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History of CPO

CPO – 1 1980, Giessen, Germany CPO – 5 1998, Delft, Netherlands
CPO – 2 1986, Albuquerque, USA CPO – 6 2002, Washington, USA
CPO – 3 1990, Toulouse, France CPO – 7 2006, Cambridge, UK
CPO – 4 1994, Tsukuba, Japan CPO – 8, 2010, Singapore

History of Recent Trends

Recent Trends 1: 1989, ISI Brno
Recent Trends 2: 1990, Brno Dam Lake
Recent Trends 3, 1992, to Recent Trends 12, 2012: Skalský dvůr in Bohemian-Moravian Highlands


Extended deadline for submission of POSTER abstracts is June 30, 2014

Deadline for manuscript submission is September 30, 2014


Scientific Advisory Board

Martin Berz, Michigan State Univ., USA Eric Munro, MEBS, London, UK
Peter Hawkes, Toulouse, France Erich Plies, University of Tübingen, Germany
Georg Hoffstaetter, Cornell University, USA Tomáš Radlička, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic
Anjam Khursheed, Natl. Univ. of Singapore Harald Rose, University of Ulm, Germany
Ondrej Krivanek, Nion, Kirkland, USA Gerd Schönhense, University of Mainz, Germany
Pieter Kruit, TU Delft, Netherlands Yoichi Ose, Hitachi High Tech., Ibaraki, Japan
Ilona Müllerová, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic Martin Winkler, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
Hermann Wollnik, University of Giessen, Germany  

Organizing Committee

Luděk Frank, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic
Filip Mika, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic
Zuzana Pokorná, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic
Michaela Staňková, ISI, Brno, Czech Republic
Veronika Paláčková, J&M Agency, Brno, Czech Republic

Registration Fees

  before April 30, 2014 after April 30, 2014 on site
regular 16,500 CZK 18,000 CZK 20,000 CZK
student* 15,500 CZK 16,500 CZK 19,000 CZK
accompanying person** 8,000 CZK 9,000 CZK 11,000 CZK

The registration fee includes the conference, lunches, dinners, coffee breaks and social program. In case you would like to be accommodated at the meeting venue, we can offer you a special price of 1300 CZK/night for a single room or 1740 CZK/night for a double room.

*confirmation of the student status has to be e-mailed to
**includes all dinners and social program

Cancellation on or before May 31, 2014 70% refund of the amount paid
Cancellation on or before July 15, 2014 50% refund of the amount paid
Cancellation after July 15, 2014 no refund

All refunds will be done after the event.