QNP2012 is the Sixth International Conference devoted to Quarks and Nuclear Physics. It will gather on April 16-20, 2012 around 250 theoreticians and experimenters of the field at Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, close to Paris.

QNP2012 will celebrate 40 years of development of Quantum Chromodynamics through the following topics : quarks and gluons content of nucleons and nuclei, hadron spectroscopy, non-perturbative methods in QCD (including lattice calculations), effective field theories, nuclear matter under extreme conditions and nuclear medium.

Important dates and deadlines

  • Second announcement and call for abstracts : November 23rd, 2011
  • Opening of registration shortly thereafter
  • Third announcement: January 13th, 2012
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 13th, 2012 ; late abstracts received between January 13th and January 31st will be considered in order of submission.
  • Deadline for early registration (at a reduced fee of 270 €): March 1st, 2012
  • Deadline for late registration (320 €): April 2nd, 2012

Where is "Ecole Polytechnique"?


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Thank you all
for your active participation
in the conference.

The files for talks
for all sessions
are now available
(with few exceptions to be fixed).

All contributions,
including posted ones,
will be published
in the online proceedings.
Authors will receive
the relevant instructions shortly.

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