You are cordially invited to the 8th Russian-Japanese Workshop on “Open Shell Compounds and Molecular Spin Devices” to be held on September 29 - October 2, 2014 in Kazan, Russia.
Aims and Scope
The aim of the Workshop is to provide a basically bilateral but international/global forum for discussions of interdisciplinary issues on open shell compounds and molecular spin science/technology among chemists, physicists, biologists and materials scientists. Particularly, the Workshop will focus on syntheses of novel open shell compounds, recent/exotic applications, and quests for novel functionalities of open shell systems as diverse as possible; organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, biological science, materials and polymer science/engineering. Theoretical approaches to spin science/technology and spin-based quantum cybernetics also will be encouraged.
Venue and Access
The scientific sessions will take place in the Institute of Physics of Kazan Federal University (address: Institute of Physics, Kazan Federal University, 16a Kremlyovskaya str., Kazan, 420008, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation). Institute of Physics is located in the center of Kazan and can be easily accessed by public transport. We will organize transportation of all foreign participants from the Airport to the Venue, and will try our best to help Russian participants as well. The directions how to reach venue from airport or railway station can be found here.
The 7th WS was held in Awaji Island, Japan on Nov. 17-20, 2013.
The 6th Workshop was held in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Sept. 8-13, 2012.
The 5th WS was held in Awaji Island, Japan on Nov. 13-16, 2011.
The 4th WS was held in Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia on Sept. 4-8, 2010.
The 3rd WS was held in Awaji Island, Japan on Nov. 15-18, 2009.
The 2nd WS was held in Yekaterinburg, Russia on Oct. 16-17, 2008.
The 1st WS was held in Novosibirsk in 2007.
Abstract submission - until September 1, 2014
Accommodation reservation - please let us know the dates of your arrival/departure and desired room type (single/double) as soon as possible
Visa assistance - until August 15, 2014
Scientific program of the conference can be downloaded here.
Please, use this Template to prepare your abstract and submit it by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 1, 2014.
The proposed accommodation for participants is Hayal Hotel
Please let us know the dates of your arrival/departure and desired room type (single/double) as soon as possible and we will book the room in Hayal Hotel for you with discount.
If you prefer other accomodation, please feel free to go ahead and book it at your earliest convenience. End of September is still a touristic season in Kazan.
Conference Tour and the Banquet
Bus tour to Sviyazhsk island with visits to monastery will be served on October 1. After transport bring you to the island town you will go walking around the island visiting old churches admiring excellent views to the rivers of Volga, Sviyaga, alpine skiing complex of Kazan and many other beautiful views. Within 2-3 hours you will learn of how Russian troop headed by Ivan the Terrible stayed here before the 3rd and final campaign of conquering Kazan in 1552. Magnificent churches and Assumption monastery are those monuments which will tell you the history of XVI and posterior centuries. Every part of the island breathes with history starting from XVI up to nowadays. Asumption monastery, st. Sergius church, Trinity church are the monuments of stone and wooden craftsmanship and spiritual religious atmosphere.
The banquet will be organized for the participants in the authentic restaurant on the island.
Visa to Russia
Most foreign participants will need visa to enter to Russia, and for this sake we need to prepare proper invitation paper to be applied in Russian embassy/consulate. For Japanese citizens living in Japan (as well as for EU citizens living in EU) it takes a few days to prepare invitation letter and a week to deliver the hardcopy; afterwards, you will have to apply to the embassy. For other nationalities living in Japan the procedure of preparation the invitation letter takes much longer (1 month + 1 week for delivery), therefore please send your request in advance.
To prepare the valid invitation paper please follow the instructions below:
Please fill in the Invitation Form and send it to us (email@example.com) along with a Copy of the Passport until August 15, 2014.
Please, pay attention to the following points:
1) Your passport must be valid at least 6 month after the end of your stay in Russia.
2) In field "Working address" of visa invitation form, please state your exact working/postal address where we should send a hardcopy of invitation.
3) If you travel with accompany person, please fill out visa form for this person as well and submit to us simultaneously with your own data.
4) If the country where you currently stay and the country of your citizenship are not the same, we also need a scan of your residence permit or long-term visa (whatever applicable).
Conference Organizing Committees
Local Organizing Committee (Локальный организационный комитет):
Renad Z. Sagdeev, Novosibirsk, Russia
Albert V. Aganov, Kazan, Russia
Dmitry A. Tayurskii, Kazan, Russia
Sergey Nikitin, Kazan, Russia
Chairpersons (International Steering Committee) (Председатели (Международный руководящий комитет)):
Victor I. Ovcharenko, Novosibirsk, Russia
Renad Z. Sagdeev, Novosibirsk, Russia
Takeji Takui, Osaka, Japan
Katsuya Inoue, Hiroshima, Japan
Conference website: http://www.tomo.nsc.ru/homepages/RJW2014/
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Matvey Fedin)
Оргвзнос за участие в конференции составляет 5000 руб. Предпочтительный способ оплаты - на месте (соответствующие квитанции будут выданы). Однако, если Вы предпочитаете оплату переводом на счет КФУ, пожалуйста, свяжитесь с нами, и мы отправим детальные инструкции.