Workshop info

The Workshop will take place in the conference hall of the wonderful Santa Tecla Palace Hotel, a sea-fronted retreat at the foothills of Mt. Etna, located in a reserved stretch of the Sicilian volcanic shoreline, at the "Riviera dei Ciclopi" and surrounded by the Natural Reserve of the "Timpa di Acireale"!


Registration will be open on September 2 (Friday), 17.00-19.00.

The Workshop will start on September 3 (Saturday) morning and will end on September 7 (Wednesday) evening.

Free wireless internet connection will be available in all areas of the hotel.

The social program will include the welcome drink, the excursion and the social dinner.

The fee for participants to the workshop is fixed at 300 Euro before July 15 and at 350 Euro after this date. It will cover

  • Welcome drink
  • Workshop material
  • Rental of the congress hall
  • Coffee breaks
  • Excursion
  • Social dinner
  • Workshop proceedings

Payments before the arrival should be made by bank transfer to

   Diffraction (fiscal code 93123960754)

   Bank: Monte dei Paschi di Siena - Filiale di Commenda di Rende (n. 8473)
              via Don Minzoni, 85
              I-87036 Rende (Cosenza), Italia

   IBAN: IT 05 Y 01030 80881 000062110802

(please make sure that the name of the participant appears in the message text accompanying the money transfer).

On-site registrations can be paid only in cash.

In case of payment by bank transfer and later cancellation, refund will be made of the registration fee, excluding an administration charge of 50 Euro, provided that advanced written notification is submitted.

Partial financial support will be available for a limited number of participants. Applicants should send their request by e-mail to diff2016 --at-- cs.infn.it.

The proceedings of the Workshop will be published online; all participants will have free access to them for one year after publication.

Please note that workshops are a unique opportunity to meet colleagues and exchange ideas, projects and information, therefore the external connection (EVO) is not planned. We will consider it only in case of exceptional events.


A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for each participant upon request.

Letter of Invitation

Participants requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the Workshop may write to the organizers specifying the necessary details. Please note this procedure aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Workshop. It is not an official invitation covering fees and other expenses and does not imply any financial support from the Workshop.