On a safe road to quantum gravity with matter

Hvar Island, Croatia, September 11-14 2018

On a safe road to quantum gravity with matter

The workshop aims at discussing the subject of asymptotic safety from both perturbative and non-perturbative perspectives, including modern developments in gravity and ordinary gauge theories.

On the gravity side, status of the asymptotic safety paradigm for quantum gravity with matter will be discussed within the framework of functional renormalization group approach.

On the gauge theory side, the status of large-NF expansion in the gauge-Yukawa theories will be reviewed and possibility for simulating these theories on the lattice will be discussed. Moreover, different aspects of asymptotically safe extensions of the Standard Model will be presented.


  1. Asymptotic safety in gravity and non perturbative renormalization group
  2. Gauge-Yukawa theories in large-NF expansion
  3. Asymptotically safe extensions of the Standard Model
  4. Asymptotic safety on the lattice

Organizing Committee

  • Oleg Antipin (IRB, Croatia)
  • Francesco Sannino (CP3-Origins, Denmark)
  • Roberto Percacci (SISSA, Italy)
  • Dario Benedetti  (LPT, Orsay)

Invited speakers 

  • Astrid Eichhorn (MPI Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Tim Morris (University of Southampton, United Kingdom)
  • Daniel Litim (University of Sussex, United Kingdom)
  • John Gracey (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
  • Stephen Abel (Durham University, United Kingdom)
  • Giacomo Cacciapaglia (Lyon, IPN, France)
  • Kimmo Tuominen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Kamila Kowalska (NCBJ, Warsaw)
  • Nobuyoshi Ohta  (Kindai University, Japan)
  • Borut Bajc  (Stefan Institute, Ljubljana)
  • Nicola Dondi (CP3-Origins, Denmark)
  • Anders Thomsen (CP3-Origins, Denmark)
  • Tomislav Prokopec (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Ivica Picek (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Goran Djordjevic (University of Niš, Serbia)
  • Juan Carlos Vasquez (CCTVal, Valparaiso, Chile)
  • Dragoljub Dimitrijevic (University of Niš, Serbia)
  • Drazen Glavan (IRB, Croatia)
  • Jury Smirnov (CP3-Origins, Denmark)


The scientific programme will start September 11th in the morning and will finish September 14th in the afternoon. The preliminary programme can be viewed here.

Important dates

Deadline for applications: July 15

Deadline for applications: July 1st

Registration must be submitted by secure online registration.

This conference is partially supported by:

H2020 CSA Twinning project No. 692194, "RBI-T-WINNING"


Croatian Science Foundation project 4418 "Terascale physics for the LHC and Cosmos"

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