Program2015

wipc_poster5wipc_poster5Thursday July 30th: Fields Institute, Room 230

9:00-9:30:          Introductory Remarks

9:30-10:30:        Plenary 1: Shohini Ghose, Wilfrid Laurier University:

Journey to the Quantum World

10:30-11:00:      Coffee Break

11:00-12:00:       Panel Discusion 1: Challenges for Women in Physics

12:00-12:30:       Activity 1: Networking Basics

12:30-2:00:         Lunch at Howard Ferguson Dining Hall

2:00-3:00:           Plenary 2: Elisabeth Nicol, University of Guelph:

Superconductivity Warms up!

3:00-3:30:          Coffee Break

3:30-4:00:          Activity 2: What does your department do?

4:00-5:00:          Plenary 3: Natalia Toro, Perimeter Institute

New Frontiers in Particle Physics

5:00-5:20:          NSERC Presentation

6:00-9:00:          Poster Session and BBQ dinner in Physics Building Room MP110

Friday July 31st: Fields Institute Room 230

9:00-10:00:         Plenary 4: Alison Sills, McMaster University:

Stellar Mergers and Interactions: Yes, Virginia, Stars Do Collide

10:00-10:30:       Coffee Break

10:30-12:30:       Participant Oral Presentations

12:30-2:00:         Lunch at Howard Ferguson Dining Hall

2:00-3:00:           Plenary 5: Michelle Hilts, BC Cancer Agency:

The Future of Breast Radiotherapy: Introducing Clinical Medical Physics and Innovation in Breast Cancer Treatment

3:00-3:30:           Coffee Break

3:30-4:00:           Activity 3: Common Scenarios: What Should You Do?

4:00-5:00:           Panel Discussion: Non-academic Career Paths

5:45-10:00:         Depart for Dinner & Cruise on Lake Ontario

Saturday August 1st: Fields Institute Room 230

9:00-9:30:           Activity 4: What Could Your Department Do?

9:30-10:30:         Panel Discussion: A Conversation With Leaders

10:30-11:00:       Coffee Break

11:00-12:00:        Plenary 6: Styliani Consta, Western University

The Unique Physical Chemistry of Charged Droplets

12:00-12:30:        Concluding Remarks

12:30-2:00:          Lunch at Howard Ferguson Dining Hall