International Workshop on
Dynamical Casimir Effect
Padova, June 22nd 23rd, 2004
Caffè Pedrocchi - Piazzetta Pedrocchi
International Workshop on The Dynamical Casimir Effect
will take place in Padova on June 22nd and 23rd, 2004.
The aim of the workshop is to gather together scientists working
in this field, for discussions on different theoretical aspects
and on possible experiments. The workshop will be organized with
single sessions with invited speakers. For those who wish to
contribute, a few short oral presentations (15') will be available
in the final session.
send an abstract to
May 20th, 2004. No proceedings will be published but the
contributors' slides will be made available on the internet.
The workshop will
at Sala Rossini of Caffè Pedrocchi situated in Piazzetta Pedrocchi,
Pedrocchi is a complex building in neo-classic style with a flourish
ornate Gothic, designed by Arch.
Giuseppe Jappelli (1831). Original and rare example of a
multipurpose premises, designed to be a cafè on the ground floor
while the upstairs rooms, decorated in variuous
intended as meeting and
halls. Famous meeting place for scholars, it was the
scene of student uprising in 1848.
Padova is one of the largest cities in the North-East of Italy. The city
is located 40 km west of Venice and is known for its dynamic economy,
artistic buildings and a famous University.
The "Università degli Studi di Padova" is the second
oldest University in Italy and is one of the most ancient in Europe.
Juridical, theological, philosophical and medical studies were
fostered in the mediaeval town before the ground was prepared
for the official birth of a permanent university, which took place
on September 29, 1222. The first graduated woman in the world,
achieved her degree at the University of Padova.
Both morning and afternoon sessions will undergo to a pause of
about 30 minutes for a coffee break. Lunches or refreshments can be taken individually in the several bars,
restaurants and pizzerias spread in and around the workshop area.
here to see a list of places close to Caffè Pedrocchi.
June in Padova is
generally rather hot. Temperatures may reach 28° - 30° during the
day and are cooler in the evening.
Those wishing to participate should fill up the
From 8.30 to 9.30 on June 22nd participants will register at the secretariat
desk. Please note that the fee has to be payed cash (Euros only).
All further information about the workshop can be asked at the
Secretariat Office: -
Mrs. Sandra Calore: e-mail:email@example.com
Phone +39-049-827 7097 Fax: +39-049-875 6233. During
the workshop the secretariat office schedule will be as follows:
8.30 - 13.00 / 14.30 - 18.00.