Vulcano Workshop on

``Modelling the Intergalactic and Intracluster Media''

Hotel Eolian Inn, Vulcano Island (Messina), Italy
October 1-4 2003


Organized by

INAF - Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia - UniversitÓ di Catania


Scientific Organizing Committee:

V. Antonuccio-Delogu (INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania)
S. Borgani (UniversitÓ di Trieste)
A. Ferrara (SISSA-ISAS, Trieste)


Local Organizing Committee:

V. Antonuccio-Delogu
U. Becciani
A. Calý
A. Costa
L. Santagati




SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

The Scientific Program with a list of scheduled talks is
available here.

Topics included in the Scientific Program:

-- Observations of the Local Warm Intergalactic Medium (WHIM)
-- Observations of the Intracluster Medium (ICM) for nearby and distant clusters
-- Numerical Simulations of the WHIM and of the ICM
-- The Interplay between Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium
-- Metal Enrichment of the Intergalactic/Intracluster Medium
-- QSO Absorption Line Experiments
-- UV Background Evolution and the Gunn-Peterson Effect
-- Intergalactic Magnetic Fields and High Energy Particles
-- Future dedicated space missions

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Important Dates New!
* Abstracts due: July 30th, 2003
* Registration (Reduced fee): July 30th, 2003
* Hotel reservation: July 15th, 2003
* Notification to selected speakers: Sept. 15th, 2003

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Further information: Workshop INAF Vulcano 2003