Italian Opening Ceremony of the IYL2015

On the occasion of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies in 2015 (IYL2015) we would like to inform you that the Italian Opening Ceremony will be held in

Sala del Senato di Palazzo Madama, Piazza Castello, Torino, Italy
*on 26 January 2015, at 14:00.*

The Ceremony will feature the lectures of Nobel Laureate

*Wolfgang Ketterle*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA

and of

*Francesco Guerra*, Sapienza University of Roma
*Maria Luisa Rastello*, INRIM, Torino.

Registration will be open and a welcome buffet made available for participants as from 12.30 before the start of the Ceremony.

A guided visit to the Palazzo Madama Museum and a concert at the Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi”
will follow at the end of the Ceremony.

We would be pleased if you could accept our invitation and we kindly ask you to confirm your participation
at the latest by *21 January 2015* to:

The live streaming of the ceremony will be available on the event website:

Via Saragozza 12
BO Italy