Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021


There will be a visit to CERN on Monday 10 October.

The programme (revised 6 October) is given below. It includes visits to the SM18 magnet test facility, the CERN Control Centre (CCC) from which the LHC is operated, to the ATLAS and CMS experiments, and to the Globe of Innovation.

  • Check out of hostel (Building 39) where you can leave your luggage for collection later in the day
  • Breakfast in Restaurant 1 (Building 501)
  • 08h20-08h30 Walk to Building 33 (map will be included in Welcome Pack)
  • 08h30 Meet in the Reception Building (Building 33) conference room (33-R-009)
  • 08h35 Welcome from the School Organizers
  • 09h00 Introduction to CERN by Sergio Bertolucci, CERN Director for Research and Computing
  • Tour Group 1
    • 10h00 - 10h05 Transfer to SM18
    • 10h05 - 10h55 Visit of SM18
    • 10h55 - 11h05 Transfer to CCC
    • 11h05 - 11h55 Visit of CCC
    • 11h55 - 12h15 Transfer to Building 33
  • Tour Group 2
    • 10h00 - 10h15 Transfer to CCC
    • 10h15 - 11h05 Visit of CCC
    • 11h05 - 11h15 Transfer to SM18
    • 11h15 - 12h05 Visit of SM18
    • 12h05 - 12h15 Transfer to Building 33
  • 12h25-13h15 Lunch at CERN Restaurant 1 (Building 501)
  • 13h15-13h25 Walk back to the Reception Building (Building 33)
  • 13h25 Meet at the meeting point in the Reception Building (Building 33)
  • Tour Group 1
    • 13h30 - 14h00 Transfer from Building 33 to¬† CMS
    • 14h00 - 15h00 Underground visit
    • 15h00 - 15h30 Transfer to ATLAS
    • 15h30 - 16h20 Visit of ATLAS + GLOBE
    • 16h20 - 16h30 Walk to CERN hostel (Building 39)
  • Tour Group 2
    • 13h30 - 14h30 Visit of ATLAS + GLOBE
    • 14h30 - 15h00 Transfer from ATLAS to CMS
    • 15h00 - 16h00 Underground visit
    • 16h00 - 16h30 Transfer to CERN hostel (Building 39)

After the visit, participants will have about half an hour to collect their luggage from the hostel before catching the bus to Les Houches at 17.00.

The visit to CERN for the FAPPS11 participants is being sponsored by CERN, including board and lodgings from dinner on Sunday 9 October until lunch on Monday 10 October. Rooms will be reserved in the CERN hostel for the night of 9-10 October. Meal vouchers, valid for use in CERN Restaurant 1, will be provided for dinner on 9 October, and for breakfast and lunch on 10 October. An information pack explaining the arrangements will be given to each participant when they check-in at the CERN hostel (Building 39).

How to register your laptop for use on the CERN network ?

Use the form at: https://network.cern.ch/sc/fcgi/sc.fcgi?Action=TrueVisitorRegistration

You can indicate up to 3 weeks for the duration of the stay, starting from the day of arrival at CERN, if you need to cover also your at CERN on your return journey.

  • Indicate "FAPPS participant" as the reason for your visit.
  • Indicate for the contact person at CERN:
    • Name: Ellis
    • First name: Nick

You will find tips to find the hardware address of your laptop on the web page.