Geometry and Control in Cortona

Palazzone di Cortona, Cortona (AR), Italy

Palazzone di Cortona, Cortona (AR), Italy

Via Case sparse, 193 52044 Cortona (AR) Italy
Davide Barilari, Ugo Boscain, Yacine Chitour, Dario Prandi, Luca Rizzi, Yuri Sachkov, Andrey Sarychev, Mario Sigalotti (Inria, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions)

WARNING: the location of the conference has been moved to Cortona.


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 Palazzone di Cortona (owned by the Scuola Normale di Pisa), from the 27th to the 31st of March, 2023. 

Invited speakers [to be confirmed]


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


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 before 31 December 2022.


Participants should arrange their own accommodation. 

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 

Registration to "Geometry and Control in Cortona"
  • Aaron Gootjes-Dreesbach
  • Alberto Domínguez Corella
  • Alejandro Bravo Doddoli
  • Alessandro Scagliotti
  • Alessandro Socionovo
  • Alexey Mashtakov
  • Andrea Mondino
  • Andrey Sarychev
  • Anna Fokma
  • Annalisa Baldi
  • Annalisa Massaccesi
  • Antonio Lerario
  • Armen Shirikyan
  • Boris Khesin
  • Constantin Vernicos
  • Cyprien Tamekue
  • Cyril Letrouit
  • Daniel Speed
  • Daniele Tiberio
  • Dario Prandi
  • Davide Barilari
  • Davide Vittone
  • Davydov Alexey
  • Emmanuel Trélat
  • Enrico Le Donne
  • Erlend Grong
  • Eugenio Bellini
  • Eugenio Pozzoli
  • Fares Essebei
  • Francesca Chittaro
  • Francesco Ballerin
  • Frédéric Jean
  • Fátima Silva Leite
  • Gianmarco Giovannardi
  • Gianmarco Vega-Molino
  • Giorgio Stefani
  • Igor Zelenko
  • isabelle gallagher
  • Ismaël BAILLEUL
  • Ivan Beschastnyi
  • Karen Habermann
  • Kateryna Verzhanska
  • Katrin Fässler
  • Layth Muhsin Alabdulsada
  • Lev Lokutsievskiy
  • Luca Rizzi
  • Luca Rizzi
  • Mario Sigalotti
  • Michele Circelli
  • Mohamed Mame
  • Nicola Garofalo
  • Nicolai Jork
  • Paolo Mason
  • Philippe Jouan
  • Ping Xu
  • Rachida El Assoudi
  • René Langøen
  • Rifaldy Fajar
  • Roberto Monti
  • Robin Roussel
  • Ronald Manríquez
  • Rémi Robin
  • Samuel Borza
  • Sergei Kuksin
  • sergio rodrigues
  • Simone Ciani
  • Stefano Baranzini
  • Steven Flynn
  • Tania Bossio
  • Thomas Chambrion
  • Tommaso Rossi
  • Ulysse Serres
  • Valentina Franceschi
  • Vishvesh Kumar
  • Wilhelm Klingenberg
  • Yuri Sachkov
  • Yves Colin de Verdière
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