Chancellor Emeritus Robert J. Birgeneau Symposium

Saturday, October 18, 2014


A symposium in celebration of Robert J. Birgeneau's contributions to science and education over 50 years.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in Katherine and James Lau Auditorium (106) Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley campus.

View photos from the event here.

Symposium Agenda

8:00 a.m.    Registration and coffee
8:30 a.m.    Sudip Chakravarty
9:00 a.m.    Bertrand Halperin
9:30 a.m.    David Nelson

10:00 a.m.  BREAK

10:30 a.m.  Patrick Lee
11:00 a.m.  Steven Kivelson
11:30 a.m.  Douglas Scalapino

12:00 p.m.  LUNCH

1:00 p.m.    Chandra Varma
1:30 p.m.    Amnon Aharony

2:00 p.m.    BREAK

2:15 p.m.    Zhi-Xun Shen
2:45 p.m.    Bernhard Keimer
3:15 p.m.    John Hill
3:45 p.m.    Young Lee

4:15 p.m.    BREAK

4:30 p.m.    Evelynn Hammonds
5:00 p.m.    Robert Haas

5:30 p.m.    BREAK

6:30 p.m.    RECEPTION AND DINNER, Moore Lobby, Hearst Mining Memorial Building, UC Berkeley Campus



Register for the Symposium here.
Directions, information and maps of campus showing the Symposium venue can be found here.

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Katherine and James Lau Auditorium (106) Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley campus
Contact name: 
Sylvie Mehner
Contact phone: 
(510) 664-7122