The 44th edition of the European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics (EPS) will take place from the 26th to 30th of June 2017 and will be hosted by Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK). Organised by the Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society, this annual conference covers a broad range of plasma science spanning from nuclear fusion to low temperature plasmas, and astrophysical plasmas to laser plasma interactions. For more information about the scientific topics that will be discussed during the conference, please have a look at the elaborate list of topics.
The programme of the conference includes a welcome reception at Belfast City hall on the evening of Monday 26th of June and a gala dinner at Titanic Belfast (Europe's Leading Visitor Attraction) on Thursday 29th of June. That night, the evenings entertainment will begin with a tour of the Titanic Museum and Experience and finish with a banquet showcasing the very best of Northern Irish cuisine. On Wednesday 28th June, there is the possibility to go on an excursion (more details here).
Venue and registration
This year’s conference will be hosted in association with the Centre for Plasma Physics at Queen’s University Belfast and will be held in the Waterfront Hall on the cityside bank of the river Lagan. With the Harland and Wolff shipyard providing a historical backdrop to the east, this venue is situated in the heart of Belfast city centre, a vibrant shopping and entertainment district with plenty of restaurants, bars and hotels.
The registration term opens on the 9th of January on the following website. Depending on the time of registration (i.e. early-bird or registration at the door), the student fee is between £150 and £200. Abstract submissions are possible between the 1st and the 28th of February 2017. For more information about the EPS conference, please refer to the event's website.