EPS Executive and Staff activity for April 2015

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The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and staff for April 2015:

7-9 April: John Dudley, EPS vice-president, attended an International Year of Light Ceremony in Warsaw (PL) and met with the Presidents of OSA and SPIE (PL).

8 April: Christophe Rossel, EPS president, participated in the board meeting of the Swiss Physical Society in Bern (CH) in his position of delegate to the Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences.

8 April: Gina Gunaratnam, EPS communication coordinator, started an exhibition of light photographs in the frame of the “Journées des Arts et de la Culture” at the University of Mulhouse (FR). Several events had the theme of light as connecting thread to celebrate the International Year of Light 2015.

10-11 April: Christophe Rossel chaired the meeting of the Board of Directors of the EPL Association at the EPS Secretariat in Mulhouse (FR). David Lee, EPS secretary general and Frédéric Burr, EPL staff editor, attended the meeting.

17 April: Ari Friberg, member of the EPS Executive Committee and representing the EPS, attended the EPJ Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting in Bergen (NO).

23 April: Zsolt Fülöp, member of the EPS Executive Committee, attended the EPS Historic Site ceremony in Budapest (HU).

29 April: Christophe Rossel met in Zurich (CH) with other members of Organizing Committee of EPS Historic Site Einsteinhaus in Bern (CH).

30 April: Christophe Rossel met Head of International relations at CERN in Geneva (CH) and persons involved in CERN Foundation and Sharing Knowledge Foundation.

30 April: John Dudley met with International Year of Light 2015 partners at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford (UK).

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