Panels and Workshops

Below you will find links and information on the specific panels and workshops being hosted at CUPC 2022. The pages will have a short description of what each panel/workshop is planning to offer and brief biographies of the participants.  This page will be regularly updated as panel details and participants are confirmed.

Panel –  “Somewhere, Something Incredible is Waiting to be Known.”

(Friday, October 29 from 13:00 – 14:30)

Moderated by CUPC 2022 organizing team member Callum Stonehouse, this panel will feature four science communicators using different media to bring the excitement and wonder of physics to audiences outside of the physics community.

Panel – Equity and Representation in Physics: Diversity Empowers Innovation

(Friday, October 29 from 17:30 – 19:00)

CUPC 2022 organizing team member and panel moderator Jennika McIntosh will be joined by leading physicists within the Canadian physics community to highlight the contributions to physics from members of marginalized groups, and we will discuss existing barriers and paths to create a more diverse, and therefore more productive, community.

Panel –  Climate Change: A Physicist’s Role

(Sunday from 9:00-10:30)

CUPC 2022 organizing team member Wesley Schlenker will moderate this discussion with physicsts, at various stages of their careers, that are using their skills and knowledge to tackle problems in understanding our climate and creating a more sustainable future.

Panel –  Where F=ma can take you: Physics in the Workforce

(Sunday from 10:30 – 12:00)

Moderated by CUPC 2022 organizing team member Ricky Summerlin, this panel will highlight four physics graduates pursuing diverse careers outside of academia.