Sixth International Workshop
for the Design of the
ANDES Underground Laboratory

Impact on physics, geology, biology and applied sciences


ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo, Brazil
4 - 6 August 2018

ICTP SAIFR

The Sixth International Workshop for the Design of the ANDES Underground Laboratory will take place August 4-6 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil, continuing the School on Dark Matter and Neutrino Detection. It follows the workshops held in April 2011 (Argentina), June 2011 (Brazil), January 2012 (Chile), January 2014 (Mexico) and June 2017 (Argentina).

The confirmation of the building of the Agua Negra tunnel, financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), together with the finalization of the ANDES conceptual design (NEC), and the official will of the EBITAN to add ANDES to the Agua Negra tunnel civil work make ANDES closer to completion. This workshop will focus on the many efforts needed to start the planning for the opening of ANDES.

The event web page, like the event, is hosted by the ICTP-SAIFR at this direction. Refer to it for registration and further information.

The workshop will be devoted to the structure of the international consortium to be built to run ANDES, on the latin-american and international participation, with a specific focus on the role for the local brazilian groups. The schedule will be:

The scientific and organizing committee is:



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