The proceedings of the Conference will be published as a special (but consecutively numbered) issue of the Journal of Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A. Alberto Del Guerra, Hans Herzog and George Loudos will be the Guest Editor(s) of the Proceedings.

The contents of the Proceedings will consist of invited papers (6 journal pages) plus contributed papers, both oral and poster (3 journal pages). The submission of a paper implies that it represents original work not previously published and not being considered for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts will be refereed. More appropriate instructions and final maximum number of pages will be given at the conference.

On-line submission via Elsevier's Editorial System (EES) is required. The submission deadline for the contributions is 15 June 2012. In order to achieve a fast publication and to respect the time schedule this deadline will be strictly enforced.