7-11 December 2020
Palais des Papes, Avignon
Europe/Paris timezone

NEWS [28.9.2020]: The conference is confirmed for 7-11 December 2020 in person in Avignon (unless further changes). A web broadcasting will however also be put in place.
An email message is sent to all registered participants today.

NEWS [17.3.2020]: Because of the COVID-19 outbreak and in compliance with public health policies, the conference is moved to 7-11 December 2020.
An email message is sent to all registered participants today.

The conference will address the cardinal issues of the dark universe today, gathering a selected number of scientists working in cosmology and particle physics in the inspiring and monumental setting of Avignon. There will be a limited number of review talks by leading experts in each field and selected contributed talks, fostering thorough debates. Some time will be allocated to discussion sessions.

   Philippe Brax (CEA IPhT Saclay)
   Chiara Caprini (CNRS APC Paris)
   Marco Cirelli (CNRS LPTHE Jussieu Paris)
   Christian Marinoni (CPT Marseille)

Palais des Papes, Avignon
Chambre du Trésorier

The conference will be organized along the following broad categories:
- The future of CMB and Large Scale Structure surveys
- Gravitational Waves
- Dark Energy, Modified Gravity
- Cosmology and Particle Physics (axions, massive neutrinos, BBN...)
- Dark Matter
- The Early Universe

This is the fifth edition of the conference.
See the websites of PONT Avignon 2008, PONT Avignon 2011, PONT Avignon 2014 and PONT Avignon 2017.   

The present website can be reached at  https://indico.cern.ch/e/PONT2020 .

Supporting agencies:



We acknowledge in particular the steady financial support from the 'Programmes Nationaux' of CNRS/INSU, France: 'Gravitation, Référence, Astronomie, Métrologie' (GRAM), 'Hautes Energies' (PNHE) and 'Cosmologie and Galaxies' (PNCG).

Registration for this event is currently open.