The Workshop will cover the following topics:

### 1. Experimental results and prospects

- Diffraction in e-p collisions
- 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.)

- Forward physics in hadron-hadron collisions
- diffraction at hadron colliders (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC)
- central exclusive production at Tevatron and at the LHC
- forward physics at the LHC
- soft diffraction at the LHC
- gamma-p and gamma-gamma collisions at hadron colliders

- Low-x physics at LHC

- Heavy ion collisions at RHIC
- New results on spin physics
- Prospects for QCD studies in the post-LHC era
- High-energy QCD and astrophysics
- First results from LHC

### 2. Phenomenological approaches

- Diffraction in hadron-hadron collisions
- 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

- Diffraction in DIS
- inclusive DIS, structure functions and partonic densities
- inclusive diffractive DIS
- vector meson production
- generalized parton distributions
- DVCS

- Saturation and evolution
- Analyticity/duality models of inclusive/diffractive reactions; Pomeron
trajectory
- Phenomenology of diffraction off nuclei
- QCD studies of nuclear collisions
- Spin and polarization physics
- New physics via QCD processes at LHC

### 3. Progress in the theory

- 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 within the Color Glass Condensate model
- New results in the color dipole/kt-factorization approach
- Diffraction from non-perturbative QCD
- Prospects in spin physics