I. International Workshop "Fundamental Physics of Ferroelectrics", (Williamsburg, VA, USA, February, 2008).

1. R.I. Eglitis and D. Vanderbilt "Ab initio calculations of BaTiO3, PbTiO3, SrTiO3 (001) and (011) surface structures". Abstracts: p. 70-71.

II. International workshop "Interaction and Interference in Nanoscopic Transport" (Dresden, Germany, February, 2008).

2. V. Kashcheyevs, C. Karrasch, T. Hecht, and V. Meden, "From single particle to correlation-dominated criticality in a level-crossing transition". Abstracts: Po. 22.

III. 24th ISSP Conference (Riga, Latvia, February, 2008).

3. A. Gopejenko, Yu.F Zhukovskii, P.V. Vladimirov, and E.A. Kotomin, "Ab initio calculations of O and Y impurities in Fe fcc lattice". Abstracts: p. 4.

4. D. Bocharov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, D. Gryaznov, R.A. Evarestov, and E.A. Kotomin, "Structure and properties of UN nuclear fuels: quantum chemistry approach". Abstracts: p. 6.

5. O. Dumbrajs, "Gyrotrons for ITER". Abstracts: p. 27.

IV. 72nd Annual Meeting of German Physical Society (Berlin, Germany, February 2008).

6. S. Piskunov, E. Spohr, and T. Jacob, "Electronic structure and thermodynamic stability of cubic La1−xSrxMnO3 (001) surfaces: First principles calculations by means of hybrid density-functional theory". Abstracts: p. 592-593.

V. Nuclear Cross-Over (NXO) workshop on nuclear fuels (Tokyo, Japan, February, 2008)

7. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.A. Mastrikov, and Yu.F Zhukovskii, "First-principles modeling of nuclear fuels".

VI. Solvay workshop dedicated to memory of Radu Balescu (Brussels, Belgium, March, 2008)

8. O. Dumbrajs, "Stochastic processes in gyrotrons".

VII. American Physical Society March Meeting (New Orleans, LA, USA, March, 2008)

9. R.I. Eglitis and D. Vanderbilt, "Ab initio calculations of BaTiO3, PbTiO3, and SrTiO3 (001) and (011) surfaces". Abstracts: p. 347.

VIII. International Baltic Sea Region conference "Functional materials and nanotechnologies 2008" (Riga, Latvia, April, 2008).

10. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.A. Mastrikov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, S. Piskunov, and J. Maier, "First-principles modelling of perovskite surface reactivity". Abstracts: p. 19.

11. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, S. Piskunov, B. Berzina, L. Trinkler, and S. Bellucci, "Atomic and electronic structure of single-walled BN nanotubes containing nitrogen vacancies". Abstracts: p. 25.

12. A.I. Popov, G.J. McIntyre, and C. Wilkinson, "Photostimulable storage phosphors and image-plate development for neutron imaging". Abstracts: p. 32.

13. D. Bocharov, Yu. Zhukovskii, R.A. Evarestov, E.A. Kotomin, and A. Bandura, "Atomic and molecular oxygen adsorption on the UN (001) surface". Abstracts: p. 87.

14. V. Alexandrov, R.A. Evarestov, E.A. Kotomin, A. Kuzmin, J. Purans, M. Vracar, R. Merkle, J. Maier, "Theoretical and structural studies of charge ordering in CaFeO3 and SrFeO3". Abstracts: p. 88.

15. A.I. Popov, G.J. McIntyre, J. Zimmermann, V. Pankratov, C. Wilkinson, and H.von Seggern. "Evaluation of luminescent properties of neutron image plates". Abstracts: p. 90.

16. A.I. Popov, P.V. Savchyn, V.T. Adamiv, Ya.V. Burak, and I.M. Teslyuk, "Influence of doping on the luminescence properties of the lithium tetraborate single crystals". Abstracts: p. 91.

17. V. Pankratov, A.I. Popov, S. Chernov, and C. Feldmann, "Time-resolved luminescence of LaPO4: Ce, Tb nanophosphor". Abstracts: p. 92.

18. A.I. Popov, P.V. Savchyn, M. Cestelli Guidi, I.D. Karbovnyk, S.V. Myagkota, M. Piccinini, A.S. Voloshinovskii, "Influence of CsPbCl3 nanocrystals dispersed in Rb 0,8Cs0,2Cl matrix on its vibration parameters". Abstracts: p. 160.

19. V. Kashcheyevs, "Fitting carbon nanotubes into confined geometries: energy balance of single-walled bundles versus multiwalled configurations". Abstracts: p. 165.

20. V.N. Kuzovkov and W.von Niessen, "Anderson localization: Random walk approach". Abstracts: p. 166.

21. Yu.Shunin, S. Piskunov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, and E.A. Kotomin, "Modelling of fundamental properties for interconnects between Ni film and carbon nanotubes". Abstracts: p. 167.

22. S. Piskunov, E. Spohr, T. Jacob, E. Heifets, E.A. Kotomin, and D.E. Ellis, "Thermodynamic stability of La1-xSrxMnO3 surfaces: calculations by means of hybrid density functional theory". Abstracts: p. 181.

IX. The 6th International Conference "Information Technologies and Management", IT&M'2008 (Riga, Latvia, April, 2008).

23. D. Bocharov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, and E.A. Kotomin, "Spontaneous dissociation of O2 molecules at oxygen adsorption on the UN(001) surface". Abstracts: p. 14.

24. A. Gopeyenko, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, P.V. Vladimirov, and E.A. Kotomin, "Ab initio Calculations of oxygen and yttrium impurities in fcc Fe". Abstracts: p. 23.

25. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, V. Kashcheyevs, S. Piskunov, Yu.N. Shunin, and E.A. Kotomin, "Carbon nanotubes and nano-interconnects as basic elements for the next-generation nano-electronic devices". Abstracts: p. 25.

X. Baltic conference on Electrochemistry (Tartu, Estonia, April-May, 2008).

26. E.A. Kotomin, J. Maier, Yu.A. Mastrikov, and Yu.F. Zhukovskii, "First-principles calculations of the solid oxide fuel cells and interfacial storage in Li batteries". Abstracts: I-7

XI. 213th Meeting of American Electrochemical Socienty (Phoenix, AZ, USA, May, 2008).

27. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.A. Mastrikov, E. Heifets, R. Merkle, J. Fleig, J. Maier, A. Gordon, and J.Felsteiner, "First-principles modeling of SOFC cathode".

28. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, P. Balaya, and J. Maier, "Enhanced interfacial lithium storage in nanocomposites of transition metals with LiF or Li2O: experimental studies and theoretical simulations".

XII. Workshop on Nano-Materials and Nano-Technologies for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, n-MATE-2008 (Salerno, Italy, June, 2008).

29. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, "Atomic and electronic structure of carbon nanotubes and their bundles".

XIII. 9th International Symposium on Ferroelectricity, RCBJSF-9 (Vilnius, Lithuania, June, 2008).

30. Yu.F. Zhukovkii, E.A. Kotomin, S. Piskunov, and Yu.A. Mastrikov, "The effect of oxygen vacancies on the atomic and electronic structure of cubic ABO3 perovskite bulk and the (001) surface: Ab initio calculations". Abstracts: p. 33.

XIV. International conference "Advances in Atomic and Molecular Physics 2008" (Ratnieki, Latvia, June, 2008).

31. V. Kashcheyevs, B. Kastner, and M. Buitelaar, "Low-frequency excitation of quantum dots: charge pumping in nanocircuits".

XV. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (Karlsruhe, Germany, June, 2008).

32. O. Dumbrajs and T. Idehara, "Hysteresis in mode competition in high power 170 GHz gyrotron for ITER".

XVI. International Workshop "Computational Challenges and Tools for Nanotubes" CCTN08 (Montpellier, France, June, 2008).

33. V. Kashcheyevs, S. Piskunov, and Yu.F. Zhukovskii, "Modeling of electronic properties of CNT bundles and interconnects". Abstracts: p. 9.

XVII. 9th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, NT08 (Montpellier, France, June-July, 2008).

34. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, Yu.N. Shunin, S. Piskunov, and E.A. Kotomin, "First principles simulations of interconnects between CNTs and Ni(111) film". Abstracts: p. 284.

XVIII. 7th International Workshop "Strong Microwaves: Sources and Applications" (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, July-August, 2008).

35. O. Dumbrajs, M.Yu. Glyavin, T. Idehara, Z.C. Ioannidis, V.I. Khizhnyak, A.G. Luchinin, M.V. Morozkin, T. Saito, and I.G. Tigelis, "Continuously tunable coaxial gyrotrons".

36. B. Piosczyk, S. Alberti, F. Albajar, K. Avramidis, P. Benin, T. Bonicelli, S. Cirant, O. Dumbrajs, D. Fasel, J. Flamm, G. Gantenbein, T. Goodman, J.-P. Hogge, S. Illy, S. Jawla, J. Jin, S. Kern, C. Lievin, I. Pagonakis, O. Prinz, T. Rzesnicki, M. Thumm, and M.Q. Tran , "Status of the European 2 MW, 170 GHz coaxial cavity gyrotron for ITER".

XIX. The 6th International Conference "Advanced Optical Materials and Devices" (Riga, Latvia, August, 2008).

37. V. Kashcheyevs, "Transport-probed spectroscopy: from phonon-assisted tunnelling to adiabatic charge pumping". Abstracts: Pl-09.

38. V. Pankratov, A.I. Popov, S. Chernov, C. Feldmann, "Synthesis and Characterization of LaPO4:Ce,Tb nanophosphors". Abstract 1P-10.

39. D. Bocharov, A. Kuzmin, J. Purans, and Yu.F. Zhukovskii, "Quantum chemistry studies of the O K-edge X-ray absorption in WO3 and AWO3". Abstracts: 3P-05.

XX. International workshop in honour of Prof. Cesare Pisani (Torino, Italy, September, 2008).

40. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, S. Piskunov, and D.Ellis, "Hybrid DFT calculations of the F centers in cubic ABO3 perovskites".

41. V. Alexandrov, E.A. Kotomin, R.A. Evarestov, and J. Maier, "Ab initio study of bulk and surface iron defects in SrTiO3".

XXI. 33rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Teraherz Waves (California, USA, September, 2008).

42. O. Dumbrajs, Y. Kominis, and G.S. Nusinovich, "Gyrotron dynamics in the process of mode switching in gyrotrons".

43. S. Kern, A. Avramides, M.H. Beringer, O. Dumbrajs, and Y.H. Liu, "Gyrotron mode competition calculations: investigations on the choice of numerical parameters".

XXII. EMC 2008 Europe: "Next-generation Nanointerconnects" (Hamburg, Germany, September, 2008).

44. S. Piskunov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, and E.A. Kotomin, "Electronic properties of Ni(111)/CNT nanointerconnects: Modeling from first principles".

XXIII. 25th International Symposium on Fusion Technology, (Rostock, Germany, September, 2008).

45. A. Gopejenko, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, P.V. Vladimirov, E.A. Kotomin, and A. Moslang, "Simulation of yttrium oxide particle formation in iron in support of ODS steel development". Abstracts: p. 226.

XXIV. Festkorper mit Speicherfunktion (Energie, Information, Stoffe), 14. Vortragstagung der FG Festkorperchemie und Materialforschung (Bayreuth, Germany, September, 2008).

46. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.F.Zhukovskii, and J.Maier, "Atomistic modelling of a new mechanism for a Li storage in batteries". Abstracts: A61, p.13 (also published in Z.Anorg. Allg. Chem., vol. 634, p.2055 (2008)).

XXV. 7th International Workshop "Materials Models and Simulations for Nuclear Fuels" (Karlsruhe, Germany, September, 2008).

47. D. Gryaznov, E. Heifets, and E.A. Kotomin, "VASP calculations for perfect and defective actinide nitrides and oxides".

48. D. Bocharov, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, and E.A. Kotomin, "Interaction of the oxygen molecule with the UN(001) surface: Ab initio modeling".

49. S.N. Rashkeev, E.A. Kotomin, Y.A. Mastrikov, and P. van Uffelen, "First principles modelling of defect migration in uranium nitride and transuranus prediction of fuel performance".

50. D. Gryaznov, and D. Fuks, "Ab initio thermodynamics of (U,Zr)N solid solutions".

51. P. van Uffelen, and E.A. Kotomin, "Using first principle calculations for nitride fuels in a fuel performance code".

XXVI. 9th International Workshop Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (Frascati, Italy, October, 2008).

52. Yu.N. Shunin, Yu.F. Zhukovskii, and S. Bellucci, "Simulations of properties of CNT/Ni(111) interconnects using the effective media approach". Abstracts: P. 32-34.

53. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, S. Piskunov, E.A. Kotomin, and S. Bellucci. "2D periodic models of Ni(111)/CNT interconnects (bundles): ab initio calculations". Abstracts: p. 35-37.

54. V. Kashcheyevs and M. Buitelaar, "Adiabatic pumping put to test: modeling of low-frequency electron transport through carbon nanotubes". Abstracts: p. 38.

XXVII. 22nd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (Geneva, Switzerland, October, 2008).

55. V. Igochine, O. Dumbrajs, H. Zohm, and G. Papp, "The role of stochastization in fast MHD phenomena on ASDEX Upgrade".

XXVIII. Intrenational Workshop on Fundamentals of Li Based Batteries (Schloss Ringberg, Bayern, Germany, November, 2008).

56. E.A. Kotomin, Yu.F.Zhukovskii, and J.Maier, "First principles modelling of interfacial mechanism for Li storage in nanocomposites".

XXIX. 14th International Conference on Thin Films & Reactive Sputter Deposition 2008 (Gent, Belgium, November, 2008).

57. G. Zvejnieks and E.E. Tornau, "Modeling of phase separation in Au-Ni surface alloy".

XXX. International workshop "Towards Reality in Nanoscale Materials'08" (Levi, Finland, December, 2008).

58. V. Kashcheyevs, "Models for charge localization and adiabatic redistribution in carbon nanotubes".

XXXI. 2008 Fall MRS Meeting (Boston, MA, USA, December 2008).

59. Yu.F. Zhukovskii, S. Piskunov, E.A. Kotomin, and D.E. Ellis, "Comparison of the atomic and electronic structure of single F-centers in cubic PbZrO3, PbTiO3, and SrTiO3 perovskites". Abstracts: C.9.1.

60. S. Piskunov, E. Spohr, T. Jacob, E. Heifets, E.A. Kotomin, and D.E. Ellis, "Thermodynamic stability and electronic structure of LaMnO3 and La0.875Sr0.125MnO3 (001) surfaces: first-principles calculations by means of a hybrid density-functional theory". Abstracts: PP.9.32.