September 30, 2014 to October 3, 2014
C.U.M.O. Noto (SR), Italy
Europe/Rome timezone
RICAP-14 The Roma International Conference on Astroparticle Physics in Noto, Sicily, Italy

General Information

On this page you will found the useful information about the Conference as well as the Conference bullettins

Conference Addresses


Mailing Address:

Paolo Piattelli,
Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, INFN
via Santa Sofia 62
95125, Catania, Italy


Gaetano Agnello, +39-095-542296
Virginia Potenza, +39-095-542301

Important Deadlines

Starting date for registration 01/04/2014
Deadline date for early-registration 01/09/2014
Deadline for registration 20/09/2014
Starting date for abstract submission 01/04/2014
Deadline for abstract submission 05/09/2014
Opening Ceremony 30/09/2014
Closing Ceremony 03/10/2014
Deadline for proceedings submission 31/12/2014

Conference Venue

The Conference will be held in Noto, a well known baroque town that in 2002 UNESCO inscribed on the World Heritage List as "representing the culmination and final flowering of Baroque art in Europe".
The Conference will be hosted by the Consorzio Universitario Mediterraneo Orientale (CUMO) in Noto in a prestigious architectural complex recently restored. The conference venue is located in the old town of Noto (Via Antonio Sofia 78) at a walking distance from the hotels.


The registration fees for the RICAP-14 are:
Before on September 15th, 2014 After September 15th, 2014
300 € 350 €
Please transfer the Total Amount Due in EURO (free of the bank charges for the recipient).


How to Register

Registrations can only be made through the form available at official web site of the conference.

All payments must be made in Euro, as bank transfer or with credit card. It will also be possible to pay the fee by cash or credit card on site at the Registration Desk. 

To complete the registration, if you used bank transfer as method of payment, please mail a copy of the Bank Transfer Payment to the Conference Secretariat:

For any problem with the registration procedure, please contact the Conference Secretariat:
  • Payment by Bank Transfer
The transfer must be addressed to: “Associazione Romana per le Astroparticelle” and drawn on Unicredit Banca di Roma, Ple. Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma.

Banking coordinates for payments:
IBAN: IT 34 X 02008 05227 000011607039
Swift Code: UNCRITM1153

Please remember to include in the motivation of the bank transfer payment:

"Name, Surname" of the participant and "fee for RICAP-14".
  • Payment by Credit Card
Credit card payments can be made at this link.


Web access during the Conference

Wireless access in the conference rooms will be available.

Participants who have eduroam credentials will be able to access using their authentication. A password protected access will be provided for those who do not have eduroam. Instructions will be provided at the registration desk.


The poster session will open on September 30 at 18:00.

Poster must fit within 200 cm (width) x 110 cm (height).


Scientific Programme

The Conference programme includes about 25 invited plenary talks and several talks in the parallel sessions. The table below shows the schedule of the plenary and parallel sessions for the three days of the Conference:
  September 30th, Tuesday October 1st,  Wednesday October 2ndThursday October 3rdFriday
First morning session Plenary Session Plenary Session Plenary Session Plenary Session
  Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
second morning session Plenary Session Plenary Session Plenary Session Plenary Session
  Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
First afternoon session Parallel Session A Parallel Session B Parallel Session E Parallel Session F Parallel Session I Parallel Session J Plenary Session and Summaries
  Coffee break Coffee break    
second afternoon session Parallel Session C Parallel Session D Parallel Session G Parallel Session H    


Conference Proceedings and Abstract and Paper Submission

The Conference Proceedings will be published on European Physical Journal Web of Conferences. The cost for one copy of the proceedings is included in the registration fee.
We want to publish the Proceedings as soon as possible after the end of the Conference ensuring the maximum of quality. Each contribution submitted will be reviewed by referees appointed by the organizing committee.
Deadline for proceedings submission is 31/12/2014.


Map of Noto

A map of Noto with the location of the conference venue (CUMO, Via Antonio Sofia 78) and Palazzo Nicolaci (welcome cocktail).