The International Center Piero Caldirola (ICPC) is a non-profit Association which major aims are:
The Advanced Courses/Conferences and the Workshops consist of introductory lectures given by world leading scientists in the field, contributed papers and seminars presented by the participants and panels discussions.
Tutorial sessions are also arranged in order to help less advanced participants in following the Courses.
The activities of ICPC mostly take place in Varenna, a small town lying on the East bank of lake Como (Italy) at Villa Monastero.
The registered office ICPC is located at the Physics Department of the University of
Milano – Bicocca.
The University of Milano – Bicocca is the reference venue for the conferences and
workshops organized in Milan.
The ICPC organizes its activities usually with the collaboration of prestigious Universities and Research Centers such as the University of Milano – Bicocca, the CNR (National Council of Research), the University of Milan, the ENEA Agenzia Nazionale per le Nuove Tecnologie, l’Energia e lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, the CERN and, less frequently, with other Universities and Research Centers in Italy, Europe, USA and Asia.
The International School of Plasma Physics was founded in 1971 by a group of professors of the University of Milano