Welcome Letter

We are glad to announce that the 14th International Conference on Heavy Ion Accelerator Technology (HIAT2018)
will be held in Lanzhou, China on October 22-26, 2018.

       HIAT conference provides a platform for scientists, engineers, students and industrial partners to present and discuss the latest developments of heavy ion accelerator. Over 200 delegates and 20 industry exhibits are expected to be in attendance.

        Following the tradition of the HIAT conference series, scientific program will consist of invited and contributed oral sessions, poster sessions. Social activities including reception and excursion will also be organized. An industrial exhibition will take place as part of the conference program.

        The Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is pleased to host this edition between Oct. 22 – 26, 2018.

      IMP was founded in Lanzhou in l957. As a national laboratory, IMP operates one major national research facility - the Heavy Ion Research Facility at Lanzhou (HIRFL). A series of remarkable results have been obtained at HIRFL. After a half century of development, IMP has become the most important research center for heavy ion sciences in China. Based on the developments and experience with heavy ion beam accelerators, IMP also takes charge of several new projects: HIAF, ADS and CiADS. We have established active and fruitful collaboration with more than 40 institutions in the worldwide.