Starts 2 Jul 2018
Ends 6 Jul 2018
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
This Conference will bring together an international group of experts to review the current state of the art in the study of dark energy and dark matter and discuss how best to use giant telescopes to learn about their fundamental nature.  It is the third of a series of three conferences: more information can be found at

Invited Speakers include:

Mariangela Bernardi (UPenn)
Rebecca A. Bernstein (Carnegie Observatories)
Simon Birrer (UCLA)
Stefano Borgani (Trieste Observatory)
Marusa Bradac (UCDavis)
Tirthankar Roy Choudhury (TIFR)
Michele Cirasuolo (European Southern Observatory)
Stefano Cristiani (Trieste Observatory)
Arianna di Cintio (IAC - Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias)
Christophe J. Dumas (TMT International Observatory)
Isobel Hook (Lancaster U.)
Lucas Macri (Texas A&M U.)
John McKean (ASTRON/Kapteyn Astronomical Institute)
Stefano Profumo (UCSC)
Piero Rosati (UNIFE)
Robyn Sanderson (Caltech)
Anze Slosar (Brookhaven)
Tommaso Treu (UCLA)
Simona Vegetti (MPA, Garching)
Matteo Viel (SISSA)
Mark Vogelsberger (MIT)
John K. Webb (U. of New South Wales)

NOTE: The Conference will be preceded by the Summer School on Cosmology 2018 (smr3213, 18 - 29 June).

There is no registration fee for this activity.



Mariangela Bernardi (UPenn), Stefano Borgani (Trieste Observatory), Paolo Creminelli (ICTP), Romeel Davè (Royal Observatory, Edinburgh), Anjan A. Sen (Jamia Millia Islamia, India), Ravi Sheth (UPenn), Tommaso Treu (UCLA), Simona Vegetti (MPA, Garching), Matteo Viel (SISSA),