Geneva, 8 October 1996. On 8 October, H.E. Mr David Beattie, British Ambassador to Switzerland, Mr John R. Nichols, H.M. Consul-General in Geneva and, Prof. Christopher Llewellyn Smith, CERN*'s Director General, formally opened the industrial exhibition of thirty-three British hi-tech companies at CERN, which takes place from 8 to 11 October, 1996.
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Geneva, 26 September 1996. The delegates of the CERN1 Council, the body which decides on the scientific programme and financial resources of the Organisation, elected Prof. Luciano Maiani (IT) as the next President of Council.
Geneva, 10 July 1996. CERN1's Large Electron-Positron collider, LEP, produced its first pair of fundamental particles known as W+ and W- today, taking particle physics research into new and unexplored territory. This follows a busy winter of upgrades which have transformed LEP into a new accelerator, earning it the name LEP2.
Geneva, 21 June 1996. The CERN1 Council, where the representatives of the 19 Member States of the Organization decide on scientific programmes and financial resources, held its 104th session today under the chairmanship of Prof. Hubert Curien (F).
Geneva, 11 June 1996. On 7 June, Mr Radomir Sabela, Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic together with CERN Director General Prof. Chris Llewellyn Smith formally opened the first ever exhibition of Czech hi-tech companies at CERN1.