110th National Congress

The 2024 SIF Congress Will be held from 9 to 13 September in Bologna at the New Distretto Navile - Edificio UE1 of the University, Via della Beverara 123/1.


President: Luisa Cifarelli

Secreteries: Federico Boscherini e Eugenio Scapparone

Local Committee: Gianfranco Brunetti, Marcella Brusa, Michele Cicoli, Luca Ciotti, Andrea Comastri, Luca De Siena, Elisa Ercolessi, Laura Fabbri, Matteo Franchini, Barbara Lolli, Vittorio Morandi, Lauro Moscardini, Rosario Nania, Carlo Alberto Nucci, Laura Patrizii, Gilda Scioli, Maurizio Spurio, Matteo Zanaroli


Abstracts, in Italian or in English, can be submitted online starting from 1 March. The deadline for submission is 22 April. Abstracts must have a maximum of 1200 charcters, without figures or references and the appropriate Section should be indicated.

Only abstracts submitted in due time and conforming to the rules will be published in the Proceedings of the Congress.

Normally each author can be reported as a speaker in one communication only.

Accepted abstracts will be presented orally in Italian or in English. As for the invited talks, the speakers will have for their presentation 20 minutes + 5 for discussion, while for contributions the speakers will have 10 minutes + 2 for discussion, accordingly to the Section programme.

One of the authors, possibly the speaker, must be member of the Italian Physical Society.


A special commission will select from each section a certain number of contributions judged particularly valuable on the basis of their content and/or exposition.

For the winners (about 20% of the total) there will be prizes and the publication of their article in a special issue of Il Nuovo Cimento, with an online publication in "open access".

The award ceremony will take place during the opening ceremony of the next SIF National Congress. Only those registered to the Congress will have the opportunity to participate in the selection.


(click here for the sections topics)

Section 1: Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics
President: Sergio Bertolucci, INFN Sezione di Bologna

Section 2: Solid State Physics
President: Stefano Fabris, IOM CNR Trieste

Section 3: Astrophysics
President: Isabella Pagano, INAF, Catania

Section 4: Geophysics and Physics of the Environment
Presidents: Silvana Di Sabatino, Università Bologna and Micol Todesco, INGV Bologna

Section 5: Biophysics and Medical Physics
President: Alberto Diaspro, Università di Genova annd IIT Genova

Section 6: Applied Physics, Accelerators and Physics applied to Cultural Heritage (Archaeometry)
Presidents: Franco Lucarelli, INFN LABEC Firenze and Mauro Villa, INFN Sezione di Bologna

Section 7: Physics Education and History of Physics
Presidents: Marina Carpineti, Università di Milano and Matteo Leone, Università Torino


On Thursday 12 September from 9:00 to 13:00 , the work of the "Youth Section" will be held in collaboration with the Italian Association of Physics Students (AISF) and the EPS Young Minds Project.


It will be possible to register at the Congress from 1 July (h. 12.00) to 2 September (h. 12.00).
Invited Speakers and Chairs can register at the same fee as Individual paid-up Members.

Together with the registration at the Congress it will be possible to renew the membership fee.
For those who would like to ask to become a new SIF Member, in order to take advantage of the above mentioned discounts, all information is available here. Please note that the process will take a few working days.

In order to take part in the Congress one must show the badge as a proof of the registration.

Registration fee for paid-up Members for the year 2024
Individual Member or Invited Speaker 110,00 EUR
Member under 40 95,00 EUR
Invited Member (newly graduated bachelor in Physics) 95,00 EUR

Registration fee for non Members
Individual Participant 180,00 EUR
Participant under 40 155,00 EUR

If you would like to be reimbursed for the registration fee by your Institution, we invite you to contact your administration before registering. Please note that SIF cannot issue an invoice for the SIF Congress as it is an institutional activity (art. 4 DPR 633/72). Order forms issued by the organization or direct payments made by the organization are not accepted.