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Future Perspectives on Primordial Black Holes, December 11-13 2023, Rome

Dec 11, 2023

This workshop will be on Dec 11-13, 2023 at the beautiful location of the Botanical Garden of Sapienza University of Rome, located in Trastevere. It will bring together experts on early universe cosmology, primordial black hole formation and evolution, and gravitational-wave science to discuss how the PBH scenario confronts with current and future data.

The program will include ample time for discussions and few slots for contibuted talks. The dealine for abstract submission is Oct 31st.

There is not registration fee. The venue can accomodate abliut 100 people, therefore we encourage to register in advance: the first screening of participants will be done at the end of September. According to the availability of places registrations will be accepted up to Dec 1st.

On Tuesday 12 December we will have a conference dinner (approx 40€ to be paid on site).

List of topics:
Status and future of primordial black hole science
PBH formation and numerical simulations
Synergies with particle dark matter models
Inflationary scenarios
Clustering and N-body PBH simulations
PBH merger rates
Modelling accretion onto PBHs and its role on constraints
PBH confront GW data: status and future prospects

List of invited speakers and moderators:
Chris Byrnes (University of Sussex, UK)               
Marco Bruni (University of Portsmouth, UK) - TBC
Bernard Carr (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Gabriele Franciolini (Sapienza University of Rome, IT)
Daniele Gaggero (University of Pisa, IT)          
Tomohiro Harada (Rikkyo University of Tokyo, JP)      
Karsten Jedamzik (Univeristy of Montpellier, FR) - TBC
Andrea Mitridate (DESY, DE)
Martti Raidal (NICPB Tallin, EE)   
Antonio Riotto (University of Geneve, CH)
Jun'ichi Yokoyama (University of Tokyo, JP) - TBC             

Scientific Secretariat: Alessandra Curto               
Organizing Committee: Ilia Musco, Paolo Pani, Alfredo Urbano

Workshop Website