The Higgs Symposium

General event

The Higgs Symposium

  • Event time: Starts on 9th January 2013. Runs until 11th January 2013
  • Event dates: 9th January 2013 to 11th January 2013
  • Location: Informatics Forum

Event details

The Higgs Symposium will consist of 12 plenary lectures focused on the discovery of the Higgs boson and its impact on physics.

The scientific programme is now available. Speakers include John Ellis, Mikhail Shaposhnikov, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Michael Atiyah, Subir Sachdev, Chris Llewellyn Smith, Howie Haber, Joe Incandela, Eilam Gross, Riccardo Rattazzi, David Kosower and Matt Strassler. A formal launch event for the Higgs Centre will take place during the course of the meeting.

Registration

The meeting is now open for registration. A £75 fee, to be paid upon registration, will cover: coffee breaks; lunch on the three days (Wednesday through Friday); a reception on Wednesday evening and a conference dinner on Thursday.

The Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology (IPPP) provides funds to reimburse the £75 fee for UK-based students, on a first come, first served basis.

Registration deadline: 30th November.

Accommodation

We have some accommodation pre-booked for this event for the nights of 8th, 9th and 10th January. If you would like to use this accommodation, please indicate so in the registration procedure, and the secretary will get in touch with you via email. The Higgs Centre will cover the accommodation costs for a limited number of PhD students.

Enquiries

Contact Lyndsey Miller: admin-general [at] ph.ed.ac.uk 

The Higgs Symposium is organised by the Higgs Centre and co-sponsored by the IPPP.

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