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General Assembly 2012

General Assembly 2012

ACQWA 4th General Assembly Meeting

Trieste, Italy, 3-5 September 2012

The 2012 ACQWA General Assembly Meeting will take place at the Abdus Salaam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. The meeting is hosted by our ACQWA ICTP partners, Erika Coppola and Fillipo Giorgi.

As for the 2011 meeting that took place in Zaragoza last September, the Trieste assembly will be a full two-day scientific event, followed by a morning meeting of the ACQWA Management Board on September 5. Participants are expected to arrive on September 2 and depart on September 5 in order to fully benefit from the discussions and presentations. According to EC guidelines, at least one representative from each partner is expected to attend the General Assembly meetings of EU projects.

Please take a few moments to read through the following short paragraphs, and to register for the meeting using the on-line form below.

General Assembly programme

Download the program (06.08.2012).

Useful information for participants traveling to Trieste

In order to help in the preparation of your travel to ICTP, please consult the official information web pages of ICTP by clicking on the following URL:


A limited number of rooms are available at the ICTP guest house, and of course accommodation is also available in a range of hotels in the vicinity. For accommodation during the ACQWA General Assembly, please complete the required information on the on-line form below.

ICTP's housing office can reserve accommodation at special rates if booked through ICTP (by using the on-line reservation form on the ACQWA website, see “Meetings”) made in nearby hotels (5 to 10minutes’ walking distance to the venue). In addition to reservations at ICTP's Adriatico guest house (20 single rooms; 40-60 EUR), bookings can also be made at the Hotel Riviera (10 single rooms 85 EUR, 10 bigger rooms to use as: for 1 person 100 EUR and for 2 people 130 EUR; and at the Miramare Hotel (10 single rooms 90 EUR;

Please note that the deadline for these rates at these two hotels is JUNE 29.

If you wish to make your own hotel arrangements, you can find a list of Trieste hotels by clicking on the Trieste Tourist Office website: