Passion for Science 2022

Facing global challenges

International Symposium on the occasion of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development IYBSSD2022
20-21 June 2022
Villa Monastero - Varenna (Italy)


Angela Bracco, University and INFN Milano
Luisa Cifarelli, University and INFN Bologna
Joseph Niemela, ICTP

Preliminary List of Speakers:

IUPAP C12 (Armenia) - Ani Aprahamian (Chair)
IAEA - Najat Mokhtar
SESAME (Middle East) - Joseph Niemela
SEEIIST (Balkan Region) - Sanja Damjanovic (t.b.c.)
ICTP (Asia) - Atish Dabholkar (Director)
APS (North America) - Jonathan Bagger (CEO)
APS/ICTP (South America) - Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
CERN - Charlotte Warakaulle (Director for International Relations)
JINR - Gregory Trubnikov (DG)
FAIR GSI - Paolo Giubellino (DG)
AAPPS (Asia)- Jun'ichi Yokoyama (President)
SKA (South Africa) - Faïçal Azaiez
EPS (Europe) - Luc Bergé (President)

The focus of this symposium is to discuss ideas and the status of ongoing initiatives concerning the timely topic addressed by the IYBSSD. The activities of the various Institutions concerning the challenges for basic science to sustain development will be presented and discussed in a pleasant and inspiring environment.