FOURTH                               Scientific Advisory Committee: A. Afouda         Accommodation
                                               (Benin), S. T. Ali (Canada), J. P. Antoine                 All participants will be staying in    E-mail:
         COPROMAPH                             (Belgium), A. Antonevich (Byelorussia), A.       hotels in Cotonou, close to the School site.
                                               Banyaga (USA), A. Bellemans (Belgium), S.
       INTERNATIONAL                           Belmehdi (France), K. Bota (USA), J. O.
                                                                                                Please indicate which kind of room you          with copy to:
                                                                                                wish and if you accept to share your room
          SCHOOL                               Chabi (Benin), X. Chapuisat (France), J. M.
                                                                                                with someone else. The accommodation
                                                                                                                                                Mailing address:
   Cotonou, Republic of Benin                  Combes (France), G. Ciccotti (Italy), M. T.                                                      International Chair in Mathematical Physics
                                               Niane (Senegal), M. Englis (Czech Republic),     will be paid directly to the hotel by the       and Applications (ICMPA),
                                               J. P. Gazeau (France), G. A. Goldin (USA), J.    organizers if the full registration fee (see    072 B. P. 50, Cotonou, Republic of Benin
   October 25th – November 7th, 2008           Govaerts (Belgium), M. N. Hounkonnou             below) has been paid.                            Tel.: +229 2138 40 03
                                               (Benin), R. Kerner (France), J. Klauder (USA),             For       convenience,         each    Fax: +229 21 31.31.38
                                               W. Koepf (Germany), Th. Lebel (France), W.       participant is requested to pay a total sum
        Building on the success of its first   A. Lester (USA), A. Makhoute (Maroc), M.                                                         (COPROMAPH International School, Prof.
three editions held in 2005, 2006 and                                                           of either 450.000.- FCFA, 650.- Euros or
                                               Mareschal (CECAM), A. Z. Msezane (USA),          $US 650.-, to cover all the costs for their     M.N. HOUNKONNOU)
2007, the 2008 edition will take place         S. Mtingwa (USA), R. Murenzi (Rwanda), A.
from October 25th to November 7th in                                                            stay (registration, hotel accommodation,        Hotel prices:
                                               Odzijewicz (Poland), V. Rivasseau (France),
Cotonou (Republic of Benin). One of the        A. Ronveaux (Belgium), J.-P. Ryckaert            meals, excursions, miscellanea). A receipt      - Novotel Horisha (category A):
main objectives of this School, which is at    (Belgium), B. Torrésani (France).                will be issued, which the participant must      single room with breakfast: US$ 100.00 per
its fourth edition this year, is to provide                                                     countersign.                                    day;
                                               Organizing Committee: A. Afouda (Benin),                   Those participants wishing to         - Hotels (category B):
basic self-contained sets of lecture series                                                                                                     Single room without breakfast: US$ 40.00 -
and tutorials for MSc, PhD students and        S. T. Ali (Canada), G. H. Y. Avossevou           stay in a hotel different from the place of
                                               (Benin), E. Azatassou (Benin), E. Baloïtcha      accommodation         foreseen     by     the   US$ 50.00 per day.
younger      COPROMAPH           Workshop                                                                                                       Daily board can be estimated at about US$
                                               (Benin), J. O. Chabi (Benin), X. Chapuisat       organizers may ask for the necessary
participants, on topics of interest in         (France), J. M. Combes (France), J. Govaerts                                                     20.00.
anticipation of the more advanced                                                               information, but they should then arrange
                                               (Belgium), M. N. Hounkonnou (Benin), W. A.       for their accommodation themselves,
presentations at the forthcoming biannual      Lester (USA), A. Msezane (USA).                                                                  Official invitations: In special cases, the
COPROMAPH           Workshops.      Student                                                     including the payment for the ensuing
                                                                                                                                                organizing committee is prepared to send
seminars will also be organized. This                                                           costs.
                                               Deadline for applications:                                                                       a personal invitation letter to the School. It
year’s topics which cover                                                                                 However, in order to avoid
                                                            August 31st, 2008.                                                                  should be understood that such an
  "Group Theory, Representations and                                                            problems, it is imperative to reserve a
                                               Registration has to be received before                                                           invitation is not a commitment on the part
Mathematical Foundations of Quantum                                                             room well a month in advance before
                                               August 31st, 2008.                                                                               of the organizers to provide any financial
  Field Theory and Statistical Physics",                                                        arrival in Cotonou. Moreover, the costs to
                                               The activity is open to MSc, PhD students                                                        support.
                                                                                                be paid for the School itself then amount
are organized under the auspices of            and younger COPROMAPH Workshop                                                                    --------------------------------------------------
                                                                                                to either 230.000 FCFA, 325.- Euros or
the UNESCO International Basic                 participants from all countries. Travel and                                                                     Application Form
                                                                                                $US 325.- to cover for the registration and
Science Programme (IBSP), and will be          local     (subsistence,    accommodation)                                                          asked Application Form to Copromaph
                                                                                                meals on the site of the School.
                                               expenses should be covered by the home                                                                               secretariat
given by Professors G. A. Goldin from                                                                     A local organization committee
                                               institution. However, limited funds will be                                                       --------------------------------------------------
Rutgers University (USA) and M. N.                                                              will be set-up to welcome you on your
Hounkonnou from the University of              made available for scientists from African
                                                                                                arrival at the international airport of
Abomey-Calavi (Benin).                         countries.
                                                                                                Cotonou, and to take you to your place of
                                                                                                accommodation. Hence, it is imperative
Official languages: English and French.                                                         that all participants do inform the
English is the preferred choice, though,                                                        organizing committee of the details of
given the international attendance.                                                             their travel arrangements through

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