Scientific Calendar Event

Join us to celebrate 10 years of Physics Without Frontiers on the afternoon of the 22 November 2022 from 1pm. The online event will feature many fantastic talks from our international volunteers and alumni discussing their wide ranging PWF activities all over the world and the impact in their countries.

See the agenda for the afternoon here!
Register free to join the celebrations, take part in the discussions, and learn what young scientists are doing the world over to support each other in science.

The event will be held online to allow our international volunteers and alumni, and scientists from all over the world to join the discussions and learn from one another. Those at ICTP in Trieste can join the celebrations in the Budinich Lecture Hall where we will connect to the celebrations.

To participate please Register in advance using the link below. Once you do, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the event.

Looking forward to celebrating with you!


Go to day
  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
    • 13:00 - 14:30 Welcome and Keynotes
      Conveners: Kate Shaw (Ictp), Bobby Samir Acharya (Ictp)
      • 13:00 Welcome to ICTP PWF@10 5'
        Speaker: Prof. Atish Dabholkar (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:05 Importance of Basic Sciences 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Amal Kasry (Chief of Section in Basic Science, Research Innovation and Engineering. Division of Science Policy and Basic Science, Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO)
      • 13:15 10 Years of Physics Without Frontiers 5'
        Speaker: Prof. Bobby Acharya (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:20 From Gaza to PhD: A story of Physics 10'
        Speaker: Mr. Mohammed Al-hissi (Universität Konstanz)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:35 Physics Meetup in the Philippines 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Christine Adelle Rico-Yuson (Central Mindanao University)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:50 Online Training in HEP & ML at the Royal University of Bhutan 10'
        Speaker: Mr. Parsu Ram Sharma (Royal University of Bhutan)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:00 Coffee Break and Cake! 25'
    • 14:30 - 16:00 Session I
      Conveners: Kate Shaw (Ictp), Bobby Samir Acharya (Ictp)
      • 14:30 Particle Physics in Palestine 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Alhroob (University of Oklahoma)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 High Energy Physics across Latin America 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Reina Camacho (LPNHE-Paris CNRS/IN2P3)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:00 Programming, Machine Learning and Quantum Computing in Guatemala 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Alvaro Veliz (Queen Mary, University of London)
      • 15:15 Promoting Women in Physics in South Africa 10'
        Speaker: Prof. Sahal Yacoob (University of Cape Town)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Quantum Physics in Lesotho 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Makhamisa Senekane (National University of Lesotho)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:45 Coffee break and more Cake!!! 15'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Session II
      Conveners: Bobby Samir Acharya (Ictp), Kate Shaw (Ictp)
      • 16:00 Building the Path toward a Physics Research Community in Afghanistan 10'
        Speaker: Mr. Baktash Amini (University of Freiburg)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:15 BioPhysics in Tanzania and Malawi 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Daniel Shadrack (SJUT, Tanzania)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:30 Training in Advanced Statistics and Programming in Ghana 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Irene Opoku -Ntim (Ghana Atomic Energy Commission)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:45 Fostering Physics in Nepal 10'
        Speaker: Ms. Abha Eli
        Material: Slides
      • 17:00 Grasping at Straws: Cosmology, HEP and Medical Physics in the Kurdistan Region In Iraq 10'
        Speaker: Mr. Muhsin Aljaf (Garmian University)
        Material: Slides
      • 17:15 Pursuing Physics and opportunities in Venezuela 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Arturo Sanchez (Creative Commons Venezuela)
        Material: Slides
      • 17:30 Reception 30'