August 10, 2009 to August 18, 2009
The XXIV International Conference of Physics Students was held in the beautiful historical city of Split, Croatia based at the Faculty of Engineering, Electric Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB), University of Split. The conference involved about 450 participants from 30 countries around the world, 99 student lecture presentations, 55 poster presentations, 7 guest lectures including one from nobel-prize winner Klaus von Klitzing, 9 medical emergencies and 4 police interventations!
The social programme was very eventful and consisted of a welcome party, Croatian party, National party, costume party, surprise party with entertainment, two nights out, a city tour an excursion with 7 different places to choose from, a farewell party and much more.
The official website is http://icps2009.hfd.hr and contains more information on all of the above along with some videos, clips from the Croatian news and articles from the Croatian papers. The survival guide provided for the conference can be found here.
Many people from the conference have put up pictures and videos from the conference on facebook and two groups have been created for all past and present ICPS participants: “International Conference of Physics Students” and “IAPS” .