Peter Higgs' 90th Birthday Celebration

Abstract

We will celebrate Peter Higgs' 90th birthday with an afternoon of talks looking back to the journey to the discovery of the Higgs boson and looking forward to future discoveries in particle physics.

The talks will be given by:

  • Lyn Evans (CERN)
  • Marcela Carena (Fermilab)
  • Chiara Mariotti (Torino)
  • Christoph Englert (Glasgow)

This will be followed by a drinks reception.

The event will take place in the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh on Fri 20th September, 2019, beginning at 1.30pm.

Registration is now open to all here. There is a registration fee of £15 (waived for UoE undergraduate students).

Photographs will be taken at this event and shared on our website and social media channels. If you do not want to be included in any photographs, please email ines.foidl@ed.ac.uk or speak to the photographer on the day.

Image credits: David Cheskin (Peter Higgs), Tricia Malley & Ross Gillespie (Playfair Library)


Timetable

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20 Sep / 13:30—14:30
TBA (1h00′)
Speaker(s):
  • Evans, Lyn (CERN)
20 Sep / 14:30—15:30
TBA (1h00′)
Speaker(s):
  • Carena, Marcela (Fermilab)
20 Sep / 16:00—17:00
TBA (1h00′)
Speaker(s):
  • Mariotti, Chiara (Torino)
20 Sep / 17:00—18:00
TBA (1h00′)
Speaker(s):

Peter Higgs' 90th Birthday Celebration

Higgs Centre Workshop
Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh
Key speakers
  • Evans, Lyn (CERN)
  • Carena, Marcela (Fermilab)
  • Mariotti, Chiara (Torino)
  • Christoph ENGLERT (Glasgow)