Monday, 8th May

19:00 Reception & Registration

Tuesday, 9th May

08,30 Registration

8:45 Welcoming address

9:00-9:40 Helge Kragh: The scientific life of Georges Lemaître

9:40-10:20 Alex Filippenko: Type Ia Supernovae, Dark Energy, and the Hubble Constant

10:20-10:50 Coffee Break 

10:50-11:30 Nicola Vittorio: Strong evidence for an accelerating universe

11:30-12:10 Astrid Eichhorn: The asymptotic safety paradigm for quantum spacetime and matter 

12:10-12:50 Francesca Vidotto: Measuring the last burst of non-singular black holes

Lunch Break

15:00-15:30 Edmund Bertschinger: The Internal Structure of Spinning Black Holes 

15:30-16:00 Roberto Casadio: Horizon Quantum Mechanics for spherically symmetric and rotating sources

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break 

16:30-17:00 Krzysztof Meissner: Conformal anomaly and gravitational waves 

17:00-17:30 Alessia Platania: Cosmic Censorship in Quantum Einstein Gravity 

17:30-18:00 Nicholas Suntzeff: The Observer’s Universe 

18:00-19:00 Discussion Panel




Wednesday, 10th May

9:00-9:40 Gerard ‘t Hooft: Virtual Black Holes and space-time structure 

9:40-10:20 Georgi Dvali: Secret Quantum Life of Black Holes  

10:20-10:50 Coffee Break

10:50-11:30 Giovanni A. Prodi: Gravitational waves searches by the network of ground-based interferometers 

11:30-12:10 Renata Kallosh: From the sky to the fundamental physics 

12:10-12:50 Joe Silk: The Limits of Cosmology 

Lunch Break

15:00-15:30 Donato Bini: Black hole perturbations: a review of recent analytical results 

15:30-16:00 Zoltan Haiman: Merging Supermassive Black Hole Binaries 

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:00 Achim Kempf: How can the singularities of black holes and of cosmologies be regulated without breaking local Lorentz invariance? 

17:00-17:30 Paolo Salucci: Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies. A portal to the nature of dark matter? 

17:30-18:00 Michael Turner: Looking beyond ΛCDM to solve the big mysteries in cosmology 

18:00-19:00 Discussion Panel

20:30 Social Dinner


Friday, 12th May

Morning devoted to events in Vatican

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