14th International Conference on Hypernuclear and Strange Particle Physics
June 27 – July 1, 2022
Prague, Czech Republic


The 14th International Conference on Hypernuclear and Strange Particle Physics, HYP2022, will take place in Prague, Czech Republic from June 27 to July 1, 2022. It will be the next conference in a series that started in Heidelberg (1982), followed then by conferences at Brookhaven (1985), Padova (1988), Shimoda (1991), Vancouver (1994), Brookhaven (1997), Torino (2000), JLab (2003), Mainz (2006), Tokai (2009), Barcelona (2012), Sendai (2015), and Norfolk/Portsmouth (2018).

Topics to be discussed at the conference include:

Invited speakers (confirmed):

N. Barnea, Jin-Hui Chen, T. Doi, E. Epelbaum, A. Feijoo, E. Friedman, A. Gal, D. Gazda, T. Gogami, Feng-Kun Guo, J. Haidenbauer, E. Hiyama, T. Hyodo, M. Illa, Y. Kamiya, I. Kisel, Hoai Le, Yue-Hang Leung, Yue Ma, D. Mihaylov, K. Miwa, S.N. Nakamura, K. Nakazawa, T. Niida, J. Óbertová, K. Ozawa, P. Pauli, K. Piscicchia, J. Pochodzalla, M. Puccio, À. Ramos, T. Saito, F. Sakuma, M. Schäfer, H.-J. Schulze, S. Spies, H. Tamura, L. Tang, K. Tanida, M. Ukai, O. Vázquez Doce, I. Vidaña, W. Weise, N. Wickramaarachchi, T. Yamaga, T.O. Yamamoto, N. Zachariou, H. Zbroszczyk, J. Zmeskal

The HYP2022 conference will be hosted by:

The HYP2022 conference is supported by THEIA-STRONG2020, CAAS, BNL-CZ, CERN-CZ, and FAIR-CZ.

As a pre-conference event, the XXXI Indian-Summer School of Physics will be held at the FNSPE CTU in Prague from June 24 through June 26, 2022. The registration is now open.

The HYP2022 will be organized as an on-site event. Nonetheless, on-line participation will be possible upon registration.

We inform you that the Local Organizing Committee of the HYP2022 conference does not accept participants affiliated with institutions on the territory of the Russian Federation and Belarus, regardless of their nationality. We follow the measures of the EU and Czech institutions taken in connection with the current situation in Ukraine.

We cordially invite you to participate and contribute to the scientific program of the conference.


The conference will take place in OREA Hotel Pyramida which provides suitable working conditions for the meeting. The hotel is located in a walking distance to Prague Castle and historical parts of the town.


A room block has been reserved in OREA Hotel Pyramida.
The HYP2022 rate (per night) is:
Deluxe room - 1890 CZK (single) 2090 CZK (double),
Executive room - 2100 CZK (single) 2300 CZK (double).
The prices include services (breakfast, WIFI, free entry to a swimming pool and fitness center) and taxes (VAT, local service tax, city tax).

Travel information

Local information

Local Organizing Committee


Nuclear Physics Institute
Czech Academy of Sciences
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Czech Technical University in Prague

International Advisory Committee

E. Botta (Torino), T. Bressani (Torino), H. Caines (Yale), C. Curceanu (Frascati), L. Fabbietti (Munich), A. Feliciello (Torino), A. Gal (Jerusalem), B. F. Gibson (Los Alamos), J. Haidenbauer (Juelich), E. Hiyama (Tohoku), T. Kishimoto (Osaka), H. Lenske (Giessen), Yu-Gang Ma (Shanghai), J. Mareš (Řež), D. J. Millener (BNL), T. Motoba (Osaka), T. Nagae (Kyoto), S. N. Nakamura (Tohoku), H. Noumi (RCNP), M. Oka (Tokyo), E. Oset (Valencia), A. Parreño (Barcelona), J. Pochodzalla (Mainz), À. Ramos (Barcelona), R. Schumacher (CMU), H. Tamura (Tohoku), L. Tang (Hampton), I. Vidaña (Catania), T. Yamazaki (Tokyo), Shi-Lin Zhu (Beijing), Bing-Song Zou (Beijing)


Important dates

2019 June 1st HYP announcement
2020 June 1st progress report to IAB
October 2nd progress report to IAB
Decision to postpone the conference to June 27 – July 1, 2022
2021 November IAB meeting
Call for nominations of invited speakers
December 10 1st circular (article pdf)
Abstract submission opens
2022January 14 Registration opens   
February 28 2nd circular (article pdf)
March 26 3rd circular (article pdf)
April 8Abstract submission ends
April 28Abstract notification
May 13Early-bird registration ends
June 17Registration for on-line participation deadline  
June 24 – June 26 School of physics (launch website)  
June 27 – July 1 HYP2022 Conference dates


Scientific program

local_post_office  Address: Jiri Mares – HYP2022
Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS
250 68 Rez
Czech Republic
call  Phone: +420 266 173 283
email  E-mail: hyp2022@ujf.cas.cz

Registration and information – secretariat of the conference

local_post_office  Address: AMCA, spol. s r. o.
Academic and Medical Conference Agency
Vyšehradská 320/49
128 00 Prague 2
Czech Republic
call  Phone: +420 731 496 062
email  E-mail: uher@amca.cz


Thanks to the THEIA-STRONG2020, CAAS, BNL-CZ, CERN-CZ, and FAIR-CZ kind sponsorship, we will be able to provide some financial assistance, particularly to graduate students. Requests for the support should be addressed to the local organizing committee.


Citizens of some countries might require a visa to enter the Czech Republic. Please check your case and start the process early enough. Contact us if you need a letter of invitation to obtain your visa.


The conference proceedings including peer-reviewed oral presentations will be published online as Open Access in EPJ Web of Conferences.

Detailed instructions will be provided during the conference.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is closed. Oral presentations in parallel sessions will be selected from submitted abstracts.

Should you fail to submit your contribution in time, please contact the organizers at hyp2022@ujf.cas.cz.


The early-bird registration for on-site participation was closed on May 13, 2022. Since then, the registration fee is 15000 CZK (~600 EUR at present rates). It covers the reception, scientific program events, lunches, the banquet, and the proceedings.

Registration for on-line participation will be possible until June 17, 2022. The registration fee is 2000 CZK (~80 EUR).

Payment should be done in CZK via major credit cards through the web page or by bank transfer.

We inform you that the Local Organizing Committee of the HYP2022 conference does not accept participants affiliated with institutions on the territory of the Russian Federation and Belarus, regardless of their nationality. We follow the measures of the EU and Czech institutions taken in connection with the current situation in Ukraine.

COVID-19 information

There are no longer any coronavirus restrictions for entry into the Czech Republic and no restrictions in the country. The organizers of the HYP2022 conference follow the current COVID-19 situation and will take necessary measures as the case may be. More information can be found on the following websites:

PCR tests: There are many places in Prague which provide PCR tests. The best option for participants of the conference is the Military University Hospital which is close to the conference venue, the link to the hospital PCR tests is here. The PCR tests are provided also at the Prague airport.

Travel to Prague

Thanks to its location in the heart of Europe, Prague is easily accessible from all major European airports.
The Václav Havel Airport Prague offers visitors of Prague a direct connection to around 130 destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
For more information please visit Václav Havel Airport Prague.

Prague public transport

Prague has one of the best public transportation systems in Europe. The subway, trams, and buses are used by two-thirds of Prague's population and cover the majority of the city and outskirts. If you can't continue to your destination on foot, you'll be able to catch a tram or bus near a subway station.
Prague public transport connections.
The Prague public transport mobile app can be download at www.pid.cz/en/mobile-app.

Scientific program

The scientific program of the HYP2022 conference comprizes invited and contributed talks in the plenary and parallel sessions, and contributed papers in the poster session. The timetable of the conference can be found here: HYP2022 Timetable.

The registration desk in the conference center of hotel Pyramida will be open on Sunday, June 26, between 18:00 and 20:00, and then on Monday, June 27, from 7:30.

The speakers are kindly asked to upload their talks at least one session ahead through the Indico website.

The authors of the on-site posters are expected to post their posters on the assigned boards in the conference center during Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning, including the lunch break. The maximal size of a poster is A0 portrait; authors are expected to come with their posters printed.

Instruction for the online talks and posters have been sent directly to the presenters by email.

Social program

The HYP2022 participants and accompanying persons are cordially invited to the following events: