Press breakfast ICHEP 2016

Chicago to host ICHEP, the International Conference on High Energy Physics: Press event

Members of the media are invited to “A Nobel Breakfast,” at 8 a.m (CDT) on 8 August. Featured guests will include Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita and leaders of international laboratories whose work has contributed to Nobel Prizes in physics. Moderating the event will be Edward “Rocky” Kolb, dean of UChicago’s Physical Sciences Division and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Kajita, of the University of Tokyo, shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.” The laboratory leaders attending the event will be Fabiola Gianotti, director-general of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research; Peter Littlewood, director of Argonne National Laboratory; Nigel Lockyer, director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory; Yifang Wang, director of China’s Institute for Particle Physics; and Masanori Yamauchi, director-general of KEK, Japan’s high-energy accelerator research organization.

More information here.

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8 Aug 2016, 08.00 - 09.00


Sheraton Grand Hotel, Chicago

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