The 22nd Spring School on Particles and Fields
Mar. 31-Apr. 3, 2009
Tung-Hai University, Taichung, Taiwan
The First Bulletin
The 22nd Taiwan Spring School on Particles and Fields will be held at
Tung-Hai University, Taichung during March 31-April 3, 2009. This series of schools
has a long tradition with the first one being organized by Prof. Chien-Er Lee at
Shi-Tou in 1986. The purpose is to introduce to graduate students recent progress on
important and hot topics in particles and fields.
1. Conference site
The school will be held at the lecture hall of the Fundamental Science Building,
2. Invited lecturers
The following lecturers have been confirmed so far:
Prof. Miguel Mostafa (Colorado State U, USA), Cosmic Ray Observatories
Prof. Sunil Mukhi (TIFR, India), A Practical Guide to String Theory
The program can be found from the school website.
3. Registration information
The on-line registration will be opened on Feb. 02, 2009. Hotel and room type for
accommodation can be selected directly. The conference registration desk will be
located outside the lecture hall. There is no registration fee for all participants.
Students will be mainly accommodated at the guest house of Tung-Hai University
Faculty members and postdocs will be arranged at the Howard Hotel near the
school site, and pay for the accommodation by themselves.
5. Reception and banquet
Reception will be held in the evening of Mar. 31, 2009. The location will be
announced later. Banquet will be held at the Howard Hotel in the evening of Apr.
6. Internet access
There is a wireless connection inside the lecture hall. The password will be
offered during the school.
7. Lunch and snacks
Free lunch boxes will be provided during the school. Snacks and drinks will be
provided at breaks.
Citizens of the following countries can enter and stay in Taiwan for up to 30 days
without a pre-approved visa (but should hold passports with validity of at least 6
months) : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan,
Republic of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, the
Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, U.K. and U.S.A. Citizens of Hungary, Poland and Slovak can obtain
a landing visa and stay in Taiwan for up to 30 days. Visitors from other countries
should have a valid visa before departure.
One US dollar is about 33 New Taiwan Dollars.
Academia Sinica, APCTP, National Science Council, National Center for
Theoretical Sciences, Tung-Hai University, Physics Research Promotion Center
12. Contact information
Charlene Lin, firstname.lastname@example.org