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East Coast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

Conference Agenda

The current schedule of events for the conference can be found below. Please note it is subject to updates and changes.

Thursday, January 16, 2014
5:00 - 8:00 pm Arrival and Registration Theater Lobby, Wang Center, SBU
     
Friday, January 17, 2014
7:45 - 8:15 am Breakfast and Late Registration Hilton Garden Inn, SBU
8:15  - 8:20 am Board the bus and sign in Hilton Garden Inn (Parking Lot)
8:30 am Leave for BNL  
9:00 - 9:30 am Welcome and BNL Overview - Doon Gibbs, Director Berkner Hall, BNL
9:30 - 10:15 am The Nation's Nuclear Physics Program and the Role of the Government  - Dr. Jehanne Gillo, U.S. Department of Energy, Nuclear Physics Berkner Hall, BNL
10:15 - 10:25 am Group Photo Berkner Hall, BNL
10:30 - 12:00 pm Tours of BNL Facilities  
  Track 1 (Bus #1) - C-AD MCR  
  Track 2 (Bus #2) - NSLS or NSLS-II  
12:05 - 1:00 pm Working Lunch - ASAP Panel Talk "Career Path for Female Scientists at a National Laboratory" Berkner Hall
 
  • Panel Members:
    • Triveni Rao, BNL, Accelerator R&D
    • Helen Caines, Yale, member of Star Collaboration
    • Kate Burleson-Lesser, CUNY, RHIC
    • Lakshmi Lalitha, BNL, Superconducting Magnet Division
 
1:00 - 1:15 pm Poster Set Up Lobby, Berkner Hall
1:15 - 3:15 pm Tours of BNL Facilities  
  Track 1 (Bus #1) - STAR or PHENIX; NSLS/NSLS-II  
  Track 2 (Bus #2) - C-AD MCR; STAR or PHENIX  
3:30 - 3:40 pm Break  
3:40 - 4:50 pm Poster Presentation Session 1 Lobby, Berkner Hall
4:50 - 5:50 pm Poster Presentation Session 2 Lobby, Berkner Hall
6:00 - 7:30 pm Dinner and Keynote Speaker
The Long Search for the Higgs Boson - Sally Dawson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Berkner Hall
7:30 - 8:00 pm Return to SBU  
     
Saturday, January 18, 2014
9:00 - 9:45 am Breakfast and Late registration Theater Lobby, Wang Center, SBU
9:45 - 10:30 am Condense Matter Physics - Prof. Meigan Aronson Stony Brook/Brookhaven National Laboratory Theater, Wang Center, SBU
10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break  
11:00 - 11:45 am Accelerator Physics and its Applications - Dr. Fulvia Pilat, Thomas Jefferson Laboratory Theater, Wang Center, SBU
11:45 - 12:45 pm Breaking the Myth about "Non-Traditional" Physicist: The Real Story about Physics Employment - Dr. Crystal Bailey, American Physical Society Theater, Wang Center, SBU
12:45 - 1:45 pm Lunch Zodiac Gallery, Wang Center
1:45 - 2:00 pm Gather in Theater and announcement prior to webcast Wang Center, SBU
2:00 - 3:30 pm Keynote Address on Exoplanets - Debra Fischer, Yale University
(National webcast to all sites, hosted by Penn State)
Theater, Wang Center, SBU
3:30 - 4:00 pm Coffee Break Theater Lobby, Wang Center, SBU
4:00 - 4:45 pm From Physics to Finance - Betsy Barton, Renaissance Technologies Theater, Wang Center, SBU
5:00 - 6:30 pm Theater, Wang Center, SBU
7:00 pm Dinner and Keynote Speaker
Distilling Your Message - Christine O'Connell, Stony Brook University
Hilton Garden Inn, SBU
     
Sunday, January 19, 2014
8:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast Theater, Wang Center, SBU
9:00 - 9:45 am Physics Education as an Interdisciplinary Career and Research Field - Angela Kelly, Stony Brook University Theater, Wang Center, SBU
9:45 - 10:30 am Getting into Graduate School - Presenter/Discussion Leader TBN Theater, Wang Center, SBU
10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break Theater, Wang Center, SBU
11:00 - 12:00 pm Open Mike for Participants Theater, Wang Center, SBU
12:00 - 12:15 pm Good bye and Thank you - Abhay Deshpande (SBU) Theater, Wang Center, SBU
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch to go Theater Lobby, Wang Center, SBU

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Last Modified: January 21, 2014