QCD Evolution provides a forum to discuss the most recent scientific advances in the exploration of the strong interactions and how they give rise to mass, spin and the internal structure of all visible matter at the femtoscale, or the field of nuclear femtography. A major goal of the workshop is to provide guidance to the physics programs at experimental facilities from Jefferson Lab to the upcoming, next-generation nuclear physics accelerator in the US, the Electron Ion Collider (EIC).

Since its first workshop held at Jefferson Lab in 2011, QCD Evolution has grown into a "key role playing" hadron physics meeting.

The main topics addressed in the workshop will involve Transverse Momentum Distributions (TMDs), Generalized Parton Distributions (GPDs), Wigner Distributions and small-x physics, together with advances in perturbative and non-perturbative techniques within Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD).

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Step 1: Please pre-register using the form below. Step 2: To complete your registration you must purchase a "ticket" through Eventbrite. The registration fees are $150. The registration fee covers the scientific sessions and the coffee/snack breaks. Step 3: Go to the Indico page to submit your title and abstract for your talk. We will be broadcasting the DEI panel and ML panel on Zoom at no cost for participants to ask questions. The Zoom link is here .A workshop dinner will be held on Wednesday May 11, 2022 at Three Notch'd Brewery from 7pm - 10pm EDT.

Accomodations & Parking

Accomodations should be booked separately from the registration process. We list viable options near the University of Virginia campus in the link below.

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Code of Conduct

The QCD Evolution organizing committees abide by the standards of conduct of the American Physical Society (APS) that all participants of this event shall abide by. We pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive and equitable research environment that will ensure all particpants are welcome. Any behavior or language that is in direct violation of the code of conduct will result in immediate expulsion from this meeting and further QCD Evolution meetings without refund. Please click the link below for our detailed code of conduct.

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Scientific Agenda & Participants

Click the link below for the scientific agenda and a list of participants.

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