Passion for Knowledge
The Magic of Glass

On the occasion of the International Year of Glass (IYoG2022)

Bologna, Italy – 16 December 2022
Sala Ulisse, Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, Via Zamboni 31
from 9:00 AM to 18:00 PM

Organizers:

Angela Bracco - Italian Physical Society, President
Luisa Cifarelli - Italian Physical Society, Honorary President
Walter Tega - Accademia delle Scienze, President

Preliminary list of speakers and titles:

Rosa Barovier Mentasti – Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, Venice, Italy (tbc)
Glass and visual arts

Wilfried Blanc – Université Côte d'Azur, INPHYNI CNRS, Nice, France
Glass for photonics

Andrea Cimatti – Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Glass and telescopes

Teresa Medici – Direzione Generale Autonomia e Cultura Regione Lombardia, Milan, Italy
Archaeological glass

John Parker – University of Sheffield, UK
The history of glass

Rinaldo Psaro - CNR SCITEC and FAST, Milan, Italy
The chemistry of glass

Michele Punturo – INFN, Sezione di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Glass to explore the spacetime

Giancarlo Righini – Istituto di Fisica Applicata Nello Carrara del CNR, Florence, Italy
Why an International Year of Glass

Angela Seddon – University of Nottingham, UK
Chalcogenide glasses and optical fibres for mid-infrared applications

Pierpaolo Seguso – SEGUSO VETRI D'ARTE, Murano, Venice, Italy (tbc)
The marvelous Murano glass

Webcast will be available. Courtesy of INFN Multimedia Group.