May 27 – 31, 2024
UB Physics Faculty
Europe/Madrid timezone

Primordial Black Holes (PBHs), arguably the most economical candidates for Dark Matter, have recently fostered an intense debate within the scientific community. As a result of that, in recent years, there has been a better understanding of their formation, abundance, and signatures.

The aim of the conference is to bring together latest key developments on PBHs while providing a scientifically healthy environment for debates.

Invited Speakers

  • Philippa Cole (Milano-Bicocca)
  • Albert Escrivà (Nagoya U.)
  • Hassan Firouzjahi (IPM, Teheran)
  • Tomohiro Harada (Rikkyo U.)
  • Kazunori Kohri (NAOJ/KEK) 
  • Shi Pi (ITP Beijing)
  • Syksy Räsänen (Helsinki U.)
  • Gerasimos Rigopoulos (Newcastle U.)
  • Ravi Sheth* (Pennsylvania U.)

(*=to be confirmed)


27th-31th May, 2024 from 9:30Am to 6:30PM

Scientific Organizing Committee

  • Cristiano Germani (Universitat de Barcelona and ICCUB) - Chair
  • Mohammad Ali Gorji (Universitat de Barcelona and ICCUB)


The conference is co-organized by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) and the MDPI journal ‘’Universe’’


Conference refereed proceedings will be published by the MDPI Journal.



UB Physics Faculty
Room N06
Martí i Franquès, 1, 11 08028 Barcelona