Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 13 Nov 2017
Ends 17 Nov 2017
Central European Time
Kastler Lecture Hall (AGH)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)


For Participants NOT staying at the ICTP Guest Houses and for
ALL Directors and Speakers, please register on Monday, 13 November,
from 8.30 - 9.30  in office no. 3 at the Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1

Upon arrival, please make sure to pick up your Conference folder
in your mailbox at the Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1.


This Conference will showcase the most recent progresses in the experiments on two-dimensional quantum systems, including cold-atom setups and other condensed matter systems, as well as the theoretical and numerical techniques used in their study.

The Programme will include 25 to 30 oral presentations given by invited speakers, a poster session, and a limited number of short talks selected from contributed Abstracts.

In the application form, all applicants are invited to submit an Abstract (preferably using the template indicated below) for a poster presentation. A limited number of contributed Abstracts will be selected by the Organizing Committee for a short oral presentation.
Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless phase transitions
Two-dimensional optical lattices
Dipolar interactions
Hubbard models and their implementation
Exotic band structures
BCS-BEC evolution in two-dimensions
Metal-insulator transitions
Disorder and Anderson localization
Synthetic fields and spinor mixtures
Layered superfluids and superconductors
Speakers include:
A. Amaricci, SISSA
S. Andergassen, Universitaet Tuebingen
G. Booth, King’s College London
M. Capone
C. Chin, University of Chicago
P. Corboz, University of Amsterdam
J. Dalibard, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel
T. Enss, Universität Heidelberg
K. Gao, Universität Bonn
S. Giorgini, Università di Trento
D. Greif, Harvard University
S. Jochim, Universität Heidelberg
C. Kollath, Universität Bonn
H. Moritz, Universität Hamburg
T. Paiva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
P. Pieri, Università di Camerino
S. Raghu, Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
G. Rohringer, Russian Quantum Center
F. Scazza, LENS, INO-CNR, Firenze
N. Trivedi, The Ohio State University
C. Vale, Swinburne University of Technology
D. Vilardi, MPI, Stuttgart, Germany
X. Wang, The University of Chicago
M. Zwierlein, MIT

A limited number of grants are available to support the travel and living expenses of selected participants, with strong priority given to participants working in a developing country and who are at the early stages of their career.

We also acknowledge financial support from:
University of Bonn
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
SISSA - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati
CECAM - Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire



Emanuel Gull (University of Michigan, USA), Michael Koehl (University of Bonn, Germany), Carlos SA de Melo (Georgia Tech, USA), Local Organisers: Sebastiano Pilati, Andrea Trombettoni (CNR & SISSA, Italy)