48 SMP is devoted to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the publication of

"On the generators of quantum dynamical semigroups" by G. Lindblad
"Completely positive dynamical semigroups of N-level systems"
by V. Gorini, A. Kossakowski and G. Sudarshan

Guests of Honour: Vittorio Gorini, Andrzej Kossakowski and George Sudarshan


Annual meetings of the Editorial Boards of the
Reports on Mathematical Physics
and Open Systems & Information Dynamics
will take place during the Symposium.