New Trends on Calculus of Variations and PDE's

June 12-15, 2017

with a special tribute to Paolo Marcellini

The workshop aims to celebrate Paolo Marcellini in the occasion of his 70th birthday for the impact he had on the study and developments in Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations. The participation of international experts in these topics is planned.


The first day session, on Monday June 12th 2017, is scheduled in Florence at the Aula Magna of the "Rettorato" of the University of Firenze (map). Then the conference will take place at Hotel Belvedere in Montecatini Terme (PT). A bus-trip will take the participants from the "Aula Magna" of the University of Firenze to the location in Montecatini (about 40 Km from Firenze) at the end of the lectures on Monday afternoon June 12th 2017. Remember to bring your baggage with you!

The meeting will take place the afternoon of Monday June 12th, starting from 2:30 p.m., to noon of Thursday June 15th, 3 nights, in Montecatini Terme (PT) at Hotel Belvedere: phone-number +39 0572-70251 email: Participants can reserve directly the Hotel at the phone-number +39 0572-911864 or email: (at the attention to Mr. Daniele Morosi and/or to Mrs. Silvia Bechini).


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Lucio Boccardo - Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Verena Bögelein - University of Salzburg, Austria
Arrigo Cellina - Università di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Andrea Cianchi - Università di Firenze, Italy
Bernard Dacorogna - EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Gianni Dal Maso - SISSA, Italy
Emmanuele DiBenedetto - Vanderbilt University, USA
Frank Duzaar - University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Irene Fonseca - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Nicola Fusco - Università di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Bernd Kawohl - University of Köln, Germany
Juha Kinnunen - Aalto University, Finland
Jan Kristensen - University of Oxford, UK
Giovanni Leoni - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Francesco Maggi - University of Texas at Austin, US
Juan Manfredi - Pittsburgh University, USA
Keith Miller - University of California at Berkeley, USA
Giuseppe Mingione - Università di Parma, Italy
Connor Mooney - Columbia University, USA
Umberto Mosco - Worcester Polytechnic Institut, USA
Patrizia Pucci - Università di Perugia, Italy
Angkana Ruland - University of Oxford, UK
Carlo Sbordone - Università di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Vincenzo Vespri - Università di Firenze, Italy


John Ball - Oxford Centre for Nonlinear PDE, UK

Elvira Mascolo - Università di Firenze, Italy



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Montecatini-Hotel Belvedere
9.00 - 9.45 Mosco Boccardo Di Benedetto
9.45 - 10.30 Kristensen Sbordone Manfredi
10.30 - 11.15 Kawohl Miller Kinnunen
11.15 - 11.45 Coffee break
MONDAY JUNE 12th 11.45 - 12.30 Pucci Cianchi Dacorogna
University of Firenze
12.30 - 13.15 Leoni Cellina Conclusion
14.30 - 15.00 Registration Lunch
15.00 - 15.30 Opening address 15.00 - 15.45 Dal Maso Maggi
15.30 - 16.15 Fonseca 15.45 - 16.30 Mooney Bögelein
16.15 - 17.00 Interventi di
Matteo Focardi e
Antonella Passarelli
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee break
17.00 - 17.45 Duzaar 17.00 - 17.45 Vespri Rüland
18.00 (*)
Social Dinner
(*) At the end of the lectures a bus-trip will take the participants from the "Aula Magna"
of the University of Firenze to the location in Montecatini (about 40 Km from Firenze)


Giovanni Cupini - Università di Bologna
Matteo Focardi - Università di Firenze
Emanuele Paolini - Università di Pisa

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