# Conferences in the past years

# 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

## 1999

- The 13th Nordic Meeting on Intermediate and High Energy Nuclear Physics Jan 5-9, Graftåvallen, Sweden
- Invited talk: K.J. Eskola: "Initial conditions for QGP at the LHC from perturbative QCD"

- International Workshop on Electromagnetic probes of in-medium effects in strongly interacting systems, Trento, Italy, 15-26 March 1999
- Organization: P.V. Ruuskanen, member of the organizing committee
- Talk: P. Huovinen: "Hydrodynamical description of e+e- yields in relativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions"

- Quark Matter '99: 14th International Conference on Ultrarelativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions May 10-15, Torino, Italy
- Talk: Pasi Huovinen: "Baryonic contributions to e+e- yields in a hydrodynamical model of Pb+Au collisions at SPS."
- Invited short plenary talk: K.J. Eskola: Lower limits for $E_T$ and $N_{ch}$ from pQCD in central $\Delta y=1$ at RHIC "Last call for predictions for RHIC" (a postscript document, 782354 bytes; a gzipped postscript document, 151276 bytes.)
- Talk: K.J. Eskola: "Nuclear parton distributions"

- HIT99-Heavy Ion Theory workshop May 17-20, CERN/TH, Geneve, Switzerland
- Invited talk: K.J.Eskola: "Nuclear parton distributions - a DGLAP analysis"

- International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics '99 Jul 15-21, Tampere, Finland
- Invited plenary review talk: K.J. Eskola: "High energy nuclear collisions"

- Heavy Ion Forum: Miniworkshop on charged particle multiplicities at the ALICE, May 21, CERN, Geneve, Switzerland
- Invited talk: K.J. Eskola: "Lower limits for E_T and N_ch from pQCD in central \Delta y=1 at RHIC and LHC"

- 33th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, May 4-6, 1999, Turku, Finland
- Organization: K.J. Eskola, convenor of the parallel session on Particle physics and cosmology
- Poster: V.J. Kolhinen, K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen and C.A. Salgado: "Nuclear parton distributions"

- The 7th International Workshop on Hard Probes of Dense Matter, Sept 22-28, 1999, Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä
- Organization:

K.J. Eskola, chairman of the local organizing committee

P.V. Ruuskanen, V.J. Kolhinen, members of the local organization committee

- Organization:

## 2000

- Spåtind 2000: The 16th Nordic Meeting in Particle Physics, Spåtind, Norway, Jan 4-10, 2000
- Organization: K.J. Eskola, a member of the organising committee
- Talk: K. Tuominen: "Production of Transverse Energy from Minijets in Next-To-Leading Order Perturbative QCD"

- 34th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society 9.-11.3.2000, Espoo, Finland
- Poster: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, P.V. Ruuskanen: "Gluon shadowing and lepton pair production in pA collisions"
- Talk: K. Tuominen: "Production of transverse energy from minijets in next-to-leading-order perturbatice QCD"
- Organization: K.J. Eskola, the convenor of the parallel session on Particle and Nuclear Physics I.

- 7th Conference on Intersections Between Particle and Nuclear Physics (CIPANP 2000), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 22-28 May 2000
- Talk: K. Tuominen: "Results from pQCD for A+A collisions at RHIC and LHC energies"

- RHIC 2000 - a Workshop on Theory and Phenomenology of RHIC, 1.-21.8.2000, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, USA
- Invited talk: K.J. Eskola: "From pQCD to multiplicity and transverse energy in nuclear collisions"

- 10th Jyväskylä Summer School, August 2000,
- Organization: K.J.Eskola and P.V. Ruuskanen organized two lecture series (Eric Laenen, Markus Thoma).

- Workshop on Heavy Ion Physics at the LHC, 8.-12.11.2000, CERN, Geneve, Switzerland
- Invited talk: K.J. Eskola: "N_ch & E_T at LHC from pQCD+saturation+hydrodynamics"

## 2001

- Quark Matter 200115th International Conference on Ultrarelativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Stony Brook, New York, 15-20 Jan 2001
- Invited plenary talk: Kari J. Eskola: "On Predictions of the First Results from RHIC", Jan 2001 (0.6M, ps,gzipped).
- Poster: K.J. Eskola, K.Kajantie, P.V. Ruuskanen and K. Tuominen: "Perturbative QCD+saturation: initial conditions for RHIC and LHC"

- 35th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 22.-24.3.2001, Jyväskylä, Finland
- Organization:

P.V. Ruuskanen, Chairman of the Programme Committee

K. J. Eskola, Secretary of the Programme Committee

P.V. Ruuskanen, K.J. Eskola, Member of the Organization committee - Proceedings: V.J. Kolhinen, K.J.Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen, editors
- Poster: V.J Kolhinen, K.J. Eskola and P.V. Ruuskanen: "Gluon shadowing and lepton pair production in pA collisions"
- Talk: K. Tuominen: "Perturbative QCD + saturation: initial conditions for RHIC & LHC"

- Organization:

- The 9th International Workshop on Hard Probes of Dense Matter, 14.-18.5.2001, Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark
- 2h invited lecture for graduate students: Kari J. Eskola; "The initial conditions of the QGP from pQCD + Saturation", Hard Probe Lectures, Nordita, May 2001 (1.6M, ps,gzipped)
- Invited talk: Vesa Ruuskanen

- RHIC/INT Workshop 2001 "Ultra-relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions in the RHIC era", May 31 - June 2 2001, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.
- Invited talk: Kimmo Tuominen: "Final-state saturation: fact or fiction?"

- International Conference on Statistical QCD, ZiF, Bielefeld, Germany, Aug. 26-30, 2001
- Talk: Kari J. Eskola: "Initial State of the QGP from pQCD + Saturation", (1.5M, ps, gzipped)
- Talk: Vesa Ruuskanen: "From plasma to hadron spectra" (PDF format 193kb, PS format 627kb)

- CERN Workshop of Hard Probes of Dense Matter, Oct. 10-13, 2001
- Talk: Vesa Ruuskanen: "Thermal photons: The photons from secondary interactions in HIC's, at SPS, RHIC and LHC" (PDF format 720 kb, PS format 605 kb)
- Talk: K.J.Eskola: "DGLAP analysis of nPDF"
- Organization: K.J.Eskola, Convenor of the subgroup "PDFs, shadowing and p+A"

- Particle Physics Day, 5.11.2001, Helsinki
- Talk: K.J.Eskola: "Ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions at the LHC"

## 2002

- CERN Workshop of Hard Probes of Dense Matter, 11-15 March, 2002, CERN
- Organization: K.J.Eskola, Convenor of the subgroup "PDFs, shadowing and p+A"
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Honkanen, V.J. Kolhinen, P.V. Ruuskanen

- 36. Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 14-16 March, 2002, Joensuu, Finland
- Contributed talk: S.S. Räsänen: "Photon emission in heavy ion collisions at CERN SPS"

- CTEQ Summer School on QCD Analysis and Phenomenology, 2-10 June 2002, Madison, Wisconsin USA
- Participants: H. Honkanen

- The XVI International Conference on Ultrarelativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Quark Matter 2002, July 18-24, 2002, Nantes, France
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Honkanen, P.V. Ruuskanen, S. Räsänen
- Organization: P.V. Ruuskanen, Convenor of the parallel session "Leptons/Photons"
- Parallel Talk/Panel discussion: S. S. Räsänen, "Hydrodynamical description of thermal photons"
- Parallel Talk: P.V. Ruuskanen, "Dependence of the shape of hadron spectra on decoupling teperature and resonance effects"
- Poster: Sami Räsänen, Pasi Huovinen, Vesa Ruuskanen; "Photon Emission in Lead-Lead Collisions at the CERN SPS"
- Participants in the student pre-conference on 17 July: H. Honkanen, S. Räsänen

- Hard Probes in Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC, 7-11 October, 2002, CERN
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, V. Ruuskanen, V.J. Kolhinen
- Organization: K.J.Eskola, Convenor of the subgroup "PDFs, shadowing and p+A"
- Talk: Vesa Ruuskanen: "(Thermal) Photons at LHC"
- Talk: Vesa Kolhinen: "DGLAP+GLRMQ evolution of PDFs and nPDFs"

- Coherent Effects at RHIC and LHC: Initial Conditions and Hard Probes, ECT* Trento, October 14-25, 2002
- Talk: Sami Räsänen: "Final state multiplicities and other global observables"

- Particle Physics Day , Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, 25 October, 2002
- Organization Committee: K.J. Eskola, V. Ruuskanen, with K. Kainulainen, J. Maalampi
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, V. Ruuskanen
- Talk: V.J. Kolhinen: "DGLAP+GLRMQ evolution of PDFs vs HERA data"

- Open collaboration meeting of the Finnish ALICE team, 29 November 2002, University of Jyväskylä
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, P.V. Ruuskanen, S. Räsänen,
- Talk: V. Ruuskanen: "Physics at LHC"
- Talk: S. Räsänen: "Hadron spectra and multiplicities from a hydrodynamical model"

## 2003

- 37. Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 20-22 March, 2003, Helsinki, Finland
- Participants: V. Ruuskanen, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Honkanen, S.S. Räsänen, H. Niemi
- Talk: H. Honkanen: "Hadron spectra at high transverse momentum in nuclear collisions at RHIC"
- Poster: H. Niemi: "Transverse spectra of hadrons at RHIC"

- Nordic course in string theories, 29 July - 7 August 2003 at NORDITA, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Participants: S.S. Räsänen

- Quantum fields in and out of equilibrium, 23-27.9.2003, University of Bielefeld, Department of Physics, Bielefeld, Germany.
- Participants: Harri Niemi

- RECFA meetingin Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics, 26.9.2003
- Talk: K.J. Eskola: "Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ion Collisions"

- Collective flow and QGP properties, a RIKEN-BNL workshop, 17-19 November, 2003, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
- Participants: P. Huovinen
- Talk: P. Huovinen: "Freeze-out and elliptic anisotropy"

- Particle Physics Day, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Helsinki, 15.12.2003
- Participants: H.Honkanen, P. Huovinen, V.J. Kolhinen, S. Räsänen
- Talk: H. Honkanen: "High-$p_T$ hadron spectra with parton energy loss through multiple soft scattering"
- Talk: P. Huovinen: "Rate equation network for baryon production in high energy nuclear collisions"
- Talk: V.J. Kolhinen: "Enhancement of charm quark production due to nonlinear corrections to the DGLAP equations"
- Talk: S. Räsänen: "Predictions for Hadron Spectra at the LHC"

## 2004

- The XVII International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions; Quark Matter 2004, Oakland, CA, USA, 11-17 January 2004.
- Participants: H. Honkanen, P. Huovinen, V.J. Kolhinen, S.S. Räsänen, H. Niemi
- Talk: V.J. Kolhinen: "Enhancement of charm quark production due to nonlinear corrections to the DGLAP equations"
- Talk: H. Niemi: "Photon production from non-equilibrium QGP in heavy-ion collisions"
- Poster: H. Honkanen: "High-p_T Hadron spectra with parton energy loss through multiple soft scattering"
- Poster: P. Huovinen: "Baryon production"
- Poster: S.S. Räsänen: "Predictions for hardon spectra at the LHC with constraints from RHIC"

- 38. Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 18-20 March 2004, Oulu, Finland
- Participants: V.J. Kolhinen, H. Honkanen, P. Huovinen, S.S. Räsänen, H. Niemi
- Talk: H. Niemi: "Photon production from non-equilibrium QGP in heavy ion collisions"
- Talk: H. Honkanen: "High-p_T hadron spectra with parton energy loss through multiple soft scattering"
- Poster: S.S. Räsänen: "Predictions for Hadron Spectra at LHC"

- Finnish ALICE meeting, Helsinki, 23.4.2004
- Talk: Kari J. Eskola: D meson enhancement in pp collisions at the LHC due to nonlinear gluon evolution

- Strong and Electroweak Matter 2004 , Helsinki, Finland 16-19 June 2004
- in the Local Organization Committee: K.J. Eskola
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, H. Niemi, S. Räsänen, K. Tuominen
- talk: K. Tuominen: Deconfinement and Chiral Symmetry: Competing Orders.

- Lecture Week (32h) on The Physics of Hadrons and Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ion Collisions Jyväskylä, 9 - 14 August 2004, as part of the Jyväskylä Summer School 2004 activity
- in the Local Organization Committee: K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen
- Participants: H. Niemi, H. Honkanen, S. Räsänen, K. Tuominen
- Lecturers (5h): P. Huovinen

- HERA and the LHC: A workshop on the implications of HERA for LHC physics,

CERN - DESY Workshop 2004/2005, CERN October 11-13, 2004.- Participants: V.J. Kolhinen
- Invited talk: V.J. Kolhinen: Nonlinear corrections to the DGLAP equations in view of the HERA data

- Hard Probes 2004, International Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes of High Energy Nuclear Collisions, November 4-10 2004, Lisbon Portugal.
- Participants: P.V. Ruuskanen

## 2005

- FIN-ALICE meeting, 21 March 2005, Jyväskylä, Finland.
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, S. Räsänen, P. Huovinen, V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen
- Talk: H. Niemi: Collective Flow in nucleus-nucleus collisions

- 2nd International Workshop on the Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement, 30 March - 3 April 2005, Bergen, Norway.
- Participants: H. Niemi
- Talk: H. Niemi: "Collective Flow in nucleus-nucleus collisions from hydrodynamical models"

- European Graduate School: Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei, 4-8 April 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark
- participants: Hannu Paukkunen

- Center of Excellence application for the Academy of Finland: site visit of the review board, HIP 14.4.2005,
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, K. Kajantie, K. Tuominen, H. Niemi
- Talk: K. J. Eskola, "Introduction of the JYFL high energy physics theory groups"
- Talk: K.J. Eskola, "QCD matter team"
- Talk: H. Niemi, "High energy physics at JYFL - student's view"

- DIS2005: XIII International Workshop on Deep Inelastic Scattering, 24 April - 1 May 2005, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
- Participants: V.J. Kolhinen
- Invited parallel talk: V.J. Kolhinen: "Global Analyses on Nuclear Parton Distribution Functions"

- Electromagnetic Probes of Hot and Dense Matter ECT* Programme, Trento, 3-11 June 2005.
- Participants: Sami Räsänen
- Invited talk: Sami Räsänen: "Photons from Hydrodynamics from SPS to LHC"

- The XVIII International Conference Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions; Quark Matter 2005, Budapest, Hungary, 4-9 August 2005.
- Participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Niemi, K. Tuominen,
- Talk: H. Niemi: "Transverse spectra of hadrons in A+A collisions at RHIC and LHC from pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics and pQCD + energy losses."

- Kimmo Tuominen, at JYFL, 28.9.2005
- Talk at the HETP seminar: "New theories of dynamical symmetry breaking"

- Particle physics day, 18 November 2005, Jyväskylä
- participants: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, H. Paukkunen, P.V. Ruuskanen, T. Renk, S.S. Räsänen, K. Tuominen
- Talk: Thorsten Renk: "Mach cones in Au-Au collisions at RHIC"
- Talk: Hannu Paukkunen: "NuTeV-anomaly and nuclear parton distributions revisited"

- Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 23.11.2005
- Talk at the HEP seminar: "Some latest results from RHIC and thoughts for preparing for the start of the LHC."

## 2006

- European Graduate School Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei , Feb 20-24 2006, Grünberg, Germany
- participants: H. Paukkunen
- student talk: H. Paukkunen, "NuTeV sin^2 theta_W anomaly and nuclear PDFs revisited"

- Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 7.4.2006
- ALICE/HEP-seminar: "Through the Blackness - dijets probing the central region of heavy-ion collisions"

- Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 23.5.2006
- ALICE/HEP-seminar: "What information is in R_AA - some thoughts about energy loss"

- Hot Quarks 2006, 14-21.5. 2006, Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy
- participants: T. Renk
- Invited talk: T. Renk, "Signatures of Mach shocks at RHIC"

- 2nd International Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes of High-Energy Nuclear Collisions , June 9-16, 2006, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California
- participant: T. Renk
- invited talk: T. Renk, "Mach cones and dijets - jet quenching and fireball expansion dynamics"

- Heavy Ion Reactions at Ultrarelativistic Energies, 26.6. - 30.6.2006, ECT* Trento, Italy
- participants: H. Niemi
- Invited talk: H. Niemi, "Transverse spectra of hadrons in central AA collisions at RHIC and LHC from pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics and from pQCD + energy losses"

- Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 7.10.2006,

- ALICE/HEP-seminar: "Prospects of medium tomography using back-to-back hadron correlations"

- ALICE-week/ Heavy Ion Forum, 10.10.2006, CERN

- participants: T. Renk
- Invited talk: T. Renk, "Prospects of medium tomography using back-to-back hadron correlations"

- Lecture Week on The Physics of Hadrons and Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ion Collisions , Hyytiälä, Finland, 25 - 30 September 2006

- organization: K.J. Eskola and P.V. Ruuskanen in the organization committee
- invited lectures: K. Tuominen, "Effective Theories"
- participants: H. Paukkunen, T. Kähärä, P. Mäkinen, K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen

- The 13th Nordic LHC Physics Workshop, Helsinki, 25th - 27th of October 2006
- participants: K. J. Eskola, Kimmo Tuominen, Hannu Paukkunen

- The 19th International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions; Quark Matter 2006, Shanghai, China, 14th - 20th of November 2006
- organization: P.V. Ruuskanen in the International Advisory Committee
- participants: T. Renk
- Talk: T. Renk: Mach cones and dijets - angular correlations as a probe of early medium evolution

- Vesa Ruuskanen, at JYFL 8.12.2006,

- JYFL Colloquium "Hydrodynamical models for ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions"

- Vesa Ruuskanenat JYFL 20.12.2006,
- Farewell lecture "Opetuksen kehitystä ikä kaikki"

## 2007

- Particle Physics Day, 20.12.2007, JYFL, Jyväskylä, Finland
- organizer: K. Tuominen
- participants: the JYFL URHIC group
- talk: H. Paukkunen, "Global analysis of NPDFs with RHIC data"
- Workshop on "Electromagnetic Radiation in Nuclear Collisions", Geneva, Switzerland, 17 Dec - 19 Dec 2007
- participants: T. Renk
- invited talk: T. Renk, "Effects of flow on dilepton and hadron transverse momentum spectra"
- Annual Meeting of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Säätytalo, Helsinki 10 Dec 2007
- participant: K.J. Eskola, received the Väisälä award
- invited talk: "Ultrarelativiset raskasionitörmäykset ja vahvasti vuorovaikuttava alkeishiukkasaine"
- Lecture week of the European Graduate School on Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei, Obergurgl, Austria, 1.-5.10.2007
- participants: J. Auvinen, M. Heikinheimo, T. Kähärä
- talk: J. Auvinen, "Elastic collisions as the suppression mechanism of high-energy hadrons in the quark-gluon plasma"
- The 17th Jyväskylä Summer School 8th - 24th August 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland
- participants: M. Heikinheimo, H. Paukkunen, J. Auvinen, T. Kähärä
- The 2007 Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, 19-25 July 2007 Manchester, England
- participants: Hannu Paukkunen
- contributed talk: "A Global reanalysis of nuclear parton distribution functions"
- Conference on "Early Time Dynamics in Heavy Ion Collisions", Montréal, Canada, 16 Jul -19 Jul, 2007
- participants: T. Renk
- invited talk: T. Renk, "High p_T dihadron vs. single hadron suppression - what is different?"
- Workshop on "Electromagnetic Probes of Strongly Interacting Matter", ETC*, Trento, Italy, 18 Jun - 22 Jun 2007
- participants: T. Renk
- invited talk: T. Renk, "Dimuon transverse momentum spectra as a tool to characterize the emission region in heavy-ion collisions"
- Workshop on "Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC: Last Call for Predictions", CERN/TH Geneva, Switzerland, 14 May - 8 Jun 2007
- participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Niemi, T. Renk
- invited talk: K.J. Eskola, "Hadron multiplicities, pT-spectra and net-baryon number in central Pb+Pb collisions at the LHC"
- talk: T. Renk, "Charged hadron R_AA as a function of p_T at the LHC"
- talk: H. Niemi, "Elliptic flow from pQCD + saturation + hydro model"

- CTEQ Summer School on QCD Analysis and Phenomenology, 30 May - 7 June 2007, Madison, Wisconsin USA

- participant: H. Paukkunen

- Physics and Techniques of Event Generators, 18.-20.4 2007, Durham
- participant: Jussi Auvinen

- NCRH2007 Numerical and Conceptual Issues in Relativistic Hydrodynamics, 17-20 April 2007, Frankfurt

- participants: H. Niemi

- High-pT Physics at LHC , March 23-27 2007, Jyväskylä
- organizers: K.J.Eskola, P.V.Ruuskanen (with J. Rak, A. Morsch, P.Levai)
- participants: K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Kajantie, K. Tuominen, H. Niemi, H. Paukkunen, T. Kähärä, M. Heikinheimo, J. Auvinen
- invited talk: T. Renk, "Prospects of Jet Tomography Using Hard Processes inside a Soft Medium"
- invited talk: K. J. Eskola, "Global reanalysis of nuclear PDFs"

- Mini-Workshop "Strongly Coupled Quark-Gluon Plasma: SPS, RHIC and LHC", 16-18 February 2007, Nagoya, Japan
- participant: T. Renk

- European Graduate School Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei, Feb 12-16 2007, Weilburg, Germany

- participants: H. Paukkunen

## 2008

- STAR collaboration meeting, Jan. 2008, IITB Mumbai (India).

Participant: T. Renk

Invited talk: "Color charge dependence of Enery loss"

- The 20th Nordic Particle Physics Meeting, 3 - 7 January 2008, Spåtind, Norway.

Participants: H. Paukkunen, K. Tuominen

Organization: K. Tuominen

Talk: H. Paukkunen: "Nuclear parton distributions and recent RHIC data"

- PDF4LHC Meeting, 22-23 February 2008, CERN

Participant: H.Paukkunen

Contributed talk: "EPS08 - An improved global analysis of nuclear PDFs"

- Lecture week of European graduate school HANUC, Copenhagen 3-7.3.08

Participants: M. Heikinheimo

- 3rd Int. workshop on high-pt physics at LHC, 16-19 March 2008, Tokaj, Hungary.

Participants: J. Auvinen, K. J. Eskola, H. Paukkunen

Invited talk: K.J. Eskola: "Improved global analysis of nuclear parton distribution functions including RHIC data"

- Physics days 2008, 27-29 March 2008, Turku

Participants: K. J. Eskola, T. Kähärä, H. Paukkunen

Contributed talk, H. Paukkunen: "EPS08 - An improved global analysis of nuclear PDFs"

Contributed talk, T. Kähärä: "Degrees of Freedom and the QCD Phase Transition"

- TECHQM meeting, May 5-8 2008, BNL (USA).

Participant: T. Renk

- Nuclear medium effects on the quark and gluon structure of hadrons, 3-7 June 2008, Trento, Italy.

Participant: H. Paukkunen

Invited talk: " EPS08: An improved global analysis of nuclear PDFs"

- Hard Probes 2008, 8-14 June 2008, Illa da Toxa (Galicia-Spain).

Participants: K. J. Eskola, H. Paukkunen, T. Renk

Invited talk: K. J. Eskola: "Nuclear PDFs – recent progress in the global DGLAP analyses"

Contributed talk: T. Renk "What can be learned from hard back-to-back correlations?"

Contributed talk: H. Paukkunen: " EPS08: An improved global analysis of nuclear PDFs"

- ECT* Doctoral Training Programme 2008: Nuclear Matter under Extreme Conditions, June 16 - July 7.2008, Trento, Italy.

Participant: J. Auvinen

- Mini-workshop on hot and dense QCD,26-28 June, Oulu, Finland,

Participant: K. Tuominen

Invited talk: "Technicolor at colliders and cosmology"

- The 18th Jyväskylä Summer School: 6–22 August. 2008 Courses PH5 & PH6.

Participants: Whole group

Organization: K. J. Eskola, K. Tuominen

- Lecture week of European graduate school HANUC, Jyväskylä 25-29.9.2008

Participants: Whole group

Organization: K. J. Eskola, P. V. Ruuskanen, T. Kähärä

Talks: H. Paukkunen "EPS08 - An improved global analysis of nuclear PDFs" T. Kähärä "Degrees of freedom and the phase transitions of two-flavor QCD" M. Heikinheimo "4th Generation Leptons in Minimal Walking Technicolor Theory"

- Workshop of the European Network SIM (I3H), 8-12 September, 2008, Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Participant: K.J. Eskola

Invited talk: "EPS – improved global DGLAP analysis of nuclear PDFs using RHIC data"

- Finnish Particle Physics Day 2008, October 24-25, 2008, Helsinki.

Participant: K. J. Eskola

## 2009

- XV Epiphany Conference on Hadronic Interactions at the dawn of LHC, 5-7.1.2009, Cracow, Poland

Participant: T. Lappi

Invited talk: "Initial conditions of heavy ion collisions and high energy factorization"

- 4th international workshop in High-pT physics at LHC, 4-7.2.2009, Prague, Czech

Participants: K. J. Eskola, T. Renk, H. Paukkunen, J. Auvinen, H. Holopainen

K. J. Eskola in the organization board

Invited talk: T. Renk: "Medium-modified jets in heavy-ion collisions"

Invited talk: H. Paukkunen: "EPS09 - Global NLO analysis of nuclear PDFs and their uncertainties"

- CATHIE-RIKEN Workshop: Critical Assessment of Theory and Experiment on Correlations at RHIC, 25-26.2.2009, BNL, USA

Participant: T.Renk

Invited Talk: "Two and three particle azimuthal correlations and Mach shocks"

- Finnish Physics Days 2009, 12-14.3.2009, Dipoli, Espoo

Participants: K. J. Eskola, J. Auvinen, M. Heikinheimo, K. Tuominen

Contributed talk: K. J. Eskola "EPS09 --- Global NLO analysis of nuclear PDFs and their uncertainties"

Contributed posters:J. Auvinen: "Monte Carlo Simulation for Elastic Energy Loss of High-Energy Partons Traversing QCD Matter Produced in AU+AU Collisions at BNL-RHIC" M. Heikinheimo: "Novel fourth generation leptons"

- Quark Matter 2009, 30.3-4.4.2009, Knoxville, Tennesee

Participants: K. J. Eskola, K. Tuominen, H. Paukkunen, T. Kahara, H. Holopainen, J.Auvinen, T. Renk

K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee, chairman of one parallel session

Invited talk: T. Lappi: "Understanding saturation and AA collisions with an eA collider"

Invited talk: T.Renk: "From RAA via correlations to jets - the long road to tomography"

Contributed talk: H. Paukkunen, "EPS09 - Global NLO analysis of nuclear PDFs and their uncertainties"

Contributed posters: T. Kahara: "Degrees of freedom and the phase transitions of two-flavor QCD" J. Auvinen: "High-Energy partons traversing QCD matter produced in Au+Au collisions at BNL-RHIC " H. Niemi: "Elliptic flow in Pb + Pb collisions at the Large Hadron Collider"

- 17th International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS'2009), 26-30.3.2009, Madrid, Spain

Participants: T. Lappi, H. Paukkunen

Invited Talk: T. Lappi: "Nuclear enhancement and suppression of diffractive structure functions at high energies"

Contributed Talk: H. Paukkunen: "EPS09 - Global NLO analysis of nuclear PDFs and their uncertainties"

- Planck2009 from the Planck Scale to the Electroweak Scale, 25-29.5.2009, Padova, Italy

Participants: O. Antipin, K. Tuominen

Talk by K. Tuominen: "Lattice Studies of Walking Technicolor"

- Tenth Workshop on Non-Perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, 8-12.6.2009, Paris, France

Participants: K. Tuominen, T. Lappi

Talk: K. Tuominen: "Lattice Studies of SU(2) Gauge Theory with Two Adjoint Flavors"

Talk: T. Lappi: "Saturation at RHIC and LHC"

- 5th International Workshop on Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement (CPOD), 8-12.6.2009, BNL, USA

Participant: T. Kahara

- 13th International Conference on Elastic & Diffractive Scattering (13th "Blois Workshop"), 29.6-3.7.2009, CERN

Participant: T. Lappi

Talk: "Saturation in nuclei"

- The 2009 Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, 16.7.-22.7.2009, Krakow, Poland

Participant: T.Renk

T.Renk as convenor of the parallel session on heavy-ion collisions

- XXIV International Symposium on Lepton Photon Interactions at High Energies (Lepton Photon 09), 17.8.-22.8. 2009, Hamburg, Germany

Participant: T.Renk

Invited Talk: "Theory of Heavy Ion Collisions"

- The 19th Jyväskylä Summer School (Courses PH5-7)

Participants: T. Hapola, M. Heikinheimo, I. Helenius, H. Holopainen, T. Karavirta, T. Kähärä, R. Paatelainen

- Universe in a Box: LHC, Cosmology and Lattice Field Theory, 24-28.8.2009, Leiden, Netherlands

Participant: K. Tuominen

Talk: "From hierarchy problem to unification and dark matter”

- 2nd CERN-ECFA-NuPECC Workshop on the LHeC, 1-3.9.2009, Divonne-les-Bains, France

Participant: K.J Eskola

Invited talk: "Global NLO analysis of nPDFs: EPS09 + reanalysis for the LHeC"

- European Graduate School Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei, 28.9-2.10.2009, NBI, Denmark

Participants: M. Heikinheimo, H. Holopainen, T. Karavirta

- Physics at a High Energy Electron Ion Collider Workshop, 19.-23.10.2009, Seattle, USA

Participant: T. Lappi

Talk: "Inclusive diffraction in nuclei"

- Particle Physics Day, 20.11.2009, JYFL, Jyväskylä, Finland

Participants: K.J. Eskola, T. Renk, T. Lappi, J. Auvinen, M. Heikinheimo, H. Holopainen, T. Kähärä

Organizing Committee: T. Renk (chair), K.J. Eskola, T. Lappi

Contributed talk: J. Auvinen, " Monte Carlo Simulation for Elastic Energy Loss of High-Energy Partons in Quark-Gluon Plasma"

Contributed talk: H. Holopainen, "Hydrodynamics with fluctuating initial density profile"

- Origins of Mass Mini Workshop, 25.11.2009, Odense, Denmark

Participant: K. Tuominen

- Strong Coupling Gauge Theories in the LHC Era (SCGT09), 8-11.12.2009, Nagoya, Japan

Participant: K. Tuominen

Talk: "Resizing Conformal Windows"

- Joint CATHIE/TECHQM Workshop, 14.-18.12.2009, BNL, USA

Participants: J. Auvinen, H. Holopainen

## 2010

- Spaatind 2010, Nordic conference in particle physics, 2-8.1.2010, Spaatind, Norway
**Participants:**M. Heikinheimo**Contributed talk:**Unnatural origin of fermion masses for technicolor

- Second Workshop on Beyond 3 Generation Standard Model --- New Fermions at the Crossroads of Tevatron and LHC, 14-16.1.2010, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
**Participants:**O. Antipin**Contributed talk:**Heavy leptons, EW precision tests, and technicolor

- Physics Days 2010, 11-13.3.2010, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, T. Lappi, O. Antipin, J. Auvinen, M. Heikinheimo, H. Holopainen, T. Karavirta, T. Kähärä, T. Alho, R. Paatelainen, I. Helenius

K. J. Eskola as the Chairman of the Organizing Commitee**Contributed talks:**M. Heikinheimo "Unnatural Origin for Fermion Masses in Technicolor", H. Holopainen "Elliptic flow in hydrodynamics with fluctuating initial conditions", T. Karavirta "SU(2) gauge theory with two adjoint dirac flavors on the lattice"**Contributed posters:**O. Antipin "A beta function ansatz", J. Auvinen "Monte-Carlo simulation for elastic energy loss of high energy partons in a hydrodynamical background", T. Kähärä "Effective models of two flavor QCD: from small towards large mq"

- Workshop on Critical Examination of RHIC Paradigms, 14–17.4.2010, Austin (TX), USA
**Participant:**T. Renk**Invited talk:**"Is jet quenching perturbative — why we see mainly unmodified probes and where to look for interesting things."

- Origin of Mass 2010, 3-7.5.2010, Odense, Denmark
**Participants:**K. Tuominen, O. Antipin, M. Heikinheimo, T. Karavirta

- Saturation, the Color Glass Condensate and Glasma: What Have we Learned from RHIC?, 10-12.5.2010, BNL, Brookhaven, USA
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**"Forward Backward Correlations and Negative Binomial Distributions"

- Quantifying the Properties of Hot QCD Matter, 24.5-16.7.2010, INT, Seattle, USA
**Participants:**T. Renk, T. Lappi, H. Holopainen**Invited talks:**T. Renk "Imaging the RHIC Medium with Hard Probes", T. Lappi "Rapidity correlations from the glasma initial state", H. Holopainen "Elliptic Flow in Ideal Hydrodynamics with Fluctuating Initial Profiles"

- Hot Quarks 2010, 21-26.6.2010, La Londe les Maures, French Riviera
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Contributed talk:**"Gluon correlations in the Glasma"

- Physics at LHC 2010, 7-12.6 DESY, Hamburg, Germany
**Participant:**M. Heikinheimo**Contributed poster:**"Unnatural origin of fermion masses for technicolor"

- Lattice 2010, The XXVIII International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, 14-19.6.2010, Villasimius, Italy
**Participant:**T. Karavirta**Contributed talk:**"Perturbative improvement of SU(N) gauge theory with Wilson fermions in higher representations"

- The 2010 European School of High-Energy Physics, 20.6-3.7.2010, Raseborg, Finland
**Participant:**T. Renk**Invited lecture:**"Hard Probes in Heavy-Ion Physics"

- Conference on Strong and Electroweak Matter, 2-7.7.2010, Montreal, Canada
**Participant:**K. Tuominen**Contributed talk:**"Technimatter: new direction for SEWM"

- Particles, Strings and Cosmology 2010, 19-23.7.2010, Valencia, Spain
**Participant:**K. Tuominen**Contributed talk:**"Technicolor in cold and hot phases"

- High Energy Strong Interactions, 26.7-27.8.2010, Kyoto, Japan
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**"Gluon correlations in the Glasma"

- Jets in p+p and heavy-ion collisions, 12-14.8.2010, Prague, Czech
**Participant:**T. Renk**Contributed talks:**"Medium-modified jets in YaJEM"

- StrongBSM kickstart meeting, 16-20.8.2010, Odense, Denmark
**Participant:**K. Tuominen**Contributed talk:**

- CERN Theory Institute 2010: The first heavy ion collisions at the LHC (HIC2010), 16.8-10.9.2010, CERN/TH, Switzerland
**Participant:**K. J. Eskola**Talks:**"Event-by-event hydrodynamics and elliptic flow from fluctuating initial state"

- Gluons and the quark sea at high energies: distributions, polarization, tomography, 13.9-19.11.2010, INT, Seattle, USA
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Contributed talks:**"Diffraction in nuclei", "Small x in ep and eA, theory overview"

- TORIC 2010, 26-30.9.2010, Villasimius, Italy
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, J. Auvinen, H. Holopainen, R. Paatelainen**Contributed talks:**K. J. Eskola "Global analysis of NLO nuclear PDF's and their uncertainties", J. Auvinen "Monte Carlo simulation for elastic energy loss of high energy partons in Quark-Gluon Plasma", H. Holopainen "Event-by event hydrodynamics and elliptic flow from fluctuating initial state"

- COSMO 2010, 27.9-1.10.2010, Tokyo, Japan
**Participant:**K. Tuominen

- Hard Probes 2010, 10-15.10.2010, Eilat, Israel
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, H. Holopainen, I. Helenius, R. Paatelainen**Invited talk:**K. J. Eskola "Nuclear PDFs at NLO"**Contributed talk:**H. Holopainen "Elliptic flow in ideal hydrodynamics with fluctuating initial conditions"

- Physics of strongly interacting field theories, 25.-29.10.2010, University of Helsinki, Finland
**Participants:**K. Tuominen, T. Karavirta, T. Alho, I. Helenius**Invited lectures:**K. Tuominen "Technicolor"

- The Many faces of QCD, 1.-5.11.2010, Ghent, Belgium
**Participants:**T. Kähärä**Contributed talk:**"Effective models of two--flavor QCD: Phase diagram and the bare quark mass"

- 3rd Odense winter school, 1-5.11.2011, Odense, Denmark
**Participant:**K. Tuominen**Invited lectures:**"Technicolor"

- The First International Workshop on LHC Era Physics, LHEP2010, 15.-19.11.2010, Nanning, Guangxi, China
**Participant:**M. Heikinheimo**Contributed talk:**"The Next Generation"

- Structure Functions, Geometric Scaling and Parton Saturation: Assessment and Perspectives for the LHC, 22-24.11.2010, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Contributed talk:**"Multigluon correlations in the glasma"

- 6th International Conference on Physics and Astrophysics of Quark Gluon Plasma, 6-10.12.2010, Goa, India
**Participant:**R. Chatterjee**Contributed talk:**"Interference of thermal photons in relativistic heavy ion collisions"

## 2011

- Physics Days (Fysiikan päivät) 2011, The 45th annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 29.-31.3.2011, Helsinki, Finland
**Participants:**J. Auvinen, K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, H. Honkanen, T. Lappi**Contributed talks:**K.J. Eskola "Theory predictions vs. first LHC heavy-ion data", H. Honkanen "Cavity Mode QED on the Light-Front", T. Lappi "The glasma initial state of a heavy ion collision"**Contributed poster:**J. Auvinen "Monte-Carlo simulation for elastic energy loss of high-energy partons in a hydrodynamical background"

- 6th International Workshop High-pT physics at LHC 2011, 4-7.4.2011, Utrecht, Netherlands
**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the Organizing Committee**Participants:**J. Auvinen, K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Jet quenching from RHIC to LHC"

**Contributed talk:**J. Auvinen "Monte-Carlo simulation for elastic energy loss of high-energy partons in a hydrodynamical background"

- Quark Matter 2011, 22nd International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions (the largest meeting in the field), 22-28 May 2011, Annecy, France
**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee, in the Selection Committee for the Zimanyi Medal, and Chairman of the Parallel session "Theory Developments"**Participants:**J. Auvinen, R. Chatterjee, K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, H. Holopainen, T. Kähärä, R. Paatelainen, T. Renk

**Contributed talks:**J. Auvinen "Monte Carlo Simulation for Elastic Energy Loss of Hard Partons in a Hydrodynamical Background", R. Chatterjee "Thermal photons from fluctuating initial conditions", H. Holopainen "Elliptic flow from event-by-event hydrodynamics", T. Renk "Systematics of parton-medium interaction from RHIC to LHC"

**Contributed posters:**R. Chatterjee "Interference of thermal photons from quark and hadronic phases in relativistic collisions of heavy nuclei" and "Equation of state of strongly interacting matter: spectra for thermal particles and intensity correlation of thermal photons", T. Kähärä "Deconfinement and chiral symmetry in effective models with fermions in higher representations"

**Awards:**H. Holopainen: "the 2011 Nuclear Physics A*Young Scientist Award*for the best theory talk"

- The Network Workshop 'TORIC' 5 - 8 September 2011, Crete, Greece
**Participants:**J. Auvinen and I. Helenius**Contributed talks:**J. Auvinen "Quark-gluon plasma and the collisional energy loss of high-energy partons in a Monte Carlo simulation", I. Helenius "Impact parameter dependent nPDFs based on EKS98 and EPS09 parametrizations"

- XLI International Symposium of Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2011), 26.-30.9.2011, Miyajima-island, Hirosima, Japan
**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Jets in medium - what LHC measurements of RAA and IAA can teach us about parton-medium interaction"

- ALICE Physics Week, 29.8 -2.9.2011, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Invited talks:**K.J. Eskola "Elliptic flow of thermal photons at RHIC and LHC", T. Renk "Jet quenching without reconstructed jets - what LHC measurements of RAA and IAA can teach us about parton-medium interaction"

- Prospects of p-Pb collisions during the 2012 LHC HI run, 17.10.2011, CERN
**Participant:**K.J. Eskola**Invited talk:**"Present status and prospects of nuclear PDFs"

- Particle Physics Day (Hiukkasfysiikan päivä) 2011, 28.10.2011, Helsinki, Finland
**Participants:**J. Auvinen, K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen**Organization:**K.J. Eskola Chairman of the contributed talks session

**Contributed talks:**J. Auvinen "Monte Carlo Simulation for the Collisional Energy Loss of High-energy Partons in a Strongly Interacting Medium", I. Helenius "Impact Parameter Dependent nPDFs Based on EKS98 and EPS09 Parametrizations", T. Lappi "Renormalization Group Evolution of Multi-gluon Correlation in High Energy QCD"

- Workshop on Multi-Parton Interactions at the LHC, 21.-25.11.2011, DESY, Hamburg, Germany
**Participants:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**T. Lappi, "Multi-gluon correlations in the Color Glass Condensate"

## 2012

- Spaatind 2012 - Nordic Conference on Particle Physics, 2.-7.1.2012, Skeikampen, Norway
**Participants:**I. Helenius, H. Mäntysaari**Contributed talk:**I. Helenius "Modeling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs With EKS98 and EPS09 Parametrizations" - Exploring QCD frontiers: from RHIC and LHC to EIC, 30.1.-3.2.2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa
**Participants:**T. Lappi**Contributed talk:**T. Lappi "Multi-gluon correlations in the Color Glass Condensate" - JET@RHIC Mini-workshop, 3.-4.3.2012, Duke University, Durham (NC), USA
**Participant:**T. Renk (EVO)

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Reconstructed jets vs. correlations - why clustering may not lead to the desired effect" - Physics Days (Fysiikan päivät) 2012 - The 46th annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 13.-15.3.2012, Joensuu, Finland
**Participants:**I. Helenius, H. Mäntysaari

**Contributed talks:**I. Helenius "Modelling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs With EKS98 and EPS09 Parametrizations", H. Mäntysaari: "Azimuthal Angle Correlations in Forward Dihadron Production in pA Collisions" - 7th international workshop on High-pT Physics at LHC, 26.-27.3.2012, Frankfurt, Germany
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Renk

**Organization:**K. J. Eskola in the Organizing Committee

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "A systematic view of jets and high pT at RHIC and LHC"

**Contributed talk:**I. Helenius "Modeling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs with EKS98 and EPS09 Parameterizations" - Hard Probes 2012: 5th international Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes of High-Energy Collisions, 27.5.-1.6.2012, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
**Participants:**R. Chatterjee, K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, R. Paatelainen, T. Renk

**Invited talks:**K. J. Eskola "Global analysis of nuclear PDFs – latest developments", T. Renk "Modeling jet quenching effects"

**Contributed talks:**I. Helenius "Modeling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs With EKS98 and EPS09 Global Fits", T. Lappi "Multigluon correlations in JIMWLK", H. Mäntysaari "Azimuthal angle correlations in forward dihadron production in pA collisions"

**Poster:**R. Chatterjee "Collision centrality and tau_zero dependence of the emission of thermal photons from fluctuating initial conditions"

**Flash talk (Poster Award):**R. Chatterjee "Collision centrality and tau_zero dependence of the emission of thermal photons from fluctuating initial conditions" - pA@LHC -workshop 4.-8.6.2012, CERN
**Participant:**I. Helenius

**Invited talk:**I. Helenius "Spatial Dependence of nPDFs" - NeD/TURIC-2012 25.-30.6.2012, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
**Participants:**H. Mäntysaari, R. Paatelainen

**Contributed talks:**H. Mäntysaari "Azimuthal angle correlations in forward dihadron production in pA collisions", R. Paatelainen "EKRT saturation model updates and LHC PbPb results" - QGP Meet 2012, 3.-6.7., 2012, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, India
**Participant:**R. Chatterjee

**Contributed talk:**R. Chatterjee "Thermal photons from event-by-event hydrodynamics" - Heavy Ion Collisions in the LHC Era, 16.-20.7.2012, Quy Nhon, Vietnam
**Participant:**I. Helenius

**Invited talk:**I. Helenius "Modeling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs With EKS98 and EPS09 Global Fits" - Quark Matter 2012, 13.8.-18.8.2012, Washington DC, USA
**Participants:**J. Auvinen, R. Chatterjee, K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, T. Renk

**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee, and in the Selection Committee for the Zimanyi Medal, and Chairman of the Parallel session 3D "Pre-equilibrium & Initial State". T. Renk in the Poster Award Committee

**Contributed talks:**R. Chatterjee "Influence of initial state fluctuations on the production of thermal photons", T. Lappi "Multigluon correlations in the color glass condensate", T. Renk "Understanding LHC jets in the light of RHIC data"

**Posters:**J. Auvinen "Monte Carlo simulation studies of the elastic energy loss of high-energy gluons and light quarks in a strongly interacting medium", I. Helenius "Modeling the Impact Parameter Dependence of the nPDFs With EKS98 and EPS09 Global Fits", H. Mäntysaari "Azimuthal angle correlations in forward dihadron production in pA collisions", H. Niemi "Event-by-event distribution of azimuthal asymmetries in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions", R. Paatelainen "NLO updates of the EKRT model for central AA collisions at RHIC and LHC"

**Flash talk (Poster Award):**I. Helenius "EPS09s and EKS98s: Impact parameter dependent nPDF sets" - The 22nd Jyväskylä Summer School , 20.-24.8.2012, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants (courses PH2-4):**R. Chatterjee, K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, H. Paukkunen, J. Peuron, T. Renk

**Organization:**T. Lappi, T. Renk: Organization of the courses PH2-4

**Lectures:**PH2: Francois Gelis "High Energy Scattering in QCD", PH3: William Horowitz "pQCD Calculations of Parton Energy Loss in a Quark-Gluon Plasma", PH4: Björn Schenke "Relativistic Hydrodynamics in Heavy Ion Collisions" - Particle Physics Day (Hiukkasfysiikan päivä), 30.11.2012, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants:**R. Chatterjee, K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, H. Paukkunen, R. Perez-Ramos, T. Renk

**Contributed talks:**I. Helenius "EPS09s and EKS98s: Impact parameter dependent nPDF sets", H. Mäntysaari "Single and double inclusive particle production in pp and pA collisions in the Color Glass Condensate", R. Paatelainen "Multiplicities and pT spectra in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions from a next-to-leading order improved perturbative QCD + saturation + hydrodynamics model"

## 2013

- Jet quenching: the interface between theory and experiment, 11.-15.2.2013, CERN
**Participant:**I. Helenius - Physics opportunities at an electron-ion collider, 4.-8.3.2013, Valparaiso, Chile
**Participant:**T. Lappi

**Invited talk:**T. Lappi "Diffractive studies with EIC" - Physics Days (Fysiikan päivät) 2013 - The 47th annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 14.-16.3.2013, Espoo, Finland
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, R. Paatelainen

**Organization:**T. Lappi Chairman of the parallel session "Particle and nuclear physics II"

**Contributed talks:**T. Lappi "Langevin formulation of renormalization group evolution in high energy QCD", R. Paatelainen "NLO updates of the EKRT model for central AA collisions"

**Poster:**I. Helenius "Constraining the impact parameter dependence of nuclear PDFs with RHIC and LHC prompt photon data" - XXI International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects, 22.-26.4.2013, Marseille, France
**Participant:**H. Paukkunen

**Contributed talks:**H. Paukkunen "Neutrino-nucleus DIS data and their consistency with nuclear PDFs", "Nuclear PDFs from the LHeC perspective" - Workshop on proton-nucleus collisions at the LHC, 6.-10.5.2013, ECT* Trento, Italy
**Participants:**K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, H. Mäntysaari, H. Paukkunen

**Organization:**K.J. Eskola Chairman of a session

**Invited talks:**I. Helenius "Spatially dependent nPDFs and predictions for inclusive pion and prompt photon production in pA collisions at LHC", H. Mäntysaari "Probing the Color Glass Condensate: from single inclusive baseline to dihadron correlations", H. Paukkunen "On the consistency of neutrino-nucleus DIS data with the present PDFs" - h3QCD (high energy, high density and hot QCD) 17.-21.6.2013, ECT* Trento, Italy
**Participants:**H. Mäntysaari, T. Lappi**Invited talks:**H. Mäntysaari "Probing the Color Glass Condensate: from single inclusive baseline to dihadron correlations", T. Lappi "Numerical studies of JIMWLK evolution" - Jet Workshop 2013, 1.-4.7.2013, Paris, France
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Biased showers - a framework to compare high PT observables" - The 2013 European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics (EPSHEP 2013), 18.7.-24.7.2013, Stockholm, Sweden
**Participants:**T. Lappi

**Organization:**T. Lappi (Co-convener of the "Ultrareletivistic Heavy Ions" session)

**Talk:**T. Lappi "Hadron production in pA collisions" - Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM) 2013, 22.-27.7.2013, Birmingham, United Kingdom
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Jet quenching and heavy quarks seen from a light quark perspective" - 2nd Workshop on Jet Modification in the RHIC and LHC Era, 20.-22.8.2013, Detroit, Michigan, USA
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "YaJEM - a MC generator for in-medium shower evolution" - RHIC strategy meeting, 24.-25.8.2013, Detroit, Michigan, USA
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Extraction of transport coefficients - jets vs. few hadron correlations, RHIC vs. LHC" - 25th Indian-Summer School of Physics - Understanding Hot & Dense QCD Matter, 2.-6.9. Prague, Czech Republic
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Lectures:**T. Renk "Theoretical modeling for HI physics" - Physics Opportunities at an ElecTron-Ion Collider workshop, 2.-5.9.2013, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants:**K.J. Eskola, I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, H. Paukkunen, J. Peuron

**Organization:**T. Lappi (LOC, chair), K.J. Eskola (LOC), H. Mäntysaari (LOC), I. Helenius

**Invited talks:**I. Helenius "Impact parameter dependent nPDF's and the centrality dependence of hard processes with nuclei", H. Mäntysaari "Dipole model fits to DIS data", H. Niemi "Hydrodynamic response to initial state fluctuations in nuclear collisions", R. Paatelainen "Multiplicities, p_T spectra and v_2 in A+A collisions at LHC and RHIC from NLO-improved pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics model", H. Paukkunen "Nuclear parton distributions and the LHC pA data" - International Conference on the Initial Stages in High-Energy Nuclear Collisions, 8.-14.9.2013, Illa de A Toxa, Galicia, Spain
**Participants:**K.J. Eskola, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, H. Paukkunen

**Organization:**K.J. Eskola (IAC member)

**Invited talks:**H. Niemi "Hydro response to initial state fluctuations", R. Paatelainen "Multiplicities, p_T spectra and v_2 in A+A collisions at LHC and RHIC from NLO-improved pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics model", H. Paukkunen "Nuclear PDFs in DGLAP approach"

**Contributed talk:**H. Mäntysaari "Color Class Condensate from electron-proton DIS to proton-nucleus collisions" - EDS Blois 2013: The 15th conference on Elastic and Diffractive scattering, 9.-13.9.2013, Saariselkä, Finland
**Participant:**T. Lappi

**Organization:**T. Lappi (Co-convener of the Heavy Ion session)

**Invited talk:**T. Lappi "Models for exclusive vector meson production in heavy-ion collisions" - 9th International Workshop on High-pT Physics at LHC, 24.-28.9.2013, Grenoble, France
**Participant:**I. Helenius

**Contributed talk:**I. Helenius "Centrality and rapidity dependence of inclusive pion and prompt photon production in pPb collisions at the LHC with EPS09s nPDFs" - Workshop on Heavy Flavor Correlations in Nuclear Collisions, 2.10.-4.10.2013, Bergen, Norway
**Participant:**T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "D-D correlations as a tool to probe heavy quark showers" - QCD Frontier 2013, 21.-22.10.2013, JLab, Newport News, USA
**Participant:**H. Paukkunen**Invited talk:**H. Paukkunen "Nuclear PDFs: Status and prospects" - Workshop on Saturation Signals, 23.-24.10.2013, Utrecht, Netherlands
**Participant:**I. Helenius

**Invited talk:**I. Helenius "Status of pQCD calculations from Jyväskylä" - Particle Physics Day 2013, 24.10.2013, Helsinki, Finland
**Participants:**K.J. Eskola, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen

**Contributed talks:**H. Mäntysaari "Particle production in the Color Glass Condensate: from HERA data to proton-nucleus collisions", H. Niemi "Transient fluid dynamics from kinetic theory: applications to heavy-ion collisions at LHC and RHIC", R. Paatelainen "Determining QCD matter viscosity from fluid dynamics with saturated minijet initial conditions in ultrarelativistic A+A collisions" - Hard Probes 2013 Summer School, 30.10.-3.11.2013, Cape Town, South Africa
**Participants:**I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, R. Paatelainen

**Lectures:**T. Lappi "Colour-Glass Condensate" - Hard Probes 2013, 4.-8.11.2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa
**Participants:**I. Helenius, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, R. Paatelainen, T. Renk

**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Jet correlations - Opportunities and Pitfalls"

**Contributed talks:**I. Helenius "Spatially dependent nPDFs and their applications in inclusive pion and prompt photon production", T. Lappi "Numerical studies of JIMWLK", H. Mäntysaari "Color Class Condensate from electron-proton DIS to pA collisions", R. Paatelainen "Multiplicities, p_T spectra and v_2 in A+A collisions at LHC and RHIC from NLO-improved pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics model" - New Frontiers in QCD 2013, 18.11.-20.12. 2013 Yukawa Institute, Kyoto, Japan
**Participants:**T. Lappi (2.-13.12.), T. Renk (2.-12.12.)

**Invited talks:**T. Lappi "Numerical studies of JIMWLK (and glasma) evolution", T. Renk "Jet tomography at RHIC and LHC - where are we today?"

## 2014

- Nordic Conference on Particle Physics, 2.-7.1.2014, Skeikampen, Norway
**Participant:**J. Peuron - LHeC Workshop, 20.-21.1.2014, Chavannes-de-Bogis, Switzerland
**Participant:**H. Paukkunen

**Invited talk:**H. Paukkunen "Nuclear Parton Distributions" - Physics Days (Fysiikan päivät) 2014 - The 48th annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 11.-13.3.2014, Tampere, Finland
**Participants:**H. Mäntysaari, R. Paatelainen

**Contributed talks:**H. Mäntysaari "Color Glass Condensate from HERA to proton-nucleus collisions including uncertainty analysis", R. Paatelainen "Determining QCD matter viscosity from fluid dynamics with saturated minijet initial conditions in ultrarelativistic A+A collisions" - The Approach to Equilibrium in Strongly Interacting Matter, 2.-4.4.2014, BNL, USA
**Participant:**T. Lappi

**Invited talk:**T. Lappi "Spatial Wilson loops in the glasma" - DIS 2014 - XXII International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects, 28.4.-2.5.2014, Warsaw, Poland
**Participants:**H. Mäntysaari, H. Paukkunen

**Contributed talks:**H. Mäntysaari "Dipole amplitude with uncertainty estimate from HERA data and applications in Color Glass Condensate phenomenology", "Diffractive vector meson production in ultraperipheral heavy ion collisions from the Color Glass Condensate", H. Paukkunen "Hessian PDF reweighting meets the Bayesian methods", "The LHC p+Pb run from the nuclear PDF perspective", "LHC data challenges the contemporary parton-to-hadron fragmentation functions" - Hydrodynamics for Strongly Coupled Fluids, 12.- 16.5.2014, Trento, Italy
**Participant:**H. Niemi - Quark Matter 2014, 19.-24.5.2014, Darmstadt, Germany
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, H. Niemi, R. Paatelainen, H. Paukkunen, T. Renk

**Organization:**K. J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee and Chairman of a Parallel session

**Invited talk:**H. Niemi "Collective dynamics in relativistic nuclear collisions"

**Contributed talks:**T. Lappi "Structure of chromomagnetic fields in the glasma", H. Paukkunen "Dijets in p+Pb collisions and their quantitative constraints for nuclear PDFs", T. Renk "Zeroing in on the initial state - tomography combining bulk, jet and electromagnetic observables"

**Posters:**I. Helenius/H. Paukkunen "Confronting current NLO charged-hadron fragmentation functions with LHC data", H. Mäntysaari "Diffractive vector meson production in ultraperipheral heavy ion collisions from the Color Glass Condensate", R. Paatelainen "Determining QCD matter viscosity from fluid dynamics with saturated minijet initial conditions in ultrarelativistic A+A collisions"

**Awards:**T. Lappi:**2014 Zimányi Medal**''for his pioneering independent and collaborative work on Color Glass Condensate and the Glasma models of initial conditions in high energy A+A reactions that provide theoretical foundations on which many current bulk viscous hydrodynamic and jet quenching opacity calculations depend'' - Workshop on photon-induced collisions at the LHC 2.-4.6.2014, CERN, Switzerland
**Participant:**H. Mäntysaari**Contributed talk:**H. Mäntysaari "Incoherent and coherent vector meson production in ultraperipheral heavy ion collisions from the Color Glass Condensate" - NeD/TURIC-2014 9.-14.6.2014, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, I. Helenius, R. Paatelainen**Contributed talks:**I. Helenius "Confronting current NLO charged-hadron fragmentation functions with LHC data", R. Paatelainen "Determining QCD matter viscosity from fluid dynamics with saturated minijet initial conditions in ultrarelativistic A+A collisions" - 3rd Heavy Ion Jet Workshop, 9.-11.7.2014, Lisbon, Portugal
**Participant:**T. Renk**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Should we move on? - an assessment of the current knowledge of jet quenching physics" - 3rd Workshop on Jet Modification in the RHIC and LHC Era, 18.-20.8.2014, Detroit, MI, USA
**Participant:**T. Renk**Invited talk:**T. Renk "Jet Quenching Theory" - XLIV International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2014) 8.-12.9.2014, Bologna, Italy
**Participants:**R. Perez-Ramos**Contributed talk:**R. Perez-Ramos "Precision alpha_s determination from low-z parton-to-hadron fragmentation functions" - 10th International Workshop on High-pT Physics in the RHIC/LHC era, 9.-12.92014, SUBATECH Nantes
**Participant:**T. Renk**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee**Invited talk:**T. Renk, “The state of jet physics - what do the data tell?” - Workshop on the Ions at the Future Circular Collider, 22-23.9, 2014, CERN, Switzerland
**Participant:**H. Paukkunen**Invited talk:**H. Paukkunen "Nuclear pQCD at the FCC energies" - POETIC V: Physics Opportunities at an ElecTron-Ion Collider, 22.-26.9.2014, New Haven, CT, USA
**Participant:**T.Lappi**Invited talk:**T. Lappi "Diffractive physics at an EIC"**Contributed talk:**T. Lappi "Nuclear collisions at LHeC" - Particle Physics Day (hiukkasfysiikan päivä) 24.10.2014 Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants:**T. Lappi, H. Niemi, H. Paukkunen, B. Ducloué, H. Mäntysaari, J. Peuron, A. Ramnath**Contributed talk:**B. Ducloué "Confronting BFKL Dynamics with Experimental Studied of Mueller-Navelet Jets at the LHC" - 6th International Workshop on Multiple Partonic Interactions at the LHC, 3.-7.11.2014, Kraków, Poland
**Participant:**B. Ducloué**Invited talk:**B. Ducloué: “High-energy resummation effects in Mueller-Navelet jets production at the LHC” - Initial Stages 2014, The 2nd International Conference on the Initial Stages in High-Energy Nuclear Collisions, 3.-7.12.2014, Napa, CA, USA
**Participants:**T. Lappi, H. Mäntysaari, and R. Paatelainen from Santiago de Compostela**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee**Invited talks:**T. Lappi “Theoretical overview of ultraperipheral collisions”, R. Paatelainen (Santiago de C.) “From fluctuating minijet initial state to global observables in AA collisions at LHC and RHIC”**Contributed talk:**H. Mäntysaari “Numerical solution to the NLO BK equation” - Ab initio approaches in many-body QCD confront heavy-ion experiments, 15.-17.12.2014, Heidelberg, Germany
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**T. Lappi: “Classical gauge field picture of the initial stage in A+A collisions”

## 2015

- Nordic Winter School on Cosmology and Particle Physics, 2.-7.1.2015, Gausdal, Norway
**Participants**: J. Peuron, A. Ramnath - Nordita Winter School 2015 on Theoretical Particle Physics, 7.-16.1.2015
**Participants**: A. Ramnath, J. Peuron - Keijo Kajantie’s 75th birthday celebrations, Helsinki, Kumpula, 9.1.2015
**Participants:**K. J. Eskola, T. Lappi**Invited talk:**K.J. Eskola “Studying the production and spacetime evolution of QGP in high-energy A+A collisions with Keijo and others & brief status report of the EKRT model” - Physics Days 2015 - The 49th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, 17.-19.3.2015, Helsinki, Finland
**Participants**: K.J. Eskola, T. Lappi**Contributed talk**: K.J. Eskola, “Determining QCD matter shear viscosity in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions” - LHC Working Group on Forward Physics and Diffraction, 21.-25.4.2015, Madrid, Spain
**Participant**: B. Ducloué**Contributed talk:**B. Ducloué: "High-energy resummation effects in Mueller-Navelet jets production at the LHC" - DIS 2015 XXIII International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects, 27.4-1.5.2015, Dallas, Texas, USA
**Participants**: T. Lappi**Invited talk**: T. Lappi: “Small-x, diffraction and vector mesons”**Contributed talk**: T. Lappi: “Solving the NLO BK equation in coordinate space” - Hard Probes 2015, 29.6-3.7.2015, Montréal, Canada
**Participants:**K.J. Eskola, T. Lappi, B. Ducloué, H. Mäntysaari**Invited talk**: T. Lappi: “Recent developments in the theory of initial states in heavy ion collisions”**Contributed talks**: K.J. Eskola: “Pinning down QCD-matter shear viscosity in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions via EbyE fluctuations using pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics”, B. Ducloué: “Forward J/psi production in pA collisions at the LHC”, H. Mäntysaari: “Numerical solution to the NLO BK equation”**Organization**: K. J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee and Chairman of a Parallel session - Equilibration Mechanisms in Weakly and Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theory, 3.-28.8.2015, Seattle, WA, USA
**Participants**: T. Lappi, J. Peuron**Contributed talk**: T. Lappi: “Classical field initial stages of a heavy ion collision” - POETIC6 - Physics Opportunities at an ElecTron-Ion Collider, 7-11.9.2015, Palaiseau, France
**Participant**: B. Ducloué**Contributed talk**: B. Ducloué: “Forward J/psi production in pA collisions at the LHC” - Quark Matter 2015, 27.9.-3.10.2015, Kobe, Japan
**Participants**: T. Lappi, B. Ducloué**Contributed talks**: T. Lappi: “Initial state azimuthal anisotropies in small collision systems”, B. Ducloué: “Forward $J/psi$ production in pA collisions at the LHC”**Organization**: K. J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee - New Progress in Heavy Ion Collision: What is Hot in the QGP, 5.-9.10.2015, Wuhan, China
**Participant**: T. Lappi**Invited talk**: T. Lappi: “Multigluon correlations and initial state azimuthal anisotropies in the glasma” - PDF4LHC Meeting, 27.10.2015, CERN, Switzerland
**Participant**: H. Paukkunen**Invited talk**: H. Paukkunen: “Nuclear PDF constraints from p+Pb collisions at the LHC ” - Particle Physics Day 2015, 30.10.2015, Helsinki, Finland
**Participants**: K.J. Eskola, T. Lappi, Y. Zhu, J. Peuron**Contributed talks**: Y. Zhu: “Initial state of heavy-ion collisions: thermalization and hydrodynamization”, J. Peuron: “Plasmon mass in classical Yang-Mills theory” - 15. Zimányi winter school on heavy ion physics 7-11.12, Budapest, Hungary
**Participant**:**Invited talk**: T. Lappi: “Azimuthal multigluon correlations in the glasma initial state”

## 2016

- Spåtind 2016 - Nordic Conference on Particle Physics, 2.-7.1.2016, Gausdal, Norway
**Participants**: T. Lappi, J. Peuron**Contributed talk**: J. Peuron “Plasmon mass in classical Yang-Mills theory”**Organization**: T. Lappi in organizing committee - Internal LHCb Electroweak Meeting, 18.2.2016.
**Participant**: Hannu Paukkunen**Invited talk**: Hannu Paukkunen, “Scaling properties of inclusive W production” - ECT* Workshop: New Observables in Quarkonium Production, 28.2.-4.3.2016, Trento, Italy
**Participant:**B. Ducloué**Contributed talk:**“Quarkonium production in pA collisions: energy loss, Cronin effect, shadowing and all that” - 24th International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects, 11.4.-15.4.2016, DESY, Hamburg, Germany
**Participants:**B. Ducloué**Contributed talks:**B. Ducloué**:**“Forward J/ψ production in high energy proton-nucleus collisions” and “Single inclusive forward hadron production at next-to-leading order” - QCD Master Class 2016, 5.-18.6. Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer, France
**Participant:**P. Paakkinen - Fourth Annual Large Hadron Collider Physics Conference (LHCP2016) 13.-18.6.2016, Lund, Sweden
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**Theory overview of Heavy Ion collisions - The 3rd International Conference on the Initial Stages in High-Energy Nuclear Collisions (InitialStages2016), 23.-27.5.2016, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
**Participants:**B. Ducloué, Y. Zhu, T. Lappi, H. Paukkunen, K.J. Eskola**Invited talk: :**T. Lappi: “pA/eA/ultraperipheral AA complementarity: what, where and how can we learn about the AA initial state”B. Ducloué: “Single inclusive forward hadron production at next-to-leading order” , Y. Zhu: “Initial stages in heavy-ion collisions: Isotropization and hydrodynamization”, H. Paukkunen: “Neutron skin at the LHC - the case of W production”, [R. Paatelainen (incl. K.J. Eskola as co-author): “EKRT-model predictions for 5.02 TeV Pb+Pb collisions at the LHC”]

Contributed talks:**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee, and a Session Chairman - International HPC Summer School 2016, 26.6.-1.7.2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia
**Participant:**J. Peuron**Poster:**J. Peuron: “Plasmon mass in classical Yang-Mills theory” -
The 26th Jyväskylä Summer School, Jyväskylä, JYFL, 8.8. - 12.8.2016,

**Lecture series PH1:**Harri Niemi (Frankfurt): "Hydrodynamics in heavy-ion collisions"**Lecture series PH2:**Aleksi Kurkela (CERN): "QCD kinetic theory and dynamical phenomena in non-abelian plasmas"**Organizers:**T. Lappi and K.J. Eskola**Participants:**whole group -
CTEQ-MCnet School, 6.-16.7.2016, DESY, Hamburg, Germany

**Participant:**P. Paakkinen -
The Big Bang and the little bangs - Non-equilibrium phenomena in cosmology and in heavy-ion collisions 15.-26.8.2016, CERN, Switzerland

**Participant:**Y. Zhu -
The XII International Conference Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum (CONF12), 29.8.-3.9.2016, Makedonia Palace, Thessaloniki, Greece

**Participants:**T. Lappi, Y. Zhu**Invited talks:**Y. Zhu: “Isotropization and hydrodynamization in weakly coupled heavy ion collisions”, T. Lappi: “Initial conditions in AA and pA collisions” -
International School Of Nuclear Physics, 38th Course, Nuclear matter under extreme conditions - Relativistic heavy-ion collisions, Erice, Sicily, Italy: 16-24.9.2016

**Participant:**K.J. Eskola**Invited talk:**K.J. Eskola, “EbyE fluctuations in a pQCD+saturation+hydrodynamics model: Determining QCD matter shear viscosity in ultrarelativistic A+A collisions” - The 8th International Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes of High-energy Nuclear Collisions (Hard Probes 2016), 22.-27.9.2016, Wuhan, China
**Participants:**B. Ducloué, T. Lappi, Y. Zhu,**Contributed talks:**B. Ducloué: “Forward J/ψ and D meson production in pA collisions at the LHC”, T. Lappi: “Including resummation in the NLO BK equation”, Y. Zhu: “Single inclusive forward hadron production at next-to-leading order”**Organization:**K.J. Eskola in the International Advisory Committee - Finnish Particle Physicist and Cosmologist meeting 29.9.-30.9.2016, Tampere, Finland
**Participants:**P. Paakkinen, J. Peuron**Contributed talks:**J. Peuron: “Plasmon mass in classical Yang-Mills theory” , P. Paakkinen: “Applicability of pion–nucleus Drell–Yan data in global analysis of nuclear parton distribution functions” - Theorie LHC France workshop, 7.-9.11. Orsay, France & Annual meeting of the French GDR-QCD, Orsay, France
**Participant:**B. Ducloué**Invited talk:**B. Ducloué: “Heavy quark(onium) production in the high energy limit” -
Helsinki Institute of Physics 20 Years, 11.11.2016, Helsinki, Finland

**Participant:**K.J. Eskola**Invited talk:**K.J. Eskola, “HIP and I: Why did my HIP career matter for my current job?” - Particle Physics day, 25.11.2016, Jyväskylä, Finland
**Participants:**whole group**Invited talks::**H. Paukkunen: “Nuclear parton distributions in the LHC era”, K. Boguslavski: “Far-from-equilibrium universality classes in heavy-ion collisions and cosmology”**Organization**: T. Lappi and S. Räsänen - Workshop on QCD and Diffraction - Saturation 1000+, 5.-7.12 Krakow, Poland,
**Participant:**T. Lappi**Invited talk:**Gluon saturation in the initial stages of a heavy ion collision