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Programme of the congress

All lectures will be in Polish.

Note - for your convenience, we are working on adapting the program to the new form.
There may be changes to it.


October 16, 2020 (Warsaw University of Technology)
Forenoon session
11.00am – 12:45pm Opening Ceremony of the Congress
Chairperson: prof. Leszek Sirko
Physics Hall
11.00am – 11.45am Welcome speeches
11.45am – 12.45pm Medals and awards of the Polish Physical Society
prof. Leszek Sirko
12.45am – 1.45pm The centennial of the Polish Physical Society
prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kajetan Wróblewski
13.45pm – 2.00pm Unveiling of the plaque commemorating the establishment of the PPS
on April 11, 1920 in the Physics Building of the Warsaw University of Technology
Physics Hall
Afternoon session
4.00pm – 5.30pm Lectures by physicists from the five cities
whose delegates attended the PPS Founding Meeting in 1920
Chairperson: prof. Katarzyna Chałasińska-Macukow
Physics Hall
4.00pm – 4.30pm Polish Physical Society in Warsaw
Jerzy E. Garbarczyk (Warsaw University of Technology)
4.30pm – 5.00pm Polish Physical Society in Wilno and Toruń
Józef Szudy (Nicolaus Copenicus University in Torun)
5.00pm – 5.30pm Polish Physical Society in Lviv and Wroclaw
Adam Kiejna (University of Wroclaw)
Evening session
6.00pm – 7.00pm Lectures by physicists from the five cities
whose delegates attended the PPS Founding Meeting in 1920
Chairperson: prof. Reinhard Kulessa
Physics Hall
6.00pm – 6:30pm Polish Physical Society in Krakow
Wojciech Gawlik (Jagellonian University)
6:30pm – 7.00pm Polish Physical Society in Poznan
Henryk Drozdowski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan)
October 17, 2020 (Building of the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw)
Morning session
9.00am – 9.15am Announcement of the results of the jubilee competitions "My physics teacher" and "Physics, I like it!"
prof. Dariusz Wasik - Dean of the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
9.15am – 11.45am Physics in Poland - where we are?
Chairperson: prof. Wiesław Kamiński
Auditorium
9.15am – 9.45am What is new in gravitational wave astronomy?
Tomasz Bulik (Univeristy of Warsaw)
9.45am – 10.15am Spectroscopy, optical atomic clocks, and dark matter
Roman Ciuryło (Nicolaus Copenicus Univeristy in Torun)
10.15am – 10.45am Neutrino oscillations
Jan Sobczyk (University of Wroclaw)
10.45am – 11.15am Higgs particle - the end of a story and what next?
Stefan Pokorski (Univeristy of Warsaw)
11.15am – 11.45am Exotic nuclei and two-proton radioactivity
Marek Pfützner (Univeristy of Warsaw)
Forenoon session
12.00pm – 2:00pm Physics in Poland - where we are?
Chairperson: prof. Maciej Kolwas
Auditorium
12.00pm – 12.30pm Nanotechnologies, photonics and alternative energy sources
Maria Kamińska (University of Warsaw)
12.30pm – 13.00pm From semimagnetic semiconductors to spintronics and topological matter
Tomasz Dietl (Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
1.00pm – 1.30pm Quantum information
Ryszard Horodecki (University of Gdansk)
1.30pm – 2.00pm Physics for politicians
Janusz Hołyst (Warsaw Univeristy of Technology)
Afternoon session
4.00pm – 6.00pm Physics in Poland - where we are?
Chairperson: prof. Henryk Szymczak
Auditorium
4.00pm – 4.30pm Next generation therapeutics: are chemically modified mRNAs the greatest hope for gene therapy?
Joanna Kowalska (University of Warsaw)
4.30pm – 5.00pm Hadronotherapy - from physics to medicine
Paweł Olko (Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS)
5.00pm – 5.30pm Positronium in physics, biology and medicine
Paweł Moskal (Jagiellonian University in Kraków)
5.30pm – 6.00pm Solaris - X-rays for physics, chemistry, biology and medicine
Marek Stankiewicz (Jagiellonian University)
Evening session
6.00pm – 8.00pm Poster session "100 posters for the century" Virtual space
October 18, 2020 (Building of the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw)
Morning session
9.00am – 9.15am Opening address
prof. Krzysztof Turzyński
9.15am – 10.30am Century of teaching physics in Poland
Chairperson: dr Dagmara Sokołowska
Auditorium
9.15am – 11.15am 100 years of physics teacher education in Poland
Wojciech Nawrocik (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan)
10.00am – 10.30am Physical experiment in teaching physics in the past and today
Jerzy Jarosz (University of Silesia in Katowice)
10.30am – 11.15am Spectacular physical shows over 100 years
Krzysztof Karpierz (University of Warsaw)
Forenoon session
12.00pm – 1:30pm Century of teaching physics in Poland
Chairperson: dr Tomasz Greczyło
Auditorium
12.00pm – 12.30pm Modern technologies in physical demonstrations
Bożena Zgardzińska, Zbigniew Surowiec (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin)
12.30pm – 1.30pm Experiment at the 21st century school
Maria Dobkowska, Mirosław Łośtogether with Physical Organisation of Doctor LABO, Ewa Pater, Zenona Stojecka and Adam Buczek
1:30pm – 3:00pm Didactic bazaar Virtual space

Warsaw University of Technology:

Physics Hall
Physics Building of WUT
Koszykowa 75

Main Hall
Main Building of WUT
pl. Politechniki 1

Small Hall
Main Building of WUT
pl. Politechniki 1

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics:

Auditorium
Faculty of Physics UW
Pasteura 5

Open space
Faculty of Physics UW
Pasteura 5

Banacha street entrance
Faculty of Physics UW
ul. Pasteura 5