International Workshop on


SISSA, Trieste, September 6-10, 2004

The workshop will start at 9:00 of Monday, September 6, 2004, and the lectures are scheduled to end in the afternoon of Friday, September 10.

Invited Speakers

G. Alberti (Pisa)
L. Ambrosio (Scuola Normale, Pisa)
K. Bhattacharya (Caltech, Pasadena)
G. Bouchitté (Toulon)
A. Braides (Roma Tor Vergata)
G. Buttazzo (Pisa)
A. Chambolle (Paris IX)
G. Del Piero (Ferrara)
I. Fonseca (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh)
I. Fragalà (Politecnico di Milano)
G. Francfort (Paris XIII)
A. Garroni (Roma La Sapienza)
R.D. James (Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis)
D. Kinderlehrer (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh)
S. Müller (Max-Planck Institut, Leipzig)
M. Ortiz (Caltech, Pasadena)
F. Otto (Bonn)
D. Percivale (Genova)
P. Podio-Guidugli (Roma Tor Vergata)
L. Truskinovsky (École Polytéchnique, Paris)
E. Virga (Pavia)
A. Visintin (Trento)


Gianni Dal Maso
Antonio DeSimone
Franco Tomarelli

Here you can find a detailed list of the lectures.

The workshop is organized with the financial support of: SISSA, MIUR through the National Research Group "Calculus of Variations", GNAMPA, and GNFM.

Travel info

How to reach SISSA
from the city centre
from the airport


Registration to the workshop is free of charge, but compulsory. Should you wish to attend the workshop, please send a message to to
The organizers will not support lodging of the participants nor will make any hotel reservation for them.
Participants are invited to contact the hotels directly.

Accommodation info


For questions concerning the workshop send email to