Year of Light Celebration at UBC

Event Date and Time: 
Sat, 2015-10-17 13:00 - 16:30
Room 310, Hugh Dempster Pavilion
Local Contact: 
Theresa Liao (
Intended Audience: 

2015 is the UNESCO International Year of Light. UBC Department of Physics & Astronomy will be celebrating the Year of Light on Saturday, October 17 with a public lecture and lab tours. As a founding department of the University of British Columbia, this event will also be part of the department's centennial celebration.

What is light? From optical displays to quantum devices, where did light come from and where is it going? 

1:00 - 2:30pm Presentations by

2:30 - 4:30pm Lab tours

Selected labs in AMPEL (Advanced Material and Process Engineering Laboratory) with light-related research topics will be open for public visits. A complete list of labs will be available by early October.

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