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AIP Summer Meeting 2021 largest to date

1 Feb 2022 9:00 AM | Anonymous

Last year’s 2021 AIP Summer Meeting was the most attended AIP Summer Meeting to date with 455 registrations.

The event was held 6-9 December, both in-person at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, and online. 

The scientific program featured a diverse range of work at the vanguard of Australian physics, including plenary lectures delivered by Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska FAA (QUT), Professor Michael Fuhrer (Monash) and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop AO FAA (UQ).

Focused Sessions provided an opportunity for members of the physics community to bring together eminent speakers working on cutting-edge research topics.

The meeting included:

·       11 topic streams with over 30 keynote and invited speakers

·       More than 280 talks and 45 posters

·       Three workshops and two pitch sessions

·       In relation to the meeting’s diversity agenda, 42% of plenary/keynote/invited speakers identified as female, 55% were male-identifying and 3% were unspecified. Almost all Australian states and territories as well as universities were represented. More info here.

A list of student prize winners for posters and oral presentations can be found here– congratulations to all the participants.

On behalf of the organisers, we would like to thank everyone who participated in the meeting, including our volunteers and sponsors without whom the event would not have been possible!

Photo: Our enthusiastic meeting volunteers Lady Gamboa and Terry Turner. Credit to Jennifer MacLeod.
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