February 27, 2004
IFIC - Instituto
de Física Corpuscular
Universitat de València - CSIC
March 1-5, 2004
Dear participant of the IMFP04,
The XXXII International Meeting on Fundamental Physics will
take place next week in Hotel Sol Meliá in Alicante. Here is some
information for your convenience.
- Reaching Hotel Sol Meliá.
The taxi ride from the airport to Hotel Sol Meliá takes 15-20 minutes
outside rush hours (8:30-9:30; 13:30-14:30 and 19:30-20:30). The taxi
fare should be 15-20 euros.
From the railway station to Hotel Sol Meliá there is a 25 minute walk.
The lectures will take place in Sala Almirante of Hotel Sol Meliá.
- Registration, checking-in and help:
There will be a Secretariat desk at which Ms. Mercedes Fatás will
help you at your arrival. You will have to check-in formally at the
hotel reception as well.
The Secretariat will open on Sunday, Feb. 29 from 18:00 to 21:30. On
working days, it will be open from 08:30 to 13:00 and from 15:15 to
19:15. On Wednesday March 3 and due to the excursion it will open
from 08:30 to 12:30 only.
- Web access:
In the hall of Hotel Melia there is a wi-fi hot spot freely available
for the hosts. This will be the only way to reach the web, so if you need
to read your e-mail during the conference, please bring your 802.11b
compatible hardware (PMCIAs, USBs, etc)
- Social Programme:
On Monday March 1st a dinner buffet will be offered by the
Town Hall of Alicante at the Castillo de Santa Barbara, a 16th
century castle and fortress perched on the hillside that overlooks
Alicante. The reception will start at 20:30, departure from the
hotel will take place at 20:00
On Wednesday March 3, there will be an excursion to Tabarca.
Tabarca is a small island (30 hectares, a length of 1800 m and
a width of 450 m at its maximum) whose waters have been declared
Natural Marine Reserve. We will have a lunch there consisting
of a typical rice-based dish of the region.
12:30 The participants meet at the hotel entrance
13:00 The boat leaves for Tabarca
14:00 Arrival at Tabarca
17:30 Return from Tabarca
18:30 Arrival at Alicante
On Thursday March 4, the Gala Dinner will start at 21:45 in
Salón Postiguet of Hotel Sol Meliá.
Looking forward to seeing you in Alicante
The IMFP 2004 Organizing Committee
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