Physics of Neutron Stars – 2014
commemorating the 100th birthday of Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich
July 28 — August 1, 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia
This is the Third Announcement (of July 22, with additions of July 24, 2014) for the international conference "Physics of Neutron Stars - 2014" to be held in Saint Petersburg, Russia from July 28 till August 1, 2014.
Dear participants of the conference "Physics of Neutron Stars - 2014" !
Welcome party of the conference will be held on Sunday, July 27th at 19:00 (7 pm) in the Pushkin Hall (located near the main conference hall) of the Saint-Petersburg Academic University (also known as NOC). Participants can bring their accompanying persons to the party free of charge. Participants are encouraged to register during the Welcome party in order to avoid large crowds on Monday.
You can see maps showing the way from the nearest subway stations ("Ploschad Muzhestva" and "Polytekhnicheskaya") to the NOC in the Venue section of this site.
The conference starts on Monday, July 28th at 9:00 in the main conference hall of the NOC. The registration will open on Monday at 8:15. It will be also possible (and it is encouraged) to register during the Welcome party on Sunday.
The organizers have arranged free lunches for the participants from Monday till Friday. The participants, who are vegetarian, should inform the organizers about their dietary preferences during the registration. The lunches will take place in the "Lesnoe" cafeteria. A map to "Lesnoe" will be included in the participant toolkit.
The lunches will take place in two shifts. The majority of the participants will be on the first shift. They should proceed to "Lesnoe" immediately after the end of the morning conference session at about 13:00 (1 pm). The participants from the second shift should come to "Lesnoe" at about 13:45 - 14:00 (1:45 pm - 2 pm).
All persons who have booked excursions will be on the first lunch shift. On Wednesday, July 30th they should be done with their lunches by about 13.50 (1.50 pm). The excursion buses are scheduled to depart at 14.00 (2 pm).
Conference banquet will take place on Thursday, July 31st at 19:00 (7 pm) in the NOC gymnasium (located in the same building). At about 19:30 we will have a special talk by dr. Sergey Blinnikov tited "The Genius, the friend of paradoxes".
An entry ticket to the banquet for an accompanying person can be purchased at the registration desk for 2000 rubles.
Posters will be on display during the entire week in the area near the entrance to the main conference hall. There will be an informal poster session with wine and snack after the end of the evening conference session on Tuesday, July 29th. Attendance of the poster session is completely optional for both presenters and viewers.
We look forward to seeing you in Saint Petersburg very soon!
Welcome to Saint-Petersburg!