HEP 2011 - The 2011 Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics
21-27 July 2011 - Grenoble, France
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  • Ready for some social events ?
    The HEP 2011 Conference gives you opportunity to meet other participants in a friendly atmosphere and to discover the beauties of Grenoble and the Rhône-Alpes region.

    Wednesday 20 July

    >> 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm:
    Registration and welcome reception
    - cheese & wine party
    Venue: EVE - University Campus
    >> 8:00 pm:
    General public inauguration show
    Venue: EVE - University Campus

    Thursday 21 July

    >> 8:00 pm:
    City Hall Reception

    Venue : Museum of Grenoble

    Sunday 24 July

    >> A city of history, heritage and culture, the Alpine capital is without a doubt an ideal destination for tourism and is well placed for easy access to some beautiful Alpine scenery. We invite you to discover some of the charms of Grenoble. Maybe you would prefer walking on the surrounding mountains or you would like to enjoy the view on a paragliding jump from the Chartreuse, or even drive a vintage car in the Vercors mountain...
    Choose your outing and we take care of everything.

    Possible outings for the entire day:
    - Visit of Grenoble la Dauphinoise:
    Guided tour of the historic city-center of Grenoble, the Cathedral, the Ancient Parliament, the Halles Sainte-Claire covered market and the historic squares. After having lunch in a local restaurant, you'll rise to the heights of Bastille fortress with the cablecar for a spectacular view on the city and the surrounding mountains.
    - One day in Vercors:
    Discover the Vercors moutain through its history of resistance during second world war and the villages which made the mountain famous: Saint Nizier du Moucherotte, Valchevrière, la Chapelle en Vercors.
    - Cooking lesson in a Table d'hôtes restaurant:
    Make your own gourmet lunch under the supervision of a professionnal chef in 292 table d'hôtes restaurant. You will then enjoy your meal in a warm and friendly atmosphere with your fellow cooks.
    - Via Ferrata on the Bastille Fortress:
    Set up on the west cliff faces of the mountain, overlooking the Jardin des Dauphins, the via ferrata of the Bastille counts among the few courses set in an urban area. Enthusiasts for sensational experiences and (easy) rock-climbing lovers are offered two itineraries to get to the top of the fortress.
    - Grenoble and the Caves of Choranche:
    This outing combines a visit of Grenoble city-center and its 2000 years history in the morning, a lunch in a regional restaurant and the wonders of the Caves of Choranche in the afternoon with pure lake water and rivers runing underground.
    - Paragliding in Saint Hilaire du Touvet:
    More details will be announced later.
    - Cruise on Lake Monteynard:
    30 minutes from Grenoble, get on board of La Mira boat for a wonderful cruise: discover the canyons of Drac and Ebron rivers, get close to the wild nature of the blank and unreachable shores and enjoy this calm and peaceful environment. After having lunch on the boat, you will have the opportunity to walk to the Himalayan bridges over the lake.
    - Vintage car escapade in the Vercors mountain (cancelled):
    Get on board of vintage cars for a unique escapade around the Vercors mountain. You will get the opportunity to drive the car along the trip, to discover the wonderful panoramic views of the Vercors and to share a well diserved lunch in a local farm restaurant.
    - Visit of Lyon:
    From Fourviere basilic to the old city and its « traboules », enjoy a guided tour of Lyon's historic locations. The Renaissance district of the old Lyon, listed by Unesco, is a unique area of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The visit will include the Fourviere Basilic, the old Roman theater and the old city, St Just streets and traboules.

    The excursions programme may be modified or cancelled depending on the number of persons registered (minimum and maximum capacity limits) and on the weather conditions.

    Cancellation policy:
    > Cancellation before June 21st 2011: Full refund
    > Cancellation before July 9th 2011: 50% refund
    > Cancellation after July 9th 2011: No refund

    Monday 25 July

    >> 8:15 pm: An Evening of French Opera
    The Choeurs Lyriques de Savoie presents a concert of extracts from French opera including Carmen, Les Contes d'Hoffman, La Belle Helene, Lakmé and Faust. The performance will be in costume.
    Soloists include:
    - Michèle Voisinet - Musical Director and Piano
    - Chantal Bastide - Soprano
    - Eugénie Danglade - Mezzo Soprano
    - Valentine Lemercier - Mezzo Soprano
    - Jacky Da Cunha - Tenor
    - Philippe Desandre - Bass
    - Olivier Grand - Baritone
    - Gilbert Lemasson - Baritone Bass & Stage Direction

    Tuesday 26 July

    >> 7:30 pm: Soccer tournament
    >> 8:30 pm: Banquet Gala Evening
    Venue: Stade des Alpes


    Soccer tournament

    A recreational soccer tournament will be organized during the conference. The playoffs will take place on Friday 22 at 19:30 at the Gières stadium (plaine des sports de Gières).
    The final will be played in Stade des Alpes at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 26 just before the conference banquet.
    We encourage participants to start to form eight mixed teams (juniors, seniors, males & females) of up to 15 players (11 on the field and up to 4 substitutes) . If you feel interested, please indicate it on the social programme form.
    Players will be asked to play with sneakers only (no cleats) in order to minimize the risk of injury. Jerseys will be provided.
    Women and men locker rooms equipped with showers will be made available.


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