Complex networks: from socio-economic systems to biology and the brain

July 10th - July 16th, 2022


Confirmed Speakers

  • Salvatore Alaimo (University of Catania, ITALY)
  • Jose S. Andrade Jr  (University of Cearà, Fortaleza, Brazil)      
  • Roberto Benzi (University Tor Vergata, Roma, ITALY)
  • Angelo Bifone (University of Torino, ITALY)
  • Johan Bollen (Indiana University, USA)
  • Francesco Bonchi (??., Torino)
  • Louise Budzynski (Politecnico di Torino, ITALY)
  • Federico Corberi (Univ. Di Salerno, ITALY)
  • Jesus Cortes (Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, SP)
  • Leo Ferres (Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago de Chile, CHI)                    
  • Giacomo Fiumara (Università degli Studi di Messina, ITALY)              
  • Hans Hermann (ESPCI – Paris, France)                                                  
  • Carlo Lucibello (Univ. Bocconi, Milano, ITALY)
  • Hernan Makse (CCNY – NY, USA)
  • Nanditha Mathew (UNU – Merit, Maastricht, NL)                                  
  • Maurizio Mattia (ISS, Roma, ITALY)
  • Dario Mazzilli (CREF, Roma, ITALY)
  • Joke Meijer (Leiden University Medical Centre, ITALY)            
  • Gene Myers  (MPI, Dresden, Germany)                                                  
  • Andrea Pagnani (Politecnico di Torino, ITALY)
  • Aurelio Patelli (“Enrico Fermi” Research Center, Rome, ITALY)                      
  • Luciano Pietronero (“Enrico Fermi” Research Center, Rome, ITALY)              
  • Emanuele Pugliese  (JRC  - Sevilla, Spain)
  • Andrea Rapisarda (University of Catania, ITALY)
  • Alessandro Rizzo (Politecnico di Torino, ITALY)
  • Luis Rocha (State University of New York at Binghamton - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal)
  • Paolo Rosso (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)
  • Angelica Sbardella (“Enrico Fermi” Research Center, Rome, ITALY)
  • Mariangeles Serrano Moral (UBICS, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Andrea Tacchella (JRC  - Sevilla, Spain)
  • Bartel Van de Walle (UNU – Merit, Maastricht, NL)
  • Sebastiano Vigna (Università degli Studi di Milano, ITALY)
  • Pablo Villegas  (“Enrico Fermi” Research Center, Rome, ITALY)
  • Vinko Zlatic (Institut Ruđer Bošković, Zagreb, Croatia)

Organizing Committee

  • Andrea Gabrielli (Università “Roma Tre”, Roma)
  • Giulio Cimini (Università “Tor Vergata”, Roma)
  • Diego Garlaschelli (IMT, Lucca)
  • Tommaso Gili (IMT, Lucca)
  • Raffaella Burioni (Università di Parma)
  • Guido Caldarelli (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)
  • Giancarlo Ruffo (Università di Torino)
  • Andrea Pagnani (Politecnico di Torino)
  • Tiziana di Matteo (King’s College, London, UK)
  • Alfredo Ferro (University of Catania, IT)

Schedule & Abstracts

Click here to download the schedule.

Click here to download the abstract book.

Travel and accommodation

Participants should arrange their accommodations. Check the “Accommodation and Costs” sections for a list of available lodgings with special rates. The conference room (located at Hotel Giardino sul Mare, Via Maddalena, Lipari) is air-conditioned and equipped with all conference materials. Special areas are reserved for students for the afternoon coursework and study. The island of Lipari can be easily reached from Milazzo, Palermo, Naples, Messina, and Reggio Calabria by ferry or hydrofoil (50 minutes from Milazzo).


The registration fee is 470 €. The fee covers the course material, bus+hydrofoil Catania airport-Lipari-Catania airport, social events, and coffee breaks.   
Registration applications can be submitted up to July 1st, 2022.

Applicants must include an updated link to an official website.  In case of cancellation after fees payments, a 25% penalty will be applied. In the case of credit card payment, processing fees cannot be reimbursed. Payment must be received as soon as possible, and in any case, no later than July 1st, 2022. Only wire transfers or credit card payments can be accepted.