2015 Schedule

Date Time Event Location
Friday, January 16, 2015 before 5:00 Tours of Campus Hotel
  5:00 PM Welcome Reception and Pizza Dinner SPL Lounge
  6:15 PM

Welcome Address

President Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

SCL 110
  7:00 PM

“Why you don’t (yet) have more women teachers, and how to make progress toward equity.”

Dr. C. Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University

SCL 110
  8:00 PM Social Activity Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, Planetarium
Saturday, January 17, 2015 8:30 AM Breakfast SPL Lounge
  9:15 AM

“Nu Frontiers in Neutrino Physics”

Dr. Bonnie Fleming, Horace D Taft Professor of Physics, Yale University

SCL 110
  10:00 AM Coffee Break  
  10:30 AM

Graduate Student Panel

Panelist participants and biographies 

SCL 110
  11:30 AM Lunch with Yale Faculty SPL Various rooms
  2:00 PM

“Opening the Gravitational Wave Window”, Keynote Address

Dr. Gabriela Gonzalez, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University

SCL 110
  3:30 PM

Career Panel

Panelist participants and biographies

SCL 110
  4:30 PM Coffee Break  
  5:00 PM

“Protein Long Range Vibrational Modes”

Dr. Andrea Markelz, Professor of Physics, University of Buffalo, SUNY

SCL 110
  5:45 PM Walk to Dwight for Dinner  
  6:30 PM Dinner Dwight
  8:00 PM Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Berkeley College
Sunday, January 18, 2015 8:30 AM Breakfast and Poster Setup SPL Lounge
  9:15 AM Student Research Poster Session SPL Various rooms
  10:30 AM Coffee Break  
  11:00 AM

“Spins, photons, and defects in diamond”

Dr. Lilian Childress, Assistant Professor of Physics, McGill University

SCL 110
  11:45 AM Lunch and Graduate School Tabling Session SPL 3rd Floor Lounge
  1:00 PM

Careers and Diversity in Physics

Ms. Arlene Knowles, Career and Diversity Administrator, American Physical Society

SCL 110
  2:00 PM Closing Remarks SCL 110

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