2nd International Conference
on Energy Systems
18-21 Feb. 2013, Cairo, Egypt
Egyptian Nuclear Physics Association (ENPA)
Science and Technology Forum (STF)
Registration and Information Desk
The desk will open through the conference as follows :
Monday 18 Feb. and Tuesday 19 Feb. 9:00 - 13:00 and 14:00
- 17:00, Thursday 21 Feb. 9:00 - 13:000 and 14:00 - 15:00.
Participants are kindely requested upon registration to show documents
indicating payment of full conference fees at the registration desk, or
to pay (complete to the full fee) in cash.
All non-Egyptian participants are requested to have a valid passport and
entry visa. Visas can be obtained from Egyptian consulate or embassy in
their countries in advance.
The Conference will be held at the Meridien Heliopolis, Cairo. Le Meridien
Heliopolis is a five stars hotel situated at El-Orouba Avenue, the
main avenue connecting Cairo International Airport and the Heliopolis -
Nasr City area of Cairo. Heliopolis (New Cairo) situates the El-Orouba
Presidential Palace, the Military Academy, Baron Empain Palace, Heliopolis
War (I) Cemetry, and the Basilique Catholic Church among other attractions.
Nasr City is a modern district of Cairo with the National Stadium, the
6th October Panorama, the Un-known Soldier Monument, and the International
Exhibition Yard. The venue is ~ 8 km from Cairo International Airport with
several good hotels in the nearby.
The climate in Cairo during mid March is very favourable, the temperature
range is 19-27 C during the day and 11-16 C at night, humidity ~70%.
The Organizing Committee had reserved a limited number of rooms for participants
in Le Meridean Heliopolis and Oasis hotels . Participants who need hotel
reservation are kindly requested to choose one of the hotels mentioned
- Le Meridien Heliopolis - the conference venue, a 5 star hotel in
Heliopolis at special conference rate 100 US$ per night in single bed room,
115 US$/night in double bed room.
- Oasis, a 3 star hotel in Nasr City at special rate 40 US$/night (SBR)
and 50 US$/night (DBR).
The above rates are on BB Basis, taxes included.
Conference hotels can be reached from Cairo Airport by taxi. The cost
of the ride should be ~ 60 EGP. (1 Euro= 7.9.EGP). Limousine, Rawas, and
Budget services are also possible at ~ 80 EGP. Meridean Heliopolis provides
for its clients free Airport-hotel-Airport transportation, provided flight
details are known 48 hours in advance.
Participants are requested to do their hotel reservations -at the conference
rate, which is almost 30% lower than the available on the net- through
direct e-mail contact with the sales managers of conference hotels as follows:
- Meridean Heliopolis firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Oasis Hotel email@example.com,
fax: +20 24156350.
Non Egyptian participants are requested to make their registration fees
(380 euro-regular/ 190 euro-students) payable by bank transfer according
to the following:
Name of beneficiary: Afaq and Co
Account number: 104 000 111 100 1005870 (euro account)
Account number: 104 000 111 100 1005874 (dollar account)
Bank: National Bank of Egypt, Nasr City Branch, Nasr City, Cairo
Bank swift code: NBEGEGCX104
Official name and mail address of Afaq and Co:
Name: Afaq for Scientific Services and Publishing
Address: 12 Qurash St., 6th Zone, Nasr City, Cairo,
The full programme including details of sessions, book of abstracts, and
other conference material will be available upon registration.
Poster format is max 90x120 cm2, max 2 pages. A poster should include:
Title, authors, addresses / Introduction (scientific background, questions)
/ Materials and methods / Results (including tables, figures and graphs)
/ Conclusion(s) / References.
To speedup publication, whenever deems possible electronic refereeing of
contributed articles will be done. Hence, authors are kindly requested
to provide within due dates on a CD or 3.5" diskette with a complete version
of their contributions written in editable format: MS-WORD or LaTeX editable
Mon., 18 Feb.
Tue., 19 Feb.
Wed., 20 Feb.
Thu., 21 Feb.
Reg & OS
(Pyramids and Sphinx)
Cruise on the Nile
Monday, 18 Feb.
A tour is organized for participants and their companions to Fatimide
and Memlouk Cairo, at the cost of the conference. Buses will depart from
the conference venue at 19.00, stop at El-Hussien Mosque Square. You are
then free to explore, smell the blend of the east, shop, have a drink,
etc. The buses will return to the conference hotels at 22:00. Details of
the trip will be posted at the information desk
Tuesday, 19 Feb.
A conference gala evening (Cruise on the Nile) is organized for participants
and their companions for 240 EGP/40 Euro, transportation, show and dinner
included. Places are limited and will be issued on first-come first-served
basis. Buses will depart from the conference venue at 19:00, and will return
to the Conference Hotels. Details will be posted.
Wednesday, 20 Feb.
For this free day for social events, a tour is otganized to Giza Pyramids
and Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, and a hot lunch at an oriental resturant,
the cost (for Egyptians/non-Egyptians) is 180 EGP/50 Euro.
Alternative sight-seeing tours and trips are offered for selection:
1- A tour to Islamic Museum and Famous Mosques.
2- A tour to Suspended Church and Coptic Museum.
3- A trip to Sakkarah and Memphis.
Prices and full details will be posted at the information desk. Participants
and/or companions who have interest are requested to inform by e-mail and
to contact information desk not later than 12:00 Tuesday 19 Feb..
Thursday, 21 Feb.
The Conference Lunch will be held at the conference venue. Tickets
will be provided in the participants packs (cost is included in the registration
fee). The cost for accompanying person will be 150 EGP/20 Euro to be paid
in advance at the registration time.
Sight seeing tours to archeological and touristic regions in Cairo
and Giza are organised upon request. For more information contact the information
ICEST 2011 Manager,
12 Qurah St., 6th Zone, Nasr City, Cairo
Postal Code 11371, Egypt
Tel/Fax: +(202) 22733515
Web page: http://www.afaqscientific.com/icest2013/
Last updated: 31 Dec.