Jan 15 – 17, 2020
Santiago de Compostela
Europe/Zurich timezone

Iberian Strings 2020 is the eleventh annual meeting of the Spanish and Portuguese String Theory community, where recent developments in the field of supergravity, strings, branes and gauge theory are discussed. String theorists from outside the Iberian Peninsula are welcome to participate in the meeting.

Welcome to Santiago de Compostela - home of the Instituto Galego de Física de Altas Enerxías of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela!


Previous Iberian Strings Meetings were held in Barcelona (2019), Granada (2018), Lisbon (2017), Madrid (2016), Salamanca (2015), Palencia (2014), Lisbon (2013), Bilbao (2012), Valencia (2011) and Oporto (2010 / Archive).


This conference series followed the "Workshop on Gravitational Aspects of Strings and Branes" and the "Northwest Strings" that Iberian String theorists had been organizing since the early 2000s.

In this edition we will have invited lectures by:

  • Elias Kiritsis (Crete U., APC Paris)
  • Irene Valenzuela (Harvard U.)
  • Joao Penedones (EPF Lausanne)
  • José F. Barbón (IFT Madrid)

In addition, there will be contributed talks by participants.

Scientific Committee

  • Patrick Meessen (U. Oviedo)
  • Bert Janssen (U. Granada)
  • Esperanza López Manzanares (IFT-Madrid)
  • Miguel Costa (Porto U.)
  • María Lledó (U. Valencia)
  • Igor Bandos (UPC-EHU Bilbao)
  • Roberto Emparan (U. Barcelona)
  • Fernando Marchesano (IFT-Madrid)

Local Organising Committee

  • José D. Edelstein
  • Alfonso V. Ramallo
  • Jose Luis Miramontes
  • Riccardo Borsato
  • Maximilian Attems
  • Javier Mas


Enrique Álvarez, Daniel Areán, Maximilian Attems, Igor Bandos, Paolo Benincasa, José Edelstein, Iva Lovrekovic, Javier Mas, Luis Miramontes, Alfonso Ramallo, Tomás Ortín


Unit of Excellence "María de Maeztu" of IGFAE (Galician Institute of High Energy Physics)

Santiago de Compostela
Hospederia de San Martiño Pinario Plaza de la Inmaculada, 3 15704 Santiago de Compostela

Registration: Open  30/09/2019 - 15/12/2019. 


Deadline for proposed talks: 30/11/2019


Registration fee: 120€ (until 15/12/2019).


Accommodation: a number of rooms have been blocked at the Hospedería with ref. "Iberian Stings 2020".


Conference Dinner: Thursday 16th January, 20:30 at  Hotel Palacio del Carmen