The school will start on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 after lunch and will finish on Thursday, September 06 before lunch.
Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and 2nd will be free with two possible extra activities (boat trip in the city of Paris, visit of the Palace of Versailles).

There are two kinds of participation: (1) full attendance to the summer school and (2) occasional attendance for Paris-based scientists.


All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract for an oral (20 min) or poster presentation during the online registration. Abstracts for oral presentations will be selected after the registration deadline. All participants will present themselves in a round of flash presentations (5 minutes max).  

1) Full attendance of the summer school

65 participants can be accommodated at the Centre Frachon during the 10 days of the summer school. The registration fees will cover the meals and accommodation (see different fees with/without accommodation below). The summer school is open to physicists and biologists from any country, and at any level (master, graduate and PhD students, postdocs, and faculty). All participants will present themselves in a round of flash presentation (5 minutes max). Participants are encouraged to submit a poster and/or an abstract for a short talk (20 minutes).

Participation fees including accommodation: 700 euros (master, graduate and PhD students); 750 euros (others).

Participation fees for Paris-based attendees without accomodation (without room at the Centre Frachon): 300 euros.

Participation fees for PALM members (the academic sponsor of the summer school): none.


Full attendance with accomodation on site: few more free slots are still available.


2) Occasional attendance

The PALM summer school also welcomes the participation of master & PhD students and scientists from the nearby institutes and universities; single-day or lecture-specific attendances are possible, subject to the number of available places (maximum 110). Submission of a Poster and/or a short talk is possible.

Participation is free, but prior registration is mandatory.

Meal/accomodation fees: 27 euros (lunch and coffee breaks); 18.40 euros (dinner); 56.20 euros (bedroom).

No meal/accomodation fees for PALM members and for master 2 and PhD students.

Individual payment upon arrival at the Centre Frachon by cash, by "chéque", or prepayment by bank transfer. Credit cards are not accepted.


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