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Dark Side of the Universe

DSU International Workshops


DSU hosts a series of international workshops bringing together a wide range of theorists and experimentalists to discuss current ideas on models of the dark side and relate them to current and future experiments.

Topics covered include: dark matter, dark energy, cosmic rays, neutrino physics, cosmology, astrophysical analysis of galactic halos, physics beyond the standard model, etc.

18th edition of the DSU Workshop will be held in:

Corfu, Greece, September 8-14, 2024. Please see the DSU 2024 announcement  and DSU 2024 website for details. 

Previous DSU Workshops were held in:

Kigali, Rwanda: July 10-14, 2023

Sydney, Australia: December 5-9, 2022 

Buenos Aires, Argentina: July 15-19, 2019

Annecy, France: June 25-29, 2018

Daejeon, South Korea: July 10-14, 2017

Bergen, Norway: July 25-29, 2016

Kyoto, Japan: December 14-18, 2015

Cape Town, South Africa: November 17-21, 2014

Trieste, Italy: October 14-17, 2013

Búzios, Brazil: June 10-15, 2012

Beijing, China: September 26-30, 2011

León, Mexico: June 1-6, 2010

Melbourne, Australia: June 1-5, 2009

Cairo, Egypt: June 1-5, 2008

Minneapolis, USA: June 5-10, 2007

Madrid, Spain: June 20-24, 2006

Seoul, South Korea: May 24-26, 2005

See previous DSU Workshops in Google maps HERE


DSU Steering Committee:

  • Keith Olive, University of Minnesota, USA (Chair)
  • Csaba Balazs, Monash University, Australia
  • Genevieve Belanger, LAPTh-CNRS, France
  • David Delepine, Guanajuato University, Mexico
  • Peter Dunsby, Cape Town University, South Africa
  • Jan Hamann, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Sven Heinemeyer, IFT UAM-CSIC, Spain
  • Joern Kersten, Bergen University, Norway
  • Shaaban Khalil, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt
  • Pyungwon Ko, KIAS, South Korea
  • Daniel E. López-Fogliani, DF/IFIBA UBA-CONICET, & UCA, Argentina
  • Yann Mambrini, LPT CNRS-Univ Paris Sud 11, France
  • Marcello Musso University of Salamanca, Spain
  • Carlos Muñoz, IFT UAM-CSIC, Spain
  • Paolo Salucci, SISSA, Italy
  • Qaisar Shafi, Delaware University, USA
  • Fumihiro Takayama, YITP, Japan
  • Yu-Feng Zhou, KITPC/ITP-CAS, China