Agenda

More details are available in the Conference details drop-down menu. Speaker's slides are available from the speaker details page, and student talks are available from the student presentations page.

Friday (January 17, 2014)

11am-5pm:
Shattuck Hotel
6pm-8pm:
Registration, Welcome Reception & Introduction
Shattuck Hotel

Saturday (January 18, 2014)

8:00am:
Walk to LeConte Hall
8:20am-8:40am:
Breakfast
Le Conte Rm 375
8:45am-9:00am:
Professor Steve Boggs, Berkeley Physics Department Chair - Welcome
Le Conte Rm 1
9:05am-9:50am:
Professor Saul Perlmutter - UC Berkeley / LBNL
Le Conte Rm 1
9:50am-10:35am:
Dr. Luisa Bozano - IBM Almaden - From Italy to California, my path to science and the lessons learned
Le Conte Rm 1
10:35am-11:00am:
Coffee break
11:00am-12:30am:
Keynote: Professor Debra Fischer - Yale
Le Conte Rm 1
12:30pm-12:45pm:
Conference photo
12:45pm-2:00pm:
Lunch (off-campus eateries with grad students)
2:00pm-2:45pm:
Professor Frances Hellman - UC Berkeley / LBNL
Le Conte Rm 1
2:50pm-4:00pm:
Parallel Session I

Parallel session topics will run once per session. The same topics listed below will run again in Parallel Session II on Sunday.

    1. Graduate School
Le Conte Rm 2
    2. Career Panel: What can you do with a physics degree?
Le Conte Rm 1
    3. Undergraduate Research
Le Conte Rm 325
4:10pm-6:00pm:
Physics EXPO

Conference attendees will be able to explore the EXPO, visiting with representatives from local grad schools, national labs, industry, and student societies.

Hearst Moore Lobby
7:00pm-9:00pm:
Banquet Dinner
Shattuck Hotel
8:30pm-8:50pm:
Kate Kamdin - UC Berkeley - Mind the Gap: A Statistical Approach to Understanding Gender Inequality in the Physical Sciences
Shattuck Hotel

Sunday (January 19, 2014)

8:00am:
Bus pick up to LBNL
8:30am-8:50am:
Breakfast
Bld 50 Auditorium
9:00am-9:15am:
Dr. Natalie Roe, LBNL Physics Division Director - Welcome
Bld 50 Auditorium
9:15am-10:00am:
Clara Moskowitz - Scientific American - Translating Science to the Public: A Career in Science Journalism
Bld 50 Auditorium
10:10am-10:55am:
Student Talks in Parallel
    1. Rachel Brunetti, Monique Windju, Emily Yang
Bld 54 Rm 130
    2. Mary Lou Bailey, Lauren Gilbert, Mackenzie Leake
Bld 50 Auditorium
    3. Kaitlyn Parsons, Tanmayi Sai, Deanna Gelosi
Bld 50A Rm 5132
11:00am-12:10pm:
Parallel Session II
    1. Graduate School
Bld 54 Rm 130
    2. Career Panel: What can you do with a physics degree?
Bld 50 Auditorium
    3. Undergraduate Research
Bld 50A Rm 5132
12:10pm-2:10pm:
Student Poster Session/Lunch
Bld 54 Cafeteria
2:15pm-3:00pm:
Dr. Sofia Quaglioni - LLNL - From Nucleons, to Nuclei, to Fusion Reactions
Bld 50 Auditorium
3:00pm:
Closing Remarks
Bld 50 Auditorium