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On the occasion of Andrea Lucchini 60th birthday

POSTPONED: Because of the still uncertain situation concerning the coronavirus emergency, we are forced to postpone the conference.

Rescheduling of the conference will be announced in good time for participants to make appropriate arrangements. 


The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers in group theory and related areas on the occasion of Andrea Lucchini 60th birthday.

The conference will be held in Padova, from September 22nd to September 25th 2020. The location is the lecture room 1A150/1C150 at the Dipartimento di Matematica, Torre Archimede.


Cristina Acciarri
​University of Brasilia (Brazil)

Robert M. Guralnick (TBC)
University of Southern California (USA)

Attila Maroti
MTA Rényi Institute (Hungary)

Aner Shalev
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Pablo Spiga
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

Tim Burness
University of Bristol (UK)

Avinoam Mann (TBC)
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Peter Palfy
MTA Rényi Institute (Hungary)

Pavel Shumyatsky
University of Brasilia (Brazil)

Gareth Tracey
University of Bath (UK)

Martino Garonzi
University of Brasilia (Brazil)

Claude Marion
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)

Colva Roney-Dougal
University of St Andrews (UK)

John Shareshian
Washington University (USA)

Alex Zalesski
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus)



Francesca Dalla Volta (Università di Milano Bicocca)

Eloisa Detomi (Università di Padova)

Marta Morigi (Università di Bologna)

Gemma Parmeggiani (Università di Padova)

Local organizers

Daniele Garzoni (Università di Padova)

Mariapia Moscatiello (Università di Padova)



If you are interested in attending, please write an email (containing your affiliation) to

The format for the conference will also include a limited number of contributed talks.



Supported by

Università degli Studi di Padova

Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni

Università di Bologna