IUPAP 24th General Assembly, Berlin, Germany, 7-12 October 2002 – Announcement

Juergen Sahm 02 February 2001

The 24th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and related sessions will be held downtown in Berlin, Germany. The meetings will take place at the Magnus Haus and at the Humboldt-Universitaet, both sites are in the centre of the town and in a walking distance from one another.

The IUPAP General Assembly 2002 is hold under the auspices of IUPAP and is organized by the German Physical Society.

Date: 7 (Mon) – 12 (Sat) October 2002
Site: 7 – 8 October: Magnus-Haus; 9 – 12 October : Humboldt-Universit├Ąt Berlin

Schedule (proposal)
The layout of the schedule follows closely those of previous meetings.

Date Morning Afternoon Evening
Oct. 6 (Sun) Arrival 1 Registration 1
Oct. 7 (Mon) Council & Chairs Council & Chairs
Oct. 8 (Tue) Council & Chairs Council ———-
Registration 2
Oct. 9 (Wed) General Assembly Excursion 1 Public lecture
Oct. 10 (Thu) General Assembly Academic Session Banquet
Oct. 11 (Fri) General Assembly Excursion 2
Oct. 12 (Sat) General Assembly Council
Oct. 13 (Sun) Departure

The theme of the academic session will be “Physics Research Funding in Germany”.

Excursion 1 will lead to a site of scientific interest, excursion 2 will be a guided tour to Potsdam.

Council and Commission Chair’s meeting (7-8 October) preparing the General Assembly: about 30 participants.

General Assembly (9-12 October): about 120 participants (Council and Chairs, delegates and observers from member societies in almost 50 countries around the world).