The annual gathering of the Fermilab Users Organization will be held on June 2-3, 2010.
This meeting is an opportunity for discussion of new physics results from the laboratory’s experimental program, future initiatives at the lab, and thoughtful presentations from leaders of the scientific policy community. The meeting will also feature selected talks from outstanding young physicists.
Topics to be covered at the Users Meeting include:
- Collider Physics
- Astro-particle Physics
- Neutrino Physics
- Future Plans
Scheduled speakers include Steve Koonin (DOE Under Secretary for Science), Dennis Kovar (DOE Office of High Energy Physics), U.S. Congressman Bill Foster
Links for the recorded video for each session are available in the online agenda.
The GSA poster session will be held on June 2nd at 5:30 pm in the Atrium. More information about submitting talk and poster abstracts are available here. The GSA New Perspectives conference scheduled for June 1 has been cancelled.
We are holding a competition for featured graduate students talks at the Users’ Meeting. Faculty advisors may nominate their students for such talks with a letter of recommendation and a one-page description of the proposed talk. Nominations should be emailed to GRADTALKS2010@fnal.gov – the nomination deadline is May 15.
The Public Lecture held in conjunction with this year’s Users’ Meeting will be given by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. Tickets are free and are available on a first-come/first-served basis, so you must reserve them in advance and there is a limit of 4 tickets per person. Tickets are available at the Arts & Lecture Series Box Office located on the 1st floor of Wilson Hall in the Users Office area. More information by phone at 630.840.ARTS (2787) or on the web at www.fnal.gov/culture under the “Lectures” tab. Registering for the Users’ Meeting does NOT automatically reserve you a ticket for the Public Lecture!
The popular Festa Italiana will be held in Kuhn Barn following the public lecture.