FROM OUR STAR TO FAR STARS: VARIATION AND VARIABILITY
British–Hungarian-French N+N+N Workshop for Young Researchers
to be held in Budapest, Hungary, 15-17 January, 2007
The N+N+N Young Researchers' Workshop scheme, initiated and funded by the British Council, aims to provide an opportunity for young researchers to exchange ideas, knowledge and information by coming together in the framework of N+N+N workshops and meetings. Here the term N+N+N workshop refers to a workshop involving a number of researchers from the UK and an equal number from the other participating countries. The workshop should be followed by real and virtual networking to sustain the contacts made with a view to producing a proposal for longer-term externally funded collaboration or applications for further funding.
The second announcement contains practical information for participants.
- Travel and Arrival
There are several regular flights between the UK or French airports and Budapest (there are many budget airlines like EasyJet, WizzAir, Jet2, SkyEurope, etc). Participants must book their own tickets, the cost of travel will be reimbursed in cash up to a sum of 130GBP after your arrival based on original receipts (we also accept e-tickets). Please send your arrival/departure date and time to nnn2007 [at] astro.elte.hu in the following format or fill the second form:
- Arrival time and date:
- Departure time and date:
After arrival at the airport, you can reach the Hotel by taking the Airport Minibus Service (2100 HUF/person one way and 3600 HUF return, 1GBP=380 HUF). Tickets to the minibus can be purchased (also by credit card) in the arrival hall at the airport. Please give the name of your destination to the dispatcher at the time of buying the ticket.
- Accommodation in Budapest
All participants whose accommodation is supported by the organisers will stay at Hotel Normafa (1121 Budapest, 52-54 Eotvos street, for details, see the meeting’s webpage at http://astro.elte.hu/nnn2007). The cost of the accommodation (including breakfast) is paid by the organisers directly to the hotel up to four nights, starting on Sunday, the 14th January. In case you would like to arrive earlier or stay longer, please contact the Organizers at nnn2007 [at] astro.elte.hu . Any additional costs, such as phone calls, mini-bar consumption, wireless internet connection etc., should be paid by the participants at the time of checkout. On 14th January we are having a Welcome Reception at 19.00 consisting of sandwiches, light refreshments, fruits and wine. Please let us know whether you can arrive in time for the Reception.
The Organizers will support the cost of lunches for participants in the Hotel during the period of the meeting. Should you have special diet requirements, please contact nnn2007 [at] astro.elte.hu
- Workshop Venue
The Workshop will be held in Hotel Normafa’s conference room, the directions to the Conference Room will be signposted. Wireless connection is available at extra cost payable at the Reception of the Hotel. In the conference room, the following devices will be available:
- LCD projector for PC presentations
- A laptop with CD drive running Windows XP
In order to have a smooth running of the meeting, participants who are using the laptop are asked to bring their presentation on a portable device (floppy, CD or USB pen-drive) as a single laptop will be used throughout the meeting.
- Tourist Information and Social event
Tourist Information about the city has been added to the meeting’s webpage.
Further information regarding the social event, proceedings and the programme will be sent to all participants in due time.
Those who have not send their abstracts yet, are kindly asked to provide an abstract in the form of either LaTex or plain text (no Word files, please) by 20 December 2006. The format should be simply:
- Text of abstract
Please send your abstracts to nnn2007 [at] astro.elte.hu or fill the second form. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be included in the abstract booklet.