2015 Conference of the International Physics of Living Systems (iPoLS) Network
DATES: July (16) 17-20, 2015
LOCATION: The Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA, USA: 2 miles outside of Washington, DC and served by 2 airports Reagan National (DCA) and Dulles International (IAD) as well as Amtrak Train/Union Station (WAS). DC Metro: ORANGE Line, BALLSTON-MU.
ORGANIZER: David Thirumalai, University of Maryland
SUMMARY: The conference will consist of an evening registration event on July 16th followed by four full days of exciting talks from students and faculty members of the PoLS Network University of Maryland, University of Illinois, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Rice University, and Georgia Institute of Technology as well as international guest institutions from Brazil, France, Germany, India and Argentina.There will also be a poster session. Similar to the meeting in Germany in July 2014, each institution will have a block of 1 ½ to 2 hours in which they can present one or two faculty talks of 30 minutes including questions and three or four student talks of 15 to 20 minutes including questions. We will leave the precise allocation of times to each institution.