XIIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum      1-6 August 2018

Final Circular

This is the final circular for the "Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum" conference which will take place in Maynooth, Ireland, 1-6 August 2018. It contains some important practical information so please read carefully.

Conference web site

The conference web site is http://indico.cern.ch/e/confxiii.

Travel and Transportation

Detailed information for travel to Maynooth can be found on our location and transport page.
Maynooth is a small town and the University is within easy walking distance of the town centre and the train station. The conference venue on the North Campus is a short walk from the Campus accommodation and the Glenroyal Hotel.

Venue and Maps

The plenary and parallel sessions will take place in the Arts Building, North Campus, number 35 on the campus map. Further maps of Maynooth are available at the university's location pages.

Scientific Programme

The scientific programme will start at 09:00 on Wednesday, August 1st. A detailed timetable for all plenary and parallel sessions is now available. There will be a poster session on Friday 3rd August from 18:00 to 20:00, located in the lobby of the Arts Building. Light refreshments will be available.


The conference registration desk will be open during the Welcome Reception on Tuesday 31st July. The desk will be open for registration and enquiries throughout the conference.

Wifi and Internet Access

Wireless network access is available Campus-wide, including in the University Campus via Eduroam. The University's (open) conference network will also be available for those participants not using eduroam.

Information for Presenters

Only conference computers and projectors can be used in all the sessions. Please prepare your presentation in Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf) or Microsoft PowerPoint Format (.ppt, .pptx) as no other formats can be supported. Plenary speakers are requested to upload their presentation via the Indico system at least the night before your talk. For parallel speakers, please upload your presentation by lunch time on the day of your talk.

Social Programme

We have planned a range of optional social events that we hope you will enjoy.

Further Information

Please check the website for further local and tourist information. You might also like to check the weather, before you travel at Met Éireann.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Maynooth.
Kind regards and safe travels,

The Local Organizing Committee