International School of Liquid Crystals

CECAM Workshop



The CECAM Workshop will be held at the  Center for Scientific Culture "Ettore Majorana" in Erice,  a small town of Sicily in the South of Italy with  a great tradition of hosting high quality scientific meetings  ( . The meeting will be part of the annual programme of the permanent International School on Liquid Crystals, directed by Prof. C. Zannoni, established at this Center in 1998 to host national and international courses and workshops in the field of anisotropic fluids (

Scientific programme

The programme will include a number of invited talks and  poster  session to allow all participants   to present their  research work.
See the Workshop Schedule for more details.

Abstract submission

for abstract submission
is June 15th , 2002

Abstract should be in electronic format (one page A4 "Times 12"), ans sent by e-mail to Dr. P.Pasini ( with the abstract submission form (WORD-type or PDF-type) .
after April 20 the Abstract can be submitted using the Abstract Submission Fields in the online registration menu provided for the 2002 conferences in this web site.


Participants should
arrive in Erice on  July 13 
(possibly not  later than 5 p.m.
at Palermo Airport) 
and depart  from Erice on July 18.


Registration at the Workshop includes: full board accommodation at Center for Scientific Culture "Ettore Majorana", transportation from/to Palermo airport and social dinner.

The total fee is US $ 450:

register by sending  the registration form  (WORD-type or PDF-type) by e-mail to Dr.P.Pasini (

register online using the registration menu provided for the 2002 conferences in this web site.


The lodgings will be spread in rooms of ancient monasteries and in some hotels  in Erice.
Each room is with shower and WC.


Breakfast will be in  the dining room of the  Centre. Lunch and dinner will  be  at restaurants which work in connection with the center. Details will be  given  at your arrival.


Erice is a village sited at the top of a small mountain (750 meters above  sea level) and there the  climate is a bit different from the other parts of  Sicily. Even in summer it is not really hot and in the evening it is a bit  windy.


Dr. P. Pasini                          
INFN Sezione di Bologna
Via Irnerio 46
40126   Bologna,  Italy

Prof. C.  Zannoni   
Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica
ed Inorganica, Universita`
Viale Risorgimento 4
40126 Bologna, Italy

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