Introduction and Objectives

This edition of the QCD Evolution workshop series will take place on 13-17 May 2019 in Chicago IL.

The QCD Evolution workshop series started in 2011 with a two-day workshop held at Jefferson Lab. This workshop addressed the theoretical underpinnings of generalized parton distributions (GPDs) and transverse momentum distributions (TMDs), with a particular focus on the QCD evolution of the non-collinear TMDs. Since this initial meeting the workshop has broadened its scope and grown significantly, and is now widely recognized as the premier scientific meeting where advances in the exploration of the internal structure of the nucleon are reported. This workshop brings together senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows and talented graduate students to discuss the exciting recent developments and future directions in nuclear science. The purpose of the QCD Evolution Workshop is to summarize the accomplishments and provide guidance for the community effort in the areas of Transverse Momentum Distributions (TMDs), Generalized Parton Distributions (GPDs), small-x physics and Soft Collinear Effective Theory (SCET). The theory is closely tied to experiments at the leading nuclear and particle physics facilities in the US and abroad, such as the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) at Jefferson Lab, the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Lab, Fermi National Accelerator Lab, and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) complex at CERN. The workshop is also central to the planning of the next-generation nuclear physics facility in the US, such as the Electron Ion Collider (EIC).


Chicago, IL USA

Organizing Committee


If you have any questions regarding this workshop please send a message to icloet@anl.gov or beres@anl.gov.


QCD Evolution 2019

The QCD Evolution Workshop explores developments in theory and experiment related to evolution and factorization in TMDs, GPDs, and related areas.

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