Industrial Physics Forum (IPF) is a "meeting of the
minds" in physics. sponsor the conference and bring
leaders from across the field into the mix of participants.
Industry executives, research managers, academics, and science
policy decision makers convene annually to keep current
on the themes and issues affecting the physics community.
Each year a different AIP Corporate Associate company or
organization hosts the IPF, and opens the doors of its facilities
The first day of the forum is comprised
of the Theme Session. The theme is closely related to the
expertise of the host company. The latest techniques in
physics applied by the host company in research and development
are examined in detail. During afternoon laboratory tours,
participants observe techniques and technologies applied
by the host company in R&D. The second day of the meeting
is features a Policy Session, which examines issues and
current trends affecting the physics industry, and a Frontiers
in Physics session, which delves into 'hot topics' in the
The 2004 IPF, hosted by Hosted
Yorktown Heights, NY, will examine Sustaining
the Information Technology Revolution.
The IPF is designed to keep the segments
of the physics community talking to one another, by fostering
the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, and communication.
The IPF is an opportunity to meet other industry leaders
and to keep aware of the inroads and advancements of physics
and physics-related issues.