Starts 12 Jan 2017
Ends 14 Jan 2017
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
This Workshop is held traditionally in Trieste every two years, since 1987.
 Following the tradition of the previous meetings, it will be devoted to recent advances in computational condensed matter physics and materials science, based on realistic calculations of the electronic structure of complex systems.
The activity will be held at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy from 12 to 14 January 2017 with the co-sponsorship of Psi-k, SISSA, Consortium for Physics of Trieste, MaX EU Centre of Excellence for HPC applications, the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) and the EUSpec Action "Modern Tools for Spectroscopy on Advanced Materials".
As in previous events of this series, the Workshop will consist of invited talks and contributed poster sessions, with ample space devoted to discussion.
Topics will span a broad range, including, among others:
➢ Spectroscopy
➢ Strong electronic correlations
➢ Electron-phonon coupling
➢ Superconductivity
➢ Novel functionals
➢ Transport
➢ Advanced Materials
➢ Materials Discovery

A special session will be held in memory of Walter Kohn, admired mentor and role model for many students and colleagues, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of the density functional theory. The session will include the Award ceremony for the “Walter Kohn prize for quantum mechanical material modeling” (, co-funded by ICTP.

Scientific Committee
E. Artacho   University of Cambridge, UK
W. Andreoni  EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

A. Baldereschi  University of Trieste, Italy
R. Car   Princeton University, USA

C. Filippi   University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
M. Finnis  Imperial College, London, UK
R. Gebauer   ICTP, Trieste, Italy

X.-G. Gong   Fudan University, China

X. Gonze  Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
E. Koch   Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

G. Kresse  University of Vienna, Austria
J. Ihm  Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

R. M. Martin   Stanford University, US
N. Marzari  EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
F. Mauri  University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
S. Narasimhan  JNCASR, Bangalore, India

J. B. Neaton  Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, USA

W. Pickett   University of California, Davis, USA

L. Reining  Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau, Paris, France

Preliminary list of invited speakers

- Phil Allen
- Roland Assaraf
- Stefano Baroni
- Tim Berkelbach
- Andrea Cepellotti
- Anna Delin
- Zhong Fang
- Feliciano Giustino
- Paola Gori-Giorgi
- Marco Govoni
- Hardy Gross
- Martin Head-Gordon
- Ivan Leonov
- Elisa Molinari
- Jeffrey Neaton
- Michele Parrinello
- Kasia Pernal
- Silvia Picozzi
- Karin Rabe
- Gian-Marco Rignanese
- Jutta Rogal
- Angel Rubio
- Jianwei Sun
- Ilya Tokatly


  We draw your attention to: **NEW application DEADLINE (ONLY for those from a developed country): 13/11/2016**

CALL FOR POSTERS/ABSTRACTS: Please be informed that if you did not upload your poster and/or abstract during submission of your on-line application, it can still be done by accessing the form again and up to the application deadline, i.e. October 16, 2016.  => November 13, 2016

Participation to this activity can be strongly connected to the Advanced Workshop on High-Performance & High- Throughput Materials Simulations using Quantum ESPRESSO /smr3102
**NEW application DEADLINE (ONLY for those from a developed country): 13/11/2016**
**DEADLINE: 16/10/2016**
**DEADLINE: 16/10/2016**


Shobhana Narasimhan (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Jakkur, Bangalore, India), Lucia Reining (Laboratoire des Solides Irradiés, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France), Local Organiser: Maria Peressi (University of Trieste, Department of Physics, Trieste, Italy)