27-31 March 2023
Villa Finaly, Florence, Italy
Europe/Paris timezone
In honor of Andrei Agrachev's 70th birthday

WARNING: the conference has been postponed due to the sudden unavailability of Villa Finaly. The new dates are March 27-31, 2023.


The conference issues by a joint initiative within the Italian and French communities working in sub-Riemannian geometry and control. It includes speakers from several countries and welcomes international participation from all over the globe. The conference is aimed at exchanging on the latest results in the research areas of sub-Riemannian geometry and geometric control theory. This will be the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Andrei Agrachev in these fields, in the occasion of his 70th birthday.

The conference will be held in the setting of Villa Finaly (owned by the Chancellery of the Universities of Paris). Villa Finaly is located at 3 km from the historic center of Florence, on the heights of Fiesole hill.


Invited speakers [to be confirmed]


The conference will include a poster session. If you are interested in presenting a poster, please contact us at subriemannian@gmail.com.


All participants for the conference are required to register. Registration is free and closes on 15 February 2023.


Financial support

A limited amount of funding is available for young participants (PhD students and young post-docs). Requests for financial support must be made (by writing to subriemannian@gmail.com) before 31 December 2022.


Participants should arrange their own accommodation. Villa Finaly can be joined from the historical center of Florence with the bus 25/25A.

Organizing committee

Davide Barilari (Università di Padova), Ugo Boscain (Sorbonne Université), Yacine Chitour (Université Paris-Saclay), Dario Prandi (Université Paris-Saclay), Luca Rizzi (Université de Grenoble),  Yuri Sachkov (Russian Academy of Science, Pereslavl), Andrey Sarychev (Universita di Firenze), Mario Sigalotti (Sorbonne Université)


ERC Starting Grant GEOSUB (grant agreement No. 945655), HCode, ANR QUACO, Inria Team CAGEANR RubinVaseSISSAUniversité franco-italienne (UFI).


European Research Council 

Villa Finaly, Florence, Italy
Via Bolognese, 134R, 50139 Florence, Italy
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