We welcome you to FYSICA 2018!

FYSICA 2018 Utrecht University

Utrecht University hosts FYSICA 2018 (iStock.com / VLIET)

Impression 2017: Plenary Hall

FYSICA 2017 turned out to be a very successful edition. At this picture you can see Ben Feringa as plenary speaker. Photo: NNV

FYSICA 2018 Utrecht skyline

The beautiful city of Utrecht is centrally located (iStock.com / toos)

Impression 2017: Jo van den Brand

Jo van den Brand, Physica Lecture. Photo: NNV

Impression 2017: FYSICA-market

Institutes and companies presented their work and products at the FYSICA-market. Photo: NNV

Impression 2017: Focus sessions

In the afternoon, you could make a choice out of several focus sessions. Photo: NNV

Impression 2017: Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture by Ben Feringa. Photo: NNV

Vorige Volgende

Program FYSICA 2018

We were very honoured to host the following plenary speakers:

  • Barry Barish (Caltech) - Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 - detecting gravitational waves
  • Maria Antonietta Loi (University of Groningen) - Physica Prize 2018 - organic hybrid optoelectronics
  • Julia Cramer (TU Delft, Leiden University) - Minerva Prize 2017 - communicating physics topics that might seem impossible to explain to laymen
  • Gabriele Hegerl (University of Edinburgh) - Hans Sigrist Prize 2016 - complex system climate



08.45 Registration desk open / coffee & tea & FYSICA-market
09.40 Welcome by Jan van Ruitenbeek, Chair NNV
09.45 Introduction Physicaprijs winner: Jasper Knoester
09.50 Plenary Physica Lecture: Maria Antonietta Loi
10.20 Plenary Lecture: Gabriele Hegerl

10.50 Coffee break & FYSICA-market

11.15 Award Ceremonies 'Natuurkundedocent van het Jaar 2018', 'NTvN award' & NNV hbo Jong Talent prize'
11.30 Young Speakers Contest: 3 finalists

12.15 Lunch & FYSICA-market 
  *12.45-13.45 ALV NNV
  *12.45-13.45 Finals SPIN BSc-contest

14.00 Focus Sessions part 1

Careers in physics
Complex system climate
Didactics of physics
Particles & cosmos
Quantum physics for technology. How and why?

15.10 Short break
15.20 Focus Sessions part 2

16.20 Tea break & FYSICA-market
17.00 Award Ceremonies 'Young Speakers Contest' & 'BSc-contest'
17.10 Plenary Lecture: Julia Cramer
17.40 Introduction Nobel Prize Winner: Jo van den Brand
17.50 Plenary Lecture: Barry Barish (Nobel Prize) 

19.00 Dinner

20.30 Evening performance: Theremin in Concert

21.50 Closing of FYSICA 2018 




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