PHYSICS FOR SOCIETY: GRAND CHALLENGES IN THE HORIZON 2050 October 28 - 29, 2021, Magnus Haus, Berlin

Committees and Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers

Barthelemy Marc, IPHT, Saclay, France
“Challenges for a science of cities”
Freya, DESY, Hamburg, Germany
Chapman Henry, DESY, Germany
Darbellay Frédéric, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzeraland
Dawid Richard, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Final but Incomplete – how 21st century fundamental physics might differ from the physics we know
Draxl Claudia,
Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
From FAIR Data to Knowledge and Novel Materials
de Rujula
Alvaro, CERN, Geneva, Switzeraland
The Higgs boson and the Coronavirus
Faus-Golfe Angeles, Université Paris-Saclay, France
Accelerators for Health: From Current to Dream machines
Goldstein Raymond E., University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Günter Sibylle, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Germany
Hidalgo Carlos, EPS Chair Forum Physics and Society, Spain
Physics for Society: Grand Challenges in the Horizon 2050
Jürgen Kurths, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
Macnaghten Philip, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Education and research in an interdisciplinary environment – Open communication and responsible citizens – Science and ethics
Martins Zita, Instituto Superior Técnico, Protugal
Daniele, LMU, Munich, Germany
The physics of the universe: cosmology, and quantum gravity
Reining Lucia, CNRS, France
The well-known and the unexpected
Schalamon Florina, Johannes Gutenberg University , Mainz, Germany
Seager Sara, MIT, USA
Simmel Friedrich, Technische Universität , Munich, Germany
Bioinspired micro- and nanorobotics
Wagner Fritz, IPP, Germany
Physics for Environment and Sustainable Development: Energy
Zalewska Agnieszka, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Organisation Committees

Böttcher Andreas, DPG
Fantz Ursel
DPG and EPS Executive Committee

Hidalgo Carlos, chair EPS Forum Physics and Society
Lee David, EPS Secretary General


Assmann Ralph, CERN, Switzerland
Beck Christian, Queen Mary – University of London, UK
Cerullo Giulio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Cifarelli Luisa, DIFA, Università di Bologna, Italy
Ritort Felix, Barcelona University, Spain
Rossel Christophe, IBM Research Zürich, Switzerland

Sakellariadou Mairi, King’s College London, UK
Van der Beek Kees, CNRS Paris-Saclay, France
Van Tiggelen Bart, CNRS Paris, France
Voss Rüdiger, CERN, Switzerland
Wulz Claudia-Elisabeth, HEPHY, Germany


Organized by:

The German Physical Society (DPG)
[on the occasion of the DPG 175 years Anniversary]
and the European Physical Society (EPS)


European Physical Society (EPS)
Tel.  : +33 389 32 94 48
Fax. : +33 389 32 94 49


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