June 16, 2008 to July 4, 2008
Europe/Copenhagen timezone

General Information

Ultracold Atoms and Quark-Gluon Plasmas
Niels Bohr International Academy and NORDITA
16 June - 4 July, 2008


 * Location. The meeting takes place in or near Auditorium A at the Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdamsvej 17, starting with registration at 09:00, Monday June 16.  Instructions on how to get there may be found here.

* Philosophy. The meeting is designed as a workshop, not a conference. The aim is to focus on topics of current interest and directions for future work, and to enable people to work together.

 * General programme. Mornings. Coffee at 10.00 am in the NBI canteen, followed by a topical session on a given subject. One person will introduce the subject, to be followed by a number of individual contributions and general discussion. Lunch will be served at no expense to registered participants in the Niels Bohr Institute's Canteen at around 13.00. Collect your food from the buffet that is also used by members of the institute.   To avoid delays in the queue, it is desirable that not everybody should arrive simultaneously.  Payment is by means of lunch tickets that will be issued to you. (See Helle Kiilerich, room Ba7 if you do not have tickets.) Afternoons will be available for discussions, collaborations, and ad hoc sessions that may be of a more technical or specialized nature.  There will be coffee and tea in the NBIA lounge at 15.30.
. * Programme. Information about the programme will be posted on the notice board on the ground floor of the B building, as well as on the home page of the conference (www.nbia.dk -> summer institutes -> 2008

* Reception. There wll be an informal reception at 17:00 on each Monday during the workshop in the NBIA lounge (Ba9 and Ba10).

* Conference Dinners. Once a week, on Wednesday, a dinner will be arranged.   A sign-up sheet will be found on the notice board. SIGN UP BY TUESDAY NOON AT THE LATEST!

* Entry to the buildings.  During the second week of the workshop, the main door behind the obelisk will be open.  People who wish to have access to the building outside office hours may obtain a swipe card at Ekspedition (Reception) on the right as you come in the driveway from the street.  MAKE SURE YOU RETURN THE CARD AND THE KEY TO YOUR OFFICE BEFORE LEAVING!

* Desk space will be provided for participants.  Desk assignments are given on the notice board.  During the second week Georg Bruun (bruungm@fys.ku.dk) is in charge of desk space.

 * Equipment for presentations. To foster an informal atmosphere, use of the blackboard is strongly encouraged. An overhead projector and a projector that can be connected to a laptop can only be used only in exceptional circumstances.

 *Internet. Wireless connection is possible in most of the institute.  Help with making connections may be found at http://www.nbi.dk/COMPUTATION/  The WEP key will be provided on request. There is a limited number of ethernet sockets (access via dhcp). Bring your own ethernet cable. A number of desk-top machines with internet connections are available in Cc3. Userid and password will be provided on request.

*Printers. The printers on the a and b floors of the NBIA building are known as "psba" (IP address and "psbb" (IP address  For information about printers in other parts of the building, ask a local person for help.

*Reimbursement. Participants who have been promised reimbursement should contact Helle Kiilerich, (room Ba7, telephone 35 32 52 27) as soon as possible.

*Telephone.  To reach other numbers at the University from telephones at the Institute, you may simply dial the last 5 digits.  To get an outside line, dial 0.

*Acknowledgment.  If publishable work results from your being at the workshop, please put in an acknowledgment to the Niels Bohr International Academy and NORDITA, and send a reference to the article to helle@nbi.dk.  Thanks!

*Evaluation.  To help us improve the workshops, would you kindly fill out the evaluation form that may be found on the workshop home page.  It is short!

*Contact.  In case of problems, you can phone Chris Pethick (home phone 39 29 91 11, office phone 35 32 52 26).

(Version of 24.6.08)