Nov 9 – 11, 2022
Europe/Zurich timezone

The first international online conference

WOW Physics! (Women Of the World in Physics!)

will take place from Nov 9 to 11, 2022 and will be hosted by Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

WOW Physics! will honor inspiring women in physics and celebrate their outstanding contributions in science. The conference will gather physicists from all over the world and all stages of their careers who work on theoretical and experimental aspects of

  • astrophysics,
  • atomic, molecular and optical physics,
  • biophysics,
  • condensed matter physics
  • heavy-ion physics,
  • geophysics, and
  • particle physics.

Confirmed plenary speakers are:

  • Prof. Barbara Jacak (UC Berkeley)
  • Prof. Barbara Romanowicz (UC Berkeley and Collège de France)
  • Prof. Christiane Koch (Free University of Berlin)
  • Prof. Claudia Felser (Director, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)
  • Prof. Dr. Dorothée Weber-Bruls (First female president of the Physics Society "Physikalischer Verein" Frankfurt am Main; patent attorney at Jones Day)
  • Prof. Heather Lewandowski (University of Colorado Boulder)
  • Prof. Irina Artemieva (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel)
  • Prof. Johanna Stachel (Heidelberg University)
  • Prof. Kandice Tanner (U.S. National Cancer Institute)
  • Prof. Laura H. Greene (Florida State University and U.S. National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology member)
  • Prof. Lorin Swint Matthews (Baylor University)
  • Prof. Margaret Gardel (University of Chicago)
  • Dr. Maria Lugaro (Konkoly Observatory)
  • Prof. Melissa Franklin (Harvard University)
  • Prof. Nandini Trivedi (Ohio State University)
  • Dr. Pranoti Kshirsagar (The Science Talk)
  • Prof. Samaya Nissanke (GRAPPA Amsterdam)


In the outreach event 

  • Prof. Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (University of New Hampshire) 

will discuss her book “The Disordered Cosmos”.

Registration for this event is currently open.