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Symmetry 2017- The 1st International Conference on Symmetry

16–18 Oct 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Symmetry, Chemistry, Biology
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Symmetry 2017 - The First International Conference on Symmetry

location16–18 October 2017

Auditorium Antoni Caparros, Parc Cientific de Barcelona (PCB), Barcelona, Spain

Travel Awards 500€

Please feel free to download our Symmetry 2017 poster.

For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities take a look at our brochure for Symmetry 2017.

The program of the First International Conference on Symmetry is now available in the abstract book (last update October, 10th).

Welcome from the Conference Chair

Dear Colleagues,

This is our first international conference on Symmetry, supported by the MDPI journal Symmetry. It will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 16–18 October 2017.

We welcome scholars, engineers, students and enterprises to join this big event, and kindly ask you to block the date in your agenda. As symmetry is a fundamental phenomenon in nature and science, the event aims to bring it into focus and promote cutting edge knowledge and ideas of symmetry in a variety of subjects ranging from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, to Biology.

Registration is open from now on. A first draft agenda and further updates will be sent out over the next weeks and months.

For organizational questions and sponsorship opportunities, please direct your questions to the Secretariat and for content question to Prof. Sergei D. Odintsov.

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona, Spain, in October 2017.

Best regards

Sergei D. Odintsov
On behalf of the Organization Committee

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Conference Chair

Sergei D. Odintsov

Prof. Dr. Sergei D. Odintsov
ICREA and Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC)
Barcelona, Spain

Conference Co-Chair

Cino Pertoldi

Prof. Dr. Cino Pertoldi
Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark

 Kimball A. Milton

Prof. Dr. Kimball A. Milton
The University of Oklahoma
Norman, USA

 Maurizio Benaglia

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Benaglia
Università degli Studi di Milan
Milan, Italy

Advisory Board

 Steven Weinberg

Prof. Dr. Steven Weinberg
Austin, USA (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979)

 Toshihide Maskawa

Prof. Dr. Toshihide Maskawa
Nagoya, Japan (Nobel Prize in Physics, 2008)

 Juan Maldacena

Prof. Dr. Juan Maldacena
Princeton, USA (Fundamental Physics Prize, 2012)

Conference Secretariat

Lucia Russo
Demi Liu
Matthias Burkhalter
Email :
Tel. +34 936397662

Sponsoring Opportunities

For information regarding sponsoring opportunities, please contact Antonio Peteira.
Tel. +34 936397662

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Instructions for Authors

Instructions for Authors
Our First International Conference on Symmetry will accept abstracts only.
The accepted abstracts will be available online on during and after the conference and will be published in the journal Proceedings. Papers based on the accepted abstracts can be published in the special issue "Selected Papers: Symmetry 2017—The First International Conference on Symmetry".
Please note that abstract submission and conference registration are two separate processes.
To register for this conference, please follow this link.
To present your research at the event
  • Create an account on and follow the procedure to "Submit a New Abstract" in your User Home.
  • Indicate which thematic area is best suited for your research.
  • Submit a 200-word abstract in English.
  • The deadline to submit your abstract is 13 July 2017. You will be notified by 28 July 2017 about the acceptance for poster presentation.
  • Following assessment by the Chair, you will be notified by 28 July 2017 in a separate email whether your contribution has been accepted for oral presentation.
Poster Information

Authors will have the opportunity to present their poster in a 3-min talk during a poster session. Maximum poster size limited to 90x140cm, vertical orientation preferred. Please print your poster prior to the conference.

A plan of the poster session will be circulated later on.

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Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the Auditorium Antoni Caparros, Parc Científic de Barcelona (PCB), Barcelona, Spain. 

                   Venue      Barcelona Guell       


Created by the University of Barcelona in 1997, the PCB was the first Science Park in Spain and today is an international benchmark for the promotion of innovation with more than 2,000 professionals.

The Park is currently home to three research institutes and about 70 companies and other organisations.

The aim of the Park is to bring together public and private research environments, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and innovation between the University and research environment and the business world.

How to get to the PCB: Google Maps


Barcelona is the capital and largest city of Catalonia and is Spain's second largest city, with a population of over one and half million people (over five million in the whole province).

This city, located on the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, has a rich and diverse history, with its roots dating back to Roman times when it was a settlement called ‘Barcino’.

In 1992, Barcelona gained international recognition by hosting the Olympic games which brought about a massive upturn in its tourism industry.

This had the effect of changing the city in ways that are still felt today, with neighborhoods that were renovated (and in some cases, leveled), updates to the public transportation system, and an intense focus on modern design, that permeates all aspects of life in Barcelona, from public buildings to something as simple as a park bench or an event poster.

For visitors, this has translated into the very modern, yet incredibly old city you see now in the 21st century, where new elements work to both preserve and celebrate both the city’s heritage and origins.

Barcelona is similar to other large cosmopolitan European cities with plenty of outdoor markets, restaurants, shops, museums, and churches. The city is also very walkable, with an extensive and reliable Metro system for more far-flung destinations. The core center of town, focused around the Ciutat Vella ("Old City"), provides many opportunities for enjoyment for those looking to experience the life of Barcelona, while the beaches the city were built to provide locations for sun and relaxation during the long periods of agreeably warm weather.

For a complete overview, see

Travel and Accommodation

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The city combines modern and historic architecture in a unique way. 


You can visit the official website of Barcelona Turisme for further information. Visit Barcelona Turisme for further information about Barcelona


We want your stay in Barcelona during the conference to be as good as possible. With that in mind, we have agreed a 10% discount with several hotels to make your accommodation choice a bit easier.

We are delighted to announce that the following three hotels, located a step away from the conference venue,will offer a discounted price for all attendees to the Symmetry 2017 conference:

  • Hotel Madanis: The Hotel Madanis offers 30 exclusive rooms where care has been taken to the last detail.
  • Hotel Madanis Liceo: Modern design care, excellent connections with all Barcelona, and services designed for your comfort.
  • Apartamentos Madanis: Tourist apartments for 1-5 people, fully equipped, offering guests the possibility to enjoy their visit to Barcelona with all the comforts.

Please add the discount code ‘symmetry’ while making your reservation.

Atiram Hotels will also offer 10% discount on room booking:

  • Oriente Atiram, Alba Hotel and Meson Castilla Atiram: Located in  Las Ramblas, have a fantastic central location, next to Plaza Catalunya and the famous Boqueria market, 25 minutes away (by metro) from the conference venue.
  • Arenas Atiram: The Arenas Atiram Hotel offers a highly personalized service together with very friendly, elegant facilities, only a few meters away from the conference venue.
  • Tres Torres AtiramLocated in the center of one of the best residential neighborhoods of Barcelona, next to the distinguished commercial and leisure districts Diagonal Avenue, 2 km away from the conference venue.

Please add the discount code ‘SYMMETRY17’ while making your reservation.

To ensure availability, we encourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible.

Getting to Barcelona


By Plane By Train

Once in Barcelona:

Public Transport (Bus & Metro):
Local Trains:
Some reasons to choose Barcelona - More info

Below are some references on trips and prices from Barcelona Airport to:

Parc Científic de Barcelona (Venue)

Working days 23 €. aprox.
Holidays, weekends and nights: 26 € aprox.

Plaza Catalunya (city center)

Working days: 26 € aprox.
Holidays, weekends and nights: 30 € aprox.

Public taxis can apply four types of fares in Barcelona. These fares must be visible inside the taxi, usually printed on a sticker over the window. Finally, the amount payable must be indicated on the taximeter.

Visa Requirements

Citizens of the EU and the EFTA

Citizens of EU and EFTA countries must present valid personal identification, an ID card or a passport. No visa is required.
Regardless of their citizenship, family members of EU and EFTA citizens must present a valid passport and they must have a specific residence permit from a Schengen country (no visa required). Otherwise a visa must be obtained.

For more information, see

EU Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

EFTA Countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland.

Schengen Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Citizens of the USA and Canada

A valid passport is required. No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days.

Third-Country Nationals

A valid passport is required and in some cases a visa must be obtained prior to entering Spain. For more information, check  

Travel Insurance

Subscription to an insurance plan to protect you from the high costs of illness or accident during your stay in Spain is a prerequisite for obtaining your visa. You should obtain adequate travel, health and accident insurance before you depart from your country. The organizers are not responsible for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the congress participants.

Letter of Invitation

A letter of invitation can be requested during the registration process using the "comments" field. The letter will be sent to you by email once the registration fees has been received. Letters of invitation do not include responsibility of, and, do not imply any financial support from the conference organizers.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees (in Euros)

Early Registration (until 13 July 2017)
Academic 250 EUR
Student 150 EUR
Non-academic 350 EUR
Accompanying Guest 100 EUR
Late Registration (from 14 July to 25 September 2017) 
Academic 300 EUR
Student 150 EUR
Non-academic 400 EUR
Accompanying Guest 100 EUR

Social Event & Banquet - 17th of October                                                50 EUR

The registration fee includes attendance of all conference sessions, morning/afternoon coffee breaks and lunches, conference bag and program book. Please note that the conference fee does not include the social event and banquet on the 17th of October. Therefore, if you plan to attend the social event and banquet, please do make sure to book this in addition to your conference registration on the registration form.

To register later than 25 September 2017 or for onsite registration, please contact the Conference Secretariat.

Cancellation Policy

Participation to the conference is considered final only once the registration fees have been paid. The number of participants is limited, once the number of paid registrations reaches the maximum number of participants, unpaid registrations will be cancelled.

Cancellation of paid registration is possible under the terms listed below:
> 2 months before the conference Full refund but 50 Euros are retained for administration
> 1 month before the conference Refund 50% of the applying fees
> 2 weeks before the conference Refund 25% of the applying fees
< 2 weeks before the conference No refund

Conference Awards

Travel Awards

We are pleased to announce that the winners for the Travel Awards for The First International Conference on Symmetry 2017 have been selected: 

Juliane Fonseca de Oliveira
Ekaterina Pozdeeva
Masashi Yamazaki

The Conference Secretariat will be in contact with the winners shortly. 


Winners will be awarded 500 Euros with a certificate and a waiver of the registration fees for the Symmetry 2017 conference.
Winners will be notified by 21 July 2017.

 Candidates' requirements:

  • Applicants must be postdoctoral fellows or PhD students involved in the symmetry research field.
  • The abstract submitted by the applicants must have been previously accepted by the Chairs of the Symmetry 2017 conference.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  1. A brief description of current and future research.
  2. A CV, including a complete list of publications.
  3. A recommendation letter from a supervisor, research director or department head, which confirms that the applicant fulfills all the requirements.


 Plamen Fiziev

 Salvatore Capozziello

 George Zoupanos

Prof. Dr. Plamen Fiziev
Sofia University

Prof. Dr. Salvatore Capozziello
Università di Napoli "Federico II"

Prof. Dr. George Zoupanos
National Technical University of Athens

 Luciano Rezzolla

  Hong-Jian He

 Carl M. Bender

Prof. Dr. Luciano Rezzolla
Institute of Theoretical Physics

Prof. Dr. Hong-Jian He
Tsinghua University

Prof. Dr. Carl M. Bender
Washington University

  Serge Reynaud

 Emilio Elizalde

  Stefan Van Dongen

Prof. Dr. Serge Reynaud
Unité mixte ENS-UPMC-CNRS

Prof. Dr. Emilio Elizalde

Prof. Dr. Stefan Van Dongen
University of Antwerp

 Michal Polak

 Karl Grammer

 Jürg Hulliger

Prof. Dr. Michal Polak
University of Cincinnati

Prof. Dr. Karl Grammer
University of Vienna

Prof. Dr. Jürg Hulliger
University of Berne



 Miquel Llunell


Prof. Dr. Dragan Marušič
Univerza na Primorskem

Prof. Dr. Miquel Llunell
Universitat de Barcelona and IQTCUB

                       Prof. Dr. Joan Bagaria                          ICREA, Universitat de Barcelona      Spain

 Victor Borovkov

  Bruno Volzone

  Roman M. Cherniha

Dr. Victor Borovkov
Tallinn University of Technology

Dr. Bruno Volzone
Università degli studi di Napoli "Partenope" Italy

Dr. Roman M. Cherniha
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


Conference Dinner

We are glad to inform you that a Cocktail Dinner will be held on the 17th of October at Agüelo013, a cutting-edge restaurant specialized in Mediterranean cuisine which, in addition to its emblematic location in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona and its picturesque dining rooms, will make your evening at the restaurant an experience to remember. 

Agüelo013 is located at Carrer Avinyó 37a street at the heart of the Gothic Quarter and only a couple of minutes away from the must-see avenue Las Ramblas. The restaurant is easily reached from the Conference Venue either by taxi or by Metro. If you were to choose the second option, the easiest way to get there is by taking the Metro Line L3 at Palau Reial Station and leave at Drassaness Metro Station after 9 stops.

Conference Photos

Symmetry 2017 Registration Desk.

The speakers presented their research during the three days of the event.

Audience of the First International Conference on Symmetry.

Time for discussion during the coffee breaks and Poster Sessions.

Attendees of the conference dinner held on 17 October.

Conference Awardee Ekaterina Pozdeeva receiving the Travel Award offered by the journal Symmetry.

Conference Awardee Juliane Fonseca de Oliveira receiving the Travel Award offered by the journal Symmetry.

Conference Awardee Masashi Yamazaki receiving the Travel Award offered by the journal Symmetry.


Travel Awards Ceremony. From left to right: Conference Chair Sergei D. Odintsov, awardee Masashi Yamazaki,
awardee Juliane Fonseca de Oliveira, Symmetry Managing Editor Demi Liu, and awardee Ekaterina Pozdeeva.

Conference Schedule

You can now download the conference program and the abstract book of the First Conference on Symmetry, Barcelona (last update October, 17th).

Monday 16 October 2017

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Wednesday 18 October 2017


Welcome Cocktail

Session: Physics and Symmetry

Session Chairs: Kimball A. Milton,
Iver Brevik

Session: Chemistry and Symmetry

Session Chair: Maurizio Benaglia

Coffee Break & Poster Session

Coffee Break & Poster Session

Session: Physics and Symmetry

Session Chair: Kimball A. Milton,
Emilio Elizalde

Session: Chemistry and Symmetry

Session Chair: Maurizio Benaglia




Opening Ceremony
Conference Chair: Sergei D. Odintsov

Session: Biology and Symmetry
Session Chair: Cino Pertoldi

Session: Physics and Symmetry

Session Chair: Kimball A. Milton,
Carl Bender

Session: Mathematics, Computer Science and Symmetry

Chair: Sergei D. Odintsov

Coffee Break & Poster Session

Coffee Break & Poster Session

Coffee Break & Poster Session

Session: Biology and Symmetry

Session Chair: Cino Pertoldi

Session: Physics and Symmetry

Session Chair: Kimball A. Milton,
Klaus Kirsten

Session: Mathematics, Computer Science and Symmetry

Chair: Sergei D. Odintsov

Conference Dinner

Concluding Remarks

Session Start

Monday 16 October 2017: 12:00 - 13:45 Check-in / 13:45 - 18:00
Tuesday 17 October 2017: 08:30 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:00 / Conference Dinner: 20:30
Wednesday 18 October 2017: 08:30 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:00

Detailed Program

Day 1: Monday 16 October 2017

12:00 – 13:45 Check-in and Welcome Cocktail
13:45 – 14:00 Opening Ceremony – Sergei D. Odintsov

14:00 – 18:00 Session 1: Biology and Symmetry
Session Chair: Cino Pertoldi

14:00 – 14:20 Stefan Van Dongen: “Fluctuating Asymmetry, Developmental Instability and Developmental Stress: Insights from Zebra Finches, Sticklebacks, Rabbits, Humans and Opuntia Cacti”
14:20 – 14:30 Michael Famiano: “Selection of Amino Acid Chirality via the Stark Effect in Stellar Environments”
14:30 – 14:40 Dilano Saldin: ”Symmetry in Icosahedral Viruses: How it Exploited in the XFEL”
14:40 – 14:50 Paul Sorba: “Symmetry and Minimum Principle at the Basis of the Genetic Code”
14:50 – 15:00 Michael Sadovsky: “Palindromic Symmetry in Genomes and Evolution”
15:00 – 15:10 Vladislav Biriukov: ”Symmetry in the Transcriptome and Genome Sequences of Siberian Larch (Larix sibirica Ledeb.)”
15:10 – 15:20 Serafima Novikova: “Symmetry in a Four-Cluster Triangle Structure of the Siberian Stone Pine (Pinus sibirica Du Tour) Transcriptome”
15:20 – 15:30 Dominik Schmidt: “Assessing Fluctuating Asymmetry of Cucumis sativus Leaves for Virtual Plant Models”
15:30 – 16:00 Posters Flash Presentations (Akpojotor, G.; Balashov, T.; Cirstoiu, C.; Henrici, A.)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break and Poster Session

16:30 – 16:40 Jacob Manale: ”Lie Symmetry Analysis for SIS Model of Epidemiology”
16:40 – 16:50 Malte L. Petersen: “Effects of Task Performance Symmetry on Human Collective Decision-Making”
16:50 – 17:00 Omid Ekrami: “Fluctuating Asymmetry, Sexual Dimorphism and Attractiveness in Humans: The Development Towards a 3D Approach”
17:00 – 17:20 Karl Grammer: “Human Form – An Evolutionary Psychological Approach to Beauty”
17:20 – 17:40 Michal Polak: “Fluctuating Asymmetry and Sexual Selection: Integrating Cross- and within-Population Tests of Key Predictions”
17:40 – 18:00 Cino Pertoldi: “Behavioural Instability; What Is Next. A Holistic Approach to Behavioural Studies”

Day 2: Tuesday 17 October 2017

08:30 – 18:10 Session 2: Physics and Symmetry
Session Chair: Kimball A. Milton, Iver Brevik, Emilio Elizalde, Carl Bender, Klaus Kirsten

08:30 – 08:50 Kimball A. Milton: “Dual Symmetry: Magnetic Monopoles in Theory and Experiment”
08:50 – 09:10 Carl M. Bender: “Physics in the Complex Domain”
09:10 – 09:30 Serge Reynaud: “Quantum Metrology and Relativistic Symmetries”
09:30 – 09:50 Plamen Fiziev: “Generalization of the Noether Theorem: Global and Local Symmetries, Dynamical Functionals and Boundary Conditions”
09:50 – 10:10 Salvatore Capozziello: “Noether's Symmetries in Quantum Cosmology”
10:10 – 10:30 Joan Bagaria: “Symmetries in the Set-Theoretic Universe and the Higher Infinite”

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Poster Session

11:00 – 11:10 Iver Brevik: “On the Symmetry of the Electromagnetic Energy-Momentum Tensor in Media”
11:10 – 11:20 Klaus Kirsten: “Gluing Formula for Casimir Energies”
11:20 – 11:30 Akio Sugamoto: “Generalized Heisenberg-Euler Formula and its Application to Vacuum Magnetic Birefringence Experiment”
11:30 – 11:40 Olindo Corradini: “Particle Path Integrals on Maximally Symmetric Spaces and Type-A Trace Anomalies”
11:40 – 11:50 Andronikos Paliathanasis: “Algebraic Solutions in Scalar Field Cosmology: Reconstruction of the Dark-Energy Equation of State and the Inflationary Potential”
11:50 – 12:00 Irina Stepanova: “Application of Lie Symmetry Analysis to Heat and Mass Transfer Equations”
12:00 – 12:10 Niurka R. Quintero: “Dynamical Systems with Spatiotemporal Periodicities through the Symmetries”
12:10 – 12:20 Sadataka Furui: “'E. Cartan's Supersymmetry, Noncommutative Geometry and Propagation of Time in the Kaluza-Klein-like Universe”

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:20 Sergei D. Odintsov: “Unifying the Early-Time Inflationary Era with Late-Time Dark Epoch Universe: The Case of Modified Gravity”
14:20 – 14:40 Emilio Elizalde: “Zeta functions: symmetry and applications”
14:40 – 15:00 George Zoupanos: “From Kaluza–Klein to Non-Commutative Gauge Theories of Gravity”
15:00 – 15:20 Luciano Rezzolla: “On Symmetry Restoration in General Relativity”
15:20 – 15:30 Bruno Uchoa: “Quantum Simulation of SU(4) Symmetric Spin Lattice Models”
15:30 – 15:40 Herbert Weigel: “Weak Isospin Symmetry and the Vacuum Polarization Energy of Cosmic Strings”

15:40 – 16:30 Coffee Break and Poster Session

16:30 – 16:40 Uwe Guenther: “PT-Symmetry and Related Geometrical Structures”
16:40 – 16:50 Astashenok Artyom: “Modified Gravity and Relativistic Stars”
16:50 – 17:00 Arkadiy Popov: “Wormholes Created by Vacuum Fluctuations”
17:00 – 17:10 Manuel Hohmann: “Good vs. Bad Tetrads in f(T) Gravity and the Role of Spacetime Symmetries”
17:10 – 17:20 Ekaterina Pozdeeva “Multifield Inflation Scenarios from MSSM
17:20 – 17:30 Masashi Yamazaki: “Relativistic Stars in dRGT Massive Gravity”
17:30 – 17:40 Alexander Balakin: “Intrinsic Symmetry of the Dark Fluid Electrodynamics”
17:40 – 17:50 Dmitri Vassiliev: “An Analyst's Take on Gauge Theory”

20:30 Conference Dinner

Day 3: Wednesday 18 October 2017

08:30 – 12:30 Session 3: Chemistry and Symmetry
Session Chair: Maurizio Benaglia

08:30 – 08:50 Maurizio Benaglia: “Batch and Flow Asymmetric Catalysis for the Synthesis of Chiral Active Pharmaceutical Compounds”
08:50 – 09:10 Victor Borovkov: “Chirogenesis in Supramolecular Systems on the Basis of Porphyrinoids”
09:10 – 09:20 Marina Balakina: “Chromophores Supramolecular Organization in Polymer Materials with Quadratic Nonlinear-Optical Activity: Symmetry Aspects”
09:20 – 09:30 Nele Konrad: “Spectroscopic Study of (all-R,R)-cyclohexanohemicucurbit[8]uril and its Host-Guest Supramolecular Hexafluorophosphate Complexes”
09:30 – 09:50 Jürg Hulliger: “Symmetry breaking and polarity formation in molecular crystals
09:50 – 10:00 Míriam Pérez-Trujillo: “Chiral Recognition by Dissolution Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR Spectroscopy”
10:00 – 10:10 Bih-Yaw Jin: “Where Chemistry Meets Art: An Exploration of Nano World Through Mathematical Beading”
10:10 – 10:30 Miquel Llunell: “Using the Continuous Shape and Symmetry Measures to correlate Atomic Structure and Chemical Properties”

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Poster Session

11:00 – 11:10 Per Jensen: “The Superrotor Model for the Rovibrational Motion of CH5+, an Extremely Flexible Molecule”
11:10 – 11:20 Natalia Laptash: “High Symmetry of Fluoro- and Oxofluoroelpasolites as a Consequence of Dynamic Orientational Disorder”
11:20 – 11:30 Pablo Ramos: “Effect of Bond Tangency/Gap on the Crystallization of Athermal Polymer Packings
11:30 – 12:30 Poster Flash Presentations (Asfar, O.; Petrache, H.; Quintero, N.R.; Shahzad, A.; Stepanov, G.; Zhang, X.; Taranenko, E.)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 18:00 Session 4: Mathematics, Computer Science and Symmetry
Session Chair: Sergei D. Odintsov

14:00 14:20 Bruno Volzone: “Nonlinear Aggregation–Diffusion Equations: Radial Symmetry and Long Time Asymptotics”
14:20 14:40 Roman Cherniha: “Lie and Conditional Symmetry of Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems: Definitions, Algorithms and Applications”
14:40 15:00 Dragan Marušič: “Obvious and Hidden Symmetries of Mathematical Objects”
15:00 15:10 Ryad Ghanam: “Symmetry Analysis of the Geodesic Equations on Lie Groups”
15:10 15:20 Maria Luz Gandarias: “On Conservation Laws of Generalized KP and Boussinesq Equations in Two Dimensions”
15:20 15:30 Andronikos Paliathanasis: “A Geometric View on the Symmetries of Differential Equations”
15:30 15:40 Chaudry Masood Khalique: “Lie Group Analysis of a Coupled (2+1)-Dimensional Hyperbolic System”
15:40 16:00 Stephen Anco: “Generalization of Noether's Conservation Law Theorem to Non-Variational Differential Equations”

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break and Poster Session

16:30 – 16:40 Alice Miller: “GraphDraw - a Tool for the Represention of Graphs Using Inherent Symmetry”
16:40 – 16:50 Mao-Ting Chien: “Construction of Symmetric Determinantal Representations of Hyperbolic Forms”
16:50 – 17:00 Maria Rosaria Posteraro: “On a Class of Weighted Isoperimetric Inequalities”
17:00 – 17:10 Juliane Oliveira: “Projections of Periodic Functions and Mode Interactions”
17:10 – 17:20 Remi Leandre: “Bismut's Way of the Malliavin Calculus for Large Order Generator on a Lie Group”
17:20 – 17:30 Angel Garrido: “Symmetry, Entropy, and Computer Science”
17:30 – 17:40 Vasyl Fedorchuk: “On Classification of Symmetry Reductions for Partial Differential Equations”
17:40 – 17:50 Aamir Shahzad: Secure SCADA-IoT Platform for Industrial Automation and Control: A Collaborative-Communication Designed Model”

17:50 18:00 Concluding Remarks and Awards Ceremony