Passion for Physics 2014

Passion for Physics is an International Symposium to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" of the Italian Physical Society on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of CNR (Italian National Research Council) and the 150th Anniversary of Politecnico di Milano.
The symposium will take place in the beautiful venue of Villa Monastero on Saturday, June 15th, 2013.

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic


Aula Fermi

9.00 – Opening Addresses
Luisa Cifarelli, SIF President
Luigi Nicolais, CNR President
Giovanni Azzone, Rector of Politecnico di Milano
and Authorities

9.40 - Chair: Renato Angelo Ricci - SIF
John Dudley - Extreme Events and Rogue Waves in Nature: New Insights from Nonlinear Science
Francesco Iachello - Supersymmetry in Nuclei

11.00 - Coffee break

11.30 - Chair: Massimo Inguscio - CNR
Alain Aspect - Fascination from Quantum Weirdness
Carlo Rubbia - Neutrinos: A golden field for Astro-Particle Physics

13.00 - Lunch break, interviews, etc.

14.30 - Chair: Alessandro Bettini - SIF
Jack Steinberger - Personal Recollections of Varenna: Physics, Fermi, Mountains
Harut Avakian - 3D Structure of the Nucleon
Uzy Smilansky - Quantum Networks

16.00 - Coffee break

16.30 - Chair: Ezio Puppin - Politecnico di Milano
Diederik Wiersma - Disordered Photonics
Michael Ghil - The Complex Physics of Climate and Climate Sensitivity: A Grand Unification
Fernando Ferroni - Higgs Found. What Next?

18.30 – Closing Remarks

20.00 - Dinner and light show at Villa Monastero




Politecnico Milano CNR
Provincia di Lecco Camera di Commercio di Lecco INFN INFN - CNAF
Visual Lab GARR Centro Fermi EPL EPS