Oct 9 – 11, 2023
Riga Technical University
Europe/Riga timezone

About the event

The CERN Baltic Conference (CBC) is an annual event hosted by one of the higher education or research institutions from the CERN Baltic Group (CBG), with the aim of connecting and growing the scientific community in the Baltic states, working on CERN-related research topics.

The third event, CBC 2023, will be hosted by the Riga Technical University (RTU), in Riga, Latvia and is organised by the RTU Institute of Particle Physics and Accelerator Technologies (IPPAT).

Previous events were hosted by the University of Tartu, Estonia and Vilnius University, Lithuania.

Scope and scientific topics

The scope of CBC 2023 includes the presentation of the most recent results of the Baltic scientific community in CERN-related fields of research, as well as dedicated sessions for the discussion of national and regional level scientific policy, higher education and industry engagement topics.

The scientific topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Particle physics: experiment;
  • Particle physics: theory;
  • Accelerator physics;
  • Accelerator and particle detector technologies;
  • Medical physics.


The main objectives of the CBC 2023 are to bring together the scientific community of the Baltic states and to provide updates on the most recent scientific achievements of the members of this research community working on CERN-related fields of research.

The aims of the event are:

  • To connect and build the scientific community in CERN-related fields of research in the Baltic region and beyond;
  • To stimulate the development of the ecosystems of scientific research and higher education in the Baltic states;
  • To inform and engage the policy makers across the region on the benefits of a strong research community and the requirements for further growth;
  • To inform and engage various stakeholders, including the higher-education institutions and industry representatives in the development of the scientific ecosystem in the Baltics.

The spirit of the event is based on the core principles of the CBG of transparency, honesty, sharing and collaboration.

Target audience and participants

CERN-related researchers, engineers and students, as well as national and regional industrial representatives, and relevant policy makers.  

Expert speakers from CERN and CBG Member institutions will be invited to participate and to contribute to the scientific programme of the conference.

Registration and further information

In order to register for the event, please, fill out the registration form.

The registration/conference fee is 50 Euros, payable either via an online bank transfer or by cash upon arrival.

For further information you can contact the conference secretariat at IPPAT via hep@rtu.lv.


Riga Technical University
Ķīpsalas iela 6A
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