CHEP2013: October 14 - 18, 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

September 9th Interim Bulletin

About CHEP

Computing in High Energy Physics (CHEP) provides an international forum to exchange information on computing experience and needs for physicists and computing professionals from the High Energy and Nuclear Physics community, Computer Science, and Information Technology, and to review recent, ongoing and future activities. CHEP 2013 is organised by Nikhef, the Dutch national institute for sub-atomic physics, in collaboration with partners.

It is with pleasure that we send you this Interim Bulletin for CHEP2013. Only five weeks are left before CHEP starts, and this week is the very LAST WEEK to get our preferential hotel rates! Make sure you get the hotel you want and save Eur 45 over the on-site registration fee.


The schedule for the parallel sessions is now available available in Indico. If you were waiting for this schedule to register and arrange your travel, go now to Indico's time table:


Benefit from assured and affordable accommodation for CHEP. Our guaranteed prices expire this week!

***** Register for CHEP and book your hotel BEFORE SEPTEMBER 13th *****

and in addition save 45 Euro off the on-site registration fee if you register on-line. To register on-line now and book your favourite hotel, go directly to

to lock-in your on-line registration fee of only Eur 650 (*). The conference fee includes access to the venue, lunches and refreshment breaks, the welcome reception and the dinner cruise. Please note that hotel reservations requested after September 13th may not be possible, so please register early. Amsterdam can be a busy place in October, with many conferences and tourists.


The CHEP2013 programme and book of abstracts will be available through a variety of digital means. The Conference4Me ( application allows you to download the full programme to your phone and look at all the details off-line! Download C4Me now and look for CHEP at the end of September:

- Conference4Me app for Android

- Conference4Me app for iOS

The progamme and full Book of Abstracts is also available on the web:

- on-line in Indico

- Book of Abstracts


The 20th CHEP conference and social programme is kindly supported by our sponsors. We appreciate the support of our Gold sponsors:

- KPMG -

- Nikhef -

our Silver sponsor:

- SURFsara -

as well as our Bronze sponsors Equinix ( and FOM (

CHEP Indico is kindly supported by CERN IT.


Authors of accepted and presented contributions are invited to submit a full scholarly paper to the Proceedings of the Conference. The Proceedings will appear as a special on-line volume of the Journal of Physics: Conference Series by IOP Publishing. The submission site will open shortly, and primary authors and presenters of accepted contributions in Indico will be informed directly once this happens. Please go to the web site for more information - if you do not receive an expected invite directly, you will be able to submit from here:

(*) On-line registration is possible until 4 October 2013. After that date you will have to pay on-site and the fee will be Eur 695,-. We cannot guarantee hotel prices after September 13th!


CHEP 2013 is organised by Nikhef, the Dutch national institute for sub-atomic physics, in collaboration with partners. Details can be found at the conference website, or you can follow us on twitter.

For more information please contact CHEP2013, Nikhef, P.O. Box 41882, NL 1009 DB Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Or by e-mail at info at

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