Opening Ceremony of the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA

on Monday November 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
at Hermann Staudinger Lecture Hall, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, Mainz



The Cluster of Excellence “Precision Physics, Fundamental Interactions and Structure of Matter (PRISMA)” has been recognized as a center for top-level research and scientific excellence by the highly competitive 'Excellence Initiative' of the German Federal and State Governments.

We would like to celebrate the start of PRISMA and take the opportunity to present an overview of the research goals within the cluster to the scientific community. 

Programme

Monday, November 5

10.30 a.m.
Welcome
Prof. Hartmut Wittig, Coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence

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Doris Ahnen, State Minister of Education, Science, Further Education and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate

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Prof. Georg Krausch, President of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

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Presentation of the PRISMA Cluster
Prof. Matthias Neubert, Coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence

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Refreshments

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2 p.m.
Presentation of the PRISMA Research Areas

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6 p.m.
Keynote lecture
Prof. Nima Arkani-Hamed, Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton

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Reception

Tuesday, November 6

Meetings:
PRISMA Scientific Council
MITP Advisory Board
TRIGA Programme Selection Committee
MESA Programme Management Committee