ICTP-SAIFR Program on Particle Physics

September 30 – November 30, 2019

ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo, Brazil

Auditorium of IFT-UNESP


The aim of the program is to bring together top researchers working in the area of particle physics to discuss the theory and phenomenology of the most promising classes of theories beyond the Standard Model. There will be a small number of talks and plenty of time for collaboration in a relaxed environment.

Several related and unrelated workshops will be organized during this period. For additional information, please check the following websites:

There is no registration fee. If you have any question, please send an E-mail to secretary@ictp-saifr.org


Click here for online registration

Application deadline: July 15, 2019

List of participants:

  • Geneviève Bélanger (Laboratoire de Physique Théorique – Annecy, France)
  • Karim Benakli* (Sorbonne University-Jussieu-Paris, France)
  • José Bernabeu (University of Valencia, Spain)
  • Nicolás Bernal (Antonio Nariño University, Colombia)
  • Marcela Carena (Fermilab & University of Chicago, USA)
  • Alexandra Carvalho (NICPB-Tallinn, Estonia)
  • Francesco D’Eramo (University of Padova, Italy)
  • Antonio Delgado (University of Notre Dame, USA)
  • Claudio Dib* (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile)
  • Diogo Franzosi (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
  • Gero von Gersdorff (PUC-Rio, Brazil)
  • Christophe Grojean (DESY, Germany)
  • Maarten Golterman (San Francisco State University, USA)
  • Jay Hubisz (Syracuse University, USA)
  • Alejandro Ibarra (Technische Universität München, Germany)
  • Adam Martin (University of Notre Dame, USA)
  • Eugenio Megías (University of Granada, Spain)
  • Germano Nardini* (University of Stavanger, Norway)
  • Luca Panizzi (Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Alexander Pukhov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)
  • Diego Restrepo (University of Antioquia, Colombia)
  • Tania Robens* (Ruđer Bošković Institute – Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Leandro da Rold (Instituto Balseiro, Argentina)
  • Francesco Sannino (CP3-Origins, Denmark)
  • Alberto Tonero (Carleton Universityy, Canada)
  • Carlos Wagner (University of Chicago, USA)
  • Alfonso Zerwekh (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile)

* to be confirmed

  • Alexander Belyaev (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Eduardo Pontón  (IFT-UNESP/ICTP-SAIFR, Brazil)
  • Mariano Quirós (IFAE Institute of High Energy Physics, Spain)
  • Rogério Rosenfeld (IFT-UNESP/ICTP-SAIFR, Brazil)

Tentative dates:



Click here for online registration

Application deadline: July 15, 2019



The program will be available in September, 2019

Additional Information

Visa information: Nationals from several countries in Latin America and Europe are exempt from tourist visa. The Brazilian government announced that effective June 17, 2019, a visitor visa (electronic or paper) will not be required for U.S. citizens to travel to Brazil for the purposes of tourism, business, transit and artistic and sportive activities, for stays of up to 90 days. Nationals from Australia, Canada and Japan can apply for an e-visa through VSF Global. Please check here which nationals need a tourist visa to enter Brazil.

Accommodation: Participants, whose accommodation will be provided by the institute, will stay at The Universe Flat. Hotel recommendations are available here

How to reach the Institute: The workshop will be held at ICTP South American Institute, located at IFT-UNESP, which is across the street from a major bus and subway terminal (Terminal Barra Funda). The address which is closer to the entrance of the IFT-UNESP building is R. Jornalista Aloysio Biondi, 120 – Barra Funda, São Paulo. The easiest way to reach us is by subway or bus, please find instructions here.

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travellers going to Brazil. Note that the vaccine needs to be taken at least ten days before the trip to be effective. Information: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/yellow-fever-brazil