Scientific Programme

This is the final Workshop Programme

The program of the conference will include a set of review lectures on the following topics: Physics of the Standard Model and Beyond, LHC: The experiment and first signatures, String phenomenology, D-branes and holography, and Black hole physics, large extra dimensions.

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The program will include review talks by:

  • Ignatios Antoniadis (CERN)
  • Gerardo Aldazabal (Centro Atomico Bariloche, Argentina)
  • Jorge Alfaro (Universidad Católica de Chile)
  • Eric Bergshoeff  (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
  • Massimo Bianchi (University of Tor Vergata, Italy)
  • Gustavo Branco (CFTP, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Lorenzo Diaz-Cruz (University of Puebla, Mexico)
  • Alessandra Fantoni (ALICE Collaboration, INFN Fascati)
  • Mariana Grana (CEA/Saclay, France)
  • Amihay Hanany (Imperial College, London)
  • Marumi Kado (ATLAS/CMS Collaborations, LAL; Orsay)
  • Alberto Lerda (University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy)
  • Marcos Marino (University of Geneva)
  • Massimo Porratti (New York University, USA)
  • Fernando Quevedo (ICTP)
  • Juan Antonio Valls (ATLAS Collaboration, IFIC; Valencia)
  • Giulia Zanderighi (University of Oxford)
  • Danilo Zavrtanik (Pierre Auger collaboration, Univ. of Nova Gorica; Slovenia)

Further Activities

The program will also include informal talks given by young scientist from Latinoamerican countries and short talks by other participants in the meeting. Oral contributions will have a duration of 10/15 min. plus 5 min. for questions. Open discussions on scientific areas of common interests will be included.