Rome 23-25 September 2013

Scientific Program

(the printed version will be distributed at the registration desk so think twice before printing, save the trees)

Monday 23 September

08:00-09:15 Registration
09:15-09:30 Welcome
09:30-10:40 K. Gawedzki Macroscopic fluctuation theory for non-equilibrium systems with mean-field interactions
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-12:00 P. Muratore-Ginanneschi On extremals of the entropy production by Kramers-type stochastic dynamics
12:00-12:50 K. Sekimoto Interplay between energy and momentum in stochastic phenomena beyond description Langevin Momentum transfer deficit due to dissipation
12:50-14:10 Lunch
14:10-15:00 F. Ritort Statistical mechanics in the nanoscale: from physics to biology
15:00-15:50 A. Crisanti Fluctuation relation for weakly ergodic aging systems
15:50-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:10 I. Pagonabarraga Mora Emergent structures in suspensions of molecular motors
17:10-18:00 L. Gammaitoni Operating basic switches in the presence of large fluctuations: minimal energy consideration

Tuesday 24 September

09:00-09:50 J. Kurchan Stochastic perturbation of integrable systems: a window to weakly chaotic systems
09:50-10:40 E.G. Altmann Rare words and scaling laws in language
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-12:00 K. Sneppen Biological competition and diversity
12:00-12:50 S. Pigolotti Thermodynamics of biological copying
12:50-14:10 Lunch
14:10-15:00 R. Burioni Rare events and scaling in superdiffusive materials and in field-induced anomalous dynamics
15:00-15:50 G. Benettin The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem: old ideas, recent results
15:50-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-18:00 POSTER SESSION

Wednesday 25 September

09:00-09:50 I. Sokolov Normal and anomalous diffusion in random potential landscapes
09:50-10:40 J. Bec Effective rates in dilute advection-reaction systems
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-12:00 A. S. Lanotte Extreme Deviations in Turbulent Pair Dispersion
12:00-12:50 S. Lepri Fluctuations in a diffusive medium with gain
12:50-13:00 Closing