Special Symposium on Educational and Public Outreach


 Jointly sponsored by the RHIC & AGS Users' Executive Committee and the National User Facility Organization (NUFO)

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Thursday | Friday | Overview
Meeting Location:
Berkner Hall Auditorium, Bldg. 488 

Moderator:  Brant Johnson
08:30 Continental Breakfast  
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Chi-Chang Kao, Chair, National Synchrotron Light Source, Director of the Joint Photon Sciences Institute, BNL
09:10 - 09:30 Overview of Education Programs at BNL Scott Bronson, Office of Educational Programs, BNL
09:30 - 09:50 High School Outreach at the NSLS Tony Lanzirotti, University of Chicago
09:50 - 10:10 MARIACHI- High School Students Help Researchers Study Cosmic Rays Helio Takai, BNL
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 11:00 Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators Paul Gudonis, President of FIRST
11:00 - 11:30 Adopt-A-Physicist Program Kendra Rand, American Institute of Physics
11:30 - 12:00 SciVee Media Solutions for Scientific, Technical, and Medical Marketing Ken Liu, SciVee
12:00 - 12:30 Establishment of Annual Physics Olympics and First Responder Outreach Cornelius (Con) Beausang, University of Richmond
12:30 No-host Lunch
Moderator:  Tony Lanzirotti
2:00 - 2:30 NSF Outreach Initiatives Dana Topousis, NSF Office of Legislative and Public Affairs Group Leader for Media and Public Information
2:30 - 3:00 Workforce Development at the DOE Office of Science Kirk A. Janowiak, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, Office of Science
3:00 - 3:30 How to Get Your Science in the News Glenn Ruskin, Director of Public Affairs, American Chemical Society
3:30 - 3:45 Coffee Break
3:45 - 4:15 Outreach at CERN James Gillies, Head of Communication and Spokesman, CERN Press Office
4:15 - 4:45 NUFO Agenda on Education and Outreach Katherine Kantardjieff, California Polytechnic Univerisity of Pomona
4:45 Meeting Adjourned - to be followed by Cocktail Hour - Compliments of Brookhaven Science Associates

Top of Page

Last Modified: May 6, 2011