Physics and Astronomy

CALOR 2022 - 19th International Conference on Calorimetry in Particle Physics

The 19th edition of the International Conference on Calorimetry for High Energy Physics (CALOR) will take place at the University of Sussex from the 16th to the 20th of May 2022 as due to the global pandemic the 20 & 21 conferences were unable to be held. Information about the conference programme, registration, accommodation, etc can be found below.

The schedule for the conference is now available to view on the Indico conference page. Registration is open, with early registration ending on 29th April 2022.



Conference Announcements

CALOR 2022 Bulletin 1 - Monday 10th January 2022

CALOR 2022 Bulletin 2 - Tuesday 19th April 2022


Please consider your visa situation and whether you need a letter of invitation and also whether there could be visa issues on your return journey home.

There is a UK website that may help you determine whether you need a visa:

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the event is the 8th of April 2022. If you will require a letter of invitation or similar documents for visa purposes, please email both Sinead Rance or Alex Ferrari on ( and Fabrizio Salvatore ( as soon as possible after this date.


The link to the full Indico conference programme can be found at the following website (

Travel information

The University of Sussex is located in Brighton. Brighton is under an hour by rail from London, 40 minutes by road from the M25, 30 minutes from London Gatwick International Airport and 90 minutes from London Heathrow International Airport. And when you get here, everything is a 10-minute stroll away!

Directions to reach Brighton as well as the University campus can be found at this link (

The conference will be held at the University of Sussex Conference Centre (Bramber House) on the University campus in Falmer, which is a short bus or train ride away from Brighton city centre. The University of Sussex Conference Centre is the building located in position C6 on the University of Sussex camus map (

Up to date government guidance regarding COVID-19 can be found here:


Brighton is a very popular holiday destination and May is already considered high season for tourism. Our colleagues at the Brighton Tourist Information Office "VisitBrighton" have selected some accomodation at reduced price, and collected them at the following link (CALOR 2022 - Start your reservation ( VisitBrighton only works with accommodation that has been inspected and rated under VisitBritain’s National Quality Assurance Standards Scheme.

Accommodation for the conference can of course also be booked using other commercial  booking sites.

Please register to the conference by using the ‘Registration’ tab on the conference Indico page:
In order to complete the registration, please pay the conference fees by using the University of Sussex online shop here:
On the registration form in Indico you will be asked to confirm that you have paid the conference fees.

Conference Fees are as follows:

Early registration (by the 29th of April): £330

Late registration (from 16th of April to 6th of May): £350

Online only participation (by the 13th of May): £20

We would be unable to register in-person participants after 5pm UK time on the 6th of May. The conference fees include: conference material; lunch server at the conference venue; reception at Horatio's Bar (Brighton Pier);excursion to the city of Arundel, with guided tour of Arundel Castle; conference dinner at the Brighton Beach Club.

We welcome participants' guests to any of our social events. The cost of events for guests is as follows:

Cost of reception for guests: £40

Cost of excursion for guest: £35

Cost of conference dinner for guest: £60

Conference Dinner

Participants who are coming to the conference in person are requested to submit preferences for the conference dinner (which will be held on Thursday 19th of May at the Brighton Beach Club restaurant on the Brighton seafront) by filling in this form. Please add your preferences by Thursday 5th of May at the latest.

Conference dinner menu

Prizes and Awards

The conference will set up a Best Presentation and Best Poster Award (£300/each) for young participants sponsored by the journal Instruments ( and the University of Sussex School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

There will also be a prize for ‘best presentation on the topic of R&D on sensor detectors’ (£300) sponsored by CAEN (


The proceedings will be published by Instruments (, ISSN 2410-390X), an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of scientific instrumentation and related methods and theory published quarterly online by MDPI.

A template for the proceedings (provided by the journal) is attached to the conference's Indico page (in the 'Overview' section):

Instructions can be found at: The deadline to submit the proceedings is 31st July. The maximum number of pages are 6-10 pages for talks and 4-6 pages for posters.

After the papers have been submitted, the journal will define different article type according to the content and the length. For example, use 'article' for papers with more than 8 pages, 'communication'/'project report' for papers with less pages. This will be discussed case by case.

Past Conferences

CALOR 2018, Eugene, USA   Proceedings

CALOR 2016, Daegu, Korea    Proceedings

CALOR 2014, Giessen, Germany    Proceedings

CALOR 2012, Santa Fe, USA    Proceedings

CALOR 2010, Beijing, China    Proceedings

CALOR 2008, Pavia, Italy

CALOR 2006, Chicago, USA

CALOR 2004, Perugia

CALOR 2002, Pasadena

CALOR 2000, Annecy

CALOR 1999, Lisbon

CALOR 1997, Tucson

CALOR 1996, Frascati

CALOR 1994, Brookhaven

CALOR 1993, Pisa

CALOR 1992, Corpus Christi

CALOR 1991, Capri

CALOR 1990, Fermilab


Sinead Rance & Alex Ferrari, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sussex, Room 3A20, Pevensey II Building, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK