General Information

Fees

Participation in any part of the conferences is restricted to those who have applied in advance. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2005, but all are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Applications should be made using the enclosed Application form and returned with the appropriate fees to Mrs. Barbara Simoni (INFN Sezione di Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, 40126 Bologna ITALY, fax +39 051 244101). Faxed and photocopied forms are acceptable. 

Category

Early-bird*

Standard

 

 

 

Participant **

430

490

Student ***

250

290

Accompanying person****

160

180

* Early-bird fees are ONLY available for applications received before Wednesday 15 December 2004.

** Fee includes: Conference Material, Welcome Reception, Coffee Breaks, Tickets for the Lunches of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday or, alternatively for a half day ski-pass for the same days, and Conference Dinner.

*** Student ID required

**** Fee includes: Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner and Tickets for the Lunches of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday or, alternatively, for a half day ski-pass for the same days.

HOTEL reservation

For late Hotel Reservation please contact directly the
Tourist Office in Sesto

Terms and conditions

No reservations for accommodation, meals or social events will be made if payment is not received prior to the start of the conference.

All registrations received by the closing date will be acknowledged. If an acknowledgment is not received within 14 days, please contact the Conference Secretary. 

Notification of acceptance of your scientific contributions as an oral or poster presentation will be sent after the Scientific Committee has reached a decision.

Hotel booking cancellations received after 15 January 2005 will be subject to an administrative charge of 50%. It will not be possible to offer any refunds on cancellations received after 1 February 2005, although substitutes of people can be made at any time. Cancellations must be confirmed by letter, fax or e-mail.

Arrival

The Conference BUS connections, from Venice Airport to Sesto and viceversa, are planned to take about 4 hours depending on the weather and traffic conditions, and the schedule will be as the following:

 

Sunday, 27 February
at 14.00
from Venice Airport to Sesto
Sunday, 27 February
at 18.00
from Venice Airport to Sesto
Friday, 4 March
at 15.00
from Sesto to Venice Airport
Saturday, 5 March
at 9.00
from Sesto to Venice Airport

The busses at Venice airport (Marco Polo) will depart from outside the arrival exit.
On the sides of the bus it is written the name "Holzer" and a poster with ECLC2005 will be displayed on the front window of the bus.

Detailed information on how to reach Sesto are given in the Tourist Association web page http://www.sexten.it/en/06_right/anreise_sexten_sesto.htm.

For people planning to reach Sesto by train, the nearest station is S.Candido (Innichen).
The train timetable can be found at:

http://www.trenitalia.it/.

 

From S.Candido (Innichen) to Sesto there is a bus connection, and the timetable can be found at:

http://www.holzerbusse.it/en/en_winterfahrplan_holzerbusse_sexten_sesto.htm.

Abstract submission

The closing date for Abstract submission is 15 December 2004.

Abstract submission should be made using the enclosed Abstract submission template (A4 format and Times_New_Roman character) and returned by E-mail in WORD or LATEX format to Mrs. Barbara Simoni: simoni@bo.infn.it and to Dr. Paolo Pasini: pasini@bo.infn.it

(INFN Sezione di Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, 40126 Bologna ITALY, fax +39 051 244101).

Proceedings

The proceedings of ECLC2005 will be published by Taylor and Francis as a special issue of Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. If you intend to submit a paper for the proceedings please send by E-mail the manuscript (maximum 10-12 pages) to Mrs. Barbara Simoni: simoni@bo.infn.it or to Dr. Paolo Pasini: pasini@bo.infn.it

(INFN Sezione di Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, 40126 Bologna ITALY, fax +39 051 244101).

The instructions for the authors can be found at the site
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/gmclauth.asp
The manuscript must be accompanied by a signed copyright and transmittal form which can be downloaded from
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/copyrightinc.pdf
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/transmittal.pdf
Manuscripts should be submitted before March 31, 2005.