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Practical Information Catania

Location and timing
The meeting will take place at INFN - LNS (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare- Laboratori Nazionali del Sud), Catania, Italy.

The Round Table meeting will start on Thursday February 27 at 2 pm, to allow attendees to reach Catania in the morning, and finish on Friday February 28 around 4-5 pm.


Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Laboratori Nazionali del Sud
Via Santa Sofia 44
95125 Catania

Tel: +39 095 542284 or (542296) or (542301)
Fax: +39 095 542301
Email [email protected]

Click here for a map of the city.

Meeting Schedule
Thursday February 27
A dinner is planned for Thursday night.
Saturday March 1
Excursion to ETNA ... ... and Taormina.

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Meeting Agenda
1. Minutes of the previous FINUPHY Round Table meeting at Trento, Italy, on October 28-29, 2002.
2. Information for the European Research Infrastructures (proposals for 15-min contributions should be sent to Jean Vervier ([email protected]) or to Emilio Migneco ([email protected]).
3. Joint Scientific and Technological Activities and Studies
3.1. A general science on the future directions and goals of Nuclear Physics (Brian Fulton)
3.2. Interdisciplinary uses of Nuclear Physics Research Infrastructures (Dominique Goutte)
3.3. Heavy and Superheavy Elements (Gottfried Muenzenberg)
3.4. Instrumentation for Radioactive Nuclear Beam experiments (Rauno Julin)
3.5. High-resolution multielectron and multiphoton detectors (Mushin Harakeh)
4. Mapping studies by NuPECC (Mushin Harakeh)
5. Status of the IN3NS proposal (Alex Mueller)
6. Opinions and suggestions from the Users of the Research Infrastructures
7. FINUPHY budget (Dieter Mueller)
8. Miscellaneous
9. Date and place of the next FINUPHY Round Table meeting

Lodging and Travel
Lodging (Click here for a map with all the hotels)

Hotel rooms have provisionally been reserved at special rates for the nights of February 27nd to March 1st (3 nights).

Jolly Hotel Bellini Catania
Piazza Trento 13, Catania, 95129, Italy
Phone: +39 095 316 933, Fax: +39 095 316 832
Price : Single € 79 - Double € 116

The reservations will be made by our Centre. Please send your exact hotel requirements (dates, room type) to Roberta Tudisco, indicating your hotel preferences and a reservation confirmation will be sent to you. The deadline for registration is February 10.

Tudisco Roberta
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel:(+39) 095 542 301


Agnello Gaetano
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: (+39) 095 542 296

LNS ( is located in the campus of the University of Catania. LNS is about 30' from Catania airport.

Arriving by plane

Catania is connected by direct scheduled flights to several Italian cities and some European cities. Taxis are available right outside the terminal building. Typical rate is 25 Euro.

Paolo Finocchiaro
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: (+39)095.542.284
Agnello Gaetano
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: (+39) 095 542 296
Tudisco Roberta
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel:(+39) 095 542 301
Jean Vervier
E-mail: [email protected]
Coordinator FINUPHY

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