Second circular

The third International Conference: “Nuclear Structure and Dynamics”

will be held in Portoroz, Slovenia, June 14 – 19, 2015. The conference is hosted by the Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, together with the Physics Department of the University of Zagreb and the Institute Rudjer Boskovic in Zagreb.

Scientific Program and Call for Abstracts

The Conference aims to provide a broad discussion forum to promote exchange of ideas and collaboration among researchers with experimental and theoretical background. We strongly encourage the attendance of graduate students and young researchers. The main focus will be on the following topics:

Physics with the new RIB facilities

Nuclear structure and reactions far from stability

Collective phenomena and symmetries

Reaction dynamics of light and heavy ions

Sub- and near-barrier reactions

Ab initio calculations, cluster models and shell-model

Nuclear energy density functionals

Nuclear astrophysics

Fundamental symmetries and interactions

Please visit the web site at:

In addition to invited talks, a number of oral contributions will be selected from the submitted abstracts and a poster session will also be organized as part of the conference. All participants interested in presenting a contribution are asked to submit a one-page abstract using the conference website. A template is provided which should be used to generate and upload the pdf file. The deadline for abstract submission is March 16, 2015.

Conference Site

Portoroz is a coastal town in southwestern Slovenia, an important commercial, business, exhibition, and congress center. It has lively and relaxed atmosphere.

Sea, wind, salt, Mediterranean aromas, palm trees, roses and evergreens, relaxation, fun and friendliness are the words that best describe the town.

Travel Information

Details about travel to and from Portoroz can be found on the conference web site. For most participants the simplest way will be via the airports in Ljubljana, Trieste or Venezia. Individual transfer service will be provided from all three nearest airports to the hotel/venue.

Hotel Information

A contingent of rooms has been reserved at a special rate directly at the hotels listed on the conference web site. All hotels are located in the immediate vicinity of the Portus Congress Centre (Hotel Slovenija) where the conference will take place. To make a reservation, please complete the online accommodation form at the conference web site.

Other accommodation arrangements are left to the participants.

Registration and Conference Fee

Participants are requested to register via the conference web site.

Until the early registration deadline (30 April), the conference fee is 390 Euro.

The fee includes a book of abstracts, a copy of the conference proceedings, refreshments at the coffee breaks and the poster session, lunches (Monday to Friday), the excursion, and the conference dinner. After the early registration deadline, the fee is 450 Euro. The companion fee is 125 Euro, and includes the excursion and conference dinner.

Payments can be made by bank transfer or credit card. Instructions for bank transfer will be sent by registration confirmation e-mail.


Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:                  March 16, 2015

Selection of contributions:                         April 17, 2015

Early registration deadline:                        May 1, 2015

For questions, please email to:

Please forward this circular to anyone who might be interested.

We hope to see you in Portoroz next June, and apologize if you receive this message more than once.


for the Organizing Committee

Matej Lipoglavsek
Suzana Szilner
Dario Vretenar