Presentations and Notes

Graduate Education in Physics Conference

Thursday - January 31, 2013
Marriott Greenbelt Hotel

7:00-10:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Some Thoughts on the Future of Graduate Education
Meg Urry (Yale)

Friday - February 1, 2013
American Center for Physics

8:00-9:00 a.m. Interactive Plenary with Discussion: Promoting Diversity in Physics
Anthony Johnson (UMBC) 
9:00-10:15 a.m. Panel Session I: Preparation for Non-Academic Careers (Session Notes)
Zelda Gills (Lockheed Martin), Alex Panchula (First Solar), Kathy Prestridge (Los Alamos); Moderator: Larry Woolf (General Atomics)
10:45-12:00 p.m. Breakout Session I (Parallel)
1:30-2:45 p.m. Panel Session II: Building Successful Graduates: Definitions, Admissions, Retention (Session Notes)
Frances Hellman (UC Berkeley), Cagliyan Kurdak (Michigan), Andrea Palounek (Los Alamos); Moderator: Megan Comins (Cornell)
3:15-4:30 p.m. Breakout Session II (Parallel)
6:00-7:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Reflections on Getting a PhD in Physics
Cherry Murray (Harvard) 

Saturday - February 2, 2013
Marriott Greenbelt Hotel

9:00-10:15 a.m. Breakout Session III (Parallel)