ASFAP Community Town Hall

from Monday, July 12, 2021 (11:00 AM) to Thursday, July 15, 2021 (4:00 PM)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jul 12, 2021
Jul 13, 2021
Jul 14, 2021
Jul 15, 2021
AM
11:00 AM
Session #1 - Ketevi Adikle Assamagan (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) (until 12:00 PM) ()
11:00 AM Guest of Honor Address - Dr Shamila Nair-Bedouelle (UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences)   ()
11:15 AM ASFAP Overview - Prof. Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg (ZA))   ()
11:30 AM Physics strategies in Japan - Prof. Setsuko Tajima (Osaka University, Japan)   ()
11:45 AM Physics Strategies in China - Prof. Zhengguo Zhao (University of Science and Technology of China)   ()
11:00 AM
Session #4 - Sam Ramaila (University of Johannesburg) (until 12:00 PM) ()
11:00 AM Ethics Committee - Prof. Nithaya Chetty (University of the Witwatersrand) Prof. Oumar Ka (Cheikh Anta Diop University) Dr Samira Hassani (Université Paris-Saclay (FR)) Dr Chilufya Mwewa (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   ()
11:15 AM Accelerators - Dr Joele Mira (iThemba LABS) Dr Ahmed Ali Abdelalim (Helwan University, also at CTP, Zewail City of Science and Tech.)   ()
11:30 AM Astrophysics and Cosmology - Prof. Mirjana Povic (Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute) Dr Bernard Asabere (GSSTI / AVN Ghana) Prof. Lerothodi Leonard Leeuw (University of the Western Cape)   ()
11:45 AM Atomic and Molecular Physics - Dr Obinna Abah (Queens U. Belfast) Dr Ibrahim Cheik Njifon (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories) Dr Stéphane Kenmoe (U. of Duisburg-Essen)   ()
11:00 AM
Session #7 - Farida Fassi (Universite Mohammed V (MA)) (until 12:00 PM) ()
11:00 AM Community Engagement - Prof. NDEYE ARAME BOYE FAYE (UCAD/ ARSN) Dr Marie Clementine Uwineza Nibamureke (University of Johannesburg) Prof. Jamal Mimouni (Mentouri University)   ()
11:15 AM Light Sources - Dr Thierry D'Almeida (Sèmè City, Benin) Dr Gihan Kamel (Helwan U., Egypt) Prof. Tabbetha Dobbins (Rowan University)   ()
11:30 AM Materials Physics - Prof. Sonia Haddad (Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar) Prof. Balla Diop Ngom (Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar) Dr David Dodoo-Arhin (University of Ghana)   ()
11:00 AM
Session #10 - Peter Jenni (Albert Ludwigs Universitaet Freiburg (DE)) (until 12:15 PM) ()
11:00 AM Observers Committee - Dr Lydia Roos (LPNHE Paris) Dr Mary Bishai (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Prof. Mourad Telmini (UniversitéTunis El Manar, Tunisia) Dr Lawrence Norris (AfPS) Dr Maria Moreno Llacer (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES)) Prof. Yassine Hassouni (Mohammed V University, Morocco) Prof. Nabila Aghanim (AS, CNRS and Université Paris-Saclay) Prof. Oumar Ka (Cheikh Anta Diop University) Dr Peter Jenni (Albert Ludwigs Universitaet Freiburg (DE)) Dr Uli Raich (retired) Dr Jose Salt (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES)) Dr Gopolang Mohlabeng (Queen's University) Dr Claire Lee (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Prof. Abdesslam Arhrib (AbdelMalek Essaadi university) Dr Samira Hassani (Université Paris-Saclay (FR))   ()
11:15 AM Event Summary - Dr Fairouz Malek (LPSC-Grenoble, CNRS and UGA, France)   ()
11:45 AM Next Steps - Prof. Farida Fassi (Universite Mohammed V (MA))   ()
PM
12:00 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
12:30 PM
Session #2 - Emmanuel Tsesmelis (CERN) (until 1:30 PM) ()
12:30 PM Mega Projects in India : status and path ahead - Prof. Rohini M. Godbole (India Institute of Science) Prof. Amol Dighe (TIFR)   ()
12:45 PM European Physics Strategies - Prof. Karl Jakobs (Albert Ludwigs Universitaet Freiburg (DE))   ()
1:00 PM USA Physics Strategies - Prof. Young-Kee Kim (University of Chicago (US))   ()
1:15 PM Latin American Physics Startegy (LASF4RI) - Prof. Marta Alice Losada (NYU Abu Dhabi)   ()
1:30 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
2:00 PM
Session #3 -Prof. Rob Adam (Director of SKA, South Africa) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Address by the African Union Commissioner in charge of science - H. E. Prof. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor (AU Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology)   ()
2:15 PM Address by the Democratic Republic of Congo Presidential Panel - Dr Raïssa Malu (Directrice - Investing In People (IIP) ASBL, Member of the Democratic Republic of Congo Presidential Panel to the African Union)   ()
2:30 PM The African Physical Society (AfPS) - Prof. Ahmadou Wagué (UCAD, Dakar, Senegal)   ()
2:45 PM The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) - Prof. Norbert Hounkonnou (University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin)   ()
3:00 PM The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) - Prof. Malik Maaza (UNESCO UNISA ITL/NRF Africa Chair in Nanosciences & Nanotechnology)   ()
3:15 PM African Strategy — Feedback from International Advisory Committee (IAC) - Prof. Winston Wole Soboyejo ( Provost, Worcester Polytech. Inst., USA)   ()
3:30 PM End of the day session Discussion   ()
4:00 PM --- Daily Discussion Session ---
12:00 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
12:30 PM
Session #5 - Mohamed Chabab (Cadi Ayyad University) (until 1:30 PM) ()
12:30 PM Women in Physics - Dr Iroka Chidinma Joy (National Space Research and Development Agency) Dr Marie Chantal Cyulinyana (University of Rwanda) Dr Dephney Mathebula (University of Venda)   ()
12:45 PM Biophysics - Dr Emmanuel Nji (BioStruct-Africa) Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann (University of Ghana) Prof. Tjaart Kruger (University of Pretoria)   ()
1:00 PM Computing & 4IR - Prof. Dharm Singh (Namibia University of Science and Technoliogy) Prof. Francesco Petruccione (University of KwaZulu-Natal) Dr Ghita Rahal (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Dr Happy M. Sithole (CSIR, South Africa) Prof. Gaurav Bajpai (University of Rwanda)   ()
1:15 PM Earth Sciences - Dr Alassane Traoré (Institut de Technologie Nucléaire Appliquée, UCAD) Dr Bjorn von der Heyden (Stellenbosch University)   ()
1:30 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
2:00 PM
Session #6 - Lerothodi Leonard Leeuw (University of Johannesburg (ZA)) (until 3:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Particle Physics - Prof. Mohamed Chabab (Cadi Ayyad University) Dr Yasmine Sara Amhis (IJCLab (Orsay)) Dr Edith Zinhle Buthelezi (iThemba LABS, National Research Foundation (ZA))   ()
2:15 PM Energy - Dr Mounia Karim (Cranfield University) Prof. Diouma Kobor (University Assane Seck of Ziguinchor (UASZ)) Dr Daniel Ayuk Egbe (ANSOLE)   ()
2:30 PM Fluid and Plasma Physics - Prof. Oluwole Daniel Makinde (Stellenbosch University) Dr Isaiah M. Blankson (NASA) Prof. John Foster (The University of Michigan)   ()
2:45 PM Instrumentation and Detectors - Nieldane Pieter Stodart (iThemba LABS, National Research Foundation (ZA)) Prof. Ulrich Goerlach (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Dr Paul Gueye (Michaigan State University)   ()
3:00 PM --- Daily Discussion Session ---
12:00 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
12:30 PM
Session #8 -Prof. Zeblon Vilakazi (Vice Chancellor, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) (until 1:30 PM) ()
12:30 PM Nuclear Physics - Dr Sevdalina Dimitrova (BAS, Bulgaria) Dr Mark Dalton (Jefferson Lab) Prof. Hassan brahim (Cairo Univ., Egypt)   ()
12:45 PM ASFAP Tools and Logistics - Dr Kétévi Adiklè Assamagan (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   ()
1:30 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---
2:00 PM
Session #9 - Ulrich Goerlach (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM Young Physicists Forum - Dr Benard Mulilo (University of Zambia) Dr Amani Ebrahim (SLAC) Dr Mounia LAASSIRI (Mohammed V University) Dr Diallo Boye (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   ()
2:15 PM Physics Education - Dr Mouhamadou Mansour Faye (Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal) Dr Uli Raich (retired) Dr Noella Josiane Umuhoza Karemera (University of Rwanda) Dr Khalid Berrada (Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco) Dr Sam Ramaila (University of Johannesburg)   ()
2:30 PM Optics and Photonics - Dr Rim Cherif (Université de Carthage, Tunisia) Prof. Jérémie T. Zoueu (Institut National de Polytechnique, Ivory Coast) Prof. Alain Dikande (University of Buea, Cameroon)   ()
2:45 PM Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - Prof. Conrad Bertrand Tabi (Botswana International University of Science & Technology)   ()
3:00 PM Medical Physics - Prof. Stephen Avery (University of Pennsylvania) Dr Hany Ammar (Medicine-Aswan University) Prof. Rajaa Sebihi (Mohmmed V University, Morocco)   ()
3:15 PM End of the day Sessions discussions   ()
3:45 PM --- Break ---
12:15 PM
Session #11 - Shaaban Khalil Ibrahim (ENHEP Egyptian Network of High Energy Physics (EG)) (until 2:15 PM) ()
12:15 PM Communications and networking of Physics in Africa - James E Gubernatis (African Physics Newsletter)   ()
12:30 PM Discussion   ()
2:15 PM --- Break — Join us for online networking in Gather.Town ---