IPS Conference 2011

Thank you all for a wonderful meeting

See you all next year

"לשנה הבאה בירושלים"

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Program Booklet


registration on the spot is possible only by paying with cash or check

ips2011 program



The 57th Annual Meeting of the Israel Physical Society will take place at the Technion on Sunday, December 25th, 2011.

The meeting will cover all areas of physics - Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Biophysics, High Energy Physics, Geophysics and Planetary Science, Materials Physics, Mesoscopic Physics & Nanosystems, Nonlinear Physics, Physics Education, Plasma Physics, Quantum Information, Soft Matter & Chemical Physics, Solid State Physics, Statistical Physics, Superconductivity & Magnetism, and more.

The scientific program will consist of Plenary, Review, and Parallel Sessions as well as a dedicated Poster Session. Prizes will be awarded to the best student posters.

Registration and coffee: 08:30-09:15

Payment at the conference venue, on Sunday 25-12-2011, can only be done by cash or check. Unfortunately, we can not process credit cards at the registration desk. Online registration via credit card is still open.

Opening session: 09:15
End of closing session: end of the Plenary Lecture of Professor Dan Shechtman, 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry: 18:45

Plenary Lectures:
Robert Kirshner, Harvard. Exploding stars and the accelerating universe: Einstein's blunder undone
Dan Shechtman, Nobel Laureate 2011, Technion. Quasi periodic materials, a change of paradigm

abstract submission for posters only is still open

Poster maximal dimensions: height 90 cm; width 100 cm

Registration fees are: 425 NIS for Faculty and Industry, 275 NIS for students, post-docs, teachers and retired faculty. A discount of 50 NIS will be given to anyone registering and paying no later than Dec. 15 2011.
The fee covers the conference sessions, a light lunch and beverages, and also provides one year’s membership of the IPS.

Scientific Advisory Committee

Juan Adler, Technion

Eshel Ben Jacob, TAU

Richard Berkovits, BIU

Doron Cohen, BGU

Avishai Dekel, HUJ

Joshua Feinberg, Oranim

Shmuel Fishman, Technion

Yuval Gefen, Weizmann

Joe Imry, Weizmann

Yigal Meir, BGU

Yaron Oz, TAU

Ehud Pazi, NRCN

Eli Raz, Braude

Shmuel Shacham, Ariel

Efrat Shimshoni, BIU


The organizers are available to answer questions at: [email protected]

We are looking forward to hosting you at the Technion.

The local organizing committee,

Ilan Riess (Chair),
Ehud Behar,
Israel Ben-Efraim,
Steve Lipson,

Yoram Rozen,
Liz Yodim,
Adi Levi