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The 79th Physical Electronics Conference, including the prestigious Nottingham Prize Competition for the best presentation based on doctoral research, will be held at the University of Central Florida in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This topical conference provides a yearly forum for the dissemination and discussion of novel and fundamental theoretical and experimental research in the physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering of surfaces and interfaces. It includes the prestigious Nottingham Prize competition for best presentation based on doctoral research.

Conference Format

In addition to two 40-minute keynote invited talks, the conference will include 20-minute oral presentations in a single-session format with lively discussions. The three-day format of the conference limits the total number of oral contributions to about 50. Additional contributions are included in poster sessions. Except for the Nottingham contestants, a one-page abstract is the sole written contribution required of contributors.

Nottingham Prize Competition

The Physical Electronics Conference again hosts the Nottingham ($1,500) competition. Competitors will give oral presentations to be held exclusively on Tuesday, June 4th. Ongoing sponsorship of this award is generously provided by ScientaOmicron.

Poster Competition

This year the Physical Electronics Conference will again be awarding prizes for the best posters. Each poster will be judged on quality of the technical content and clarity of the presentation. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st ($300), 2nd ($200), and 3rd ($100) place. Ongoing sponsorship of this award is generously provided by Specs GmbH.

Basic Schedule

Dates, times, and locations for activities associated with this meeting, such as: the welcome reception, annual picnic, conference banquet and award reception, and possible special activities are still being solidified, but will be updated here when more firmly established.

Invited Speakers

  • Bjørk Hammer
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Aarhus University
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