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Practical Information Louvain-la-Neuve

Location and timing
The meeting will take place in the Hotel Mercure , Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.


Hotel Mercure
Boulevard de Lauzelle, 61
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

Tel:  +32 10 45 07 51
Fax: +32 10 45 09 11
Email [email protected]

Map of LLN - Direction to Hotel Mercure.

Meeting Schedule
Sunday May, 2nd, 2004
19.00 h - 21.00 hWelcome reception with drinks and sandwiches at the Hotel.
Monday May, 3rd, 2004
09.00h - 12.30 h Meeting (see agenda below) and coffee break.
12.30 h - 14.00 h Lunch
14.00 h 17.00 h Meeting (see agenda below) and coffee break.
19.00 h Meeting Dinner
Tuesday May, 4th, 2004
09.00 h - 12.30 h Meeting (see agenda below) and coffee break
12.30 h - 14.00 h Lunch
14.00 h - optional :visit to the Centre de Recherches du Cyclotron or walking tour of Louvain-la-Neuve.

Meeting Agenda
1. Minutes of the previous FINUPHY Round Table Meeting, in Catania, Italy, on February 27-28, 2003.
2. Information on the recent developments within the European Nuclear Physics Research Infrastructures (proposals for 15 minutes contributions should be sent in advance to Jean Vervier. [email protected]).
3. Exchanges on the future of the EURONS proposal (Alex Mueller)
4. Mapping studies by NuPECC (Muhsin Harakeh)
5. Joint Scientific and Technological Activities and Studies
5.1. Instrumentation for radioactive Nuclear Beam experiments (Rauno Julin)
5.2. Heavy and Superheavy Elements (Gottfried Muenzenberg)
5.3. High-resolution multielectron and multiphoton detector (Muhsin Harakeh)
5.4. Interdisciplinary use of Nuclear Physics Research Infrastructures (Dominique Goutte)
5.5. A general science view on the future directions and goals of Nuclear Physics (Brian Fulton)
6. Opinion and suggestions from the Users of the Research Infrastructures
7. FINUPHY budget (Dieter Mueller)
8. Extension of the FINUPHY contract beyond September 30, 2004
9. Miscellaneous
10. Date and place of the next FINUPHY meeting, if any

Lodging and Travel

A number of rooms have been blocked in the Mercure Hotel for the time of the meeting at 73 per night for a single room and 82 for a double (breakfast included). We would like to ask you to make your room reservations directly with the hotel, before March 5, 2004*. The Booking Form should be filled in and faxed or e-mailed to the hotel.
*After that date, the hotel cannot guarantee the availability of a room.

< Booking Form >


From Brussels :

- Take the highway E411 direction Namur-Luxembourg
- Exit Number 7 Louvain-la-Neuve
- Take the N4 on right hand
- At the traffic island, take on right direction

From Namur :

- Take the highway E411 direction Brussels
- Exit number 9 “Corroy-le-Grand/Louvain-la-Neuve”
- Take on left to the N4
- Take the N4 on right at the traffic island
- At the traffic light, go straight
- Pass a first traffic island
- At the second traffic island, take on left direction

Click here for the directions to the Hotel Mercure.

Ask for a ticket to Ottignies. When you arrive at Ottignies station, take a taxi to the Hotel Mercure. If there is no taxi at the station, you can call for a taxi, the following number : 010 - 45 22 22.
If you plan to arrive after 22h00 on Sunday May, 2nd, 2004, please let us know your schedule so that we can arrange your pick you up (e-mail : [email protected]).

From Brussels Airport (Zaventem) : the airport is connected to Brussels by train (every 15-30 minutes). The tourist and information desk can help you to reach Louvain-la-Neuve. This service is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and is located in the baggage hall of the airport. A taxi from Brussels National Airport to the Hotel Mercure costs around 70 .

Carmen Angulo
E-mail: [email protected]
Guido Ryckewaert
E-mail: [email protected]
Jean Vervier
E-mail: [email protected]
Coordinator FINUPHY

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