Bullettin n. 2

1. Place and date

The conference will start on  7th of April at 2 p.m. in the Touschek Hall of the High Energy Building in Frascati National Laboratories (LNF). Registration will take place in the morning, starting at 11:15. The Conference will end at lunch time on Friday 11th of April.

2. Scientific Organization

The conference consists  of invited topical contributions and two summary talks. Prior to their arrival, participants presenting their talk in electronic format, are invited to upload a copy of their presentation by filling the form on


and specifying:

 - Sender = your e-mail address 

- To = fabio.anulli@lnf.infn.it

- File = path/filename of your presentation

- Remarks = name of the speaker, title of the talk, session 

For compatibility reasons, PDF format is preferred. A PC and projector will be available for the presentation.

After receiving abstracts, talks have been  grouped, in order of appearance in the program, as follows  :

1. Structure of the photon
2. Proton structure
3. Total cross-section and diffraction
4. Jets and inclusive reactions
5. Charm and beauty production
6. Resonances and exclusive processes
7. Vacuum polarization
8. Related topics
9. Future programs
3. Proceedings

It is planned to publish the proceedings in Nuclear Physics B, Proceedings Supplement. A deadline for submission of participants typescripts has been set for 31st of May, 2003. We expect the proceedings to be published by  January 31st, 2004. Instructions will be mailed to the authors and found on the web page, after the Conference.
4. Conference Information

Train schedules, maps and further information can be obtained from the conference Web Site


 4. Computing

In addition to the usual computing facilities, network access for laptop computers may be made available to those conference participants who have  included the MAC address of their network card on the registration form. The Touschek Auditorium  allows for wireless connection.

5. Conference fee
The conference fee of 250 Euros is to be paid in cash upon arrival. It will include lunches, coffee breaks, conference dinner, welcome party, visit to winery, transportation between LNF and the town of Frascati, excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli and a copy of the conference proceedings.

6. Accommodation

Participants have been  housed in a number of  hotels  in the town of Frascati. To reach LNF from Frascati town during the conference, there will be a conference bus whose schedule is  published on the web page. The bus will display a copy of the poster and will take the participants back and forth from the town to LNF every morning and in the evening, at the end of sessions.

 7. Travel Information

Airplane connections

From Leonardo da Vinci airport in Fiumcino (FCO), you can reach LNF either by train or by car. The fastest way is to take a taxi, which will take you to LNF in about 40 minutes, at a cost of about 60Euros. Taxis are available at the airport or could be reserved from the secretariat upon request. If you plan to rent a car, instructions to reach LNF can be found on the laboratory web page http://www.lnf.infn.it/.

Train connections

From Fiumicino airport you can reach Frascati through Rome Termini railroad station. Trains for Termini leave the airport every half an hour, starting at 6:37 and up to 23:37. Once in Termini station you can reach the town of Frascati, where hotels are located, using the Rome-Frascati line. From Frascati train station, most of the hotels can be reached on foot or by a short taxi ride. An exception is Hotel Villa Campitelli, which is some 20 minutes walking downhill from the Frascati railroad station. 

If you wish to arrive directly to LNF from Rome, you can take the Roma-Frosinone-Cassino line and get off at Tor Vergata station. The laboratories are located 200 meters uphill, on the left hand side along Via Enrico Fermi. Notice that LNF are not within walking distance to the hotels.

8. Contact before and  during the Conference    

The conference secretaries are Angela Mantella and Donatella Pierluigi. Before the conference, they can be reached by phone at 0039-06-94032743 or 2317, respectively. 

During the Conference, the secretariat can be reached at the number 0039-06-94032701. 

During the weekend before the Conference, the Organizing Committee can be reached by calling  Laboratory guards, 0039-06-94032200.

The conference Secretariat can be reached through the conference e-mail address photon03@lnf.infn.it

9. Additional event

On saturday 12th of April, in the University of Perugia there will be a one day Symposium  in honour of Professor Benedetto De Tollis. The program will be announced during the Conference. Perugia is a beautiful Etruscan town in the center of Italy, some 170 Km from Rome/Frascati. If there will be enough interested participants, the Universiy of Perugia is offering  to provide a bus to participate to this event.



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