Second Announcement

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Information Brochure

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ATHIC 2018, Nov. 3-6, 2018

East Campus of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China.

The conference web site is:

[Note] There will be a STAR regional meeting held at the same place during Oct.31- Nov.2 2018, please find more information at: STAR regional meeting

Important: deadlines

Deadline for abstract submission: October 20, 2018

Deadline for registration: October 20, 2018

Deadline for hotel reservation: October 20, 2018

Deadline for financial support application: October 20, 2018

Important: dates

The scientific program of the conference will run from Nov. 3 (Saturday) to Nov. 6 (Tuesday).

There will be two special plenary sessions on the afternoon of Nov. 5 (Monday) in memory Prof. Hongfang Chen.

IAC meeting will be held on the evening of Nov. 5 (Monday).

Brief program can be found at this link.


This conference is the 7th conference of ATHIC. It brings together the heavy-ion experimentalists and theorists mainly from the China, Indian, Japan and Korea to discuss the progress in our understanding of heavy-ion collisions physics and the future perspectives.


- QCD at high temperature

- Baryon-rich QCD matter

- QGP in small systems

- Initial state physics and approach to thermal equilibrium

- Collective dynamics

- Correlations and fluctuations

- Jets and jet quenching

- Heavy flavor and quarkonium

- Electromagnetic probes

- Strongly coupled systems

- New theoretical developments

- Future facilities and experiments


To register, please, use the corresponding link in Indico.

Abstract submission

To submit abstract, please, use the corresponding link in Indico.

Deadline for abstract submission: October 20, 2018

Conference fee

The normal registration fee is CNY 1500 covering the banquet and all meals during the conference. For students, the registration fee is CNY 800 with the same coverage as the normal one. More details please click this link.

Financial support

The registration fee can be waived for a limited number of students. In order to request the support, please send an email to with the subject "Financial Support".

Deadline for financial support: October 20, 2018

Conference Accomodation

The accommodation will be at FengDa Grand Hotel (4 star), 7 km from the workshop venue, about $60-120 per night. Transportation between the hotel and conference venue will be provided in the morning and the evening. More details in this link.


Travel tips can be found at this link.


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