Second Circular

Second Circular

Dear Colleagues,

This is the second announcement of the 15th International Conference on QCD in Extreme Conditions (XQCD 2017), that will be held in Pisa from Monday, 26 June to Wednesday, 28 June 2017. 

Venue and organization 

The workshop venue will be the Aula Magna Fratelli Pontecorvo, at the first floor of Building E of Polo Didattico Fibonacci, close to the Physics Department.

The program will consist of plenary talks and a poster session.

Coffee breaks and lunches will be served on site. A welcome reception/registration will take place on Sunday, 25 June in the evening. A social dinner will be offered to all participants on Tuesday, 27 June.

Registration and abstract submission

Registration and abstract submission forms are available at the left menu.

The deadline for abstract submission is 1 May 2017.
Abstract acceptance will be notified by 14 May 2017.
The deadline for registration is 31 May 2017.
The registration fee is 100,00€.

Financial support

Students may request via e-mail (XQCD2017 (at) to be exempted from the registration fee payment.
Applicants for fee exemption should also provide one support letter by a senior researcher.

The deadline for fee exemption application is 14 April 2017. The decision about the requested grants will be made known to the applicants a few days before the abstract submission deadline.


Pisa is a very popular tourist destination, with a calendar of events which is particularly dense in June. Therefore, an early reservation of accommodation is strongly recommended.

More information and a list of nearby hotels can be found at the link on the left menu.

Travel and VISA information

Please see at the link on the left menu for suggestions about how to reach Pisa and the workshop venue.

Please check the website to see if you need a visa to reach Italy.
If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please contact us at XQCD2017 (at)

Workshop poster 

We would be grateful if you could forward this message to interested colleagues in your Institution. If you need to contact us, please send an email to XQCD2017 (at)

We are looking forward to seeing you in Pisa.

The XQCD 2017 Local Organizing Committee
Bartolome Alles
Francesco Becattini
Francesco Bigazzi
Claudio Bonati
Leonardo Cosmai
Massimo D'Elia
Enrico Meggiolaro
Ettore Vicari