Practical information

General Announcements:

  • Dinner for workshop participants will be available on Oct 31 evening adjacent to the IUCAA dining at 8pm. We will appreciate if you could please send in an email to samuel at iucaa.ernet.in so that we get the count right.

  • In case you plan to have lunch at IUCAA on Oct 31, please inform samuel at iucaa.ernet.in , if possible. In case you have just arrived please tell the canteen that you are participant and take regular lunch available.

  • If you are giving a talk, we request you to make an electronic copy available to our volunteer.

  • Wireless network within IUCAA will be available for all participants. Details are in the sheet available in your conference kit. If you are yet to pick up the kit, please contact the Nalanda reception for a copy of the sheet.

  • Banquet on Nov 1 evening is on IUCAA campus recreation centre (next to swimming pool) on the housing side. In case you are not able to attend please do inform samuel@iucaa soon.

  • In case you are expecting to be reimbursed for travel as per our discussions, please pick up a TA form during registration. Please fill up and return by the end of the day on Nov 1.

  • If you have not done, please convey any requirements for drop off Pune Apt/railway , Mumbai Apt or Institution to transport at iucaa.ernet.in soon.

EGO delegates:

Your accommodation during this meeting has been arranged at Hotel Seasons at the following address :

Address : Hotel Seasons (An Apartment Hotel),
128/2, Sanewadi,
New D.P. Road,
Pune 411 007,

Phone : +91-20-40009999
Fax : +91-20-40009888
E-mail : reservations at seasonsaundh.com

The contact person at Hotel Seasons is Ms. Deepti Chavan. This Hotel is located just 3 kms. away from IUCAA. The distance from the Pune airport to Hotel Seasons is approximately 18 kms. or so.

Hotel Seasons will arrange for complimentary pick-ups and drops from/to Pune airport and also arrange for one way drop/pick-up office transfers during the period of your stay at the Hotel. Those of you who
have already sent their travel details earlier may please ignore this mail.

The charges for your stay at the Hotel may be settled by you directly during check-out. You could also contact the Hotel directly at the above mentioned e-mail address to confirm your room booking. at Hotel Seasons at the

In case of any difficulty, the contact number of
IUCAA is given below :

We wish you a pleasant stay in Pune and a fruitful
meeting too.

Indian participants

Your accommodation during this meeting will be arranged at the IUCAA Guest House (Phone :020-25604500), which is manned 24x7.

Please send your travel details (arrival & departure date, flight name & number, time andplace of arrival & departure) to <transport@iucaa.ernet.in> for making necessary transport arrangements. Please mark a copy of your reply to <samuel@iucaa.ernet.in> too.

We wish you a pleasant stay in Pune and a fruitful meeting too.