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Workshop on "Progress on gravitational physics:
45 years of Belgian-Chilean collaboration"

Brussels, April 11 - 14, 2023

This workshop provides the opportunity to celebrate 45 years of Belgian-Chilean
collaboration in theoretical gravity (CECs - ULB - Solvay Institutes).



Invited Participants








Max Bañados (UC, Chile)

Fabrizio Canfora (CECs, Chile)

Laura Donnay (SISSA, Italy)
Adrien Druart (ULB, Belgium)
Jose Edelstein (U. Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Oscar Fuentealba (ULB, Belgium)
Gaston Giribet (NYU, USA)
Andres Gomberoff (U. Mayor, Chile)
Hernán Gonzalez (UAI, Chile)
Lorenzo Küchler (ULB, Belgium)

Cristián Martínez (CECs, Chile)

Javier Matulich (IFT-UAM/CSIC, Spain)

Olivera Misković (PUC Valparaíso, Chile)
Rodrigo Olea (UNAB, Chile)
Alfredo Perez (CECs, Chile)

Miguel Pino (USACH, Chile)

Francisco Rojas (UAI, Chile)
Patricio Salgado-Rebolledo (Wrocław UT, Poland)
David Tempo (UC Temuco, Chile)

Cédric Troessaert (HERS, Belgium)
Ricardo Troncoso (CECs, Chile)
Alejandro Vilar Lopez (ULB, Belgium)
Jorge Zanelli (CECs, Chile)

Raphaela Wutte (ULB, Belgium)

Organising and Scientific Committee

Riccardo Argurio (ULB, Belgium)
Glenn Barnich (ULB, Belgium)
Geoffrey Compère (ULB, Belgium)

Stephane Detournay (ULB, Belgium)
Marc Henneaux (ULB, Belgium)


Practical information for attendees

Fee and registration

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required (limited space).
March 31st, 2023 is the deadline for registration.


After registering you should receive an automatic response confirming that your registration has been submitted.

This message is then followed by an email confirming your participation.

Name badges will be distributed on site (QUARTIER MAGENTA - FORUM F) on Tuesday 11 April 2023 from 08:15 a.m.

Coffee Breaks and Lunches

Coffee breaks and lunches will be served in the corridor next to the conference room.



The workshop will be held at ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - Campus Plaine - Bld de la Plaine
1050 Brussels (QUARTIER MAGENTA - FORUM F). Click HERE for the map of the Campus.


A banquet will be held on Thursday 13 April at 7:30 p.m.
For those who wish to attend, there will be a 50 Euro banquet fee to be paid cash on the first day of the workshop.

An email with the banquet registration details will be sent to all participants in March.

Getting here

Metro line 5 (direction "Hermann Debroux") - Station "Delta". Delta is the metro station on the campus.
Click HERE for the map of the metro.

For more information about public transport in Brussels go to the STIB's website.

If you come by car, please click HERE for directions.

Travel and accommodation

Attendees will have to arrange and pay for their own travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs.

Please see below links that might help you find accommodation in Brussels.


Brussels City Center:

Hôtel Atlas - Sleep Well - Bed & Brussels - - Hotel Saint-Nicolas

Hotel Queen Anne - Hotel Bloom - Max Hotel - Metropole Hotel - Plaza Hotel


Hotels close to the venue:

U-Residence: 1.2 km (12 minutes walk - tram number 25: 8 minutes)

Hotel Brussels: 3.6 km (25 minutes walk - tram number 8: 20 minutes)

Hotel Barsey by Warwick: 3,8 km (28 minutes walk - tram number 8: 21 minutes)

Hotel Ibis Styles Hotel Brussels Louise: 3.6 km (25 minutes walk - tram number 8: 20 minutes)

Hotel Capital: 3.3 km (19 minutes walk - tram number 8: 16 minutes)



***For any enquiries, please contact Isabelle Van Geet (