March 05(Wed) - 07(Fri), 2008
Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
This is the final circular for the International Workshop
on Nuclear and Particle Physics at J-PARC
Please visit the Web sites:
to get information.
Mito Plaza Hotel is 15-minute ride by taxi (around 2,000 Yen)
from the Mito station.
A shuttle-bus service (free of charge) is available
between the station and the hotel.
The bus stops for the shuttle buses are at No. 1, 6, 7, or 8
at the South exit of Mito station bus terminal.
For the NP08 participants, in addition to the regular service,
a special shuttle-bus service will be available.
Updated scientific programs for the plenary and parallel sessions
will be announced through the Web page:
March 05 (Wed):
March 06 (Thu):
March 07 (Fri):
- Plenary session: Project overview, Accelerator, Beamlines
- Overview of J-PARC - Shoji Nagamiya (J-PARC Director)
- Status of the J-PARC Accelerator - Tadashi Koseki (KEK)
- The BNL AGS, Past and Future - Phil Pile (BNL)
- parallel sessions by working groups
- Joint session on the Hadron Experimental Facility
- Slow Extraction - Masahiro Tomizawa (KEK)
- Facility - Kazuhiro Tanaka (KEK)
- Towards Upgrade of the J-PARC Hadron Experimental Facility
- Hiroyuki Noumi (Osaka RCNP)
- Neutrino WG session
- Plenary session: Physics in J-PARC
- Prospects for Particle Physics - Hitoshi Murayama (IPMU)
- Project X at Fermilab - Young-Kee Kim (FNAL)
- The FAIR project -
new dimensions and phases in matter research
- Hans Gutbrod (GSI-FAIR Joint Core Team)
- Summaries from working groups (1)
16:00 : close
- Summaries from working groups (1)
- Summary and discussions - Shoji Nagamiya (J-PARC Director)
For plenary sessions we will prepare a Windows PC and an LCD projector.
The speakers are kindly requested to
provide us with a Power Point or PDF file of the slides
in a USB memory before the session starts.
An LCD projector is available in all the meeting rooms
for parallel sessions; please prepare your own lap-top computer,
and check by yourself or ask the organizers before your talk
to see whether the projector works well.
We will collect your presentation files in our USB memory,
and make them available through our web site after the workshop.
Wireless LAN access points will be available
to the NP08 participants for the lap-top connection
during the hours of the workshop.
The WEP key for the access will be announced at the site.
The participants who have registered online in advance
may pick up the name tag,
in which the receipt for the registration fee will be found,
and the conference bag by themselves.
Those who are going to do on-site registration and/or on-site payment
should come to the registration desk,
which will be opened during the workshop,
and pay the registration fee (10,000. Japanese Yen) by CASH.
On the first day, March 05 (Wed), the desk opens at 08:00AM.
The name tag should be returned after the workshop.
The travel agent: JTB Kanto Corp. (JTB) will be stationed
during the workshop and help arrangements,
in particular for the return from Mito to the airports.
Banquet and Lunch Box
Banquet is held in the evening on March 05(Wed).
All the participants and accompanying persons are invited.
A lunch box is prepared every day
to the participants who have registered online.
Eating is strictly prohibited in public spaces of the hotel;
please have your meals at the meeting rooms or at a room asigned for
Tour to J-PARC site
A tour to the J-PARC site is held
in the morning of March 08(Sat).
No lunch will be served.
A list of participants in the tour
(who have applied for it at the registration online)
will soon be distributed.
If you would attend the tour from now
(or your name is not on the list
because you have not submitted the visit proposal to us),
please contact us at
np2008 AT kek.jp immediately.
The bus for the tour leaves Mito Plaza Hotel at 08:15AM
and leaves the South exit of Mito station bus terminal at 08:30.
After the tour (09:30--12:00 at the J-PARC site),
the buses will take you to the Tokai station and the Mito station.
You can get off the bus at either places
and catch up the bus service at the Tokai station,
which is scheduled to arrive at
the Tokyo-Narita International Airport
at around 15:40.
We recommend you to exchange your money into Japanese Yens
at a Currency Exchange counter at the Airport on your arrival.
The information is available from
The weather information on Mito is available,
for example, from
All the correspondence concerning the workshop should be addressed
the workshop secretariat.
See you soon at NP08 !
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