Date: 10-17 July 2004 - Erice ITALY

11th Workshop on:

Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystals:
effects of surfaces and ferroelectric subphases

Directors:
E. Gorecka, M. Marinelli, P. Pasini


Workshop INFO

EARLY APPLICATION IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED
Closing date for application: April 30th, 2004.


Communication (letter or email) will be sent to
successful applicants by May 30th, 2004.


Venue

The ERICE 2004 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 (http://www.ccsem.infn.it/) . 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 (http://www-th.bo.infn.it/islc/).

Scientific programme

The Workshop will consist of 5 working days with 13-15 lecturers.

Abstract submission

Deadline 30 April 2004

Dates

Arrival July 10th, 2004.
Departure July 17th, 2004.

Registration

We suggest completing the registration form You can find in this site and sending it, preferably via e-mail, to
massimo.marinelli@uniroma2.it or pasini@bo.infn.it
or via FAX to Dr. P.Pasini at the no. +39 051 244101.

EARLY APPLICATION IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED
Closing date for application: April 30th, 2004.

Accommodation

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

The total fee, which includes full board and lodging (arranged by the School) is Euro 600.


Meals

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.

Weather

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.

Contacts

Prof. M.Marinelli
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica
Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Via del Politecnico, 1
00133 Roma, Italy
massimo.marinelli@uniroma2.it
Dr. P.Pasini
INFN Sezione di Bologna
Via Irnerio 46
40126 Bologna, Italy
Fax: +39 051 244101

 
pasini@bo.infn.it