KMI School 2019
International Symposium

The Second KMI School

on “Particle-Antiparticle Asymmetry in the Universe

(KMI school 2019)

Second Circular (2019/2/10)


  1. 1. Program (lectures/posters)

The final program can be found on the Indico page;

The school will start at 10:30 on Thursday, February 21st, and end at 13:15 on Saturday, February 23rd. The poster session and party will be held in the evening on Thursday, February 21st, from 18:30 to 20:30.


  1. 2. Registration

The registration starts at 10:00 on Thursday, February 21st. Please pick up your name card and other documents.


The registration fee is 5,000 yen (staff) and 2,000 yen (student).

* Students registered to the KMI school can join also the KMI2019 plenary and poster sessions. Students who like to join also the KMI2019 banquet is kindly requested to pay the full registration fee for KMI2019 (+ 5,000 yen).


Please pay our registration fee by cash. We cannot accept credit card.


  1. 3. Tutorial Course

In the tutorial course, we will use the CKMlive (, which is a web interface designed to run the CKMfitter software online. The CKMfitter software is a set of packages developed to fit large set of observables in flavour physics and to extract the related theoretical parameters, in particular the elements of the CKM parameters.


The students are invited to register as soon as possible using the webpage of the CKMlive interface:


Registration must be performed before the start of the school, since it must be validated manually before the student can use CKMlive.


The students are expected to bring a laptop with the Firefox browser, on which they will be able to run requests. For participants from abroad, please notice the electricity requirements 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.


  1. 4. School venue
  • All lectures are given at KMI Science Symposia (ES635), on the 6thfloor of the ES Building at Nagoya University, Higashiyama campus.
  • The poster session and party (February 21st, 18:30-20:30) will be held in the lobby of the Sakata-Hirata hall on the ground floor of the Science South building..

The location of the buildings and more details can be fond in;


  1. 5. Access

An access guide to the conference venue from the airport and the train stations can be found in;


  1. 6. Information for Poster Presenters
  • The poster session starts at 18:30 on the first day, February 21 (Thu.), along  with the party on the ground floor of the Science South building. The KMI staffs will provide pins to fix the poster to the poster board at the conference site. A unique number will be assigned to your poster associated with the board. Please remove your poster by yourself after the poster session. The size of the poster should be the standard A0, in portrait orientation.
  •     We will award prizes to outstanding posters. The participants are asked to vote for the best posters of your choice during the party. Instruction for the voting method will be provided at the poster session.


  1. 7. Network service

Nagoya University provides a wireless network system for the guests. You can connect SSID “nuwnet”. When you start a browser, you will be asked Username and Password. They can be found on your name tag. Connection via “eduroam” is also available.


  1. 8. General Information
  • ・Buffet-style light meal will be served during the poster session and party (18:30-20:30) on February 21st.


  • ・Lunch: participants are asked to take lunch by themselves. There are cafeterias, some restaurants and cafes. Please see the campus map available at the registration desk.


  • ・No currency exchange is available in and near the campus. Therefore, we suggest you to exchange currency at the airport. Note that credit cards are not widely used in Japan. They can be used at most of hotels, at major stores and at JR stations, but they may not be accepted at small shops, subway stations etc.


  • ・We will take videos for lectures, which can be viewed later by the school participants (videos will be locked by a password). If you do not like to appear in the video, please contact the school organizer beforehand.


  1. 9. Weather

The climate is usually cold in Nagoya in February. The temperature ranges from 0 (min.) to 10 (max.) degrees Celsius. You are suggested to wear warm enough clothes and coat.


  1. 10. Contact

KMI School 2019 Secretariat

Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI) Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8602, JAPAN