Dubna is a small scientific town, 120 km north of Moscow, on the bank of the Volga river. There is a direct (about two hours) train and bus connection to Moscow. Dubna is a host of Joint Institute for Nuclear Research an international research organization involving more than 20 countries. The institute activity embraces high-energy, nuclear and condensed matter physics. As an international recognition of JINR achievements, the element number 105 of the Periodic Table is called "Dubnium". For many years JINR and Laboratory of Theoretical Physics were headed by celebrated scientist N.N. Bogoliubov.

Social Program

July 7

Welcome party aboard a ship, 3-hour Volga river trip

July 9

Bus trip to Sergiev Lavra (Russian Orthodox center with its 500-year-old Trinity Monastery). Conference banquet

July 12

Excursion to Moscow.