The first event of the International Year of Light will be held on Wednesday 4 February at 6.30 p.m. at the Globe of Science and Innovation. It will feature an award ceremony for the winners of the PopScience physics in poetry competition (Italian, English, French and Spanish categories) as well as an exhibition of drawings made by the Lycée International de Ferney-Voltaire students for the competition. A public talk entitled “Light and luminosity: The concept of Light in Physics from Einstein to the LHC” will be given by the head of the HL-LHC project, Lucio Rossi, with the participation of Giorgio Apollinari, Director for the LHC Accelerator Research Program (LARP) via videoconference from Fermilab (USA).
Entrance free but seating is limited to a maximum of 300 people and therefore booking is mandatory. Book your seat through the reservations website : http://iyl2015-registration.eventbrite.com
YOU CAN FOLLOW THE LIVE WEBCAST ON https://webcast.web.cern.ch/webcast/