Novel Methods for Electronic Structure Calculations.


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  • 2Registration: all attenders (also the speakers) must register in the workshop (click here).
  • 3Latest news: First Announcement (click here).

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Dear Colleague:

The VI Workshop on Novel Methods for Electronic Structure Calculation will be held at the Departamento de Electrotecnia of the Facultad de Ingeniería of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata from November 12nd to 14th of 2015.

The purpose of the meeting is to do an exhaustive description of first principles methods, the advantages of the study of materials using them and the importance of the ab initio methods to predict structural, electric, magnetic, electronic and other properties of solids. It is also sought to locate the state of the art of the modern techniques on first principles calculation, focusing on the study of materials. The seminar will be carried out with the contribution of foreign and local lecturers. Oral expositions of advanced students and recent PhD's are also encouraged.

In order to be able to be in contact with the invited speakers to as well as all interested people on the workshop we are asking you to visit our web site ( and we ask you to circulate it among your institutions.

A previous program of the workshop and the abstract of the invited talk can be found in the web page (check this section often, in case of last minute changes):

It is important to remind people interested in participating should register in the meeting via the website:


(It will take you only two minutes).

The organization is seeking financial support for participants. This economical support may only be given to those who have registered. This meeting was jointly developed by four South American countries, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina, we suggest that participants from these countries to contact the local organizers for financial aid. The local organization in La Plata is trying to get reduced rates at hotels in the city. Please remember that the amount of places available in the hotels of the city is limited and scarce, it is suggested to make reservations in advance.

Attending the Workshop:
To attend the Workshop, you must fill the Registration Form. Here you will have two options:
(a) Invited Speakers: All Invited Speakers have a free of charge registration,.

(b) Regular participants: The regular registration is for all people that are not Invited speakers, and has a cost of $ 200 (Argentinean pesos, aprox. less than U$S 20). The payment can be done at the Conference Desk.

Abstracts and/or presentations (for Invited Speakers only):
In order to print the Book of Abstracts, we are asking all Invited Speakers to send us a file with the abstract of the talk. We also invite to all the speakers to send us additional information (figures, tables, additional information, related papers or your presentation). These materials will be include in an electronic conference book which will be distributed among the participants.
Submissions  deadline will be October 1st, 2015

Dr. Eitel L. Peltzer y Blancá. (UNLP, La Plata, Arg.)
Dr. A. Juan (UNS, Bahia Blanca, Arg.)
Dr. Leonardo Errico (UNLP, La Plata, Arg. And UNNPOBA, Junín, Arg.)
Dr. Javier Martinez (UNLP, La Plata, Arg.)
Dra. Helena Petrilli (U. de San Pablo, Brasil)
Dr. Ricardo Faccio (U. de La República, Urug.)
Dr. Gonzalo Gutierrez (U. de Chile)



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