Scientific Discussion meeting organised by Professor Nikolaos Mavromatos, Dr Laura Patrizii, Dr Vasiliki Mitsou, Professor James Pinfold, Dr Adrian Bevan, Professor Arttu Rajantie and Professor Jonathan Ellis CBE FRS.
The meeting will discuss the theoretical and experimental status of searches for topologically non-trivial solutions in quantum field theories of particle physics, including the Standard Model and its extensions. It will cover both current and future colliders and cosmic searches both on Earth and in space. The topics will include black holes, magnetic monopoles, sphalerons, Q-balls and other solitonic solutions.
The schedule of talks and speaker biographies is available below. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place.
There will be a poster session at 17:15 on Monday 4 March. If you would like to apply to present a poster please submit your proposed title, abstract (not more than 200 words and in third person), author list, name of the proposed presenter and institution to the Scientific Programmes team no later than Monday 28 January 2019. Please note that places are limited and posters are selected at the scientific organisers' discretion. Poster abstracts will only be considered if the presenter is registered to attend the meeting.
Attending the event
This meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields.
- Free to attend
- Limited places, advanced registration is essential
- An optional lunch can be purchased during registration
- An evening poster session and drinks reception will be held following the close of the meeting on Monday 4 March 2019. Whilst the posters are free to view for all registered participants, the corresponding optional drinks reception is ticketed. Drinks reception tickets can be purchased in advance during registration
Enquiries: Contact the Scientific Programmes team.