The conference will be held at Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso of INFN in Assergi (L’Aquila), Italy. The Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS) is one of four INFN National laboratories. It hosts experiments from the fields of Astroparticle Physics, Nuclear Astrophysics and other disciplines which require a low background environment. In particular the LUNA facility represents the first underground accelerator worldwide.
LNGS is located nearby the village of Assergi inside the “Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga” and close to the town of L’Aquila, the capital of the Abruzzo region. The history of region is a fascinating blend of traditions and legends, L’Aquila was founded in mid-13th century. The territory hosts a unique natural environment with rare species of flora and fauna. It is also rich in history with architectural (romanesque and gothic churches) and archaeological features back to the Roman times.