1-6 February 2015
ICPAQGP 2015 Proceedings Published by: Proceedings of Science: https://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=242


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                   ICPAQGP - 2015 (February 2-6, 2015)

(Student Day on February 1, 2015)

Details of the Conference
(January 26, 2015)


The Conference venue is the Meghnad Saha Auditorium of the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), located in the same campus as VECC. Address is:

Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre /  Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics 
1/AF, Bidhan Nagar
Kolkata 700064 , India


The accommodation link of the webpage gives details of the nearby hotels.

Accommodations in the hotels have been booked by individuals, as requested.

Accommodation details for supported participants and those who requested accommodation in nearby Guest Houses have been displayed in the website (may be found on top of this page).

How to reach:

Information on How to reach and a google map of the Conference venue and the Hotels / Guest Houses may be found here.

Student Day (February 1, 2015 (sunday))

The Student Day and all the sessions of the Conference will be held in the Meghnad Saha Auditorium. 

We have put together an impressive program for the Student Day. Although the lectures are intended for students and young reserachers, other participants who are present at Kolkata during are most welcome to attend the talks. However, prior intimation on participation to the Student Day lectures will be appreciated.

Conference Office and Registration Desk:

The Conference Office will start functioning in the lobby of the Megnad Saha Auditorium starting from the afternoon of February 1, 2015. We would like to request you to come to the registration desk to collect all the relevant information. Those who have already paid the registration fees through bank transfer, may please produce the related document at the registration desk.

Supported participants: We have accommodated majority of the support requests. Participants receiving support have been notified separatey. Participants getting support may please bring the support letter  and the tickets (for those who have been offered travel support)  at the registration desk.

Scientific Program:

The Scientific Program link to the Conference webpage gives the tentative program for the Student Day and Plenary Sessions. The Timetable link lists the program in indico.

Please note that there will be no overhead projector. Only digital material, like ppt or pdf will be used. The alloted time mentioned in the agenda include discussion times. The parallel sessions are of 20 mins. duration.

We would like to request all the speakers to upload their presentation files in pdf or ppt format to the indico page in advance (at least one day prior to the scheduled talk).

Posters Session:

The information about poster presentations has been intimated to the respective contributors. The posters will be of size: 80cm width x 100cm length. The posters will be displayed on the first floor of the Meghnad Saha auditorium. The contributors are requested to place the posters in the afternoon of February 2nd. A dedicated poster session will be held on Tuesday (February 3, 2015)


An Outreach program by Prof. Rolf Heuer, Director General, CERN will be held at 3PM on February 6, 2015. 
Participants of ICPAQGP 2015 are welcome to attend the program.

Title: “Breaking the wall of the hidden universe - What the discovery of the Higgs boson tells us about Physics, Mankind and the Universe”

Social Program:

  • Welcome Reception: will take place from 18:00 to 19:00 hrs near the Meghnad Saha Auditorium
  • Cultural Program:  "Devatmayee - The Soul of the Gods" by Manipuri Nartanalyaya
    lassical Manipuri Dance and Manipuri Dance Production
  • The Conference Dinner: will be held in the evening (at 7:30 PM) of February 4 (wednesday) at Hotel Hyatt Regency.
  • Confernece Group Photograph: The Conference photograph will be taken (in front of the auditorium) at 1PM on February 5, 2015.
  • Excursion: The afternoon of February 5 (Thursday) is reserved for excursion (Local Sight Seeing).


Travel Service and Travel Desk:
We have requested PANWAYS travel agency, 87,Lenin Sarani,Kolkata-700013   (phone:  0091 8697747645) to have a travel desk on the venue during the Conference days. They will help in all matters related to travel.
Accompanying person program:
Panways Travel agency (Phone:  0091 8697747645) at the travel desk will organize short and day trips around Kolkata. Please contact the travel desk for details.


For any further information, please write to us at 

In case of urgent need, you may contact:
             Premomoy Ghosh:  +91  9830718226
             Tapan Nayak:         +91  9836893945

Looking forward to your participation and to welcome you at Kolkata.

With best regards,

Convener, ICPAQGP-2015