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at the 2020 APS Annual Leadership Meeting

Welcoming Prominent Science Leaders from Around the World permalink

Invitation Only
Thursday, January 30, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. JW Marriott Washington, DC

Keynote Speakers permalink

  • David Reitze

    David Reitze

    Executive Director of LIGO Laboratory

  • Christopher Monroe

    Christopher Monroe

    Distinguished University of Maryland Physics Professor & Bice Seci-Zorn Professor

International Leadership Forum Agenda permalink

Registration Hours
Thursday, January 30, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. Breakfast SALON D|E
8:30 a.m. Keynote Salon IV Host: David J. Gross
Speaker: Steven Chu
9:30 a.m. Plenary Salon IV Host: David J. Gross
Speaker: David Reitze
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break Capitol Foyer
11:00 a.m. Plenary Panel Discussion: International Collaboration Salon IV Moderator: David J. Gross
Jonathan Bagger, Director, TRIUMF
Rob Adam, Director, Square Kilometer Array, South Africa
Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India
Fabio Zwirner, Steering Committee Chair, International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Arthur Bienenstock, Associate Director, Wallenberg Research Link, Stanford University
Marta Losada, Dean of Science; Professor of Physics, New York University - Abu Dhabi
12:30 p.m. Lunch Salon D|E
2:00 p.m. Plenary Talk Salon IV Host: Philip H. Bucksbaum
Speaker: Chris Monroe
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break Capitol Foyer
3:30 p.m. Plenary Panel: International Competition Salon IV Moderator: Philip H. Bucksbaum
Steven Chu, William R.Kenan Jr. Professor & Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University, former US Secretary of Energy
Craig Mundie, President, Mundie & Associates
Peter Knight, Senior Research Investigator, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
Petra Rudolf, President, European Physical Society
Siegfried Hecker, Senior Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Dongping Zhong, Robert Smith Professor of Physics, Chemistry, and Biochemistry, Ohio State University
5:00 p.m. Break/Adjourn
6:00 p.m. APS Medal & Prize Ceremony and Reception Willard InterContinental Hosts: Kate P. Kirby & Philip H. Bucksbaum
George E. Valley, Jr. Prize Recipient: Norman Yao
Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize Recipient: Joel R. Primack
APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research Recipient: Myriam P. Sarachik

All attendees must adhere to the APS meetings code of conduct.