF Chair: Shekhar Mishra, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Nan Phinney,  Harry Weerts 

Session E2 Primordial Nucleosynthesis Sponsor: DNP Chair: Carl R. Brune, Ohio University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Michael Smith,  David Tytler,  Benjamin Wandelt 

Session E3 Laboratory Astrophysics: Magnetic Reconnection Sponsor: DPP DAP GPAP Chair: Vincent Chan, General Atomics Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Hantao Ji,  E.J. Strait 

Session E4 Science and Development: Innovation Systems for Fighting Poverty Sponsor: FIP FPS Chair: Albrecht Wagner, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Tony Marjoram,  Daniel Lederman,  Thomas A. Weber 

Session E5a 50 Years Since the Discovery of Parity Nonconservation in the Weak Interactions I Sponsor: FHP DPF Chair: Natalie Roe, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Tsung Dao Lee,  Leon Lederman,  Janet Conrad 

Session E6 Experimental Tests of General Relativity Sponsor: GGR Chair: Marc Favata, Cornell University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Eric Adelberger,  Slava G. Turyshev,  John D. Anderson 

Session E7 Cosmology III Sponsor: DAP Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session E8 Minisymposium: the Spin Structure of the Nucleon Sponsor: DNP Chair: Ernst Sichtermann, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A
Invited Speakers: 

Session E9 Minisymposium: Toward a Universal Density Functional Theory for Nuclei II Sponsor: DNP Chair: Scott Bogner, Ohio State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B
Invited Speakers: 

Session E10 Focus Session: K-12 Education Sponsor: FEd Chair: Peggy McMahan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C
Invited Speakers: 

Session E11 Quantum and Classical Gravity Sponsor: GGR Chair: Kevin Vandersloot, Pennsylvania State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session E12 Neutrino Oscillations and Cross Sections Sponsor: DPF Chair: Petr Vogel, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F
Invited Speakers: 

Session E13 Jet and Fragmentation Studies Sponsor: DPF Chair: Andreas Kronfeld, Fermilab Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session E14 Few Body Problems Chair: Charlotte Elster, Ohio University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Apr 22 2006 5:00PM, Saturday

Session E5b 50 Years Since the Discovery of Parity Nonconservation in the Weak Interactions II Sponsor: FHP DPF Chair: Noemie Koller, Rutgers University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  C.N. Yang 

Apr 22 2006 5:30PM, Saturday

Session F1 APS Welcome Reception Sponsor: APS Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Union Station, Grand Hall

Apr 22 2006 7:15PM, Saturday

Session G1 New Reports from Major National Studies Chair: John Hopfield, Princeton University, APS President Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers: 

Apr 23 2006 8:30AM, Sunday

Session H1 Recent Results in Flavor Physics Sponsor: DPF Chair: Jack Ritchie, University of Texas, Austin Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  James Olsen,  Brendan Casey,  Masahiro Morii 

Session H2 Topics in Nuclear Physics Sponsor: DNP Chair: Donald Geesaman, Argonne National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  David Dean 

Session H3 Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays: Experiment and Theory Sponsor: DPF DAP Chair: Sean Carroll, University of Chicago Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers: 

Session H4 New Models for Graduate Education Sponsor: FEd Chair: Gay Stewart, University of Arkansas Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  David Campbell 

Session H5 Discovery Prospects at the Energy Frontier Sponsor: COM Chair: Harrison Prosper, Florida State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Ketevi Assamagan,  Ayana Holloway 

Session H6 Applications of Free Electron Lasers I Sponsor: DPB FIAP Chair: Alan Todd, Advanced Energy Systems Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Richard Haglund,  Henry Helvajian 

Session H7 Astrobiology and Planetary Effects Sponsor: DAP Chair: James Ryan, University of New Hampshire Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session H8 Nuclear Reactions Sponsor: DNP Chair: Peggy McMahan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A

Session H9 Underground Neutrino Experiments and Proton Decay Sponsor: DNP Chair: Hamish Robertson, University of Washington Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session H10 Production Studies in e+e- Collisions Sponsor: DPF Chair: Bruce Berger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C

Session H11 Relativistic Simulations of Neutron Stars, Black Holes, and Plasmas Sponsor: GGR Chair: Harald Pfeiffer, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session H12 New Directions in Particle Theory Sponsor: DPF Chair: Abdulmajeed Abdurrahman, Shippensburg University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session H13 Top Quark Properties I Sponsor: DPF Chair: Reinhard Schwienhorst, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session H14 Novel Techniques Chair: Ron Mickens, Clark Atlanta University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Session H16 Sherwood I Sponsor: DPP Chair: John M. Finn, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers: 

Apr 23 2006 10:30AM, Sunday

Session I1 QCD: the Lattice Meets Data Sponsor: DPF Chair: Marcela Carena, Fermilab Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers: 

Session I2 Applications of Nuclear Science Sponsor: DNP Chair: Alexander Saunders, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Stan Majewski 

Session I5 Theories of Gravity, Dark Energy, and Cosmology Sponsor: GGR DPF Chair: Joseph Lykken, Fermilab Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Nima Arkani-Hamed,  Roman Scoccimarro 

Session I6 Applications of Free Electron Lasers II Sponsor: DPB FIAP Chair: Alan Todd, Advanced Energy Systems Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Peter Schaaf,  Michael Smith 

Session I7 Astroparticle Physics I Sponsor: DAP Chair: Ulisse Bravar, University of New Hampshire Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session I8 Minisymposium: Nuclei and Nuclear Matter at Non-Normal Density I Sponsor: DNP Chair: Sherry J Yennello Texas A&M University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A
Invited Speakers: 

Session I9 Minisymposium: Electro-Weak Interactions Sponsor: DNP Chair: Krishna Kumar, University of Massachusetts Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B
Invited Speakers: 

Session I10 Charm Production, Decay, and Excited States Sponsor: DPF Chair: Gregory Dubois-Felsmann, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C

Session I11 Focus Session: Initial Data Sets for Numerical Relativity Sponsor: GGR Chair: Larry Kidder, Cornell University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E
Invited Speakers:  Gregory Cook 

Session I12 Higgs Physics I Sponsor: DPF Chair: Thomas Junk, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session I13 Top Quark Properties II Sponsor: DPF Chair: Ann Heinson, University of California, Riverside Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session I16 Sherwood II Sponsor: DPP Chair: Zhi Hong Lin, U.C. Irvine Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers:  R. Sanchez,  J.E. Kinsey,  W.W. Lee 

Apr 23 2006 1:15PM, Sunday

Session J1 Top is Ten Sponsor: DPF Chair: Harry Weerts, Argonne National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Lynne Orr 

Session J2 A High Luminosity Lepton Ion Collider to Study QCD Sponsor: DPB DNP Chair: Richard G. Milner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Manouchehr Farkhondeh,  Abhat Deshpande 

Session J4 Precision Cosmology Sponsor: DAP GGR Chair: John Beacom, Ohio State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Joshua Frieman 

Session J5 Pioneering Women Astronomers Sponsor: CSWP FHP Chair: Marc Sher, William and Mary Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Katherine Haramundanis,  Jill Tarter 

Session J6 Laboratory Astrophysics: Dynamo and the Magnetorotational Instability Sponsor: DPP DAP Chair: Steven Cowley, University of California, Los Angeles Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Cary Forest,  Daniel Lathrop 

Session J7 Astroparticle Physics II Sponsor: DAP Chair: Martin Pohl, Iowa State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session J8 Minisymposium: Nuclei and Nuclear Matter at Non-Normal Density II Sponsor: DNP Chair: William Lynch, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A
Invited Speakers:  Malgorzata Zielinska-Pfabe 

Session J9 Double Beta Decay Sponsor: DNP Chair: Andrew Hime, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session J10 Charm Mixing, Rare D and K Decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: Ian Shipsey, Purdue University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C

Session J11 Advances in Numerical Relativity I Sponsor: GGR Chair: Bernard Kelly, The University of Texas at Brownsville Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session J12 Higgs Physics II Sponsor: DPF Chair: Thomas Junk, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session J13 Particle Theory Sponsor: DPF Chair: Joseph Lykken, Fermilab Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Apr 23 2006 2:00PM, Sunday

Session K1 Poster Session: Magnetically Confined Plasma I Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis Hall B, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Session K15 Panel Discussion with PR/PRL Editors Sponsor: APS Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland K

Apr 23 2006 3:15PM, Sunday

Session L1 Physics at the Energy Frontier Sponsor: DPF Chair: Robert Cahn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Beate Heineman 

Session L2 Study of Hadron Structure using Spin Polarized Beams Sponsor: DPB DNP Chair: Fulvia Pilat, Brookhaven National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Mei Bai 

Session L3 Advances in Numerical Relativity II Sponsor: GGR COM Chair: Deirdre Shoemaker, The Pennsylvania State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Thomas Baumgarte,  David Garfinkle 

Session L4 Women in Science Policy Sponsor: CSWP FPS Chair: Marc Sher, William and Mary Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Christal Sheppard 

Session L6 Scholars at Risk Sponsor: FIP Chair: Andrew Sessler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Robert Quinn,  Yuri Orlov,  Hadi Hadizadeh 

Session L7 Galaxies, AGNs and Galactic Gamma-Ray Sources Sponsor: DAP Chair: Charles Dermer, Naval Research Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session L8 Nuclear Astrophysics Sponsor: DNP Chair: Betty Tsang Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A

Session L9 Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ions Sponsor: DNP Chair: Brant Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session L10 B Meson Branching Fractions Sponsor: DPF Chair: Masahiro Morii, Harvard University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C

Session L11 Experimental Gravitation Sponsor: GGR Chair: Duncan Brown, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session L12 Exclusive D Meson Decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: Todd Pedlar, Luther College Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session L13 Top Quark Mass Measurements Sponsor: DPF Chair: Eva Halkiadakis, Rutgers University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session L16 Laboratory Astrophysics I Sponsor: DPP Chair: Hantao Ji, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers:  Michael Brown,  Paul Bellan,  Stirling Colgate 

Apr 23 2006 5:15PM, Sunday

Session M1 APS Award Presentations, Past President's Address, and Lilienfeld Prize Talk Sponsor: APS Chair: John Hopfield, APS President, Princeton University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Marvin Cohen 

Apr 24 2006 8:30AM, Monday

Session O1 Plenary Session II Sponsor: APS Chair: William Carithers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Nicole Bell,  W. Dorland 

Apr 24 2006 10:45AM, Monday

Session P1 DPF and DPB Prize Session Sponsor: DPB DPF Chair: Gerald Dugan, Cornell University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Savas Dimopoulos 

Session P2 Neutrinos II Sponsor: DNP DPF Chair: Kevork Abazajian, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Petr Vogel,  Hugh Gallagher 

Session P3 Innovative Programs in K-12 Teacher Preparation Sponsor: FEd Chair: Ramon Lopez, Florida Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Ingrid Novodvorsky 

Session P4 Gravitational Wave Sources and Phenomenology Sponsor: GGR DAP Chair: Gabriela Gonzalez, Louisianna State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers: 

Session P6 The Postdoctoral Experience Sponsor: FGSA Chair: Minesh Bacrania, APS FGSA Chair Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Katherine Frame,  Kenneth Hogstrom 

Session P7 Cosmic Rays and Solar Physics I Sponsor: DAP Chair: Stefan Westerhoff, Columbia University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session P8 Minisymposium: Parton Distributions at Larger X : Data and Challenges Sponsor: DNP Chair: Cynthia Keppel, Hampton University/Jefferson Lab Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A
Invited Speakers: 

Session P9 Minisymposium: Advances in Zero- and Finite-Temperature Lattice QCD Sponsor: DNP Chair: Ron Soltz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B
Invited Speakers: 

Session P10 50 Years Since the Discovery of Parity Nonconservation in the Weak Interactions III Sponsor: FHP DNP Chair: Susan Seestrom, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C
Invited Speakers:  Ralph P. Hudson,  M. Ramsey-Musolf 

Session P11 Focus Session: Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detection Sponsor: GGR Chair: John Friedman, University of Wisconsin at Madison Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E
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Session P12 Bs, Bc Lifetimes and Mixing Sponsor: DPF Chair: Nigel Lockyer, University of Pennsylvania Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session P13 Particle Searches I Sponsor: DPF Chair: Vladimir Litvin, California Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session P16 Sherwood III Sponsor: DPP Chair: Linda Sugiyama, PSFC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers:  J.Y. Ji 

Apr 24 2006 12:45PM, Monday

Session 1A Rising Above the Gathering Storm Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
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Apr 24 2006 1:30PM, Monday

Session Q1 Neutrinos I Sponsor: DAP DPF Chair: George Fuller, University of California, San Diego Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers: 

Session Q2 Implications of QCD Phase Transitions Sponsor: DNP Chair: Vickie Green, Vanderbilt University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Ismail Zahed,  Paul Stankus 

Session Q3 Particle Acceleration Sponsor: DAP DPP Chair: James Drake, University of Maryland Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  David Smith 

Session Q4 Three-Body Systems Sponsor: GFB Chair: Werner Tornow, Duke University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Yordanka Ilieva 

Session Q5 Evolution: From the Big Bang to Us Sponsor: FPS FEd Chair: Barbara Levi, Physics Today Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Joel Primack,  James Kasting,  Duane Jeffery 

Session Q6 Advanced Acceleration Techniques for Future Energy Frontier Accelerators Sponsor: DPB Chair: James Rosenzweig, University of California, Los Angeles Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  Patric Muggli,  Warren Mori 

Session Q8 Electromagnetic Interactions Sponsor: DNP Chair: Ioana Niculescu, James Madison University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A

Session Q9 Nuclear Structure Sponsor: DNP Chair: Carlos Bertulani, University of Arizona Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session Q10 Rare B Decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: Brendan Casey, Brown University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C

Session Q11 Simulations of Binary Black Hole Mergers Sponsor: GGR Chair: Carlos Lousto, The University of Texas at Brownsville Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session Q12 Baryons and B Lifetime Studies Sponsor: DPF Chair: William T. Ford, University of Colorado Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session Q13 Particle Searches II Sponsor: DPF Chair: Beate Heinemann, University of Liverpool Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session Q14 History of Physics Sponsor: FHP Chair: Robert H. Romer, Amherst College Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Apr 24 2006 2:00PM, Monday

Session R1 Poster Session: Magnetically Confined Plasma II Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis Hall B, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Apr 24 2006 3:30PM, Monday

Session S1 High Power Proton Drivers for Accelerator-based Neutrino Physics Sponsor: DPB DPF Chair: Thomas Roser, Brookhaven National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Shoji Nagamiya 

Session S2 DNP Prize Session Sponsor: DNP Chair: Bradley Sherrill, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Ian Towner,  James Truran 

Session S3 The Heliospheric Termination Shock Sponsor: DAP Chair: Martin Lee, University of New Hampshire Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Robert Decker 

Session S4 FHP/FPS Award Session Sponsor: FHP FPS Chair: George Lewis, Peace Studies Program, Cornell University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A
Invited Speakers:  Paul Richards,  David Albright,  Yuri Orlov 

Session S6 Panofsky Prize Session Sponsor: DPF Chair: Bill Carithers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
Invited Speakers:  William T. Ford 

Session S10 Focus Session: Undergraduate and Graduate Education Sponsor: FEd Chair: Bruce Ackerson, Oklahoma State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C
Invited Speakers:  Charles Hasty 

Session S11 Sources of Gravitational Waves Sponsor: GGR Chair: John Baker, Goddard Space Flight Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session S12 CP Violation in B Meson Decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: Masahiro Morii, Harvard University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session S13 Top Quark Production Sponsor: DPF Chair: David Cline, University of California, Los Angeles Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session S16 Laboratory Astrophysics II Chair: Parvez Guzdar, University of Maryland Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers:  John Goree,  Xuan Sun 

Apr 24 2006 5:30PM, Monday

Session T2 DNP Business Meeting Sponsor: DNP Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B

Session T4 FPS Business Meeting Sponsor: FPS Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis A

Session T5 DPB Business Meeting and Reception Sponsor: DPB Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Reverchon AB

Session T7 DAP Business Meeting Sponsor: DAP Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session T11 GFB Business Meeting Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session T12 GGR Business Meeting Sponsor: GGR Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session T14 FHP Business Meeting Sponsor: FHP Chair: Robert H. Romer, Amherst College Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland I

Apr 25 2006 8:30AM, Tuesday

Session V1 Plenary Session III Sponsor: APS Chair: Brad Sherrill, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Gabriela Gonzalez,  Albrecht Wagner 

Apr 25 2006 10:30AM, Tuesday

Session W5 Abrupt Climate Change Scenario Sponsor: FPS Chair: Tina Kaarsberg, U.S. Department of Energy Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Danny Day,  Gerald Galloway 

Session W15 Poster Session IV: Post-deadline Posters Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Marsalis Hall B, 10:30am-2:00pm

Apr 25 2006 10:45AM, Tuesday

Session W1 Shedding Light on Dark Energy Sponsor: DPF DAP Chair: Natalie Roe, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers:  Eric Linder 

Session W2 Notes from Underground Sponsor: DNP DPF Chair: George Fuller, University of California, San Diego Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers: 

Session W3 Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts Sponsor: DAP Chair: Charles Meegan, National Space Science and Technology Center Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Neil Gehrels,  Dan Reichart 

Session W6 Research on Teaching Thermal Physics and Quantum Mechanics Sponsor: FEd Chair: Paula Heron, University of Washington Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland J
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Session W7 Cosmic Rays and Solar Physics II Sponsor: DAP Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus A

Session W8 Minisymposium: Heavy Quark Energy Loss & Flow Sponsor: DNP Chair: Peter Jacobs, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland A
Invited Speakers:  Haidong Liu 

Session W9 Nuclear Theory II Sponsor: DNP Chair: Vladimir Zelevinsky, Michigan State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland B

Session W10 Heineman Prize Session Sponsor: GGR DPF Chair: Pierre Sikivie, University of Florida Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland C
Invited Speakers:  Sergio Ferrara,  Peter van Nieuwenhuizen 

Session W11 Gravitational Wave Searches Sponsor: GGR Chair: Lior Burko, The University of Alabama, Huntsville Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland E

Session W12 Bs, B*, eta-B decays Sponsor: DPF Chair: Robert Cahn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland F

Session W13 Particle Physics Instrumentation Sponsor: DPF Chair: Stephen Magill, Argonne National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Cumberland G

Session W16 Sherwood IV Sponsor: DPP Chair: Eric Held, Utah State University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers:  Alexey Arefiev 

Apr 25 2006 12:15PM, Tuesday

Session X5 Elements of a Real Energy Strategy Sponsor: FPS Chair: Anthony Nero, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Pegasus B
Invited Speakers:  Nathan Lewis,  John German,  William Burchill 

Apr 25 2006 1:30PM, Tuesday

Session X1 Dark Matter Sponsor: DNP DPF Chair: Uwe Oberlack, Rice University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark A
Invited Speakers: 

Session X2 Physical Properties of Partonic Matter Sponsor: DNP Chair: Vickie Green, Vanderbilt University Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark B
Invited Speakers:  Derek A. Teaney,  Stefan Bathe 

Session X3 Magnetars Sponsor: DAP Chair: David Palmer, Los Alamos National Laboratory Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark C
Invited Speakers:  Kevin Hurley,  Tod Strohmayer,  Maxim Lyutikov 

Session X16 Research on Teaching Large Enrollment Classes Sponsor: FEd Chair: David Meltzer, University of Washington Room: Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark D
Invited Speakers: