Presentations from 2004 Conference

Friday, June 4

The Role of DHS Science and Technology in Protecting America
Keynote talk by Charles McQueary
Undersecretary for Science & Technology
Dept. of Homeland Security

Saturday, June 5

Setting the Context: "Physics in the Public Interest"
Keynote talk by Robert Dynes
University of California

Strategic challenges facing university-based science departments and how departments can respond and serve the public interest

Statistical Overview of Physics and Graduate Education in Physics
Roman Cuzjko, AIP, Statistical Research Center 

National Task Force on Graduate Education
David Campbell, Boston University 

Panel on Graduate Education Issues
2005 World Year of Physics
Alan Chodos, APS Associate Executive Officer 

National Needs for Scientific Workforce & Literacy
  • Report on PhysTEC
    Ingrid Novodvorsky, University of Arizona
  • Impact of globalization
    Michael Lubell, APS Director for Public Affairs
  • Women in physics
    Laurie McNeil, (6.2M .ppt) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Breakout Group Reports
Sunday, June 6

Issues Before Congressional Science Committees
Peter Rooney, House Science Committee 

The Changing Face of Physics
James Stith, American Institute of Physics 

The View from the National Science Foundation
Michael Turner, Asst. Dir, Math & Physical Sciences, NSF 

Overview of Conference Issues
Bernie Khoury, AAPT