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ASFAP Community Town Hall

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Fairouz Malek (LPSC-Grenoble, CNRS and UGA, France) , Farida Fassi (Universite Mohammed V (MA)) , Kétévi Adiklè Assamagan (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Shaaban Khalil Ibrahim (ENHEP Egyptian Network of High Energy Physics (EG)) , Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg (ZA))
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ASFAP Community Town Hall
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61767841334
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Ketevi Adikle Assamagan
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ASFAP Community Town Hall
Participants
  • Abdelkrim ZEGHARI
  • Ahmed Ali Abdelalim
  • Azwinndini Muronga
  • BallaDiop Ngom
  • Chilufya Mwewa
  • Claire Lee
  • Diouma Kobor
  • Emanonfi Elias N'DOLO
  • Faical Azaiez
  • Fairouz Malek
  • Farida Fassi
  • FOBASSO MBOGNOUf FLORETTE CORINNE
  • Ghofrane Bel-Hadj-Aissa
  • Hamza Abouabid
  • Hassan Abdalla
  • Herman Winick
  • Jean Baptiste Fankam Fankam
  • Jesutofunmi Fajemisin
  • Josiah Faniyi
  • Justina Achuka
  • Ketevi Adikle Assamagan
  • Lydia Roos
  • M.Chantal Cyulinyana
  • Maria Moreno Llacer
  • Marie Clémentine Nibamureke
  • Mark Dalton
  • Martin Owusu-Mensah
  • MARY BISHAI
  • Md Anwar Hossain
  • melissa denecke
  • Mesfin Asfaw Afrassa
  • Noura Nassar
  • Oumar Ka
  • Paul Colas
  • Peter JENNI
  • Raphael Emeka
  • Samira Hassani
  • Sekazi Mtingwa
  • Shaaban Khalil
  • SIDI ben abdillah
  • Simon Connell
  • Sonia Haddad
  • Soumaya Manai
  • Stephen Nyaranga
  • Syed Muhammad Tanzeel Sajjad
  • Sébastien Cartier
  • Uli Raich
  • Yasmine Sara Amhis
  • Zakaria Dahbi
Steering Committee of ASFAP
    • 11:00 11:15
      Guest of Honor Address 15m
      Speaker: Dr Shamila Nair-Bedouelle (UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences)
    • 11:15 11:30
      ASFAP Overview 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg (ZA))
    • 11:30 11:45
      Physics strategies in Japan 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Setsuko Tajima (Osaka University, Japan)
    • 11:45 12:00
      Physics Strategies in China 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Zhengguo Zhao (Chinese Physics Association)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Break 30m
    • 12:30 12:45
      Physics Strategies in India 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Rohini M. Godbole (India Institute of Science)
    • 12:45 13:00
      European Physics Strategies 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Karl Jakobs (Albert Ludwigs Universitaet Freiburg (DE))
    • 13:00 13:15
      USA Physics Strategies 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Young-Kee Kim (University of Chicago (US))
    • 13:15 13:30
      Latin American Physics Startegy (LASF4RI) 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Martha Alice Losada (UAN)
    • 13:30 14:00
      Break 30m
    • 14:00 14:15
      Address by the African Union Commissioner in charge of science 15m
      Speaker: H. E. Prof. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor (AU Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology)
    • 14:15 14:30
      Address by the Democratic Republic of Congo Presidential Panel 15m
      Speaker: Dr Raïssa Malu (Directrice - Investing In People (IIP) ASBL, member of the Democratic Republic of Congo Presidential Panel to the African Union)
    • 14:30 14:45
      The African Physical Society (AfPS) 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Ahmadou Wagué (UCAD, Dakar, Senegal)
    • 14:45 15:00
      The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Norbert Hounkonnou (University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin)
    • 15:00 15:15
      The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Malik Maaza (UNESCO UNISA ITL/NRF Africa Chair in Nanosciences & Nanotechnology)
    • 15:15 15:30
      African Strategy — Feedback from International Advisory Committee (IAC) 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Winston Wole Soboyejo ( Provost, Worcester Polytech. Inst., USA)
    • 15:30 16:30
      Daily Discussion Session 1h
    • 11:00 11:15
      Ethics Committee 15m
      Speakers: Dr Chilufya Mwewa (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Prof. Nithaya Chetty (University of the Witwatersrand) , Prof. Oumar Ka (Cheikh Anta Diop University) , Dr Samira Hassani (Université Paris-Saclay (FR))
    • 11:15 11:30
      Accelerators 15m
      Speakers: Dr Ahmed Ali Abdelalim (Helwan University, also at CTP, Zewail City of Science and Tech.) , Dr Joele Mira (iThemba LABS)
    • 11:30 11:45
      Astrophysics and Cosmology 15m
      Speakers: Dr Bernard Asabere (GSSTI / AVN Ghana) , Prof. Lerothodi Leonard Leeuw (University of the Western Cape) , Prof. Mirjana Povic (Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute)
    • 11:45 12:00
      Atomic and Molecular Physics 15m
      Speakers: Dr Ibrahim Cheik Njifon (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories) , Dr Obinna Abah (Queens U. Belfast) , Dr Stéphane Kenmoe (U. of Duisburg-Essen)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Break 30m
    • 12:30 12:45
      Women in Physics 15m
      Speakers: Dr Dephney Mathebula (University of Venda) , Dr Iroka Chidinma Joy (National Space Research and Development Agency) , Dr Marie Chantal Cyulinyana (University of Rwanda)
    • 12:45 13:00
      Biophysics 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann (University of Ghana) , Dr Emmanuel Nji (BioStruct-Africa) , Prof. Tjaart Kruger (University of Pretoria)
    • 13:00 13:15
      Computing & 4IR 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Dharm Singh (Namibia University of Science and Technoliogy) , Prof. Francesco Petruccione (University of KwaZulu-Natal) , Prof. Gaurav Bajpai (University of Rwanda) , Dr Ghita Rahal (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) , Dr Happy M. Sithole (CSIR, South Africa)
    • 13:15 13:30
      Earth Sciences 15m
      Speakers: Dr Alassane Traoré (Institut de Technologie Nucléaire Appliquée, UCAD) , Dr Bjorn von der Heyden (Stellenbosch University)
    • 13:30 14:00
      Break 30m
    • 14:00 14:15
      Particle Physics 15m
      Speakers: Dr Edith Zinhle Buthelezi (iThemba LABS, National Research Foundation (ZA)) , Prof. Mohamed Chabab (Cadi Ayyad University) , Dr Yasmine Sara Amhis (IJCLab (Orsay))
    • 14:15 14:30
      Energy 15m
      Speakers: Dr Daniel Ayuk Egbe (ANSOLE) , Prof. Diouma Kobor (University Assane Seck of Ziguinchor (UASZ)) , Dr Mounia Karim (Cranfield University)
    • 14:30 14:45
      Fluid and Plasma Physics 15m
      Speakers: Dr Isaiah M. Blankson (NASA) , Prof. John Foster (The University of Michigan) , Prof. Oluwole Daniel Makinde (Stellenbosch University)
    • 14:45 15:00
      Instrumentation and Detectors 15m
      Speakers: Dr Fares Djama (CNRS/IN2P3 CPPM - Aix-Marseille Univ.) , Dr Paul Gueye (Michaigan State University) , Prof. Ulrich Goerlach (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))
    • 15:00 16:00
      Daily Discussion Session 1h
    • 11:00 11:15
      Community Engagement 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Jamal Mimouni (Mentouri University) , Dr Marie Clementine Uwineza Nibamureke (University of Johannesburg) , Prof. NDEYE ARAME BOYE FAYE (UCAD/ ARSN)
    • 11:15 11:30
      Light Sources 15m
      Speakers: Dr Gihan Kamel (Helwan U., Egypt) , Prof. Tabbetha Dobbins (Rowan University) , Dr Thierry D'Almeida (Sèmè City, Benin)
    • 11:30 11:45
      Materials Physics 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Balla Diop Ngom (Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar) , Dr David Dodoo-Arhin (University of Ghana) , Prof. Sonia Haddad (Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar)
    • 11:45 12:00
      Medical Physics 15m
      Speakers: Dr Hany Ammar (Medicine-Aswan University) , Prof. Rajaa Sebihi (Mohmmed V University, Morocco) , Prof. Stephen Avery (University of Pennsylvania)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Break 30m
    • 12:30 12:45
      Nuclear Physics 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Hassan brahim (Cairo Univ., Egypt) , Dr Mark Dalton (Jefferson Lab) , Dr Sevdalina Dimitrova (BAS, Bulgaria)
    • 12:45 13:30
      ASFAP Tools and Logistics 45m
      Speaker: Dr Kétévi Adiklè Assamagan (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))
    • 13:30 14:00
      Break 30m
    • 14:00 14:15
      Young Physicists Forum 15m
      Speakers: Dr Amani Ebrahim (SLAC) , Dr Benard Mulilo (University of Zambia) , Dr Diallo Boye (Brookhaven National Laboratory) , Dr Mounia LAASSIRI (Mohammed V University)
    • 14:15 14:30
      Physics Education 15m
      Speakers: Dr Khalid Berrada (Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco) , Dr Mouhamadou Mansour Faye (Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal) , Dr Noella Josiane Umuhoza Karemera (University of Rwanda) , Dr Sam Ramaila (University of Johannesburg) , Dr Uli Raich (retired)
    • 14:30 14:45
      Optics and Photonics 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Alain Dikande (University of Buea, Cameroon) , Prof. Jérémie T. Zoueu (Institut National de Polytechnique, Ivory Coast) , Dr Rim Cherif (Université de Carthage, Tunisia)
    • 14:45 15:00
      Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Conrad Bertrand Tabi (Botswana International University of Science & Technology)
    • 15:00 16:00
      Break 1h
    • 11:00 11:15
      Observers Committee 15m
      Speakers: Prof. Abdesslam Arhrib (AbdelMalek Essaadi university) , Dr Claire Lee (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) , Dr Gopolang Mohlabeng (Queen's University) , Dr Jose Salt (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES)) , Dr Lawrence Norris (AfPS) , Dr Lydia Roos (LPNHE Paris) , Dr Maria Moreno Llacer (Univ. of Valencia and CSIC (ES)) , Dr Mary Bishai (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Prof. Mourad Telmini (UniversitéTunis El Manar, Tunisia) , 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 Samira Hassani (Université Paris-Saclay (FR)) , Dr Uli Raich (retired) , Prof. Yassine Hassouni (Mohammed V University, Morocco)
    • 11:15 12:00
      Discussion Session 45m

      Moderator: Prof. Shaaban Khalil (Center for Fundamental Physics, Zewail City, Egypt)

    • 12:00 12:30
      Break 30m
    • 12:30 12:45
      Communications and networking of Physics in Africa 15m
      Speaker: James E Gubernatis (African Physics Newsletter)
    • 12:45 13:15
      Event Summary 30m
      Speaker: Dr Fairouz Malek (LPSC-Grenoble, CNRS and UGA, France)
    • 13:15 13:45
      Next Steps 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Farida Fassi (Universite Mohammed V (MA))