XVII Annual "Sakharov’s Readings" — The High School Conference in Saint-Petersburg, Russia

XVII Sakharov'S Readings are going to be held from May 18 to May 21, 2007 at Lyceum "Physical -Technical High School".

The chair of an Organizing Committee of the conference is Professor Zhores Alferov, the 2000 Physics Nobel Prize Winner.

High school students are invited to submit their research papers in the areas of Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Computer Science. Students will be asked to prepare presentations in all sections. In addition, the poster sessions will be held for Physics and Biology sections. Russian and English are the official languages of the conference in all sections. Oral presentations should not exceed – 10 minutes. Each delegation will be provided with the interpreter.

We accept: no more than 8 applications from each school, with no more than 5 for each specific section. To apply send (by e-mail, doc or rtf) a short description of the paper (no more than 70 words) and an abstract (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced).

The deadline for applications is March 12, 2007!

Applicants will be notified no later than March 21, 2007 whether or not their papers are accepted for oral or poster presentation.

The registration fee for the Conference is 100 euro for each participant, including chaperones. The Conference Organizing Committee will provide you accommodation and a cultural program at the expense of the participants. The total cost for whole program (hotel, meals, and cultural program) is 80 euro per person per day. The Lyceum "Physical-Technical High School" will host the participants from May 14 until May 24, 2007.



Welcome to Saint-Petersburg!

Sincerely yours,
Mikhail Ivanov, Principal
Gennady Mikhailov, Deputy Principal