Industrial Physics Forum 2014 Conference on Industrial Physics in Emerging Economies II: Session Topics

2014 IPF Program Schedule

General information | Session Topics | Confirmed speakers | Planning Committee | Science Entrepreneurship Short Course


Session Topics (as currently planned – speakers to be announced):

Frontiers in Physics

  • Physics research on the leading edge of scientific discovery

Industrial Physics in Emerging Economies: What is Trending?

  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications & photonics
  • Health, biophysics
  • Agriculture, energy, and climate

International Research & Development in a Global Company

  • Agilent Technologies IBM Intel

Science and Diplomacy

  • Representatives from the Brazilian and US government

The Entrepreneurial Professor – Success Stories

  • Physics professors from around the world who have started their own companies

Energy, Climate, and Risk

  • How the physical sciences are addressing global energy challenges, climate change, and natural hazard risk

Physics in the Brazilian Economy

  • Optics & Photonics
  • Natural Resource Exploration
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing

Physics in the (Oil) Field

  • NMR in exploration and oil well logging

Industrial Physics Around the World

  • How physicists around the world are innovating to solve problems, create jobs, and build economies

Excursions to local companies

  • Destinations to be announced