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Conference programme

We have an exciting conference line-up for CUWiP UK 2020 in York. Our headline speakers include Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Professor Petra Rudolph. On Friday we will run excursions including a visit to Hartlepool Power Station.

Workshops will include topics such as:

  • Find your Future: CV and Networking
  • Meet a Medical Physicist
  • Engaging with the media
  • The Accumulation of (Dis)Advantage (or Nibbled to Death by Ducks)

The full programme will be released in the coming weeks, however please see below an overview. 

Thursday 12 March 2020

6 to 7pm Arrival at University of York and registration

7 to 7.15pm Welcome talk 

7.15 to 8.30pm Dinner

8.30 to 10pm Social activities

Friday 13 March 2020

8am to 5pm Excursions

6 to 7pm Arrival back at the University and drinks

7 to 8.15pm Dinner

8.15 to 9.15pm Keynote speaker - Daniela Bortoletto - "Science for Peace at the Energy Frontier"

Saturday 14 March 2020

9 to 10.15am Keynote speaker - Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell - 

"The discovery of pulsars - a graduate student's tale"

10.15 to 10.30am Group photo

10.30 to 11am Coffee break

11am to 12.30pm Workshops

12.30 to 1.30pm Lunch

1.30 to 3pm Workshops

3 to 3.30pm Coffee break

3.30 to 4.45pm Keynote speaker - Prof Petra Rudolf - "Carbon is a Girl's best friend"

5pm Travel back to Staycity

6.45pm Travel from Staycity to National Railway Museum

7 to 7.30pm Arrival and drinks reception

7.30 to 9pm Dinner

9 to 10pm After dinner keynote speaker - Sue Nelson

Sunday 15 March 2020

9 to 10.30am Talk and academic panel

10.30 to 11am Coffee break

11am to 12.30pm Industry panel

12.30 to 1pm Conference survey

1pm Networking lunch

Depart York