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Fundamental Physics with LISA
"Cosmological Frontiers in Fundamental Physics 2022 Workshop"  
Solvay - APC - Perimeter Institute


Brussels, 11 - 13 January 2022 (ULB - Campus Plaine)

This workshop is part of the `Cosmological Frontiers in Fundamental Physics’ series of annual workshops which rotate between the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada, the Laboratoire APC in Paris, and the International Solvay Institutes in Brussels. This 2022 edition in Brussels is a topical edition centered around the prospects for fundamental physics of observations of long-frequency gravitational waves. It is organized under the umbrella of the Fundamental Physics working group of LISA but the workshop is open to all interested scholars.


Invited Speakers

Emanuele Berti (John Hopkins U., USA)

Vitor Cardoso (Lisbon U., Portugal)

Katy Clough (Oxford U., UK)

Daniele Doneva (Tuebingen U., Germany)

Carlos Herdeiro (Aveiro U., Portugal)

Kent Yagi (Virginia U., USA)

Paolo Pani (Sapienza U. Roma, Italy)

Vasileios Paschalidis (Arizona U., USA)

Lisa Randall (Harvard U., USA)

Mairi Sakellariadou (King’s College London & VUB, UK & Belgium)

Thomas Sotiriou (Nottingham U., UK)

Filippo Vernizzi (IPhT, Saclay, France)

Noemi Fruscianti (Lisbon U., Portugal)

Helvi Witek (Illinois Urbana-Champaign U., USA)

Organising Committee

Geoffrey Compère (ULB, Belgium)

Thomas Hertog (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Philippe Jetzer (Zurich U., Switzerland)

Tjonnie Li (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Nicolas Yunes (Illinois Urbana-Champaign U., USA)


Practical information for attendees


Attendance is free of charge but registration is required (limited space).

To register, please click on ‘Click HERE to register’ at the top right of the webpage.
December 20, 2021 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 and WIFI codes will be distributed on site on Tuesday 11 January 2022 from 09:00 a.m.


The workshop will be held at ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - Campus Plaine - Bld de la Plaine
1050 Brussels (Building N.O. - 5th Floor - Solvay Room). Click HERE for the map of the Campus.


A banquet will be held on Wednesday 12 January 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 December.

Tourist Activity

If you have some time before or after the conference, we heartily recommend that you visit the following exhibition:
"To the Edge of Time" at the Leuven University Library.

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 (