First circular
                  KEK theory center workshop on
          High-energy hadron physics with hadron beams
             January 6 - 8, 2010, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan


The workshop on high-energy hadron physics with hadron beams will be held from 
January 6 to January 8, 2010 at KEK, Tsukuba, Japan. This workshop is intended
to discuss topics on high-energy hadron physics with the high-momentum 
hadron beams at J-PARC and related facilities such as Fermilab, GSI-FAIR, 
and CERN-COMPASS. The J-PARC is an accelerator complex with a 30 (50) GeV main
ring for high-intensity proton beam (http://j-parc.jp/index-e.html).
The Phase-1 construction has already been completed, and the beam operation
has started.

The workshop topics include
* hadron properties in nuclear medium,
* partonic structures of nucleon and nuclei,
* QCD and hard processes with hadron beams,
* other physics opportunities with polarized and unpolarized hadron beams. 

The goal of the workshop is to discuss exciting hadron physics programs
which can be pursued at J-PARC and other hadron facility. If you are interested
in participating in this workshop, please send the attached pre-registration
form by email. We have some funds to cover domestic travel and local expenses 
for participants. The list of speakers will be announced in the workshop
web page and in the second circular

The second circular will be distributed in November, and it includes
detailed information on practical matters such as registration, housing,

If you are interested in participating in the workshop,
please send the following form by email.

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To:      hadron-th09(AT)ml.post.kek.jp    (AT)--->@
Subject: Preregistration, high-energy hadron physics

Expected dates of visit: Arrival      Departure

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A registration form will be attached on the second circular.
The registration fee is planned to be about 5000-Yen, including the fee
for a get-together party and coffee. The exact amount of the registration
fee will be announced in the second circular.

The KEK dormitory is closed for renovation during the workshop.
The participants are accommodated to nearby hotels or hotels close to
the city center. Please send the attached pre-registration form
if you are interested in the workshop, so that we could allocate
some rooms for participants.

Workshop site
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
1-1, Ooho, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801, Japan
      Homepage: http://www.kek.jp/intra-e/index.html
      Access to KEK: http://www.kek.jp/intra-e/access/index.html

Organizing committee:
   Kazunori Itakura (KEK),              Shunzo Kumano (KEK)
   Jen-Chieh Peng (Univ Illinois),      Shin'ya Sawada (KEK)
   Email: hadron-th09(AT)ml.post.kek.jp    (AT)--->@