9th INTEGRAL Workshop

An INTEGRAL view of the high-energy sky

(the first 10 years)

and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch

15-19 October 2012

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France


Important dates:

Recent announcements


Talks and posters now available at the program page

Instruction for proceedings available at the page proceedings

Final scientific program and schedule available at the program page


The workshop late registration will be open till 5 October at


but at the increased fee of 400 euros for standard and 350 euros for student participants, without museum or Seine cruise. For these late registrations the dinner will also not be guaranteed as maximum number of seats has now been fixed.

Payment can be done by credit card or bank transfer only.  Cash payment will not be accepted.

List of participants can be found in the workshop WWW site at the “Registration” page.

Participants will have to collect their badge and document bag at the reception desk of the conference starting from Monday 15 at 08:30 am.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

An abstract booklet will be available in PDF format on the workshop www site for download few days before the start of the workshop. No printed booklet will be provided to avoid waste of paper.

Travel support

As with all past INTEGRAL workshops, the organizers will make all efforts to provide some financial support to help participants as needed (e.g. early stage scientists) to attend the workshop.

Travel support relies solely on very limited funds, which may become available through sponsors. Request shall be made after registration at the e-mail conference address.

Invitation Letters for Visa application

Invitation letters to obtain a French visa shall be requested to the workshop secretary by e-mail as soon as the registration is performed.

Social Events

The registration fee includes tickets for the social events of the conference, which are:

•A welcome cocktail on the evening of the first day of the conference at the BNF.

•Cocktail and conference dinner during the celebration of the 10th anniversary of launch.

•Ticket for Wednesday afternoon visiting tours:

            o Musée du Louvre


            o Musée d’Orsay


            o Cruise on the Seine River

Participants will have to pay for their accompanying persons at the social events at the moment of the registration payment.

Museum and cruise tickets are valid for one year with no restrictions on entry time. The two cruises on the 17 October afternoon that will allow comfortable participation to the celebration dinner are those at 14:30 and 16:00 (the cruise lasts 1.5 hr).


A list of hotels close to the workshop venue is reported in the Accommodation page along with other general information.

Participants are invited to make their own reservation, well in advance of the conference period, since Paris is a very busy and touristic destination and a very important and popular event is expected to take place in Paris the week before the conference. No reservations will be handled by the LOC.

Workshop Proceedings

All contributions (invited, solicited, contributed oral talks and posters) will be refereed via the Science Advisory Committee (SAC). Refereed contributions will be published on-line via Proceedings of Science http://pos.sissa.it

Scientific editors are F. Lebrun, A. Goldwurm and C. Winkler.

Further information and instructions to authors for the preparation of manuscripts will be provided in due course.

To guarantee publication of a contribution it must have been presented (orally or as a poster) by the lead author or by one of the co-authors during the workshop.


The workshop is jointly sponsored by:

        -Centre National Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

        -European Space Agency (ESA)

       -Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA): avec la Direction des Sciences de la Matière (DSM) et l’Institut sur les Lois Fondamentales de l’Univers (IRFU)

        -Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

        -Campus Spatiale de l’Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot

    -Domain d’Intérêt Majeur sur l’Astrophysique et les Conditions d’Apparence de la Vie (DIM ACAV) de l’Ile de France

        -Programme National Haute Energie (PNHE)

        -Laboratoire AstroParticule et Cosmologie (APC) de Paris

        -Laboratoire Astrophysique, Instrumentation et Modélisation (AIM) de Saclay

        -Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP) de Toulouse

  1. First Circular

  2. Second Circular and call for papers

  3. Abstract deadline

  4. Scientific program + abstract on WWW

  5. Registration and payment deadline

  6. Third Circular and final instructions

  7. Deadline of Late Registration

  8. Deadline for 1 PDF slide of poster advertise


  10. Papers due

  11. Publication of proceedings (on-line)

October 2011

April 2012

June 29, 2012

July 15, 2012

September 7, 2012

1 October, 2012

5 October 2012

8 October 2012

October 15-19, 2012

14 December 2012

March 2013