Programme

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Please note that the programme is subject to change. The poster programme will be added here shortly. 

Sunday 16 July 2017
14:00 Onsite registration open
Chamberlain Hall
17:00 Drinks Reception
Infusion - The Vale
18:00

Ice Breaker Session: Averil Macdonald
Infusion - The Vale

18:30 Welcome BBQ
Infusion - The Vale
   
Monday 17 July 2017
08:00 Registration
Aston Webb Foyer
09:00 Conference Opening
Great Hall
09:30 Plenary Lecture 1
Maria Teresa Lago
Great Hall
10:30 Refreshment break
Great Hall and Marquee
11:15 Workshops

  • Gender studies and intersectionality
    Aston Webb G33

  • Improving the workplace/ science practice and ethics
    Aston Webb WG5

  • Professional development and leadership
    Aston Webb WG12

  • Cultural perception and bias
    Great Hall

  • Physics/ science education
    Aston Webb C-block LT
12:45 Lunch
Great Hall and Marquee
14:00 Plenary Lecture 2
Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop
Great Hall
15:00 Country Poster Session
Chair: Averil Macdonald
Great Hall
15:30 Refreshment Break
Great Hall and Marquee
16:00 Country Poster Session
Chair: Averil Macdonald
Great Hall
16:30 Country Poster Viewing
Great Hall and Marquee
17:00 Buffet Dinner
Noble Room, Staff House

18:30 Civic Reception
Bramall Foyer
19:15 IOP President's Medal
Elgar Concert Hall
 
Tuesday 18 July 2017
08:30 Registration
Aston Webb Foyer
09:00 Plenary Lecture 3
Francisca Nneka Okeke
Great Hall
10:00 Refreshment Break
Great Hall and Marquee
10:45 Workshops

  • Gender studies and intersectionality
    Aston Webb G33

  • Improving the workplace/ science practice and ethics
    Aston Webb WG5

  • Professional development and leadership
    Aston Webb WG12

  • Cultural perception and bias
    Great Hall

  • Physics/ science education
    Aston Webb C-block LT
12:15 Lunch
Great Hall and Marquee
13:30 Plenary Lecture 4
Xucun Ma
Great Hall
14:30 Country Poster Session
Chair: Val Gibson
Great Hall
15:30 Refreshment Break
Great Hall and Marquee
16:00 Sponsors and Funding Session
Funding Councils, IoP, UoB
Great Hall
16:45 Country Poster Viewing
Great Hall and Marquee
17:30 Buffet Dinner
Noble Room, Staff House
19:10

Concert
Lauren Zhang
Elgar Concert Hall

 
Wednesday 19 July 2017
08:30 Registration
Aston Webb Foyer
09:00 Plenary Lecture 5
Athene Donald
Great Hall
10:00 Refreshment Break
Great Hall and Marquee
10:30 Workshops

  • Gender studies and intersectionality
    Aston Webb G33

  • Improving the workplace/ science practice and ethics
    Aston Webb WG5

  • Professional development and leadership
    Aston Webb WG12

  • Cultural perception and bias
    Great Hall

  • Physics/ science education
    Aston Webb C-block LT
12:00

General Poster Sessions

  • S1 - Astro, nuclear, particle and medical Physics
    Physics West 117

  • S2 - Condenced matter physics
    Aston Webb Main LT

  • S3 - Environmental physics
    Great Hall

  • S4 - Nanoscale physics
    Aston Webb WG 5

  • S5 - Women in Physics in the workplace
    Aston Webb WG 12

  • S6 - Teaching girls and women in physics
    Aston Webb G33
12:45 General Poster Viewing
Great Hall and Marquee
13:30 Trip with packed lunch
Coaches depart outside Barber Institute 
18:30 Break
19:15 Coach
19:30

Conference Banquet
Botanical Gardens

 
Thursday 20 July 2017
 08:30 Registration
Aston Webb Foyer
09:00 Plenary Lecture 6
Gabriela Gonzalez
Great Hall
10:00 Conference Photo
Great Hall
10:30 Refreshment Break
Great Hall and Marquee
11:15

Summary of Workshops, resolutions, copyright
Great Hall

12:45

Conference Closing
Great Hall

13:15

Lunch
Great Hall and Marquee

14:30

CPD Sessions

  • People like me
    Aston Webb G33

  • Unconscious bias
    Aston Webb WG12
     
  • IOP Publishing
    Aston Webb WG5

  • QT lab tour
    Meet in Aston Webb foyer

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Proceedings deadline:
    30 June 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    7 July 2017
  • Paper reviews deadline:
    14 August 2017