CERN's 60th Anniversary Ceremony on 29th September 2014




CERN's 60th Anniversary Ceremony on 29th September 2014

Dear Journalists,

On 29 September, CERN will officially celebrate its 60th anniversary with a ceremony to be attended by government representatives from all 21 Member States and beyond.
The event is attended by invitation only.

You are welcome to attend the event, but accreditation is necessary in advance and places for media are restricted. Please fill in the registration form before 18th September, in order to get your accreditation.

The programme of the ceremony is available here.

The event will be webcast.

Webcast DOES NOT need registration.

    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Accreditation at CERN's Reception (B.33) 1h 30m
    • 3:00 PM 3:15 PM
      Official ceremony to celebrate CERN’s 60th Anniversary 15m
    • 3:15 PM 6:30 PM
      3.15 p.m. OPENING OF THE CEREMONY Welcome Address by CERN’s Director-General, Professor Rolf Heuer Video presentation: “CERN and science for peace” Official speeches Video presentation: "CERN and the rise of the Standard Model" Official speeches Video presentation: "Knowledge and technology: from CERN to society” Official speeches Address by the President of the CERN Council, Professor Agnieszka Zalewska-Bak Concert given by the European Union Youth Orchestra, directed by Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy. 3h 15m