CALPHAD XLIV
May 31 - June 5, 2015 | Loano (Italy)
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENZE ON COMPUTER COUPLING OF PHASE DIAGRAMS AND THERMOCHEMISTRY

Scientific Program

The CALPHAD XLIV scientific program will be published in April 2015

Timetable
Program Timetable
Oral presentations
Oral presentations
Poster presentations
Poster presentations
Download the Abstract Book, it is protected by password, request to info@calphad2015.org.

Social Program

Monday
Accompanying persons tour (half day):
Toirano caves   www.toiranogrotte.it/en/home
Tuesday
Accompanying persons tour (full day):
Medieval villages of western Liguria: Dolceacqua, Seborga, Albenga and olive oil mill.
Wednesday
Conference tour (afternoon):
The old Genova: the largest Medieval city center in Europe.
Thursday
Accompanying persons tour (half day):
Finalborgo and Noli: old villages and beaches.

Conference tours

Wednesday, June 3

Genova historic centre
One of the largest in Europe, Genoa's historic centre unwinds in an intricate maze of alleyways (caruggi) that open unexpectedly onto small squares; the soul of the city lives here in these alleyways, where smells, tastes, and cultures have combined throughout history.
 
Tour program
1:45 pm
Departure from Loano 2 Village
3:00 pm
Arrival in Genoa
Guided tour of Genoa - by foot. Visit of: "Porto Antico" (old port), Palazzo San Giorgio, Via San Lorenzo, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Piazza Matteotti, Palazzo Ducale, Piazza De Ferrari, Vico San Matteo, Piazza Campetto, Piazza Banchi
6:00 pm
Departure from Genoa
7:00 pm
Arrival in Loano

Visit of the Ansaldo Energia
turbine production plant

Friday, June 5

With an installed capacity of over 184,000 MW in 90 countries and about 3,300 employees Ansaldo Energia is one of the world's leading suppliers, installers and service providers for power generation plants and components.
Based in Genoa, Ansaldo Energia factory - the heart of the production system - can produce over 60 machines annually and provide full support for service work. The site has a total surface area of 214,00 sqm, of which 125,000 occupied by production departments.
 
Tour program
2:00 pm
Departure from Loano 2 Village
3:00 pm
Arrival at the Ansaldo Energia factory in Genova,
Visit of the laboratories (material development and testing, materials characterization, combustion facilities and advanced instrumentation and testing).
Visit of the Fegino's workshop (manufacture of rotor, components, compressor blades, burner, etc. for gas turbines, rotor and blade construction for steam turbines).
5:00 pm
Departure from Ansaldo Energia
5:30 pm
Stop at the Genova Airport
6:30 pm
Arrival in Loano

Accompanying Persons Tours

Monday, June 1

Toirano caves
A true prehisoric settlement with remarkable calcareous concretions.
Visits of the caves last 70 minutes . Route Length 1,300 m; temperature 16°C. It is advised that you wear appropriate clothing and shoes. The nature of the route does not lend itself to disabled persons.
 
Tour program
2.00 pm
Departure from Loano 2 Village
2.30 pm
Arrival at Toirano Caves
3.00 pm
Guided Tour
4.15 pm
End of the guided tour and departure to Toiano Village
5.00 pm
free time in Toirano
6.00 pm
Departure from Toirano to Loano 2 Village

Tuesday, June 2

Albenga, Seborga, Dolceacqua and a break in an olive oil mill
A true prehisoric settlement with remarkable calcareous concretions.
After a walk in the historical towns of Albenga, Seborga and Dolceacqua, we will discover a true elixir of long life, extra virgin olive oil has always been the prince of Mediterranean feeding. Tasty, healthy and natural, it is born of the millennial experience that is handed down from father to son in the Ligurian countryside.
 
Tour program
9:00 am
Departure to Albenga
10:00 am
Arrival in Albenga and guided tour
11:00 am
Departure to Seborga
12:00 am
Arrival in Seborga, guided tour and lunch
2:00 pm
Departure to Dolceacqua
1:45 pm
Arrival in Dolceacqua and visit of the city
4:00 pm
Visit of an olive oil mill
5:30 pm
Departure to Loano 2 Village
7:00 pm
Arrival in hotel

Thursday, June 4

Noli and Finalborgo
Noli, the fifth Maritime Republic , has always been a marvellous landing place for those who seek a unique place in which to discover history and plunge themselves into a dream sea . In Finalborgo every "piazza" is a surprise: buildings and churches made of "Finale stone", medieval cloisters and a castle.
 
Tour program
2:00 pm
Departure from Loano 2 Village
2:30 pm
Guided tour of Noli and free time
4:00 pm
Departure to Finalborgo
4:30 pm
Guided tour and free time
6:00 pm
Departure to Loano