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SciComm Collider 2
from Wednesday, May 8, 2024 (8:00 AM) to Friday, May 10, 2024 (11:00 PM)
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024
    9:00 AM Registration
    10:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
    10:30 AM Tour of Perimeter and Intro Activities
    11:30 AM Discussion: Bridging science and the humanities
    12:30 PM Lunch
    2:00 PM Panel: More inclusive scicomm
    3:00 PM Quantum simulations/computing - Matthew Johnson (Perimeter Institute)
    4:00 PM Coffee Break
    4:30 PM // Free Time
    7:00 PM From Hydrogen to Higgs Bosons: Particle Physics at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN // Public Lecture - Advance Tickets Required
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024
    10:00 AM Discussion: Accurate analogies and complex topics
    11:00 AM Panel: Book deals and book writing
    12:00 PM Lunch
    2:00 PM The Scientist and the Journalist - Colloquium (Patchen Barss)
    3:00 PM Break
    3:30 PM Discussion: Social media and video
    4:30 PM Cosmology from Galaxy Surveys - Jessica Muir (Perimeter Institute)
    5:30 PM // Free Time
    6:00 PM Banquet
  • Friday, May 10, 2024
    10:00 AM Perimeter Institute / SciComm Coffee Mixer
    11:00 AM Panel: Tricky topics and institutional constraints
    12:00 PM Black holes and gravitational waves - Luis Lehner (Perimeter Institute)
    1:00 PM Lunch
    2:00 PM Perspectives on Communicating Physics to the Public - Colloquium (Matt Strassler / Tatiana Erukhimova)
    3:00 PM Break
    3:30 PM Discussion 4 - TBD
    4:30 PM SciComm Wrap Up