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21–23 June 2023 Symmetry 2023—The 4th International Conference on Symmetry

Barcelona, Spain

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that “Symmetry 2023—The 4th International Conference on Symmetry” will be back in person in 2023. The event is supported by MDPI’s open access journal Symmetry and will be held on 21–23 June 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.

As expressed by Hermann Weyl, who was responsible for important progress in the field of symmetry in math and physics: “Symmetry is a fundamental phenomenon in nature and all sciences”. Additionally, paraphrasing Frank Wilczek, “powerful symmetry principles have guided physicists in their quest for nature's fundamental laws”. Although one should add, at the same time, that many of the most interesting situations happen to occur when some fundamental symmetry principle is broken. It thus seems as if nature abhors perfect symmetry.

It is this interplay between symmetry and its breakdown, in the many different domains and situations where they appear, which we want to address in the 4th Symmetry Conference in Barcelona. Specifically, we will foster interaction between scholars working in different fields of science.

We welcome scholars, engineers, students, and non-academic colleagues to join Symmetry 2023, and we kindly ask you to save the date. We aim to make this event a forum for discussion, knowledge exchange, and fruitful interactions among stakeholders working in various symmetry-related fields: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering Science. Both oral and poster contributions are welcome.

We are pleased to announce the availability of awards for postdocs, PhD students, and researchers conducting research in the field of symmetry and who plan to attend Symmetry 2023.

Best Oral Presentation (EUR 500)
Selected by the Scientific Committee after evaluation of all selected talks presented during the conference.

Best Poster (EUR 300)
Selected by the Scientific Committee after evaluation of all posters presented during the conference.

Both awards are sponsored by MDPI's open access journal Symmetry.

We are very enthusiastic about this 4th Symmetry Conference and are relying on you to make it a successful event.

We look forward to meeting you in Barcelona!

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5–9 June 2023 XXVI International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

Urbino, Italy

The Inter-University Center for Philosophy and Foundations of Physics, the University of Urbino "Carlo Bo", Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, and the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science are happy to announce the XXV International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics—Philosophy of Dark Matter.

The XXVI International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics of the University of Urbino will focus on a crucial topic of research in physics and philosophy: dark matter. 

The school will feature in-depth lectures on the physics, philosophy, and conceptual foundations of dark matter and its relations to cosmology, epistemology, and metaphysics. This year's speakers are Francesca Vidotto (University of Western Ontario/Rotman Institute of Philosophy), Piero Ullio (SISSA), Siska De Baerdemaeker (University of Stockholm), Niels Martens (University of Utrecht), and Nicola Rossi (Gran Sasso).

Overall, this year's school offers an invaluable opportunity for students and scholars to learn about dualities and their philosophy.

Director of the School: Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino)
School Organizers: Enrico Cinti (University of Geneva, University of Urbino), Marco Sanchioni (University of Urbino)
Organizing Committee:
Mario Alai (University of Urbino)
Claudio Calosi (University of Geneva)
Enrico Cinti (University of Geneva, University of Urbino)
Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino)
Giovanni Galli (University of Urbino)
Pierluigi Graziani (University of Urbino)
Giovanni Macchia (University of Urbino)
Davide Pietrini (University of Urbino)
Mirko Tagliaferri (University of Urbino)
Gino Tarozzi (University of Urbino)
Isabella Tassani (University of Urbino)
Marco Sanchioni (University of Urbino)

7–10 June 2023 10th International Workshop on Applied Probability

Thessaloniki, Greece

IWAP2023 aims to bring together researchers and scientists working in the field of applied probability, sharing equally between methodology, also involving mathematics and statistics, and applications in diverse fields, such as physics, computer science, economics, engineering, biology, chemistry, and social and health sciences. In addition to research presentations, there will be ample networking opportunities throughout the event.

13–16 June 2023 Quantum Information and Probability: from Foundations to Engineering (QIP23)

Växjö, Sweden

An international conference devoted to quantum foundations, especially information and probability, including foundational questions of quantum engineering, at Linnaeus University in Växjö. The conference is supported by The Mathemathical Institute at Linnaeus University.

The conference will be based on the talks of invited speakers (30 min + 5 min questions) and contributed talks (20 min + 5 min questions). For contributed talks, the acceptance decision will be done based on the abstract, so please start with registration (without paying the fee)  and abstract submission. After the positive reply, one goes back to the registration form and pays the org. fee.

For graduate and postgraduate students, a poster-presentation is preferable, because a poster would get higher visibility than a talk in one of a few parallel sessions. The journal Entropy supports the awards for the two best posters with 350 and 150 Swiss francs respectively.

The conference is arranged by International Centre for Mathematical Modelling in physics, engineering and cognitive sciences (ICMM). Quantum information revolution has big foundational impact. We invite all kinds of contributions devoted to quantum foundations, especially (but not exclusively) with coupling to quantum information, probability, and measurement theory.

25–30 June 2023 The 36th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2023)

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

ECOS is the name of a series of international conferences that focus on modern aspects of Thermal Sciences with particular emphasis on Thermodynamics and its applications in energy conversion systems and processes.

The ECOS 2023 is to provide a forum for participants to present new research results and exchange views on performance, economics, and environmental impact of energy systems, their design and possible advancements.

Topics included but not limited to:

  • Basic and applied thermodynamics
  • Exergy-based analysis
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Computational Thermo-Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

25–30 June 2023 The 2023 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)

Taipei, Taiwan

The IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) is the premier international conference series dedicated to the advancement of information theory and related areas. It brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners each year to present and discuss new research results and perspectives on future developments relevant to all areas of information theory, including big data analytics, source and channel coding, communication theory and systems, cryptography and security, detection and estimation, emerging applications, networks, network coding, signal processing, and statistical/machine learning.

Hosted by the IEEE Information Theory Society, ISIT features contributed papers, the Shannon lecture, and plenary talks, as well as invited and tutorial sessions.

The ISIT 2023 will include a list of interesting topics related to information theory but not limited to the following areas:

  • Big data analytics;
  • Coding for communication and storage;
  • Coding theory;
  • Combinatorics and information theory;
  • Communication theory;
  • Complexity and computation theory;
  • Compressed sensing and sparsity;
  • Cryptography and security;
  • Deep learning for communication networks;
  • Distributed storage;
  • Emerging applications of information theory;
  • Information theory and statistics;
  • Information theory in biology;
  • Information theory in computer science;
  • Network coding and applications;
  • Network data analysis;
  • Network information theory;
  • Pattern recognition and machine learning;
  • Quantum information and coding theory;
  • Shannon theory;
  • Signal processing;
  • Source and channel modeling;
  • Source coding and data compression;
  • Wireless communication and networks.

12–14 July 2023 The 7th Annual Conference on Engineering and Information Technology

Osaka, Japan

In response to the environmental impacts caused by global warming and the problems caused by the over-use of traditional energy, countries have accelerated the practical application of sustainable energy. Even in recent years when the world has continued to be shrouded in major conflicts such as Brexit and Iranian issues, the penetration rate of sustainable energy continues to increase, and it gradually changes the way people use energy.

Annual Conference on Engineering and Information Technology (ACEAIT) will be the best platform to explore the world’s scholars’ research works and innovations in the respective areas. With members from around the world focused on learning about Sustainable Energy, this is the best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from various communities, conduct demonstrations, distribute information, meet with professionals and receive recognition at this 3-day event.

18–19 July 2023 CNS*2023 Workshop on Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

Leipzig, Germany

Methods originally developed in Information Theory have found wide applicability in computational neuroscience. Beyond these original methods there is a need to develop novel tools and approaches that are driven by problems arising in neuroscience.

A number of researchers in computational/systems neuroscience and in information/communication theory are investigating problems of information representation and processing. While the goals are often the same, these researchers bring different perspectives and points of view to a common set of neuroscience problems. Often they participate in different fora and their interaction is limited.

The goal of the workshop is to bring some of these researchers together to discuss challenges posed by neuroscience and to exchange ideas and present their latest work.

The workshop is targeted towards computational and systems neuroscientists with interest in methods of information theory as well as information/communication theorists with interest in neuroscience.

31 July–4 August 2023 Quantum In The Summer Workshop 2023

Bristol, UK

In 2023, we will host our ninth annual summer school for students aged 16 and over. The intensive week-long summer school will run in early August 2023 and aims to teach students about quantum mechanics and light. The taught and practical components of the course will take place on The University of Bristol campus. The course is open to students from anywhere in the UK, and international students are welcome to apply if they can get a VISA for entry into the UK.

The summer school is a free event, but we ask that students cover their own accommodation and travel expenses. We are able to offer a limited number of scholarship places which includes payment of your accommodation and travel; please confirm on your application if you would be interested in applying for this scholarship.

Attendees must:

Be available to attend the full week;
Be over 16 years of age by the beginning of the summer school;
Have started A-levels or an equivalent qualification;
Have completed their GCSEs or equivalent qualifications by the start of the summer school;
Have a strong mathematical ability;
Have a keen interest in Physics and associated subjects.

30 August–1 September 2023 6th Conference from Classical to Quantum Information Geometry (GSI’23)

Saint-Malo, France

Just like the previous GSI’s, the objective of the 6th SEE GSI’23 conference, hosted in Saint-Malo, France, is to bring together pure/applied mathematicians and engineers, with common interest in Geometric tools and their applications for Information analysis and Learning. The conference emphasizes the active participation of young researchers to discuss emerging areas of collaborative research on “Geometric Science of Information and its Applications”.

GSI presents a panorama of Geometric Tools emphasizing mathematical theory, physical models, computational methods, and applications in mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, signal/image processing, machine learnings, and data science. The conference will therefore cover topic areas of mutual interest with the aim to:

  • Provide an overview of the most recent state of the art in this area;
  • Exchange mathematical information/knowledge/expertise in the area.

This conference will be an interdisciplinary event and will unify skills from Geometry, Probability, and Information Theory.

11–15 September 2023 From Foundations of Quantum Mechanics to Quantum Information and Quantum Metrology & Sensing

Torino, Italy

Quantum 2023 will be the 10th edition of this international conference that will be attended by researchers from all over the world.

The purpose of this workshop is to favour the exchange of ideas and discussion on the most recent results among leading physicists working in the interconnected fields of quantum metrology (sensing and imaging), quantum information and foundations of quantum mechanics, in particular in the framework of quantum optics.

It is organized “ad memoriam” of our colleague and friend Carlo Novero who established this experimental research line in Turin.

25–30 October 2023 Random Matrices and Integrability in Complex and Quantum Systems

Yad Hashmona, Isreal

More than nine decades after random matrices surfaced in mathematical statistics and seven decades after they debuted in nuclear physics, “the magical world of random matrices” (Dyson) continues to attract both mathematicians and physicists; new mathematical structures and results are being brought in, and new unthinkable connections between seemingly remote fields of knowledge are being discovered.

The purpose of the workshop is to convene leading researchers from both the mathematics- and physics-oriented parts of the multifaceted random-matrix theory community to discuss the latest developments in the field and identify new challenging problems and directions of research.

The workshop topics include (but are not restricted to):

  • Random spectra and determinantal point processes.
  • Log-correlated fields and multiplicative chaos.
  • Non-Hermitian RMT and dissipative quantum chaos.
  • RMT in many-body quantum chaos and SYK models.
  • High-dimensional landscapes and deep learning.

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