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Dates 14 – 17 May 2017 – Complete conference and exhibition
  18 – 19 May 2017 – Scientific meetings only
About: IPAC has been the premier event in the field of particle accelerators. The conference series rotates annually between Europe, Asia/Oceania and the Americas.
Attendees: Over 1,200 physicists and leaders of the world’s Particle Accelerator Laboratories and over 300 supporting members of industry. These attendees are decision makers and influencers in the buying process for new, highly advanced equipment and laboratories (such as €1.8B ESS) and lab upgrades (CERN LHC upgrade).
Venue: Bella Center Copenhagen (Denmark)
Logistics: Bella Center is conveniently located in between Copenhagen International Airport and the city itself, with an approximately 10 minute cab ride from the airport. Connected by both rail and motorway, attendees can reach the city centre in 10 minutes.
Lodging: The official conference hotel is Bella Skye Hotel, with many other nearby hotels.
IPAC’17 Host:  The European Spallation Source (ESS), an neutron source facility with 15 countries participating as both cash and in-kind contributors.
Co-hosts: With the importance of hosting IPAC has for the region, ESS is joined by Aarhus University and MAX IV as co-hosts.