BPS Meeting 2017

UMONS – Plaine de Nimy

Pictures of the conference

Download here the final timetable and practical information 

 Extended deadline for the abstract submission : 5th of May

The 2017 edition of the General Scientific Meeting of the Belgian Physical Society Conference will take place in UMONS on the 17th of May 2017. This conference aims at gathering all the physicists in Belgium from different disciplines. This annual one-day conference brings together physicists from Belgian universities, Belgian high schools and higher education schools, as well as from Belgian industries and companies. Its main aim is to establish links and stimulate collaborations between research groups working at different research institutions within Belgium, and to provide a platform for Belgian high school teachers to get updated on the current state of the art in physics.

Confirmed plenary speakers
  • Prof. Magali Deleuil (Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Marseille, France)
    “Exoplanets and the search for Earth nr.2”
  • Prof. Bruce Allen (MPI für Gravitationsphysik, Hannover, Germany)
    “Direct observations of gravitational waves with Advanced LIGO”
Parallel sessions
  • Fundamental Interactions, Particle and Nuclear Physics (Prof. Claude Semay, UMONS)
  • Condensed Matter and Nanostructure Physics (Prof. Bjorn Maes, UMONS)
  • Biological, Medical, Statistical, and Mathematical Physics (Prof. Yves Gossuin, UMONS)
  • Atoms, Molecules, Optics, and Photonics (Prof. Pascal Quinet, UMONS)
  • Astrophysics, Geophysics, and Plasma Physics (Prof. Fabrice Louche, RMA)
  • Physics and Education (Prof. Mieke De Cock, KUL)


Poster of the conference