NATO ASI Announcement



This announcement is forwarded from Professor G. L. Malli,
 malli #*at*# sfu.ca, to whom inquiries should be directed.
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               NATO ADVANCED STUDY INSTITUTE
            VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
                   Aug. 10 - 21, 1992
 RELATIVISTIC AND ELECTRON CORRELATION EFFECTS IN MOLECULES AND SOLIDS
 DIRECTOR:  G.L. MALLI, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
 ORGANISING COMMITTEE:  E.R. Davidson (USA), N.C. Handy (UK),
 G.L. Malli (Canada), A. Veillard (France)
 OBJECTIVE:  The dissemination of currently available advanced
 theoretical and computational methodologies for treating relativistic
 and electron correlation effects in molecules and solids amongst
 the scientists of NATO countries.
 LECTURES:
 I.    RELATIVISTIC AND ELECTRON CORRELATION EFFECTS IN MOLECULES
       AND SOLIDS
       K.G. Dyall (USA), W.C. Ermler (USA), B. Hess (Germany),
       G.L. Malli (Canada), W.C. Nieuwpoort (Netherlands)
 II.   STATE-OF-THE-ART TREATMENT OF ELECTRON CORRELATION IN MOLECULES
       E.R. Davidson (USA), M. Dupuis (USA), N.C. Handy (UK),
       H.A. Jensen (Denmark), R.P. Messmer (USA), J. Paldus (Canada)
       R. Shepard (USA)
 III.  ELECTRON CORRELATION IN MOLECULES AND CLUSTERS OF TRANSITION
       METALS
       D.R. Salahub (Canada), A. Veillard (France)
 IV.   UNITARY GROUP AND COUPLED-CLUSTER METHODS FOR ELECTRON
       CORRELATION IN MOLECULES
       J. Paldus (Canada), R. Shepard (USA)
 LANGUAGE:  The official language of the Institute will be ENGLISH.
 PARTICIPANTS:  The Institute is open to post-doctoral fellows,
 University faculty members, government or industrial researchers, etc.
 Attendance is limited mostly to scientists who are citizens and/or
 permanent residents of NATO countries.  A few scientists from
 Central and Eastern European countries may be permitted to attend
 through special permission from NATO.
 RESEARCH POSTERS:  Participants are encouraged to present posters on
 their own research relevant to the theme of the NATO ASI.
 ROOM AND BOARD:  Lodging will be at the Gage Residence (Dormitory)
 Complex of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.,
 Canada.  Room and Board cost is about Can. $60 per night.
 FINANCIAL SUPPORT:  Limited financial support will be available on
 a competitive basis to defray part of the expences of participants
 from NATO countries and a few scientists from Central and Eastern
 European countries.
 APPLICATION:  Those wishing to attend should send a letter to the
 following latest by March 15, 1992, providing a brief resume
 including place and date of birth, citizenship, VISA status, list of
 recent publications, and abstract of a poster, relevant to the theme
 of this NATO ASI.  Please reply preferably via FAX or E-mail.
 Prof. G.L. Malli, Director, NATO ASI 910849, Department of Chemistry
 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA V5A 1S6.
 Telephone: 1-(604)-291-3530; Telex: 043-54614, FAX: 1-(604)-291-3765
 E-mail:  malli #*at*# sfu.ca
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