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Second Circular   

This Symposium will continue the series of EXON meetings previously held in Irkutsk (on the Baikal Lake), Peterhof (St.Petersburg), Khanty-Mansiysk (west Siberia), Sochi (on the Black Sea) and Vladivostok (on the Golden Horn Bay). It takes place every two years in the most exotic places of Russia. The EXON-2014 will be held on 8 - 13 September 2014 in Kaliningrad ( formerly called Königsberg), Russia, located at the mouth of the navigable Pregolya River, which empties into the Vistula Lagoon, an inlet of the Baltic Sea.

The Symposium will be devoted to the investigation of nuclei in extreme states and, in particular, at the limits of nuclear stability (from very light neutron- and proton-rich up to superheavy nuclei).


  • Methods of light exotic nuclei production and study of their properties
  • Superheavy elements. Synthesis and properties
  • Rare processes and decays
  • Radioactive beams. Production and research programmes
  • Experimental set-ups and future projects

The preliminary list of the Symposium Scientific Programme will be soon compiled on the basis of the received Abstracts and published on the EXON2014 web-page. So we are ready to accept your abstracts up to 30 April, 2014. It will include oral talks and a poster session.


The MS WORD or PDF typewritten format of the abstracts are preferable. The abstracts should not exceed 1 page and must be sent in the camera-ready form (17 cm x 25.5 cm).
The list of registered participants (speakers) will be available on the site of the Symposium. If you have any questions concerning the Scientific Programme please addresses them to the Organizing Committee. The Scientific programme will be finally completed by 15 May, 2014; after that all the speakers will receive personal invitations.

Visa information

Official letters of invitation will be sent to the participants of the Symposium as well as to their accompanying persons after their personal data submitted to the Organizing Committee. You can use our Application Form and Visa Registration form which are available on the site of the Symposium: and Those participants who need additional time before or after the Symposium for sightseeing should inform the Organizing Committee so that we could book the hotel for the required period of time.


To maximize the benefit of your full participation in the conference please plan to arrive in Kaliningrad by the 7th of September and stay there at least till the 13th of September. Air routes connect the Kaliningrad International Airport or Airport are Aeroflot, Transaero Airlines, S7 Airlines (Moscow); Bulgaria Air (Varna); Scandinavian Airlines, Copenhagen; AirBaltic ( Riga); Air Berlin (Berlin); etc.
Traditionally for EXON, the Organizing Committee arranges delivery of all the participants from/to the Kaliningrad International Airport. Please inform the Organizing Committee well before hand on the date of your arrival/departure and your flight number. On 13 September (end of Symposium) all the participants will be delivered back to the airport.


Please note that you will be responsible for the payment of all of your travel expenses (airfare, hotel, meals, meeting registration fee, etc.) The conference fee (including the book of information materials, coffee breaks, welcome reception, banquet, social program and airport-hotel-airport transportation) is 350 Euro for the participants and 150 Euro for the accompanying persons.
The registration fee will be accepted by transfer (more acceptable) or in cash (ˆ) at the registration desk. The conference fee does not include the accommodation. We have reserved a number of rooms in the hotels of Zelenogradsk city. These hotels are situated directly on the beach of the Baltic Sea, about 500 meters away from the centre on Zelenogradsk city center. Zelenogradsk is located about 20 km from Kaliningrad and 15 km from Kaliningrad airport “Khrabrovo”. Zelenogradsk is located within a 10 minutes drive from the unique sanctuary 'the Curonian spit', where you can get acquainted with an amazing world of harmony and contrasts and where a spe-cial microclimate makes it possible for the relict plants to grow, some of them have been entered into the Red Book.

The accommodation rates including breakfast, lunch and dinner (one night) are:

  1 person
Standard (one-bed) room 110 Euro
Standard (two-beds) room 90 Euro

Young physicists and post-docs are especially encouraged to attend. Partial financial support will be available for young physicists. The candidates for the financial support will be selected by the Organizing Committee from the participants less than 35 years of age, on the basis of a competition of their abstracts.

The payment should be made via:
Beneficiary’s Bank:
119435 Russia, Moscow, B.Savvinskiy per. 2-4-6-bld 10
Beneficiary: JINR,
Russia, Moscow region, Dubna, Joliot-Curie, 6
Beneficiary account: 40807978826000013467
Re: Conference fee "EXON-2014"

Other information

The weather is generally very fine in Kaliningrad in September - October. Autumn comes in September and is at first warm and usually sunny, turning cold, damp and foggy only in November. The Organizing Committee is planning several events for ladies, which will include visits to the museums, exhibitions and concerts. Kaliningrad has many museums. A few examples are the Immanuel Kant museum on the Kneiphof island, the Regional Museum of History and Arts, which has parts of Königsberg Castle's Prussia Museum of local archaeological findings, and the Kaliningrad Amber Museum, which is situated in the Dohna Tower near the Rossgarten Gate. The city also has an art gallery with eight exhibition rooms.

Further information and updates are or will be posted on the EXON2014 web site Contact:

We are looking forward to seeing you in Kaliningrad
On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee,
Yuri Penionzhkevich (Chairman)
Yuri Sobolev (Scientific secretary).

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