11th Conference on Nuclear and Particle Physics
20-23 October 2017
Hurghada, Egypt


Organized by

Egyptian Nuclear Physics Association (ENPA)

Information Announcement

Conference Venue
Zahabia Hotel & Beach Resort****, Hurghada

Registration and Information Desk
The desk will open through the conference as follows :
Sunday 20 October 13:00-14:00 and 15:00 -17:45;  Monday 21 Oct. 9:30-13:00 and 14:30-18:00; Friday 23 Oct. 9:30 - 11:45.
Non-Egyptian participants are requested to complete their registration fees at the registration desk (only cash will be accepted).

Entry Visa
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.

Conference Venue
The Conference will be held in Hurghada, the famous Egyptian resort on the Red Sea. Hurghada is located at ~500 km south-east of Cairo in a wonderfull location on Red Sea coast. Being a city of sun, sea and mountains, Hurghada is known as one of the famous world resorts. It offers all kinds of holidays, fun and entertainment, while the spacious gardens and pool areas are quieter and more peaceful. Desert adventures and safaris by jeep, camel or quad bike and numerous watersports and diving activities are available. Hurghada can be easily reached from Cairo by road using air-conditioned tourist buses or by regular scheduled air-conditioned buses. Hurghada has its international airport with flights coming directly from major cities in Europe and Middle East. The conference venue is Zahabia Hotel & Beach Resort, a 4-star hotel located north of Hurghada one and half km of the center. The resort occupies a superb location on the Red Sea coast famous by its blue-turquoise waves and unbelievable underwater life supposed to be the richest in the world. The Zahabia Hotel & Beach Resort is considered to be one of the city's relaxed hotels where guests can enjoy the facilities and nearby amazing sand beach.
Hurghada International Airport is 20 km from the Hotel, and the beach is only several meters away from the hotel buildings.
Enjoy the pleasures of the crystal clear and turquoise water of the Red Sea. The climate in Hurghada during mid October is very favourable, the temperature range is 21-29 oC during the day and 15-19 oC at night.

Cairo-Hurghada Transportation
A special Cairo-Hurghada bus transportation is organized for conference participants and companions. Gathering for departure will be on Saturday 7 October 7:00 a.m. outside the HQ site of the Atomic Energy Authority, 3 Ahmed El-Zomor St., Nasr City, Cairo. The buses will depart at 7:30 a.m. and are expected to arrive to Hurghada at 12:30. The return trip will start from the conference venue at 13:30 on Tuesday 10. Arrival to Cairo (AEA site in Nasr City) is expected at 19:00, depending on the traffic. For Egyptians the cost for the trip (Cairo-Hurghada-Cairo) is included in the conference fee. For non-Egyptians the cost is 20 euros.
Participants from abroad are advised to arrange their arrival to Cairo at 5:00 a.m., 2 hours before gathering on Saturday 7 October (at 7:00 a.m.). The AEA site at Nasr City can be easily reached from Cairo Internatipnal Airport by taxi, regular bus service, or by metro -bus/ taxi from anywhere within Greater-Cairo. Cairo Internatipnal Airport is ~ 7 km from the EAE HQ site, with taxi fare ~ 100 EGP.
Other alternatives to reach Hurghada is by direct flights from Cairo / major world cities; or to use the bus transportation of the East Delta or Super Jet companies. Bus timetables and fares can be found using the Ask Aladdin site (http://www.ask-aladdin.com/bus_schedules.htm). Current one way prices are 120-150 EGP depending on bus providing company.
For prticipants using direct flights to Hurghada airport, taxi or limousine service to the conference hotel is available at ~ 150 EGP.

Hotel Information
The Organizing Committee had reserved a number of double bed rooms for conference participants and companions in the Zahabia Hotel & Beach Resort at a special conference rate. The reservation is made for 3 nights on full-board basis (three meals).
For Egyptians, the cost is included in the registration fee. Those wishing to change their stay to a single bed room; the differnce is to be paid in advance during the registration.
For non-Egyptian participants the cost is 120 euro per person in double-bed room (Cairo-Hurghada-Cairo transportation included).
Non-Egyptian participants are kindly requested to inform as soon as possible on their choice as for single or double/trible room in the Zahabia Hotel & Beach Resort, the conference venue at a special conference rate 50 Euros per night in a single bed room (SBR) on FB basis. The rates for person in double- and triple- bed rooms are 35 and 30 Euros per night, respectively.
    Participants looking for other hotels in Hurghada are advised to refer to hotel reservation companies on the internet.

Scientific Programme
The full programme including details of sessions, book of abstracts, and other conference material will be available upon registration. For poster session, the poster's format is 70x90 cm2.

Electronic Refereeing
To speedup publication, whenever deems possible electronic refereeing of contributed articles will be done. Hence, authors are kindly requested to provide within due dates and upon arrival a CD or 3.5" diskette with a complete version of their contributions written in MS-WORD, or LaTeX.

Conference Programme

Sat. 7 Oct.
Sun. 8 Oct.
Mon. 9 Oct.
Tue. 10 Oct.
Gathering Cairo
Bus to Hurghada
Mid-Way Rest
Free Beforenoon
Arrival Hurghada
Hotel Check-Out
Hotel Check-In & Accommodation
Mid-Way Rest
OS /Oral-1
Arrival Cairo
Free Evening
Cultural Evening
Cultural Evening

Programme abbreviations:
Opening Session
Poster Session
Keynote/Review Talks
Round Table
Oral Session
Closing Session

Social Programme

Sunday, 20 October
Free evening with a tour to Hurghada Marina. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of the Oriental and Arabian nights.
Monday, 21 October
A Bedouin night is offered. Enjoy Arabian coffee and oriental show. Details will be posted.
Tuesday, 22 Octber
For the free beforenoon half-day, a number of options are offered:
- A glassy-bottom boat tour.
- Sindbad tourist submarine.
- A yacht trip to Giftun islands.
- A visit to Aquarium Museum.
For the evening activites, an evening to the famous Hurghada's memsha is organized. Walk around freely and do your Hurghada shopping. Details will be posted.
Participants and/or companions who have interest are requested to contact the tourist representative at the registration desk for details.
Companions Tours
Most favourable tours are:
- A trip to Safaga (60 km south to Hurgada), famous by its wonderful sand baths for physiotherapy.
- A full day trip to Luxor (valley of the kings and Karnak temple).
Several other tours and trips could be organised upon request. For more details, please contact the tourist representative at the registration desk.
Post-conference Tours
Tours are available at moderate prices to Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel, to Saint Catherine Monastery and Moses' Mountain. For information please contact the tourist representative.

Prof.Dr. M.N.H.Comsan
Conference Chairman "NUPPAC' 19",
3 Ahmed Elzomor St., Elzohour District, Nasr City, Cairo
Postal Code 11787, Egypt
Tel : +(2010) 01844818
Fax : +(202) 22876031
E-mail : comsanmn@gmail.com
Web page : NUPPAC' 19 Home Page http://www.afaqscientific.com/nuppac19/

Last updated: 3 Oct. 2019