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Scientific programme

2. A seminar, not a conference
3. The programme
4. Participants
5. A working definition of the seminar
6. Outcomes
7. Application and contributions
8. Logistics
9. Travel
10. Conference fees
11. Payments
12. Deadlines
13. General information
14. Abstracts of the contributions
15. Contribute for the round tables
16. Forum
17. Arrivo a Udine - Welcome, registration, opening session
18. Proceedings
 

13. GENERAL INFORMATION

SECRETARIAT OF THE SEMINAR IN SALA FLORIO AT PALAZZO FLORIO

The Secretariat is open in the Sala Florio at Palazzo Florio, with the following timetable:

September, 1st
4.30 p.m-7.30 p.m.
September, 2nd 2.30 p.m.-7 p.m.
September, 3th, 4th and 5th 8.30 a.m.-11.30 a.m.
2.30 p.m.-5.30 p.m.
September, 6th 8.30 a.m.-11.30 a.m

REGISTRATION

Sala Florio, Palazzo Florio
1st of September, 2003; time 4.30 p.m.-7.30 p.m

The secretariat operates for payments, collection of scientific materials and general information.
We kindly ask each participant to pay attention to the following issues:

  • the secretariat of the Seminar has its official site in Sala Florio at Palazzo Florio
  • Personal folder: each registered participant will be handed an envelope containing a welcome letter, further information on the Seminar activities, the forms for the enrolment in the social programme, the statement of the payments and any supplementary payments
  • Conference bag: it will contain the Seminar programme booklet, tourist information, some typical products of Friuli and information on the Proceedings and on the Refereeing procedure.
  • Fee: it is necessary to complete the payment for the Seminar at the secretariat, the total fee is 140 Euros and it includes: a) organisation and mailing costs; b) Seminar programme booklet; c) Bag with materials for the Seminar and tourist information; d) Typical products of Friuli; e) Welcome party and coffee breaks; f) “Regional” dinner; g) The book of selected papers produced by the Seminar.
  • Accommodation payments: the participants staying in hotels may settle the payment at their own hotel. Hotels have received the deposit of 100 Euros for the participants who have sent it. The participants staying at the Student Dormitory may settle the payment at the Secretariat.
  • Social evening: before 7.30 p.m. on the 1st of September it is necessary to confirm the participation and to complete the payment for the visit to Villa Manin, the art exhibition and the social dinner scheduled on the 5th of September. A contribution of 10 Euros will be asked to each participant for the entrance ticket to the exhibition and for busses. We remind that the dinner and the guided visit to the art exhibition and to Villa Manin are offered by the Local Organising Committee. partecipant.
  • Trip: before 7.30 p.m. on the 1st of September it is necessary to confirm the enrolment and to complete the payment for the trip to Grado and Aquileia and the for the dinner scheduled on the 6th of September.
  • Papers: you are kindly invited to hand in five copies of your paper (four paper versions and one electronic version) for the Book of selected papers produced by the Seminar.

MONDAY 1st September 2003

  • 6 p.m. Welcome to the participants of the Seminar in Palazzo Antonini. Registration and reception in Palazzo Florio, seat of the Rectorate of Udine University. University.
  • 7.30 p.m. Evening Talk
    Christiam Ucke:
    Physics toys between mathematics and art , Improving the quality of teachin at universities
  • 9 p.m. Musical Evening with the Festival of Ancient Music at Udine Castle.

HOW TO REACH PALAZZO FLORIO

By car: there is a big parking lot in Piazza Primo Maggio, just 5 min. walk from Palazzo Florio.
By bus: bus n.1 reaches Palazzo Florio, stops at Piazza San Cristoforo, very close to Palazzo Florio, leaving from the railway station every 10 min. and passing through via Aquileia, Piazza Libertà and via Mercatovecchio
From Hotel Friuli: only 10 min. walk or bus n. 10 which stops in Piazza Primo Maggio just 3 min. walk from Palazzo Florio.
From Hotel Ambassador: only 10 min. walk through via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia at the rear of the hotel.
From ERDISU: only 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio.

OPENING OF THE SEMINAR
Sala del Parlamento, Udine Castle
2nd of September, 2003; time 9.00-11.30 a.m.

The opening Ceremony will take place in the Sala del Parlamento of Udine Castle according to the following programme:

9.15 –11.00 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

Opening talk – GT1

Manfred Euler, President of Girep, Department of Physics Education, IPN, Kiel, Germany
Quality Development Challenges to Physics Education

RT1
The improvement of science teaching and the role of the Institutions to improve the quality of pre-service and in service teacher education

Aart Kleyn (EPS) – chairman, Leonard Jossem (AAPT) – responsible for the outcomes, Gunnar Tibell (ICPE), Giunio Luzzatto (CONCURED), Elena Sassi (University of Napoli, Italy), Salvatore Serio (SAIt)

HOW TO REACH UDINE CASTLE

By car: there is a large parking area in Piazza Primo Maggio at the rear of the Castle.
By bus: bus n.1 runs every 10 min. from the railway Station.
From Hotel Friuli: 10 min. walk or bus n. 10 stopping in Piazza Primo Maggio, 3 min. walk from the Castle.
From Hotel Ambassador: 10 min. walk through via Carducci and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia at the rear of the hotel.
From Hotel Cristallo: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia.
From Hotel Europa: 10 min. walk through via Roma, via Carducci and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n. 1 from the railway station.
From Hotel Due Palme: 10 min. walk through via Villalta, via Mazzini and via Mercatovecchio.
From ERDISU: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria and via Vittorio Veneto.
From Collegio Renati: 10 min. walk, through via Treppo and via Manin.
From Collegio Paulini: 10 min. from the railway station through via Roma, via Carducci and via Vittorio Veneto.

WHERE THE SEMINAR TAKES PLACE: PALAZZO ANTONINI

Palazzo Antonini, an old city building of historical and artistic interest, is located in the centre of Udine and was built during the Renaissance by the Antoninis. It hosts the head offices of Udine University since 1978.

HOW TO REACH PALAZZO ANTONINI

By car: there is a big parking lot in Piazza Primo Maggio, just 5 min. walk from Palazzo Florio.
By bus: bus n.1 reaches Palazzo Antonini (stopping in Piazza San Cristoforo) leaving from the railway station every 10 min. and passing through via Aquileia, Piazza della Libertà and via Mercatovecchio
From Hotel Friuli: only 10 min. walk or bus n. 10 which stops in Piazza Primo Maggio just 3 min. walk from Palazzo Antonini.
From Hotel Ambassador: only 10 min. walk through via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia at the rear of the hotel.
From Hotel Cristallo: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia.
From Hotel Europa: 10 min. walk through via Roma, via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 from the railway station.
From Hotel Due Palme: 10 min. walk through via Villalta and via Mazzini.
From ERDISU: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio.
From Collegio Renati: 10 min. walk, through via Treppo, via Manin and via Mercatovecchio.
From Collegio Paulini: 10 min. from the railway station through via Roma, via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio.

POSTERS AND EXHIBITS

The entrance hall of Palazzo Antonini is devoted to the poster exhibit. Room n.1 in Palazzo Antonini is partially devoted to posters and to scientific and producer exhibits. The preparation must be carried out by those concerned, who are kindly asked to contact Mauro Sabbadini and Olivier Epee for technical requirements.

MEALS

All the participants are eligible to eat in the canteen of ERDISU college which will be open from the 1st of September 2003. The complete meal at the special price of 7,00 Euros can be paid directly in cash at the secretariat.

ERDISU, viale Ungheria 43, 500 m. from Palazzo Antonini
LUNCH: 12 a.m.- 13.30 p.m.
DINNER: 7 p.m.- 8.30 p.m.

It is always possible for the participants to have a complete meal at the special price of 6-12 Euros at the Restaurants “Al Vecchio Stallo” - via Viola and “Ai Frati”, both near Palazzo Antonini. Typical "friulani" menus have been arranged for all participants presenting a card that can be asked for at the secretariat.

PEOPLE IN CHARGE TO SUPPORT SEMINAR ACTIVITIES

Scientific and general problems: Marisa Michelini, Brenda Jennison and Silvia Pugliese Jona
Information and payment: Daniela Valle
Technical support: Mauro Sabbadini, Francesco Calef
Posters: Alberto Stefanel, Oliver Opee
Proceedings and referring procedure: Claudia Longhetto

GIREP Seminar 2003
University of Udine
CIRD & Physics Department, via delle Scienze 208, 33100 UDINE, Italy
Tel. ++39 0432 558211, 558210; ++39 338 7882745 Fax ++39 0432 558222
e-mail: michelini@fisica.uniud.it

ADMINISTRATION: Ms. Donatella Ceccolin, Antonella - tel.++39-0432-558210, 558211, fax ++39-0432-558222 E-mail: Donatella@FISICA.UNIUD.IT