Flanders, Belgium and CERN - from an academic point of view

Symposium

30-11-2018

Paleis der Academiën, Brussel

Flanders, Belgium and CERN - from an academic point of view

Activiteit in het kader van de Denkerscyclus 

This symposium is the result of the 2018 Thinkers' programme on ‘Flanders, Belgium and CERN’ led by Walter Van Doninck (former Vice President of the CERN Council and Thinker-in-Residence).

Director-General Fabiola Gianotti introduces CERN. Belgian and international experts will be reflecting on the scope and role of CERN for Belgium in general and Flanders in particular. 

Practical details

This symposium will take place in the Palace of the Academies, Rue Ducale 1, Brussels. 
The preliminary programme is subject to change.
Participation is free of charge but please register online.

Programma: 

30-11-2018

1 Registration 09:30 - 10:00
2 Welcome 10:00 - 10:15
3 Introducing CERN 10:15 - 10:50
Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General CERN (speaker)
4 Flanders & Belgian Highlights 10:50 - 11:35
4.1 Nuclear Physics
Gerda Neyens, KU Leuven (speaker)
4.2 Particle Physics
Jorgen D’Hondt, VUB (speaker)
5 Coffee break 11:35 - 12:15
6 CERN in images 12:15 - 12:30
Film intermezzo
7 Testimonials Young Researchers 12:30 - 12:45
8 What's out there? 12:45 - 13:30
Gian Giudice, CERN (speaker)
9 Lunch 13:30 - 14:30
10 CERN's legacy to mankind 14:30 - 15:15
Siegfried Bethke, Max Planck Institute Munchen (speaker)
11 Accelerators in society 15:15 - 16:00
Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA (speaker)
12 Education, training, incubation 16:00 - 16:30
tbc
13 Coffee break 16:30 - 17:00
14 Science for peace 17:00 - 17:45
Rolf Heuer, CERN (speaker)
tbc
15 Wrap up 17:45 - 18:15
Walter Van Doninck, Thinker in residence (speaker)
16 Closing reception 18:15 - 19:15