5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics
August 5-8 2014
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
Welcome to the 5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP) 2014!
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This unique conference series brings together delegates from around the world to
- Showcase and celebrate scientific work in all areas of physics
- Develop resolutions to address gender issues and promote the participation of women in physics
- Provide networking opportunities to build a strong, diverse and inclusive worldwide physics community
ICWIP 2014 will feature:
A public lecture by Jill Tarter, Bernard M. Oliver Chair, SETI Institute: "SETI: Past, Present, and Future (Finding Aliens and Finding Ourselves)"
Plenary talks by distinguished speakers from around the world:
- Melissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair of Physics, Harvard University
- Silvia Torres-Peimbert, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Astronomy, Mexico City University and President Elect of the Executive Committee, International Astronomical Union.
- Claudia Felser, Professor, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Director, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
- Sabine Stanley, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Planetary Physics, University of Toronto
- Patience Mthunzi, Senior Scientist Researcher, National Laser Centre - Biophotoncs, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
- Tsai-Chien Chiang, Science columnist, lecturer at Taiwan University and author of "Madam Wu Chien-Shiung: The First Lady of Physics Research"
- Gender Studies
- Physics Education
- Improving the workplace
- Professional Development and Leadership
- Cultural perception and bias/ Science Practice and Ethics
- Country Posters on the Status of Women in Physics
- Scientific Posters on research in any area of physics or physics education
Outreach activities and events organized by
- The Laurier Centre for Women in Science
- The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Tours, outings and special events including an evening of music with Laurier faculty member and Grammy-winning artist Guy Few, and popular Laurier pianist Stephanie Mara
Contact your Country Team Leader today!