The conference can be followed via live streaming in the following link:

Very important notice: due to the presence of the Presidente della Repubblica Italiana Giorgio Napolitano, it becomes compulsory the registration for the morning session of the conference. This can be done following the instruction of the following link:
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: September 9, 11:00 p.m.


The new poster of the conference is available. Click on the image below to download the full-size pdf poster.


Click on the image below to open the pdf version of the first bulletin attachment.

The International Congress "The legacy of Bruno Pontecorvo: the Man and the Scientist", is organized by the Physics Department of University of Rome "La Sapienza" and by Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN). It will take place in Rome from Wednesday, September 11th to Thursday, September 12th, 2013. The year 2013 is the centenary of the birth of Bruno Pontecorvo, one of the great physicists of the 20th century and a pioneer of high-energy physics. The meeting will be fitting tribute to the memory of the youngest “ragazzo di Via Panisperna”, an opportunity to encounter and celebrate his scientific vision and his civil commitment.

Organizing Committee

Scientific Committee


  • Rossana De Gregorio (INFN Sezione di Roma)
  • Mauro Mancini (INFN Sezione di Roma)
  • Alba Perrotta (Physics Department, University of Rome "La Sapienza")
  • Laura Santonastaso (INFN Sezione di Roma)
  • Topics

    A preliminary program will be published in Bulletin n. 2.

    Congress Site

    The congress will he held in the historical building of University of Rome "La Sapienza" Rectorate.

    Atti del Convegno

    The "Atti del Convegno" will be published by the Italian Physical Society.

    Registration and Accommodation

    Participants are invited to register by the event’s website to help us to organize the congress as best as possible. A list of hotels close to University of Rome "La Sapienza" is also available in the website.


    Prof. Carlo Dionisi

    Rossana De Gregorio
    Mauro Mancini
    Alba Perrotta
    Laura Santonastaso

    Important dates

    Early registration: June 30, 2013
    Closing of registration: July 31, 2013
    Arrival: September 10, 2013
    Beginning of the meeting: September 11, 2013
    End of the meeting: September 12, 2013