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July 2-7, 2001
Hämeenlinna, Finland

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The 3rd International Conference on Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses, ENAM2001, will be held in Aulanko near the city of Hämeenlinna, Finland, on 2-7 July 2001. Please check the ENAM2001 web site (enam2001.jyu.fi) for the most recent information.

In this Circular we present a partial list of invited speakers, a call for submission of abstracts, and information on the conference site and registration.

Scope of the Conference
The programme will consist of invited review talks on major developments in the area of exotic nuclei and atomic masses, and of selected oral and poster contributions on important experimental and theoretical topics. Fields to be covered include:

• Atomic masses and fundamental constants

• Fission

• Moments and radii

• Heaviest elements

• Forms of radioactivity

• Fundamental symmetries and interactions

• Direct reactions and nuclear spectroscopy

• Nuclear astrophysics

• Nuclei at the drip lines

• Experimental developments

• Cluster phenomena

• Traps for radioactive isotopes

• Nuclear structure and shapes

• Applications of exotic nuclei

Conference Programme
A preliminary list of confirmed invited speakers scheduled by the International Advisory Committee can be found on the conference web site. Additionally, the programme will include about 30 invited or oral presentations selected on the basis of the submitted abstracts by the Organising and Advisory Committees. Speakers will be notified by May 15th, 2001. Please check the conference web site for updated information about the scientific programme, which will begin on July 3rd in the morning and end on July 7th late in the afternoon. The welcome reception will take place on July 2nd.

Call for Abstracts
We would like to request all those wishing to contribute to the conference to submit an abstract of their contribution by April 15th, 2001. This request includes the invited speakers. The abstracts are one-page long and should be written according to the model which is available from the ENAM2001 web site. The text must fit within a frame with the dimensions of 15 cm x 23 cm. The abstracts should be sent as pdf or postscript files by e-mail to enam2001@phys.jyu.fi. Alternatively, hard copy submission is also possible. The postal address is:
           Department of Physics
           University of Jyväskylä
           P.O. Box 35
           FIN-40351 Jyväskylä

The Book of Abstracts will be handed out to all registered participants during conference registration. The electronically submitted abstracts will be available on the conference web site after May 15th.

Poster Session
A poster session will be scheduled. The posters will be on display during the whole conference. Exact information about the size and format of the posters will be given in the third circular.

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer Publishing company as two volumes. Volume One will include the invited talks and Volume Two those contributions selected for oral or poster presentation. Volume one will additionally come out as a dedicated issue in European Physical Journal A. Instructions for the preparation of manuscripts will be given in the third circular. The deadline for submitting the contributions is July 7th, 2001.

The official conference language is English.

Registration Fees
The conference registration fee is 400 Euro for regular participants and 170 Euro for students providing that registration is made by April 15th. After April 15th, the rates are 450 Euro for regular participants and 220 Euro for students. The fee covers among others the conference proceedings, book of abstract, coffee breaks, welcome reception, excursion and conference dinner. No refunds are possible for any part of the package not taken.

Conference Site and Accommodation
The Aulanko natural park is in southern Finland, 100 km north of Helsinki. The site follows the tradition of the ENAM conferences and is surrounded by some of Finland's most beautiful nature, lakes and forests. The conference venue, Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko, is renowned for its 60 years of tradition as a magnificent location for conferences and special occasions.
The accommodation plus full board rates in Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko are as follows:

single room

double room, per person

July 2-8

762 Euro

552 Euro

one day only

190 Euro

140 Euro

two days only

380 Euro

280 Euro

Meals only, for those with own accommodation arrangements, cost 210 Euro.

Those searching for a moderate option for accommodation are requested to contact Hotel Punaportti (tel.: +358 3 614 771, fax: +358 3 614 7554, e-mail: hotelli.punaportti@hakk.htk.fi) where a restricted number of youth hostel rooms have been blocked for ENAM2001. Room rates (breakfast included) are approximately 40 Euro (double room, per person) - 50 Euro (single room). Hotel Punaportti lies in the city of Hämeenlinna with convenient bus connections to the conference venue. Please note that you should make booking directly to the hotel.

Registration and Accommodation Reservation
Conference registration and reservation of accommodation in the conference hotel are handled by the Conference Secretariat at Jyväskylä Congresses. The preferred method is via internet (click here). Alternatively, you can contact the Conference Secretariat using the information given at the end of this circular. Accommodation in the conference hotel can only be guaranteed if the reservation is made not later than April 15th. Please refer to the instructions for payment given on the registration form and note the terms of cancellation. For cancellations received before May 31st, a refund less charges of 80 Euro will be made. No refund can be made after this date.

Due to its northern location, Finland enjoys long days in Summer; in July in Southern Finland, nights only last a few hours. The average daily maximum temperature is 22 degrees C. We recommend however to be prepared for cooler and rainy weather.

Travel Information
Finland's capital city Helsinki is served by most major airlines. Free bus transportation from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport to the conference venue will be provided on Monday, July 2nd, at around 3 and 6 pm. A direct flight from Stockholm to Tampere might be a convenient alternative. Finland can also be reached by ferry boat from Sweden (Stockholm-Helsinki and Stockholm-Turku) and Germany (Rostock-Helsinki and Rostock-Hanko). Hämeenlinna can easily be reached by bus or train from anywhere in Finland. The timetables can be checked at www.expressbus.com (bus) or www.vr.fi (train). From the Hämeenlinna bus or train station, it is most convenient to take a taxi to Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko. Details about the travel to the conference location inside Finland will be given in the 3rd circular.

Official Carrier
The Official Carrier of the conference is . Finnair offices throughout the world (see www.finnair.com/congress) will be happy to assist you in your travelling arrangements.

Finnish Visa Formalities
An entrance visa for Finland is not required for citizens of the European Union and some other countries. Please check with your travel agent or with the nearest Finnish Consulate whether or not you need a visa to enter Finland.

Accompanying Persons
The registration fee for accompanying persons is 125 Euro and includes among others the welcome reception, the conference dinner, the excursion and a day tour around Hämeenlinna.

Financial Assistance
Limited funds are available for participants of the conference with emphasis on young scientists. Those requesting financial assistance are kindly asked to apply for support at the latest on March 31st.

Important Dates

March 31

application for financial assistance

April 15

submission of abstracts

April 15


April 15

reservation for accommodation in the conference hotel

May 15

notification to speakers of acceptance of submitted abstracts


3rd Circular

July 2-7


July 7

submission of manuscripts

The third circular will be mailed a few weeks before the conference. It will contain more information on transportation from the airport, the excursion and the programme for accompanying persons.

International Advisory Committee

J. Äystö (Chair)


S. Kubono


G. De Angelis


K. Langanke


G. Audi


M. Lewitowicz


J. D'Auria


W. Nazarewicz


P.A. Butler


Yu.Ts. Oganessian


C.N. Davids


B. Sherill


D. Guillemaud-Mueller


A.C. Shotter


J.C. Hardy


I. Tanihata


W. Henning


J.S. Vaagen


K. Heyde


J. Vervier


B. Jonson


N. Zeldes


P. Kienle


J. Zylicz


H.-J. Kluge



Local Organising Committee

J. Äystö


R. Julin


P. Dendooven


M. Leino (Chair)


T. Enqvist


T. Lönnroth


K. Eskola


J. Suhonen


A. Jokinen


For Information Please Contact:


Department of Physics
University of Jyväskylä
P.O. Box 35
FIN-40351 Jyväskylä
email: enam2001@phys.jyu.fi
web site: http://enam2001.jyu.fi


Concerning registration and room reservations, please contact:


Jyväskylä Congresses/ENAM2001
P.O. Box 166
FIN-40101 Jyväskylä
email: tarumaija.heilala@paviljonki-jkl.com
web site: http://enam2001.jyu.fi