Circular #2 (PDF, 464KB)
INTERNATIONAL ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS SYMPOSIUM: The High Energy
May 6-8, 2008 - Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA
The International Astroparticle Physics Symposium: The
High Energy Frontier (IAPS 2008) will be held on May 6-8, 2008, in
Golden, Colorado, and will be hosted by the Colorado School of Mines
(CSM). The focus of the Symposium will be to examine the state and
the future of the field of high-energy Astroparticle Physics. Details
regarding abstract submission, registration, housing, travel, and
meeting schedule are provided below, and are also available on the
Symposium website at http://iaps.mines.edu
The list of invited speakers will appear shortly after the distribution
of this circular in the
website under "Program".
Due to the size of the venue and other restrictions, the number of
participants will be limited to 150. Hence, we strongly encourage
participants to register early.
The Symposium will consist of invited presentations and contributed
talks. Contributed talks will be selected based on abstract submission
and evaluation by members of the International Advisory Board. Abstracts
should be submitted electronically at the meeting website. Please
use the templates provided and create a PDF file ready to upload.
Follow the upload link on the website, and use the username: IAPS08
and password: physics08 to log in to the secure upload area. The deadline
for abstract submission is February 29th, 2008.
Registration for the meeting may be completed at the meeting website.
Payment of the registration fee may be made on-line using a major
credit card or by check. The registration fees are:
- $265 on or before March 28, 2008
- $325 after March 28, 2008
- $205 on or before March 28, 2008
- $265 after March 28, 2008
The registration fee covers the cost of meeting participation,
lunches, and coffee breaks, as well as the Reception on May 6 and
the Banquet on May 7.
For those requiring an invitation letter for a US visa
application, please visit the "Travel Info"
link on the Symposium website. Visa approval for visitors to the United
States can be lengthy; therefore, we urge international participants
to check entry requirements and begin the necessary paperwork well
in advance of the Symposium.
TRAVEL TO/FROM THE SYMPOSIUM:
Please visit the "Travel Info"
link on the Symposium website for information related to travel to/from
the Symposium location.
Blocks of rooms have been reserved at two nearby hotels. The Table
Mountain Inn is within walking distance of the Symposium venue. The
Hampton Inn is about 3 miles away. Although a limited shuttle service
will be available from this hotel, car-pooling is encouraged. Participants
should make their own reservations with the hotels. See the "Lodging
information" link in the "Travel Info"
section for more information.
- February 29, 2008 Abstract submission deadline
- March 21, 2008 Contributed presentations selected and speakers notified
- March 28, 2008 Early registration deadline
- April 4, 2008 Lodging reservation deadline
- April 18, 2008 Third Circular with program details
The Symposium will begin on Tuesday, May 6, at 8:45AM and conclude
on Thursday, May 8, at approximately 5:30PM. The Symposium venue will
be in Berthoud Hall in the newly remodeled Room 241. A Reception will
be held at the CSM Geology Museum at the end of the first day. The
Reception will be followed by a public lecture. The Symposium Dinner
will be held on Wednesday, May 7, at the Ship Rock Grill, located
in the scenic Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre.
The members of the local Organizing Committee and of the International
Advisory Board are listed on the Symposium website.
All correspondence should be made through:
Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401
Local phone: 303/273-3321
Toll-free phone: 800/446-9488, ext. 3321