13th International Symposium on
High-Energy Spin Physics
September 8-12, 1998
The 13th International Symposium on High Energy Spin Physics will be held
at IHEP, Protvino, Russia from September 8
to 12, 1998. The Symposium is organized by
Institute for High Energy Physics,
Ministry of Russian Federation for Atomic Energy;
Ministry of Science and Technologies of Russian Federation.
International Committee for High Energy Spin Physics;
The Symposium will cover all aspects of spin physics in particle
interactions. Scientific Program of the Conference will include, in
Spin structure of Nucleon;
Polarized Beams, Targets and Sources;
Future Projects and Perspectives.
Spin Physics in and beyond the Standard Model - Theory and Experiment;
Both the invited talks and summaries of the Conferences sponsored by the
International Committee for High Energy Spin Physics are planned.
Following the tradition of the Symposium the morning sessions will consist
of the plenary reports of the invited speakers while the afternoons will be
devoted to several parallel sessions of the contributed talks. The program
of the parallel sessions will be compiled on the basis of Abstracts of the
contributed papers. The deadline for submission of Abstracts is May 1,
The Symposium will consist of four full day sessions (Tuesday, Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday). During Thursday various excursions and the Conference
Dinner are planned.
If you are interested in participating, complete the
All participants are kindly asked to return the
registration form before February 1, 1998.
Contributed papers are welcomed. Talks submitted to the Symposium will be
published in the Proceedings by
World Scientific Publishing Company.
The Proceedings will be mailed to all participants free of charge.
Instructions for preparing the papers for the proceedings will be
distributed with the second bulletin and posted at our Web-page.
is a small town located 100 km south from Moscow. It is
a calm place surrounded by the pine forest. There are shopping
areas, banks and restaurants in the town.
The Symposium will be held at the Theory division building of the Institute
for High Energy Physics which is in a short walking distance from the
Participants and accompanying persons will be transported from/to the
Moscow airport Sheremetyevo or Serpukhov railway station free of charge.
Information on the arrival date and flight number is necessary prior the
During the Symposium the participants will be accommodated at the local
"Protva" hotel. Single
and double rooms with bath or shower are available.
No local transport is needed.
A participant should present to the Organizing Committee all necessary
information for visa requests for you and accompanying persons by filling
the registration form. Invitations will be sent
upon registration form is received.
The weather at Protvino at the beginning of September is mostly fine.
The temperature is usually about 15 degrees Celsius. A light coat or a
sweater may be needed as well as a raincoat and an umbrella.
Lunch will be available at restaurants of the
and the hotel
The social program of the Symposium will include Welcome Party, Conference
Dinner and excursions.
The excursions to the IHEP facilities will be organized.
Excursion tours of Moscovia will be available for participants and
Full day excursion to Moscow. Sightseeing of the Moscow Kremlin, Red
Square, and other historical places will be arranged.
Full day excursion to Tula -
Yasnaya Polyana is the great Russian writer, Leo Tolstoy's estate, Tula
is one of the historical places around Moscow with its own Kremlin and
The registration fee is US $300. The registration fee will cover the
social program, the Proceedings, the Conference Dinner and
transportation. The payment should be made at registration by cash (US
dollars or Russian roubles can be accepted).
February 1, 1998 - deadline for registration form;
May 1, 1998 - deadline for abstracts.
All correspondence concerning the Conference should be sent to:
Institute for High Energy Physics
Protvino, Moscow region, 142284 RUSSIA
Telex: 412657 IPHE SU