Brout Englert Lemaître Center
at the
Tournay-Solvay Castle

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The BEL Center Project


Kick-Off Meeting

A celebration and a scientific meeting

Tuesday, April 30th 2019
from 9h30

Location :
Belgian Royal Academy,
Rue Ducale 1, Hertogstraat ,  1000 Brussels

Some pictures of the event
album 1  (video captures by Chantale Anciaux)
album 2

By clicking on the talks  you can access their slides.

9h30: Academic part
Chair: Ben Craps (VUB)

Ms Fadila Laanan, Minister for Research, Brussels Region,

Welcome words from the representatives of the 4 founding universities:
Yvon Englert (Rector, ULB),
Gerard Govers (vice-Rector, KU Leuven),
Caroline Pauwels (Rector, VUB),

Giacomo Bruno
(President IRMP, UCLouvain)

Jean-Marie Frère (ULB),
BEL Center, current status:  part 1 
Antoine Van Proeyen (KU Leuven),
BEL Center, current status: part 2

10:15 - 11:15: Francois Englert:
               From the scientific revolution towards the understanding of Nature

11:15 - 11:45: Coffee break

11:45 - 12:15: Thomas Hertog (KU Leuven): Brout and Englert's vision
on Lemaître's primeval atom in today's fundamental physics

12:15 - 13:45: lunch

13:45 Afternoon session

Chair: Fabio Maltoni (UCLouvain)

13:45 - 14:10: Céline Degrande (UCLouvain) : The future of the H boson

14:15 - 14:40: Petr Tinyakov (ULB): Black holes and dark matter

14:45 - 15:10: Charles Rabideau (VUB): Spacetime from Entanglement