Oct 12 – 17, 2015
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Asia/Kolkata timezone

First Circular

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FIRST CIRCULAR FOR AAPCOS 2015 MEETING   
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The AAPCOS 2015 will be held from October 12 - October 17, 2015.

The first two days of the meeting (October 12 - October 13, 2015)
will be devoted to a Lecture Course
having pedagogical lectures
on Dark Matter: Theory and Experiments and is mainly targeted to
Ph.D. students and Post-Docs (a few highly motivated M.Sc. students
may also be accommodated).

The main conference will be held during the period
October 14 - October 17, 2015 and will consist of invited and
contributory talks.
The conference will cover
the topics of Dark Matter and Dark Energy, 
Cosmology and Gravity, Physics and Astrophysics of Neutrinos,
Supernovae and Compact Objects, Gravitational Waves,
High Energy Cosmic Rays and High Energy Gamma Ray Astrophysics.

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LECTURE COURSE ON DARK MATTER (OCTOBER 12 - OCTOBER 13, 2015) 
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Total number of participants : 50

Registration fee (for Lecture Course only) :

(Registration fee for M.Sc. students, if accepted, for
participation may be waived.)

M.Sc. Students: Free
Ph.D. Students: INR 500.00
Post-Docs & Faculties: INR 1000.00


Registration fees are to be paid in CASH at the registration desk.

Registration closes : August 31, 2015

                              : extended to September 9, 2015

ALL QUERIES REGARDING THE LECTURE COURSE PART OF
AAPCOS 2015 SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO
 

Dr. MALA DAS (email: mala.das@saha.ac.in)
Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology Division
Saha institute of Nuclear Physics
1/AF Bidhannagar,
Kolkata- 700064

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MAIN CONFERENCE (OCTOBER 14 - OCTOBER 17, 2015)                 
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Participation by invitation only

To receive an invitation for participation in the Conference, please submit a title and
the abstract of the proposed talk (to be uploaded to the conference website).

Abstract submission deadline : August 31, 2015

                                              : extended to September 9, 2015

Notification of acceptance of abstracts selected for contributory talks : By September 7, 2015

                            : By September 15, 2015 (modified date)

Ph.D. Students must also submit a letter of recommendation from their supervisors to be sent to the email address debasish.majum@gmail.com (with subject "Recommendation for AAPCOS 2015") on or before August 31, 2015.

Registration fee

Faculties: INR 6000.00
Post-Docs: INR 3000.00
Ph.D. Students: INR 1000.00


Registration fees are to be paid in CASH at the Conference registration desk.

Registration closes : August 31, 2015

                              : extended to September 9, 2015

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LECTURE COURSE + CONFERENCE (OCTOBER 12 - OCTOBER 17, 2015)  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Registration fee

Faculties: INR 6000.00
Post-Docs: INR 4000.00
Ph.D. Students: INR 1500.00



Registration closes : August 31, 2015

                              : extended to September 9, 2015

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ACCOMMODATION          
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Accommodation is not covered in the registration fees. The participants have
to arrange their own accommodations. But for the convenience of the
participants, AAPCOS 2015 committee suggests the following

Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences
CF 11, Action Area 1C,
New Town, Rajarhat
Kolkata 700156
Phone +91 33 4032 3333
FAX +91 33 4032 3334
http://www.novotel.com


Few rooms (around ten) at a concessional rate
(on a "first come first serve" basis) are available
at Novotel Kolkata for AAPCOS 2015 participants.

The room rents only for AAPCOS 2015 participants are as follows

Superior Single : INR 5500.00 (per room per night)
Superior Double : INR 6000.00 (per room per night)

The participants will pay their accommodation charges directly to the hotel.
Booking can be made by sending an email to Ms. Payel Roy Ganguly
at the email address h6937-sl8@accor.com marking a copy to
h6937-re1@accor.com .

The participants should mention the reference of "SINP-AAPCOS,2015" while
booking rooms.

Since all requests for the room requirement would be subjected to
availability, the participants are suggested to book rooms as early
as possible.

Accommodation can also be made at the guest house of

S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,
Block JD, Sector III,
Bidhannagar, Kolkata - 700098.
email: bhagirathiguesthouse@bose.res.in


The charges (to be paid by the participants directly to the guest house)
are as follows

Suites: INR 2000.00 (per night)  ---------------------- 04 in number
Single Room: INR 1200.00 (per night) ------------ 30 in number
Double Room: INR 1500.00 (per night) ----------- 04 in number

For booking accommodation at this guest house, please send us mail to the email address debasish.majum@gmail.com with a copy to Mr. K. P. Modak, APC Division, SINP, email: kpmodakiitkgp@gmail.com .

We are also trying to arrange the accommodation possibilities at Saha Institute
of Nuclear Physics hostels/guest houses which will be posted soon.

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Local Organising Committee
AAPCOS 2015

SINP, Kolkata