FIP sponsored or co-sponsored sessions at the APS Spring Meetings

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March meeting, March 2-6, 2015, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas

Session B3, Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:15 AM, Room: 002AB
Condensed Matter Physics in Latin America I
Chair: Alex de Lozanne, University of Texas at Austin
  • Pablo Levy, An overview of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in Argentina by 2014, and Oxides for Non Volatile Memory Devices: The MeMOSat Project
  • Adalberto Fazzio, Brazilian Nanotechnology Initiative
  • Marcelino Barboza-Flores, Development of Micro and Nano Crystalline CVD Diamond TL/OSL Radiation Detectors for Clinical Applications
  • Arturo Ayon, Influence of Quantum Dots and Surface Nanotexturization on Solar-Cell Performance


Session Q3, Wednesday March 4 2015, 2:30 PM, Room: 002AB
Condensed Matter Physics in Latin America II
Chair: Edmond L Berger, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Horacio M. Pastawski, Spin dynamics with Solid State NMR and GPU calculations: Loschmidt Echoes, Intrinsic Decoherence and Quantum Dynamical Phase Transitions
  • Antonio Jose Roque da Silva, An Upgrade for the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Source: Are you Sirius?
  • Manuel Quevedo-Lopez, Large area radiation detectors based on II VI thin film
  • Angela Camacho, Condensed Matter Physics in Colombia is in its forties
April Meeting

April Meeting, April 11 - 14, 2015, Hilton Baltimore
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland

Session J8, Sunday, April 12, 10:45 AM, (co-sponsored with DPB) Room: Key 4
International Photon Science Facilities
Chair: Stuart Henderson, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Harald Sinn, XFEL, Progress and Plans
  • David Schultz, The LCLS-II Project at SLAC
  • Harald Reichert, Overview of International 4th Generation Synchron Light Sources Plans

Session J12, Sunday, April 12, 10:45 AM,  Room: Key 8
Prize Session: Joseph A. Burton, Leo Szilard and John Wheatley Awards co-sponsors: FPS FIP
Chair: Micah Lowenthal, National Academy of Science

Session S12, Monday April 13, 2015, 1:30 PM, Room: Key 8
Models of International Partnership – I
Chair: Edmond L Berger, Argonne National Laboratory
  • David Gross, Introduction and Context
  • Sergio Bertolucci, LHC at CERN – Machine and Detectors
  • Joseph Lykken, Long Baseline Neutrino Facility at Fermilab – a developing model
  • Thomas Glasmacher, FRIB – Diverse Partnership Models in Nuclear Physics
Session U12, Monday April 13, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room: Key 8
Models of International Partnership – II
Chair: Maria Spiropulu, Caltech
  • Roger Blandford, Astrophysics and Cosmology International Projects
  • Robert Iotti, ITER
  • Gabriela Gonzalez, The LIGO Model
  • Panel Discussion
Session Y8, Tuesday, Apr 14 2015, 1:30PM, Room: Key 4 (co-sponsored with CSWP)
The 5th International Conference on Women in Physics, Reflections and Going Forward
Chair: Susan Blessing, Florida State University
  • Beth Cunningham, Overview of the 5th ICWIP and ongoing efforts in the US to improve the representation and status of women in physics.
  • Prajval Shastri, Government policies and other efforts to decrease the gender gap in physics in India
  • Kathryne Sparks Woodle and Herman White, Experiences at the 5th and 3rd ICWIPs

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