40th Users Meeting Featured Speakers

A distinguished group of keynote speakers has been assembled for the 2007 Users Meeting.

  • Professor George Smoot 
    University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Co-Winner, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2006
    Dr. Smoot will deliver a public lecture the night of June 6. The title of his lecture will be “Relics of Creation: The Big Bang, the COBE satellite and the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)”
  • Hon. Nick Lampson (D-TX)
    U.S. House of Representatives, Chair of House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy
  • Dr. Kathryn Beers
    Acting Associate Director for Physical Sciences at the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
  • Dr. Robin Staffin
    Director, DOE Office of High Energy Physics
  • Professor Barry Barish
    California Institute of Technology
    Director of the ILC Global Design Effort
  • Dr. Tony Chan
    Director of the Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Science Foundation
  • Dr. Pier Oddone
    Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Professor Bruce Winstein
    University of Chicago
    Winner of the APS Panofsky Prize, 2006
  • Professor Michael Turner
    University of Chicago
  • Professor Abe Seiden
    UC Santa Cruz, Chair of the P5 Subcommittee of HEPAP
  • Dr. Lyn Evans
  • Dr. Edwin Goldwasser
    Founding Deputy Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (1967 – 1978)
  • Dr. James Sanford
    Brookhaven National Laboratory (retired)
    First Chair of the NAL Users Organization (1967)
    Former Associate Director for Program Planning, Fermilab
  • Dr. Young-Kee Kim
    Deputy Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

As at last year’s meeting, another feature will be talks from graduate students, selected competitively from the graduate community. Nominations for these talks are being accepted now.