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

July 1st - July 7th, 2024


  • Salvatore Alaimo (University of Catania, Italy)
  • Johan Bollen (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA)
  • Vittoria Colizza (NSERM Sorbonne Université, Paris, France)
  • Jesus Cortes (Biocruces-Bizkaia Health Research Institute, Bilbao, Italy)
  • Mauro D’Amato (LUM University - Bari, Italy & CIC bioGUNE - Bilbao, Spain)
  • Luca Dall’Asta (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Gianmarco De Francisci Morales (Centai, Turin, Italy)
  • Leo Ferres (Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago de Chile, Chile)
  • Andrea Gamba (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Sarika Jalan (Department of Physics, IIT Indore, India)
  • Kyriaki Kalimeri (ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy)
  • Janos Kertesz (Central European University, Wien, Austria)
  • Roberto Livi (University of Florence, Italy)
  • Alessandro Londei (SONY CSL, Rome, Italy)
  • Vittorio Loreto  (SONY CSL and Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
  • Carlo Lucibello (Bocconi University, Milan, Italy)
  • Maurizio Mattia (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy)
  • Yelena Mejova (ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy)
  • Marco Mellia (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Sandro Meloni (IFISC - CSIC, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)
  • Giovanni Micale (University of Catania, Italy)
  • Mario Nicodemi (University “Federico II”, Naples, Italy)
  • Andrea Pagnani (Politecnico di Torino)
  • Subodh Patil (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
  • Nicola Pedreschi (Oxford University, UK)
  • Alberto Petri (ISC - CNR, Rome, Italy)
  • Alessandro Pluchino (University of Catania, Italy)
  • Andrea Rapisarda (University of Catania, Italy)
  • Luis Rocha (Binghamton University, NY, USA)
  • Anna Sapienza (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria, Italy)
  • Francesca Tria (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
  • Mirco Tribastone (IMT - Lucca, Italy)
  • Francesco Vaccarino (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Salvatore Vilella (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria, Italy)
  • Pablo Villegas (Enrico Fermi Center - CREF, Rome, Italy)
  • Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Vinko Zlatic (nstitute Rudjer Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia)

Organizing Committee

  • Andrea Gabrielli - Università “Roma Tre”, Roma
  • Giulio Cimini - Università “Tor Vergata”, Roma
  • Diego Garlaschelli - IMT, Lucca
  • Tommaso Gili - IMT, Lucca
  • Giancarlo Ruffo - Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”
  • Andrea Pagnani - Politecnico di Torino
  • Tiziana Di Matteo - King's College London
  • Alfredo Ferro - University of Catania

Travel and accommodation

Participants should arrange their accommodations. Check the “Accommodation and Costs” sections for 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 570 €. The fee covers the course material, bus+hydrofoil Catania airport-Lipari-Catania airport, social events, and coffee breaks.      
Registration applications will be accepted up to June 26th, 2024

Applicants must include an updated link to an official website.  In case of cancellation after fee payments, a 25% penalty will be applied. In the case of credit card payments, processing fees cannot be reimbursed. Payment must be received as soon as possible, and in any case, no later than July 1st, 2024. Only wire transfers or credit card payments can be accepted.