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

Programme



Thursday 28 October 2021 – Morning

09:00-09:20 Welcome DPG President
09:20-09:50

Physics for Society: Grand Challenges in the Horizon 2050

Chair EPS Forum Physics and Society, Carlos Hidalgo

09:50-10:00

Physics Bridging the Infinities: the Smallest Scales
Introduction: Claudia-Elisabeth Wulz

10:00-10:30 Alvaro de Rujula, CERN
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:10

Physics Bridging the Infinities: the Smallest Scales
Introduction: Mairi Sakellariadou

11:10-11:40 Daniele Oriti, LMU, Munich, Germany
11:40-11:50

Matter and Waves
Introduction: Kees van der Beek

11:50-12:20 Lucia Reining, CNRS, France
12:20-13:40 Lunch Break

Friday 29 October 2021 – Morning

09:00-09:10

Physics for Health: Accelerators
Introduction: Ralph Assmann

09:10-09:40 Henry Chapman, DESY, Germany
09:40-10:10 Angeles Faus-Golfe, Université Paris-Saclay, France
10:10-10:20

Physics for Health: Bionics & Robotics
Introduction: Giulio Cerullo

10:20-10:50 Friedrich Simmel, Technical University of Münich, Germany
10:50-11:20 Break
11:20-11:30

Physics for Environment and Sustainable Development: Earth & Climate
Introduction: Carlos Hidalgo

11:30-12:00 Jürgen Kurths, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
12:00-12:10

Physics for Environment and Sustainable Development: Energy
Introduction: Luisa Cifarelli

12:10-12:40

Fritz Wagner, IPP, Germany

12:40-14:00

Lunch Break

 28 October 2021 – Afternoon

  Matter and Waves
13:40-14:10 Claudia Draxl, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
14:10-14:20

Physics for Understanding Life: Intelligence and Life
Introduction: Felix Ritort

14:20-14:50

Raymond E. Goldstein, University of Cambredige, United Kingdom

14:50-15:00

Physics for Understanding Life: Searching for Life in the Universe
Introduction: Bart van Tiggelen

15:00-15:30 Sara Seager, IT, USA
15:30-16:00

Break

16:00-18:00

Round Table
Chair: Rüdiger Voss

Science for shaping the future
Curiosity-driven research as a road to new paradigms and true innovation
Technology development: power gains and vulnerability

19:00 Joint Dinner

Friday 29 October 2021 – Afternoon

14:00-14:10

Physics for Secure and Efficient Societies: large Scale Complex Socio-Technical Systems and Information and Communication
Introduction: Christian Beck, Felicia Barbato

14:10-14:40 Marc Barthelemy, Saclay, France
14:40-14:50 Break
14:50-16:50

Round Table

– Education and research in an interdisciplinary environment
– Open communication and responsible citizens
– Science and ethics
Frédéric Darbellay, Geneva University, Switzerland
Philip Macnaghten, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Richard Dawid, Stockholm University, Sweden
Florina Schalamon, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

17:00 Closing EPS President
   

 

Organized by:

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

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Fax. : +33 389 32 94 49
Email:  conferences@eps.org

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