Passion for Science 2019

International Symposium on the occasion of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements IYPT2019
Organized by the Italian Physical Society – SIF
in collaboration with the Italian Chemical Society – SCI

6-7 November, Sala Ulisse, Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, Via Zamboni 31.


6 November

9.30-10.10 Opening addresses
Walter Tega – Accademia delle Scienze, President
Francesco Ubertini – Università di Bologna, Rector
Luisa Cifarelli – SIF President
Angela Agostiano – SCI President

Chair: Margherita Venturi (Accademia delle Scienze)

10.10-10.50 Bernadette Bensaude Vincent (Université Paris 1, France)
The role of Mendeleev in the construction of the periodic table of chemical elements

10.50-11.30 David Cole-Hamilton (University of St Andrews, London, UK)
The periodic table of elements and IYPT2019

11.30 Coffee break

Chair: Luisa Cifarelli (SIF President)

12.00-12.40 Vladimir Shiltsev (Fermilab, Chicago, USA)
From Lomonosov to Mendeleev at the Bologna Academy of Sciences

12.40-13.20 Mikhail G. Itkis (JINR, Dubna, Russia)
The discovery of new heavy elements

13.20 Lunch break

Chair: Giancarlo Righini (Centro Fermi)

14.40-15.20 Vittorio Pellegrini (IIT, Genova, Italy)
From carbon nanotubes to graphene

15.20-16.00 Emanuela Zaccarelli (Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi del CNR, Roma, Italy)
Smart materials

16.00 Coffee break

Chair: Aldo Roda (Accademia delle Scienze)

16.30-17.10 Ulrich Schubert (Vienna University, Austria)
Past President of EuCHEMS
New materials: where chemistry and materials sciences meet

17.10-17.50 Petra Rudolf (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
President of EPS
Materials and surfaces

18.30 Concert

19.30 Party

7 November

Chair: Angela Agostiano (SCI President)

9.30-10.10 Rodorico Giorgi (Università di Firenze, Italy)
Nanotechnologies for conservation of cultural heritage

10.10-10.50 Vincenzo Barone (Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)
The fascinating world of astrochemistry

10.50-11.30 Cristian Galbiati (Princeton University, USA and GSSI, L'Aquila, Italy)
Cryogenic materials for particle detectors

11.30 Coffee break

Chair: Rita Casadio (Accademia delle Scienze)

12.00-12.40 Lucio Rossi (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland)
Superconducting material for large scale applications

12.40-13.20 Diederik Wiersma (INRIM, Torino, Italy)
The new system of units

13.20 Lunch break

Chair: Enzo Iarocci (Accademia delle Scienze)

14.30-15.10 Antonino Zichichi (Università di Bologna, Italy)
Elements and anti-elements

15.30-16.00 Award ceremony of the plate of HISTORIC SITE OF THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY recalling the achievements of Luigi Galvani at the Academy

Centro Fermi Università di Bologna INFN INGV GSSI

INRIM Tor Vergata