Conference Format and Program

Conference format

The Conference will include oral and poster scientific presentations as well as invited lectures given by experts in selected topics of interest. A limited number of technical exhibits will be present to provide an overview of state-of-the-art instrumentation.

Conference Program

  • Following our well-established tradition, the Conference will open on a Sunday with an "icebreaker" reception, which will take place at the Principino Conference Center.
  • Two full days of conference sessions will follow. The sessions will include morning and afternoon coffee-breaks as well as buffet-style lunches. 
  • On Wednesday, after the morning sessions, a conference outing is foreseen. Details will be posted on this website.
  • On Thursday evening, the Conference Banquet will be held and the venue of SSD21 will be announced.
  • The conference will close on Friday, after the morning sessions.

Tentative Program

Conference tour

Pending authorization from the Port Authority, a cruise from Viareggio to the renowned “Cinque terre” will be offered to conference participants.


* See also information about the SSD20 School Program and its excursion to VIRGO - European Gravitational Observatory

Cinque Terre