Prague, Czech Republic

July 6 - 12, 2003



The Conference is organized with the support of the

and hosted by

will be held in Prague, Czech Republic from July 6 to July 12, 2003 and will take place in the beautiful historical center of city.

The Conference will start by the Registration on Sunday, July 6, 2003 at 16:00 and will finish on Saturday, July 12, 2003 afternoon.

The Registration and all Sessions will be held at auditoriums of the main building of the Faculty of Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Brehova str. 7, Prague 1 (indicated by a red circle on the map). Conference site is suitably located downtown Prague at the bank of Vltava river, 1-5 min walking distance from public transport (tram, underground) and about 10 min from the Old Town Square. The nearest Metro (undeground) Station "Staromestska" (indicated by a blue circle on the map).


The Conference will consist of Plenary sessions only. The Conference will include invited review talks, summaries of present experimental results, and many presentations and discussions of the LHC physics potential.

Subjects to be covered:

It is expected that many young physicists will attend the Conference. The number of participants will be limited to about 120.

After registration the Program committee may contact a proposed speaker and request in addition to the title a short abstract to clarify (if necessary) the content of the proposed talk. In case of insufficient time for presentations the Program committee reserves a possibility to propose to some speakers to give their talks as poster presentations.


Review Talks

Review Talks

Contributed Talks

Contributed Talks


List of participants


The Proceedings of the Conference will be published as special volume of Czechoslovak Journal of Physics and will be sent out to all registered participants. The format and the instructions for the preparation of the manuscript you can download here:
sample file - CJPSAMPL.TEX
class file for latex2e - CJPSUPPL.CLS
style file for latex2.09 - CJPSUPPL.STY .


The Registration Fee for participants is 250 EUR, if paid before June 6th, and 275 EUR, if paid after June 6th, 2003. The Fee covers all sessions, conference materials and proceedings (for participants), welcome party, lunches, coffee breaks, excursions, concert, and conference costs. The Registration Fee for accompanying persons is 50 EUR, which covers welcome party, excursions and concert.

The Banquet (50 EUR/person) is NOT included in the Registration Fee. Banquet is planned for the evening July 10th, 2003 in one of the picturesque place of Prague.

Methods of Payment

After the notification about the acceptance of your Registration (see the Registration Form), the advanced payment can be made in EUR by Bank Transfer or by Credit Cards. Bank commissions, exchange charges or fees are the responsibility of the Registrant. All the payments after June 20th, 2003 should be made in cash on-site, EUR or USD equivalent are acceptable.

a) Bank Transfer Payment:

For the payment in EUR the conference account was established at:

Address:Na Porici 24, Praha 1
Account no.:01256280/0300
Name of account:Charles University Praha, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Ovocny trh 5, Praha 1
Variable symbol:3015
Specific symbol:ASI-Praha/FamilyName

b) Credit Cards Payment: (pdf form for payment available here)

The Registrants are kindly requested to send the Fax with the Authorization to Debit Credit Card to ASI Fax No: +420-221-912-567 indicating:

Authorization to Debit Credit Card

Credit card holder name:

Credit card type (EC/MC, Visa, AMEX, maestro):

Credit card number:

Expiration date:

Control code*:

Registration Fee:

Number of banquet tickets:

Total charge:
(Registration Fee: participant 250 EUR, accompanying person 50 EUR, banquet 50 EUR per ticket)

Billing address:


Cancellation conditions:
15% processing fee will be charged in case of cancellation

c) Payment during the Registration on site.


A block of rooms has been secured for ASI Participants in selected Prague (****) and (***) Hotels, and Charles University Hotel, Hostel and Guest House, for special favourable prices (see Housing Information). The cut-off date for discount prices for reservation indicated in the Registration Form is June 6th, 2003. All reserved accommodation places are on walking distance or have a good transport connection to ASI place.

Participants are encouraged to make their reservation as soon as possible by filling in the appropriate part of the Registration Form. Please, note that space in each reserved accommodation place is limited and rooms are served on a first come/first serve basis.

Participants are free to find accommodation by themselves. Some suggestions are here

Please, indicate your accommodation preference in the Registration Form

Your request will be forwarded to appropriate accommodation place from where the availability of the accommodation will be confirmed to you directly. Payment for the Accommodation will be settled solely between Registrant and the hotel.

Housing Information

Hotel Corinthia Panorama, (****) standard

Address: Milevska 7, CZ-14000 Praha 4, Czech Republic

Fax: +420-261164141 or +420-261217211 Phone: +420-261411111


Corinthia Panorama Hotel is located close to the centre of the city, a short walk away from a metro (underground) station "Pankrac" line C and about 20-25 min by metro to ASI place.

Prices per room (breakfast and tax included):

Single room: 60 EUR/night

Double room: 70 EUR/night

Hotels in Prague Historical Centre, (****) standard

Hotels are situated in the Prague Old Town district area at about 15-20 min walking distance from the ASI place.

Prices per room (breakfast and tax included):

Single room: 90 EUR/night

Double room: 100 EUR/night


Address: Jakubska 5, CZ-11000 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Fax: +420 - 224 800 056 Phone: +420 - 224 800 853


Address: Tynska 1, Cz-11000 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Fax: +420 - 222 310 351 Phone: +420 - 222 321 521


Address: U milosrdnych 2, Cz-11000 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Fax: +420 - 222 325 702 Phone: +420 - 222 325 722

Hotels in Prague Historical Centre, (***) standard

Hotels are situated in the Prague Old Town district area at about 15-20 min walking distance from the ASI place.

Prices per room (breakfast and tax included):

A few double rooms available: ~ 40-55 EUR/night

Charles University Guest House

Address: U Krize 8, Prague - Jinonice

Guest House is located a short walk away from a metro (underground) station "Jinonice" line B, and some 30-35 min by metro to ASI place. Breakfast and guarded car parking possible.

Available small double bed studios (shower, WC, kitchenette)

Price for small double bed studio: ~ 30 EUR/night

Extra bed for the child possible.

Charles University Hostel

Patkova str., Pelc Tyrolka, 180 00 Prague 8

Hostel is part of the University Campus Troja (Praha 8, PELC-TYROLKA) and is situated in two tall buildings on the bank of the Vltava river, a short walk away from bus station "Kuchynka". The terminal bus and metro (underground) station "Nadrazi Holesovice" (railway station), line C, is one or two stops by bus No: 102, 144, 156, 175, 210, 236 and 112. About 30 min by metro to ASI place.

Available are the blocks of two double rooms with common shower, WC and kitchenette.

Price for one double room: ~ 18 EUR/night


Countries with Visa Waiver Regime: Nationals of countries which do not require a visa for tourism to the Czech Republic (here), not applicable for employment and study purposes.

To arrange visa support, if needed, participants are kindly requested to inform the Organizing Committee of their personal data (see the Registration Form for on-line registration). An official letter of invitation, without financial commitments, to help to overcome administrative or visa formalities, will be provided by the Conference organizers on the request.



D. Denegri (Saclay)         Co-Chair
F. Gianotti (CERN)          Co-Chair
G. Altarelli (CERN)
M. Finger (CUNI Prague/JINR)
A. Golutvin (ITEP Moscow)
G. Mitselmakher (Florida)
A. Parker (Cambridge)
O. Schneider (Lausanne)
P. Sphicas (CERN/MIT)
S. Tapprogge (HIP Helsinki)


Organizing Committee e-mail address is:



Advanced Studies Institutes in Prague

Subsequent part of Advanced Studies Institute in Prague in 2003
"Advanced Studies Institute - Symmetries and Spin", Prague, July 13-19, 2003 or

Previous Advanced Studies Institutes in Prague see:
"Advanced Study Institute on Symmetries and Spin", Prague, July 14-27, 2002 or

"Advanced Study Institute on Symmetries and Spin", Prague, July 15-28, 2001 or

"Advanced Study Institute on Symmetries and Spin", Prague, July 17-22, 2000