Fourth congress of physicists in Minsk on 24-26 April
April 23, 2013
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will host the fourth congress of physicists on 24-26 April, 2013 the NASB press service told BelTA.
A symposium timed to the 100th anniversary since the birthday of academician Boris Ivanovich Stepanov will be held during the congress as well as a Belarusian-Swedish-Ukrainian seminar. About 270 scientific works have been submitted for participation in the congress. Leading scientists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Sweden, and Poland are expected to take part in the operation of the forum.
The internationally renowned scientist Mats Larsson, professor, academician of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Director of the AlbaNova University Center (Stockholm), member of the Nobel Committee for Physics, will take part in the Belarusian-Swedish-Ukrainian seminar. On 25 April Mats Larsson is expected to deliver a lecture on the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics: Lev Landau.
The congress is expected to focus on a large number of topics including new fundamental knowledge, materials, technologies and methods for diagnostics, physics and energy saving, ecology, and healthcare, the role of physics in the life of a society, and problems of training physicists.
The event is organized by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the B.I. Stepanov Physics Institute, the Education Ministry, the Belarusian State University, the Belarusian Physics Society, and the Belarusian National Fund for Fundamental Research.