Dec 11 – 13, 2023
Botanic Garden of Rome
Europe/Rome timezone

This workshop will be held from Dec 11-13, 2023 in Rome will bring together experts on cosmology and astrophysics, discussing PBH formation and evolution, dark matter and inflation, to understand how the PBH scenario confronts with current and future data, with particular attention to GWs. 

The special venue of the Botanic Garden in the centre of Trastevere, a beatiful place within a vibrant area of Rome downtown, can host up to 90 participants. We expect to have 8 invited talks, 6 contributed talks and 3 moderated discussions. 

On the afternoon of Tuesday 12 December there will be a special event Fermi Centre where, the historic place in Via Panisperna where Enrico Fermi started his early career, to discuss some important physics principles with couple of distinguised keynote speakers.


List of topics: (TBA)


List of invited speakers and moderators (To be confirmed):

Marco Bruni (Portsmouth U., UK)   
Christian Byrnes (Sussex U., UK)  
Bernard Carr (QMUL, UK)  
Katy Clough (QMUL, UK)  
Daniele Gaggero (Pisa U., IT)  
Pedro Ferreira (Oxford U., UK)   
Gabriele Franciolini (Rome U. /  CERN, IT)  
Tanja Hinderer (Utrecht U., NL)  
Karsten Jedamzik (Montpellier U., FR)  
Marti Raidal  (NICPB, ESTONIA)  
Antonio Riotto (Geneve U., CH)  

Scientific Secretariat: Alessandra Curto  
Organizing Committee: Ilia Musco, Paolo Pani, Alfredo Urbano

Support: This event is supported by the ERC project DarkGRA “​Unveiling the dark universe with gravitational waves” (ERC-2017-StG 757480) and by the INFN Fellini Project (H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016 G.A. n. 754496



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