VUV14 - Satellite Workshop
VUV-Sat: A satellite workshop to be held in association with VUV14
VUV-Sat: A satellite workshop
to be held in association with VUV14
The Fourteenth International
Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics (VUV14) is to be
held in Cairns, Australia from July 19 - 23, 2004.
An informal, satellite workshop is
being arranged at the University of Melbourne for the period July
12-13. This timing has been chosen to make it possible for overseas
visitors to visit colleagues in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney or
Brisbane before the start of VUV14, or to provide an opportunity for
them to sample some of the tourist attractions of eastern Australia.
(Melbourne is 4 hours by air south of Cairns). Many international
airfares permit side trips within Australia at little or no
The workshop program will highlight a
sub-set of the topics included within VUV14. To encourage personal
interactions, it will consist of oral presentations only; there will
be no parallel sessions.
Offers of contributions in the
following areas in particular are invited:
Atomic and Molecular Science Surface
VUV and soft X-ray
Instrumentation, Detectors Novel
University of Melbourne at 151 Barry
A Registration desk with light
refreshments provided will operate on the Sunday evening (July 11th).
Registration will also be available from 8.00 on the 13th.
On both Monday and Tuesday it is
expected that plenary sessions will be organised as follows:
9.00 – 10.40
11.00 – 12.40
14.00 – 15.40
16.00 – 17.40
Rydges Carlton Hotel offers a special
workshop rate to participants. At 701 Swanson Street, this hotel is
a short walk from the conference venue.
Room Only A$125
Single rate with breakfast A$138
Twin rate with breakfast A$149
Please apply directly to hotel,
mentioning VUV-sat. Amanda_Robinson@rydges.com
(b) St Mary’s College of the
University, offers student type accommodation, including breakfast at
the rate of A$ per night. Contact:
Melbourne is a large city of some 3M
inhabitants and consequently
has a wide range of accommodation.
Those wishing to make alternative arrangements may find the following
web site of value:
A search of either the “Central
City” or “Carlton” areas is suggested.
(A$ = US$ 0.76 as at 21 Jan 2004)
It is planned to hold a Dinner at
Rydges Hotel on the Monday evening (July 13th).
Pre-dinner drinks and canapés, and a 3-course meal with wine
is proposed at a cost of A$75 per person.
A fee of A$100 per participant will be
charged to cover the cost of abstract booklet production, venue hire
costs and the provision of morning and afternoon coffee etc. No
payment is required at this time.
Lunches will be available at cost
within the workshop venue.
Expression of Interest.
Please e-mail the following pro-forma
to indicate your interest in attending
the workshop, if you have not previously been contacted. It may be
necessary to limit attendance to approximately 100 to protect the
informal nature of the event.
VUV-sat. July 13th,
I anticipate attending the workshop
VUV-sat in Melbourne and offer a paper entitled:
I expect to attend the workshop
dinner. Yes No
All visitors to Australia require a
VISA. Please consult the following web site for further
A useful site describing tourist
activities in Melbourne and the State of Victoria is:
Please e-mail this pro-forma to: