The ULIA-1 Conference, a scientific initiative of
Antonio Giulietti, was the first of the ULIA Euroconferences
Series, from the Istituto di Fisica Atomicae Molecolare
(IFAM), Pisa, Italy. It was held in Elounda, Crete, Greece,
May 7-11, 1999, one of the most attractive Mediterranean
spots, characterized by beautiful surroundings rich with
suggestions of the ancient Minoan civilization.