2022 Physics Congress Schedule (Tenative)

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Daily Schedule

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

2:00 pm Greenbank Tour Leaves
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registration



 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Various Optional Tours (See Tour Schedule)
6:00 am – 5:00 pm  Registration
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm  Expo & Career Fair
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Opening Events and Awards
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Historian and Honorary Chair – History of ΣΠΣ, Davidson College, and Congresses
2:45 pm – 4:30 pm Centennial Plenary - "Physics and Astronomy over the next 100 years"

- Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell
- John Mather
- Jim Gates
- Eric Cornell

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Break
4:45 pm – 6:30 pm Centennial Physics Congress
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner on your own
8:00 pm – 12:00 am Optional: SPS Lounge, study room, and game room

 

Friday, October 7, 2022

8:30 am – 10:00 am Plenary: Julianne Pollard-Larkin, Section Chief for Thoracic Radiation Physics at MD Anderson Cancer Center
10:00 am – 1:00 pm  Expo & Career Fair
10:15 am – 11:45 am Poster Session & Physics Phine Art I
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Plenary: K. Renee Horton, Space Launch System (SLS) Quality Engineer at NASA
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Breakout session I
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Breakout session II
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Dinner on your own
8:00 pm – 12:00 am SPS Lounge, study room, and trivia/game room

Saturday, October 8, 2022

8:30 am – 10:00 am  Plenary: Sarah Hörst, Associate Professor of Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University
10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Expo & Career Fair
10:00 am – 11:30 am  Posters & Art Session II
11:30 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch with Scientists
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Plenary: Rush Holt Jr., Scientist, Politician, and former CEO of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Awards
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Breakout session III
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Sigma Pi Sigma Event
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm Chapter showcase
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Break to "theme up"
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm  Dinner 
7:00 pm – 7:15 pm 

Closing remarks by Centennial Chairs

- Jim Stith
- Willie Rockward
- DJ Wagner
- Gary White
- Jack Hehn
- Toni Sauncy
- Alina Gearba-Sell
- Earl Blodgett

7:15 pm – 8:45 pm Physics & Astronomy Centennial Festival
8:45 pm – 1:00 am SPS Lounge, trivia room, game room
8:45 pm – 12:00 am Dance Party (sponsored by APS)