Final Circular

The First KMI School:

"Dark Matter" (Feb. 28th to Mar. 2nd, 2018)

--Final circular--

The first KMI School will be held with a topic "Dark Matter" at Nagoya University from Feb. 28th to Mar. 2nd, 2018. This is the final circular for the KMI School. The KMI School Web page is placed on

Please check the Web page since important information may be shown there.

1) Venue

KMI School will be held at KMI Science Symposia (ES635) on the 6th floor at ES building at Nagoya University, Higashiyama campus. The location of the building can be found on the Web page,

Travel Information and Local Guide are also given there.

2) Program

Program is found on the Web page,

3) Registration desk

Registration desk will be open at 9:00 on Feb. 28th. Please sign in and make a payment for the banquet (¥1,000) in cash at the registration desk upon your arrival, where you can pick up your nametag, program, and the other materials. It will also be open during coffee breaks.

4) Tutorial course

DarkSUSY is a fortran package for supersymmetric dark matter calculations. It is frequently used in phenomenological studies of dark matter. To prepare for the DarkSUSY tutorial at the KMI school, please make sure to install DarkSUSY 6 on your laptop before the school.

There are several ways to do this and instructions on the preferred options are available here:


For participants from abroad, please notice electricity in Japan. In Japan the power sockets are of type A. The standard voltage is 100 V and the standard frequency is 50 / 60 Hz. Don't forget to bring a plug for type A.

5) Banquet

Banquet is scheduled on Mar. 1st. It will be held at Rigaku-Minami building. See the Web page,

6) Poster session

Poster session will be taking place concurrently with the banquet. Please set up your poster before starting the banquet and remove it after it finishes. The size of a poster board is 1130 mm x 1630 mm. Please check with the list of poster presentation for your poster board number, which we will provide you at the registration. We will award prizes to outstanding posters. The participants are asked to affix stickers to the best posters of your choice during the banquet. We will count the number of stickers on each poster in order to decide the prizewinners. The stickers can be found on your nametag.

7) Network

Nagoya University provides a wireless network system for the guests. The Internet access is made under the SSID: nuwnet. The ID and the password for the access can be found on your nametag. Connection via eduroam is also available.

7) Correspondence:

KMI School secretariat

Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe

(KMI) Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8602, JAPAN