Passion for Physics 2018

SAVE THE DATE: 13-14 July

This year, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Enrico Fermi's Nobel Prize in Physics (1938), the SIF has decided to organise a new edition of the International Symposium "Passion for Physics" to be held in the beautiful Aula Fermi of Villa Monastero, in Varenna, Lake Como.


  • Virgo: Marica Branchesi (GSSI, L'Aquila)
  • LIGO: speaker to be confirmed
  • LISA: Stefano Vitale (University of Trento)
  • KAGRA: speaker to be confirmed
  • IceCube: Anna Franckowiak (DESY, Hamburg)
  • KM3NeT: Mauro Taiuti (University of Genova)
  • Auger: Antonio Bueno (University of Granada)
  • DarkSide: Cristiano Galbiati (Princeton University & GSSI, L'Aquila)
  • LIMADOU: Roberto Battiston (ASI & University of Trento)
  • EEE: Rosario Nania (INFN Bologna)
  • Astronomical observations: speaker to be confirmed
  • Theory (black holes & gravitation): Mairi Sakellariadou (University of London)
  • Theory (cosmic rays): Pasquale Blasi (GSSI, L'Aquila)

Closing date for application: 25 June 2018
No Participation fee is required