VI International Symposium on Exotic Nuclei “EXON - 2012”
Vladivostok, 1 - 6 October 2012

Co-organized by FLNR JINR (Dubna), GANIL (Caen), RIKEN (Wako-shi), GSI (Darmstadt), NSCL (Michigan)

This Symposium will continue the series of EXON meetings previously held  in Irkutsk (on the Baikal Lake),  Peterhof (St.Petersburg),  Khanty-Mansiysk (west Siberia)  and Sochi (on the Black Sea). It takes place every two years in the most exotic places of Russia. The EXON-2012 will be held on 1-6 October 2012 in Vladivostok, Russia, in the modern campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (, located on Russky Island just after the APEC-2012 Summit. 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). The Topics to be discussed are:

  • Methods of production of light exotic nuclei and study of their properties
  • Superheavy elements. Synthesis and properties
  • Rare processes and decays
  • Radioactive beams. Production and research program
  • 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 EXON2012 web-page. So we are ready to accept your abstracts up to 10 April, 2012. 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 (A4) 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; after that all the speakers will receive personal invitations.

Official letters of invitation will be 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. Please contact Olga Korotchik on all the questions connected with visa obtaining e-mail:

To maximize the benefit of your full participation in the conference please plan to arrive in Vladivostok by the 30th of September and stay there at least till the 6th October. Air routes connect the Vladivostok International Airport International Airport with Japan, People's Republic of China, South Korea and Vietnam. There are more than 9 regular airlines to Vladivostok including Alitalia(AZ), Korean Air Lines(KE), Siberia Airlines(S7), Aeroflot(SU), Transaero Airlines(UN) etc, from Bangkok, Denpasar, Harbin, Moscow, Seoul, Shangi (Hong Kong), Singapore, etc. You can find more detailed information in the web pages, or

Traditionally for EXON, the Organizing Committee arranges delivery of all the participants from the Vladivostok International Airport to the venue of the Symposium on Russky Island. Please inform the Organizing Committee well before hand on the date of your arrival/departure and your flight number. On 6 -7 October (end of Symposium) all the participants will be delivered back to the airport.

PAYMENT Please note that you will be responsible for the payment of all of your travel expenses (airfare, hotel, meals, meeting registration fee, etc.) The symposium fee (including the book of information materials, coffee breaks, welcome reception, banquet, social program and airport-hotel-airport transportation) is 300 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 symposium fee does not include the accommodation. We have reserved a number of rooms in the University Campus Hotel for the time period of 1 - 6 October 2012. Rates (which include breakfast, lunch and dinner) are:

Total accommodation rate (6 days)

    1 person single 2 persons (per each)
Standard (two-beds) room 700 Euro 480 Euro
Suite (two-beds) room 1060 Euro 700 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:

Intermediary Bank:
VTB Bank (Austria) AG,
Wien, PO Box-560, Parkring 6, A-1011 Vienna, Austria
SWIFT: DOBAATWW Beneficiary’s Bank: ñ/à ¹ 11.00.0615394.900
CB «INTERCOMMERZ» (Ltd), Russia, Moscow
Beneficiary: JINR,
Russia, Moscow region, Dubna, Joliot-Curie, 6
Beneficiary account: 40807978826000013467

Re: Symposium fee «EXON-2012»

The weather is generally very fine in Vladivostok in late-September - early October. The Organizing Committee is planning several events for ladies, which will include visits to the ethnic museums, exhibitions and concerts. A "cruise on board the ship" is also planned during the days of Symposium. Those wishing to extend their stay at the seaside after the Symposium can take part in a variety of cruise trips that will be offered on the site of the symposium. Further information and updates are or will be posted on the EXON2012 web site Contact:

We are looking forward to seeing you in Vladivostok

On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee,
Yuri Penionzhkevich (Chairman) and Yuri Sobolev (Scientific secretary).


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