2019 CAP Lecture Tour Schedule

The CAP 2019 Lecture Tour will take place from January through April at participating physics departments across Canada. Confirmed speakers and event dates are shown in the table, which will be updated as the schedule is finalized. Click on the titles below to see the abstract and biographical notes. Please note that the table can be sorted by clicking on the column headers



Date Location of talk Speaker Title
Thu, 16-Sep-2021 8:19 pm EDTUniv of the Fraser Valley, UNBC, University of VictoriaProf. Edward Wilson-EwingQuantum Gravity and the Big Bang
Mon, 11-Feb-2019Queen's University, Kingston, OntarioDr. Elsayed AliImage-guided radiation therapy of cancer: Seeing what you are treating.
Tue, 12-Feb-2019Royal Military College, Kingston, OntarioDr. Elsayed AliImage-guided radiation therapy of cancer: Seeing what you are treating.
Mon, 25-Feb-2019Laurentian University, Sudbury, OntarioDr. Elsayed AliImage-guided radiation therapy of cancer: Seeing what you are treating.
Thu, 28-Feb-2019Univ. of PEIDr. John DonohueThe Second Quantum Revolution
Thu, 28-Feb-2019University of WaterlooProf. Stanimir MetchevThe best extrasolar planets
Thu, 28-Feb-2019University of CalgaryProf. Stanimir MetchevThe best extrasolar planets
Thu, 07-Mar-2019UBCProf. Mauricio BarbiFirst observation of dinosaur skin layers using synchrotron radiation
Thu, 07-Mar-2019University of AlbertaProf. Joseph BramanteNew searches for dark matter with neutron stars, exploding white dwarfs, and multiscatter events at underground experiments
Thu, 07-Mar-2019University of LethbridgeProf. Stanimir MetchevThe best extrasolar planets
Thu, 14-Mar-2019Concordia UniversityProf. Catherine BeaucheminPhotons. Phonons. Virions? An Intro to Virophysics
Thu, 14-Mar-2019University of GuelphProf. Stanimir MetchevThe best extrasolar planets
Tue, 19-Mar-2019Univ. of LavalProf. Lindsay LeblancThe quantum playground: an ultracold atoms apparatus and the games we can play
Tue, 19-Mar-2019UNBProf. Pablo BianucciTightly squeezing light in small spaces
Wed, 20-Mar-2019Ryerson UniversityProf. Bhavin ShastriBrain-inspired artificial intelligence (AI) hardware using light
Wed, 20-Mar-2019McGill UniversityProf. Stanimir MetchevThe best extrasolar planets
Wed, 20-Mar-2019Bishop's Univ.Prof. Lindsay LeblancThe quantum playground: an ultracold atoms apparatus and the games we can play
Wed, 20-Mar-2019Univ. of SherbrookeProf. Lindsay LeblancThe quantum playground: an ultracold atoms apparatus and the games we can play
Wed, 20-Mar-2019Univ. of MonctonProf. Pablo BianucciTightly squeezing light in small spaces
Thu, 21-Mar-2019University of Western OntarioProf. Bhavin ShastriBrain-inspired artificial intelligence (AI) hardware using light
Thu, 21-Mar-2019Acadia UniversityProf. Pablo BianucciTightly squeezing light in small spaces
Fri, 22-Mar-2019Univ. of MontrealProf. Lindsay LeblancThe quantum playground: an ultracold atoms apparatus and the games we can play
Fri, 22-Mar-2019St. Francis Xavier Univ.Prof. Pablo BianucciTightly squeezing light in small spaces
Wed, 27-Mar-2019Trent UniversityProf. Jacob KrichThe quest for high efficiency solar cells: novel materials, new physics, and the solar revolution
TBATBADr. Morgan Dehnel: An Ion Source Test Facility for Research and Industry
TBATBAMr. Ankit GaurBlack holes and Baby Universe
TBATBAProf. Simon VielDe nouveaux détecteurs au silicium à  la recherche de la matière sombre / New silicon detectors to search for dark matter
TBATBAProf. Gary SlaterWho told you that diffusion was a dead field of investigation? Diffusing diffusivity, anomalous diffusion, aging and other surprises. / Qui vous a fait croire que la diffusion était un sujet de recherche dépassé? Diffusion diffusive, diffusion anormale, vieillissement et autres surprises.
TBATBAProf. Catherine BeaucheminPhotons. Phonons. Virions? An Intro to Virophysics