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I. General Announcement

The 10th Circum-Pan-Pacific Spin Symposium on High Energy Spin Physics will take place during Oct 5-8, 2015 and the Symposium venue will be Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan. The scientific program will include topics related to high energy spin phenomena in particle and nuclear physics.
The aim of this Symposium is to enhance communications among physicists from the Circum-Pan-Pacific region and from other regions. Participation of young physicists in this Symposium is strongly encouraged. Recent Symposia in this series took place in Jinan, China (2013), Cairns, Australia (2011), and Yamagata, Japan (2009). The Symposium website is http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/PacSPIN2015/ .

II. Topics

  • Transverse and longitudinal spin structure of nucleons
  • Nucleon structure (form factors, generalized parton distribution)
  • Spin structure of hadrons
  • Spin in hard QCD processes
  • Fundamental symmetries and physics beyond the SM
  • Future facilities

Pacific Spin2015 will consist of invited talks and talks selected from contributions. All talks will be presented in plenary sessions. There will be a 30-min discussion session each day. The deadline for abstract submission is August 15th, 2015 and abstracts should be submitted via http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/PacSPIN2015/abstract_submit.php .

III. Registration

The registration fee is $200 USD or $6,000 NTD for each participant ($100 USD or $3,000 NTD for students; $150 USD or $4,500 NTD for accompanying guests) which covers the reception, banquet, exercusion, coffee breaks and all lunches Monday through Thursday. The registration fee will be collected upon arrival in cash. Registration can be made via http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/PacSPIN2015/registration.php. The deadline for registration is Aug. 31, 2015.

IV. Accommodation

Participants will be accommodated in the Activity Center of Academia Sinica (http://gao.sinica.edu.tw/huo-dong/room.php) on campus. The local organizing committee will make reservations for the participants. The hotel priceis: $1250 NTD (~$40 USD) for single room (one bed) pernight. The breakfast is included and the payment can be made either by cash or credit card during checkout. Please inform us of your arrival/departure dates and room preference during online registration. You are also welcome to book preferred hotel in Taipei by yourself.

V. Social program

There will be a reception on the first evening of Symposium and banquet in Taipei downtown on the second evening. Wednesday afternoon (October 7) is reserved for the excursion of the National Palace Museum. 

VI.Travel and Visa

The weather in Taipei is in general very pleasant in October and the average temperature is about 25°C (77 °F). There are two international airports for flying to Taipei: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) or Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA). Details of travel information and visa requirement are available at http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/PacSPIN2015/index.php?id=7&fid=7 .

VII. Important deadlines