The 5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics [ICWIP 2014] will take place from 5-8 August 2014 in Waterloo, Canada.
ICWIP 2014 is the 5th edition of a series of conference, which aims to celebrate scientific work in all areas of physics, discuss the gender issues in physics research and build a worldwide physics community.
The conference is comprised of plenary talks lead by renowned woman speakers, workshops on scientific culture including professional development and ethics, a poster session and outreach activities.
There is an exciting programme of plenary talks by distinguished speakers from around the world, such as: Melissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair of Physics, Harvard University; Silvia Torres-Peimbert, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Astronomy, Mexico City University and President Elect of the Executive Committee, International Astronomical Union; Sabine Stanley, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Planetary Physics, University of Toronto; Patience Mthunzi, Senior Scientist Researcher, National Laser Centre – Biophotoncs, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa; and Tsai-Chien Chiang, Editor in Chief of the China Times and author of “Madam Wu Chien-Shiung: The First Lady of Physics Research”.
The attendance is regulated by country. The list of national team leader can be found on the conference website.
Early-bird registration ends on 5 April 2014. Travel grants are also available. The application ends on 15 January 2014.
More information is available on the conference website.