APS April Meeting 2017

Plenary Talks

Plenary Session I: Physics & Society

Saturday, April 16
8:30 a.m. - 10:18 a.m.

Salt Palace Convention Center, Ballroom E-J
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Physics and Education
Helen Quinn, Retired
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The Tools and Techniques of Particle Physics and Their Impact on Society
Marcel Demarteau, Argonne National Laboratory
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Accelerators for America's Future
Mei Bai, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Institut fuer Kernphysik
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Plenary Session II: Fred Kavli Keynote Session Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Cowan and Reines Detection of the Neutrino in 1956

Monday, April 18
8:30 a.m. - 10:18 a.m.

Salt Palace Convention Center, Ballroom E-J
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The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observation of Flavor Change for Solar Neutrinos
A. B. McDonald, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario for the SNO Collaboration
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Atmospheric Neutrinos
Takaaki Kajita, University of Tokyo
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John Bahcall and the Solar Neutrino Problem
Neta Bahcall, Princeton University
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Plenary Session III: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Lee and Yang's Parity Violation Proposal and the Wu Experiment

Tuesday, April 19
8:30 a.m. - 10:18 a.m.

Salt Palace Convention Center, Ballroom E-J
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Stringent Low Energy Tests of the Standard Model, Its Symmetries and Modifications
Gerald Gabrielse, Harvard University
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Experiments Probing Parity Violation Using Electrons at GeV Energy
Xiaochao Zheng, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Symmetries and Geometry
Edward Witten, School of Natural Science, The Institute for Advanced Study
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