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US Delegation to the 7th International Conference on Women in Physics

15 Oct 2019, 20:13 UTC
US Delegation to the 7th International Conference on Women in Physics
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By Beth Cunningham ICWIP 2017 Group Photo Copyright Liz Hingley, IoP and University of Birmingham Every three years, starting in 2002, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics has sponsored a global conference for women physicists and astronomers. About 200 women and their male allies from approximately 60 countries gather to talk about their success stories and continuing challenges in advancing the careers of women in physics and astronomy. Attendees must be part of a country delegation in order to participate. The conference includes plenary sessions with world-renowned women physicists and astronomers, breakout sessions on special topics such as education and improving the workplace, poster sessions to highlight activities supporting women in each country and for attendees to showcase their own work, and multiple opportunities for networking and building collaborations and alliances. The seventh International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP 2020), will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from July 13 through July 17, 2020. The proceedings of all the previous ICWIPs are freely available. The U.S. Delegation has already started preparation for attending ICWIP 2020. Three women have been chosen to lead the U.S. Delegation: Jessica Esquivel, Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryLaura McCullough, University of Wisconsin - StoutSherry Yennello, ...

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