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From dft@chem.duke.edu Wed Jul 31 12:43:00 EDT 1996
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 1996 11:34:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: jkl@ccl.net
Subject: 97.06.03 DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS




DFT Symposium at Duke,  June 3-7, 1997

Dear Colleague,

	We are sending you a copy of the second circular, the registration 
form and the accommodation reservation forms for the DFT Symposium 
at Duke.  I apologize for the inconvenience this email may cause.

(1) The first deadline for registration at a reduced rate is March 15, 1997.

(2) Please submit an abstract for your poster by April 15, 1997. 
Follow the instructions in the second circular for the 
submission of the abstract. 

(3) The formatted documents (MS WORD, Postscript, and rtf) of the 
second circular, the registration form and the accommodation 
reservation forms will be available in a few days from the Symposium 
website "  http://www.chem.duke.edu/special/dft/  ".

	We are looking forward to seeing you at Duke in June 1997 and we
are looking forward to a successful symposium.


	Best Wishes,
	
	
	Weitao Yang


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* SECOND CIRCULAR *
*******************

Symposium on Density Functional Theory and Applications
A Satellite Symposium of the 9th International Congress of Quantum Chemistry

June 3-7, 1997
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Web Site:    http://www.chem.duke.edu/special/dft/


A.  ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Symposium Organizers:				

	Weitao Yang 				Mel Levy			
	Duke University 			Tulane University		
	yang@chem.duke.edu

Local Organizing Committee:

	Lee Bartolotti				Donald B. Chesnut
	Max Berkowitz				Jianping Lu

B.  CORRESPONDENCE

	Symposium on Density Functional Theory	
	c/o Janet Tippett	
	Department of Chemistry	
	Duke University	
	Box 90347
	Durham, NC  27708-0347, USA

	Fax:	(919) 660-1605 -- Attn.:  Janet Tippett
	Phone:	(919) 660-1505
	Email:	dft@chem.duke.edu
	Web site:	  http://www.chem.duke.edu/special/dft/

C.  SYMPOSIUM SITE AND SCHEDULE

The Symposium will be held in the Paul M. Gross Chemical Laboratory 
on the campus of Duke University.  Morning sessions will begin at 
approximately 8:30 a.m. with a lunch break of one to two hours.  
Afternoon sessions will begin at approximately 1:30 and end no later 
than 6:30 p.m.  There will be morning and afternoon breaks every day.  
The BBQ dinner will be held at 7:00 p.m. on the portico of the Paul M. 
Gross Chemical Laboratory.  The banquet will be held at the Regal 
University Hotel and will begin at 7:30 p.m.


June 3:	6:00 p.m., Reception, Paul M. Gross Chemical Laboratory, Duke Campus
	7:30 p.m., Poster Session I

June 4:	Lectures	Lunch	Lectures/Posters I*	Carolina BBQ dinner
June 5:	Lectures	Lunch	Lectures/Posters II  	Panel Discussion
June 6:	Lectures	Lunch	Lectures/Posters II*	Banquet
June 7:	Lectures	Lunch	Lectures

June 8: 9:00 a.m., Bus leaves for Atlanta**

* The second day continuation for the poster session.

**The bus will leave Durham at approximately 9:00 a.m. on 
Sunday, June 8, 1997 and arrive in Atlanta at approximately 5:00 p.m. that 
night.  A stop will be made along the way for lunch.  The fee for this 
transportation is $45.00 per person and must be paid along with the 
registration fee(s).

Please Note:
(1) Registration fees cover the Reception on June 3 and all 
the meals listed above.
(2) Please contact Mrs. Janet Tippett for any special dietary needs.


D.  FEES AND REGISTRATION

Fees

Before March 15, 1997:	$300 for regular participants, $200 for students
Before April 15, 1997:	$350 for regular participants, $250 for students
After April 15, 1997:  	$400 for regular participants, $300 for students.
                                    	(based on availability)

Registration for Accompanying Person:	$75

Bus transportation to Atlanta:		$45/per person

Registration

Registration forms and information should be sent to:

	Symposium on Density Functional Theory		
	c/o Duke University Conference Services		
	2010 Campus Drive	
	Box 90841
	Durham, North Carolina,  27708-0841, USA. 

	Phone:(919) 681-4441	Fax:(919) 681-4451
	E-mail:confserv@mail01.adm.duke.edu

Registration Forms, with payment, may be sent by mail or fax.  March 15, 
1997 is the deadline for reduced registration fees.  Please use the 
registration form provided.  Information should be typed.

E.  CANCELLATION POLICY

Prior to March 15, 1997 the full registration fee is refundable.  From March 
16, 1997 to May 5, 1997 the registration fee minus $50.00 will be refunded.  
After May 5, 1997 no registration fees or other fees (if applicable) will be 
refunded or accepted.  Cancellations must be in writing and sent to 
Duke University Conference Services at the address listed on the 
registration form.


F.  ACCOMMODATIONS

Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant.  A block of 
rooms has been booked at the Regal University Hotel for symposium 
participants and guests.  There are also a limited number of rooms 
available in student dormitories.  Detailed information about both of these 
options is available on the accommodation forms which are included at the 
end of this circular.

Regal University Hotel			Phone:	(919) 383-8575
2800 Campus Walk Avenue			Fax:	(919) 383-8495
Durham, NC  27705-4479, USA		

Cost:	$98.00/single; $110.00/double per room (per night)


Duke University Residence Halls		Phone:	(919) 681-4429
Duke Univ. Conference Services		Fax:	(919) 681-4451
Box 90841       				
Durham, NC  27708-0841, USA			

Cost:	$39.00/single; $53.00/double per room (per night)

G.  SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT

All contributed papers will be presented as posters. Participants who 
wish to present a paper are requested to send an Abstract to:  

	Symposium on Density Functional Theory
	c/o Janet Tippett
	Department of Chemistry
	Duke University
	Box 90347
	Durham, NC  27708-0347, USA, 	

	or Email:  dft@chem.duke.edu	

Note that the final deadline for abstracts is April 15, 1997.  After that, 
abstracts may not be printed.  The abstract should include the title, authors, 
complete address, and the body.  Both camera-ready printed abstracts or 
e-mailed abstracts will be accepted.  Faxed abstracts will not be accepted.


For Camera-Ready Printed Abstract Submission

	1.  The abstract should be typed on one page of  plain, white paper 
	(US letter paper, 8.5 by 11.0 inches).  Font size should be no 
	less than 10 pts.  Leave at least a 1.0 inch margin on all sides.  The 
	printed area should not exceed 6.5 by 9 inches.

	2.  Underline the name of the presenting author.  This name will be 
	used to edit the abstract book.  Indicate if the abstract is for an 
	invited paper or a contributed paper.

For Email Abstract Submission

	1.	Make sure that  your email massage indicates  (a) the name of 
	the presenting author, and (b) if the abstract is for an Invited
	paper or contributed paper.

	2.	Submit your abstract in unformatted text, or in the Rich Text 
	Format (rtf) ONLY as an attached file.


H.  PROCEEDINGS

The Proceedings of the Congress will be published in the International 
Journal of Quantum Chemistry after a proper refereeing process.  Both 
contributed and invited papers should be submitted in triplicate at 
the beginning of the Symposium.  For preparation of the 
manuscript, please see Instructions to Authors in the International 
Journal of Quantum Chemistry (  http://www.kvac.uu.se/ijqc.html ). 
Please include the completed copyright form provided in the journal.

I.  INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSTER PRESENTATIONS

The first poster session will start at 7:30 PM, Tuesday, June 3. 
Each poster will be displayed for two days and the official presentation 
will be on the first day. 

All posters will be displayed in the lobby of the Paul M. Gross 
Chemical Laboratory.  The poster stands will provide a display area of 
approximately 1.2 x 1.2 m.  Materials for attaching posters will be 
provided.



J.  SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Jan Andzelm (USA)
Julio A. Alonso (Spain)
Neil W. Ashcroft (USA)
E. J. Baerends (Netherlands)
Rodney J. Bartlett (USA)
Axel Becke (Canada)
Kieron Burke (USA)
Roberto Car (Switzerland)
P. K. Chattaraj (India)
Delano Chong (Canada)
Morrel H. Cohen (USA)
Ernest R. Davidson (USA)
Bernard T. Delley (Switzerland)
John F. Dobson (Australia)
Brett I. Dunlap (USA)
Jose L. Gazquez (Mexico)
Andreas Goerling (Germany)
Eberhard K. U. Gross (Germany)
Nicholas C. Handy (UK)
Andrzej Holas (Poland)
Benny G. Johnson (USA)
Walter Kohn (USA)
Joseph B. Krieger (USA)
David C. Langreth (USA)
Mel Levy (USA)
Jianping Lu (USA)
Eduardo V. Ludena (Venezuela)
Norman H. March (UK)
Richard M. Martin (USA)
Wilfried J. Mortier (Belgium)
Agnes Nagy (Hungary)
Roman Nalewajski (Poland)
Robert G. Parr (USA)
Jerome K. Percus (USA)
John P. Perdew (USA)
Peter Politzer (USA)
John A. Pople (USA)
Dennis R. Salahub (Canada)
Otto F. Sankey (USA)
Andreas Savin (France)
Gustavo E. Scuseria (USA)
Lu J. Sham (USA)
Vedene Smith (Canada)
Alain St.-Amant (Canada)
Ellen B. Stechel (USA)
Micheal P. Teter (USA)
Andreas K. Theophilou (Greece)
Sam B. Trickey (USA)
Thanh N. Truong (USA)
Cyrus J. Umrigar (USA)
Giovanni Vignale (USA)
Weitao Yang (USA)
Tom Zeigler (Canada)


J.  VISA AND INVITATION LETTER

Participants who need visas should consult their local US Embassy or 
Consulate for details.  If a formal invitation letter is needed, please contact:

	Symposium on Density Functional Theory
	c/o Janet Tippett
	Department of Chemistry
	Duke University
	Box 90347
	Durham, NC  27708, USA		

Email: dft@chem.duke.edu.

Please include a curriculum vitae in your correspondence.



K.  MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Transportation:  Information concerning transportation to and from the 
airport is included in the accommodation form for participants staying at the 
Regal University Hotel.  There will be transportation available to and from 
the conference site each day.  

For participant staying at Duke University Residence Halls, please 
take a taxi from the airport.

Bus transportation is available around campus and also throughout many 
areas of Durham.

Weather:  The average maximum daytime temperature in Durham in June 
is 85-90 degree F (29-32 degree C).  Evenings are also usually 
warm (60-70 degree F).



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SYMPOSIUM ON DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY 
AND APPLICATIONS

A Satellite Symposium of the 9th International
Congress of Quantum Chemistry


*********************
* Registration Form *
*********************


JUNE 3 - 7, 1997
DUKE UNIVERSITY,
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION:
(NOTE: IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS CLEAR-PLEASE TYPE.)

Name: _____________________________________________________________________
Family Name			First Name			Title

Institution:  
___________________________________________________________________________
Address: 
___________________________________________________________________________

City:  _______________________  State/Province:  __________________________

Country:  ____________________  Postal Code:  _____________________________

Phone:  ______________________  Fax:  _____________________________________

E-mail:  ___________________________

Accompanying person's name:________________________________________________


REGISTRATION FEES:
(Please mark the appropriate choice)

				Students:*		Participants:

	Prior to March 15 	$200  ______		$300  ______
	March 16 - April 15	$250  ______		$350  ______
	After April 15		$300  ______		$400  ______
	Accompanying person	$75   ______

*To be eligible for the student registration fee, participants must submit 
proof of undergraduate or graduate student status.

OTHER FEES:

A bus will take participants from the DFT Symposium in Durham, North 
Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia for the 9th International Congress of Quantum 
Chemistry.  The bus will leave Durham at approximately 9:00 a.m. on 
Sunday, June 8, 1997 and arrive in Atlanta at approximately 5:00 p.m. that 
night.  A stop will be made along the way for lunch.  The fee for this 
transportation is $45.00 per person and must be paid along with the 
registration fee(s).

	Bus transportation:  ______ people (@ $45.00 per person)  =  $_________.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Prior to March 15, 1997 the full registration fee is refundable.  From 
March 16, 1997 to May 5, 1997 the registration fee minus $50.00 will 
be refunded.  After May 5, 1997 no registration fees or other fees  (if 
applicable) will be refunded or accepted.  Cancellations must be in 
writing and sent to Duke  University Conference Services at the 
address listed at the end of this document.

***PAYMENT INFORMATION***

PAYMENTS

All fees must be paid in US currency.  Personal checks cannot be accepted.

Amount of payment:	$_________________
	       (Registration and transportation total from above)

Type of payment:

________An institution check or money order for the amount written
above is enclosed.  Payment should be payable to Duke University 
Conference Services.

________Please charge my credit card account the amount written above.

Type of Card:

_____ VISA____  American Express_____  MasterCard______  Discover

Card Number:  _______________________________	Expiration Date:  ____/____/____


Signature:  _____________________________________________________________________


If payment is made by credit card, the registration form may be faxed.  
Please fax both pages of this form to Conference Services:

FAX:	(919) 681-4451

Phone:	(919) 681-4441

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MAY 5TH.


Registration Forms should be returned to:

Symposium on Density Functional Theory
c/o Duke University Conference Services
2010 Campus Drive, Box 90841
Durham, North Carolina  27708-0841
USA

e-mail:  confserv@mail01.adm.duke.edu




PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF THIS FORM FOR YOUR INFORMATION.


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* Accommodation Reservation Form *
**********************************

REGAL UNIVERSITY HOTEL
for
SYMPOSIUM ON DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS

A Satellite Symposium of the 9th International
Congress of Quantum Chemistry
JUNE 3 - 7, 1997
DUKE UNIVERSITY
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Single Rate (1 person):  $98.00/night				
Double Rate (per room):  $110.00/night
Hotel Direct:  1-800-633-5379					
Website:    http:www.regal-hotels.com/durham

Mail to:	Regal University Hotel				
		2800 Campus Walk Avenue					
		Durham, NC  27705  USA

or Fax to:
		(919) 383-8495 or (919) 383-6035

Reservations must be made by April 4, 1997 to guarantee 
availability and special rate.  

	Free Parking					
	Close to Duke University and Research Triangle Park
	Free Airport Shuttle Service (7:00 am - 11:00 p.m.)	
	Room Service 6:30 am - 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
	Chancellors Quarters					
	Bel Gusto d'Italia Restaurant
	Jacuzzi						
	Lobby Bar in open atrium
	Indoor Swimming Pool				
	Racquet Club facilities, tennis courts, and golf course nearby
	Sundeck						
	No charge for local or toll free calls

ROOM RATES INCLUDE TAX (11%) AND BREAKFAST BUFFET, TAX AND GRATUITY. 
RESERVATIONS MAY BE GUARANTEED WITH ONE NIGHTS DEPOSIT OR A 
CREDIT CARD NUMBER.  DEPOSITS ARE REFUNDABLE IF RESERVATIONS 
ARE CANCELED 48 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.  ALL OTHER RESERVATIONS 
WILL BE HELD UNTIL 4 PM.  SPECIAL ROOM TYPE AND/OR LOCATION IS ON A 
REQUEST BASIS ONLY, DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY UPON ARRIVAL.

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION:
(NOTE:  IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS CLEAR -  PLEASE TYPE.)

Name:  ______________________________________________________________________
		Last Name			First Name			

Address:  ___________________________________________________________________

City:  _______________  State/Province:  _____________  

Country:  ____________  Postal Code:  ________________

Phone:  ______________________  Fax:  _______________________  

E-mail:  ___________________________

Arrival Date:  ______________  Departure Date:_____________  

Arrival Time:  ______________  No. of Rooms:  _____________

No. of Adults:  _____________  No. of Children*:  _________  

Sharing Room With:  _________________________

*Children Under 18 Free in Same Room with Parents.		
NOTE:  DFT Symposium, Group #213

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

____  VISA  ____  American Express  ____  MasterCard  

____  Discover  ____  Carte Blanche  ____  Diners Club

Card Number:  _______________________________	Expiration Date:  ____/____/____

Signature:  _____________________________________________________________________


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* Accommodation Reservation Form *
**********************************

Duke University Residence Halls
for
SYMPOSIUM ON DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS

A Satellite Symposium of the 9th International
Congress of Quantum Chemistry
JUNE 3 - 7, 1997
DUKE UNIVERSITY
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA


Name of 
Participant:_________________________________________________________
(Type or Print)	Family Name	First Name		Title

Institution:_________________________________________________________

Address:_____________________________________________________________

City: __________________  State/Province/Country: ___________________
            
Postal Code:__________________

Phone: _________________________ Fax: _______________________________
                                      
Email:_______________________________

Accompanying person's 
name:________________________________________________________________

Should you choose to request accommodations in the Duke University 
Residence Halls, you need to consider:

1.	No accommodations are available prior to Monday, June 2.
2.	Early arrivals may check in on Monday, June 2 from 4:00pm 
	to 7:00pm.  If you cannot arrive between these hours, 
	you should plan other accommodations.
3.	Check in on Tuesday, June 3 is from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

Check-in/Check-out Information:
	Day and Date of Check-in:	Day ___________ Date____________

	Day and Date of Check-out:	Day  __________ Date____________

	Approximate Arrival Time: 	________________________________

Requested Accommodations: 
	
	Room Choice:	

	__ Single - $39.00 per night (includes local taxes)

	__ Double - $53.00 per night [$26.50 per night, per person] 
				(includes local taxes) 	

For those requesting a double room - Name of Roommate:__________________

	If requesting a double room and no roommate is listed you will 
	be assigned a single room at the single room rate.

DEPOSITS
A deposit equal to one day's lodging is required to hold your reserved room.

Amount of Deposit:________________

CANCELLATION POLICY

Prior to or on May 5, 1997 the entire amount of the accommodation deposit 
is refundable.  After May 5, 1997 this deposit is not refundable.  
If you must cancel your reservation, you must submit the cancellation 
in writing to Duke University Conference Services at the address listed 
in the bottom of the page.  Cancellations must be postmarked prior to 
May 5, 1997.

TRANSPORTATION TO DUKE UNIVERSITY

In formation regarding transportation to Duke University will be 
provided with your room confirmation letter.

PAYMENTS

All fees must be paid in US currency.  Personal checks are not accepted.

Amount of payment - Deposit amount from above:  __________________

Type of Payment:

____  An institution check or money order for the amount written 
above is enclosed.  Payment should be payable to 

Duke University Conference Services.

_____ Please charge my credit card account the amount written above.

	Type of Card:	_____VISA   		_____American Express  

			_____MasterCard  	_____Discover


	Card Number: ________________________________________  

	Expiration Date:_____________________________________

	Signature:_______________________________________________________



Participants choosing to stay in the Duke University Residence Halls  
should return this form to:

Duke University Conference Services
Box 90841
Durham, North Carolina, USA
27708-0841 
FAX: 919/681-4451

Email: ConfServ@mail01.adm.duke.edu



PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF THIS FORM FOR YOUR INFORMATION.

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Current Address 

Weitao Yang 
Visiting Associate Professor     
Department of Chemistry         
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong

TEL: 852-2358-7370
FAX: 852-2358-1594
Email: yang@chem.duke.edu   (automatically forward to HK) 

----------------------------------------------------------
Permanent Address 

Weitao Yang                             TEL: (919)660-1562
Associate Professor                     FAX: (919)660-1605
Department of Chemistry                 yang@chem.duke.edu
Duke University
Box 90346
Durham, North Carolina 27708-0346
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Web page for the DFT Symposium, June 3-7, 1997
      http://www.chem.duke.edu/special/dft/



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