Dear Participant,

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC), after consulting with the International Advisory Committee (IAC), has decided to schedule the CPOD 2020  “The International Conference on Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement” for 

March 15 – March 19, 2021

We look forward to welcoming you all in Baku, in 2021.




CPOD2020 - the International conference on Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, during May 4 - May 8, 2020. The conference, which will bring together physicists from around the world,  will take place at the ADA University. The aim of the meeting is to discuss latest developments in understanding the phase structure of strongly interacting matter. Particular emphasis will be put on studies of critical phenomena associated with the second order phase transitions.

Host Institutions:

  • Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies (MTCHT)

  • National Nuclear Research Center (NNRC)

Supporting Institutions:

  • ADA University (ADA) 
  • GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI)

  • The ExtreMe Matter Institute (EMMI)