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PhysCon 2019 Schedule - Tentative

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Dates: November 13 – 17, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

4:00pm - 8:00pm Registration                                                              

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

6:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
6:15 am – 2:00 pm Optional Tours
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall, Career & Graduate School Fair
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Opening Networking Reception
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks 
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Plenary I - Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Honorary Chair 
4:45 pm – 6:30 pm 2019 Physics Congress Workshop
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner on your own and networking
7:00 pm SPS Study room @ Omni Hotel
7:30 pm

Demo Show at Brown University

Shuttle begins at 7:00 pm

7:30 pm Tour of LADD Observatory

 

Friday, November 15, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:45 am – 10:00 am Plenary II - Sandeep Giri
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall, Career & Graduate School Fair
10:15 am – 11:45 am Poster Session I & Art Exhibit
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch with Scientists
1:10 pm – 2:40 pm

Breakout Session I

Workshop 101: Science Policy for Scientists
Workshop 102: Physics for Humans
Workshop 103: Making Room in Physics for Everyone
Workshop 104: The Physics of Climate Change - Putting Numbers to the Issue
Workshop 105: Physics Careers - NOT Just for Academics!
Workshop 106: A Day (or Week, or Few Years) in the Life of a Grad Student
Workshop 107: Faculty Mentors Session - Supporting Leadership and Fostering Research

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Breakout Session II

Workshop 201: Science Policy for Scientists
Workshop 202: Food Physics – Cooking up a Global Climate Change Solution
Workshop 203: Taking Your Outreach Game to the Next Level
Workshop 204: Physics of Jazz
Workshop 205: Physics Careers: Education Pathways
Workshop 206: How.to.Grad.School #Success
Workshop 207: Astronomy Outreach for Retention and Recruitment

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm Plenary III - Dr. Ellen Williams
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner on your own
7:30 pm SPS Study room opens
7:30 pm Tour of LADD Observatory
8:30 pm

Demo Show at Brown University with Bill Phillips

Shuttle begins at 7:30 pm

8:00 pm High Energy Chocolate and Game Night at Brown University

 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

7:00 am – 6:30 pm Registration
7:30 am – 9:30 am Visit with Brown University with talk by Jim Gates
9:00 am – 12:45 pm Exhibit Hall, Career & Graduate School Fair
10:00 am – 11:30 am Poster Session II                      
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Lunch - Boxed lunch provided 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Breakout Session III

Workshop 301: ComSciCon
Workshop 302: Food Physics – Cooking up a Global Climate Change Solution
Workshop 303: Taking Your Outreach Game to the Next Level
Workshop 304: Do You Know What I See: Visualization Tools for Physics
Workshop 305: Physics for Humans
Workshop 306: The Physics of Climate Change - Putting Numbers to the Issue
Workshop 307: Thriving Physics Departments: Effective Practices, Tools, and Tips

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Plenary IV - Dr. Jami Valentine Miller
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Breaking Boundaries - Chapter Event
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Break & Pictures
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Congress Banquet
7:45 pm – 9:00 pm Plenary V - Dr. John Mather
9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Closing of 2019 Congress
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm Club Congress - Dance Party and awards