9th INTERNATIONAL SPRING SEMINAR ON NUCLEAR PHYSICS
CHANGING FACETS OF NUCLEAR STRUCTURE
VICO EQUENSE, MAY 20-24, 2007
Thank you for your interest in the Ninth International
Spring Seminar on Nuclear Physics which will be held in Vico Equense
(40 km from Naples, 10 km from Sorrento) from Sunday May 20 to
Thursday 24, 2007 .
Participants are expected to arrive at Vico Equense by the evening of Saturday
May 19. On Saturday afternoon the conference will provide a transfer service
from the arrival points in Naples (Airport and Central Railway Station) to
Vico Equense. The Seminar will begin on Sunday, May 20 at 9:00 a.m.
and end on Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. An attendance of about 80 is
expected on the basis of the replies to the first circular.
This Seminar is devoted to recent achievements
and new challenges in nuclear structure experiment and theory. The main
topics to be covered are:
- Exotic nuclear structure
- Nuclear structure and nuclear forces
- Shell model and nuclear structure
- Collective modes of nuclear excitation
- Special topics
Each of these topics will be covered by general talks
and more specialized seminars. A poster session may also be organized. A
third and final circular providing information on transportation from Naples
to Vico Equense and social events as well as a detailed program will be posted
on our Web site at the beginning of May. By the end of March you will
find on this site the timetables of a bus service from the Naples
Airport to Vico Equense and of the Circumvesuviana trains leaving from the
Central Railway Station.
This second circular provides information on
contributions, registration and accommodation.
CONTRIBUTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS
Invited speakers as well as participants
wishing to contribute to the Seminar are requested to electronically submit
a one-page abstract no later than April 10, 2007. All abstracts
will be reproduced and collected in a volume to be issued to each participant
at the time of registration. A limited number of oral presentations for
seminars (lasting about 20 minutes) will be selected from contributions
for which we have received abstracts prior to April 10. The relevance
to the theme of the Seminar will be a prerequisite for this selection.
Depending on the number of submitted abstracts, a poster session may
also be organized. Notification of selected oral or poster presentation
will be given to the authors by the end of April.
Abstracts should be written in LaTeX format,
using the conference abstract
template. Please send the LaTeX files by E-mail to VICO07@NA.INFN.IT.
Should you have further questions, please contact the Scientific Secretary
of the Seminar Angela
Gargano. The Seminar proceedings will be published by
The text of oral presentations (general talks and seminars) and of all
contributions (as distinct from abstracts) relevant to the Seminar will be
published in the proceedings. The decision about which contributions are to
be published will be taken by the Advisory Committee. Contributions will not
be included in the proceedings if you do not attend the Seminar.
The publication of the proceedings will utilize author-prepared copies.
Instructions concerning the format and the length of the manuscript
will be given in the third circular. The deadline for receipt
of manuscripts is June 30, 2007. To publish the proceedings in a timely
manner, this deadline must be strictly observed. No paper arriving later than
this date will be accepted.
Please complete the registration
form and submit it before April 5, 2007.
The registration fee is € 250,00 and may be paid on arrival. This fee
will include the welcome cocktail on Sunday evening, coffee break
refreshments, the Seminar banquet for participants and accompanying persons
and a copy of the proceedings. It does
not include meals.
Via Luigi Serio, 10 - 80069 VICO EQUENSE (Napoli) Italy
Fax: +39 081 8790385
Telephone: +39 081 8015522
Participants will be lodged in three hotels: Oriente, where the Seminar
will take place,
all close to each other and a few
steps from the Circumvesuviana Railway Station.
Frequent trains lead to Sorrento in about 15 minutes or to Napoli in about
1 hour. Breakfast will be served in each hotel while dinner will be served
to all participants at the Hotel Oriente.
This will provide the opportunity
for contacts and small group discussions in a very pleasant and informal
The package price offered covers accommodation for 6 nights with breakfast
and dinner including dinner on May 19 and breakfast on May 25. Price
per person at the Hotel Oriente or Aequa: in double room € 450,00;
in single room € 510,00.
Price per person at the Hotel Astoria: in double room € 300,00;
in single room € 450,00. For children sharing
parents' room there is a 30% discount on the above prices. The number of single
rooms is limited. Accommodation will be granted on a first
come first served basis. If the number of participants will exceed the room
availability, we will try to arrange accommodation at another hotel of the
same category based on availability.
Lunches during the Seminar are not included. Participants
can enjoy them at typical restaurants or at the Hotel Oriente which can
offer them a special price.
Before and after the Seminar the Hotels can provide
accommodation, if room is available, on a half board basis at a special price
per person and per day corresponding to one sixth of the package price.
The Seminar Center must receive reservations and a deposit of €
75,00 per person, as shown in the
accommodation form before April 5, 2007.
No refunds are allowed on the package price for unused meals or for
room occupancy less than 6 nights. Should you need any
other kind of accommodation rather than the offered 6 nights package, you
are kindly requested to specify it on the accommodation form or to contact
the Hotel Oriente directly.
We count very much on your active participation and look forward
to seeing you in Vico Equense.
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