Phenomenology And Networking Despite Everyone Meandering Inside Cautiously


Wednesdays, starting @ 11 am Pacific, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern

Seminar Format:

20m social time in breakout rooms

40m plenary-style talk

20m optional discussion

Slides and recordings can be found on Indico:


Social distancing measures necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 have led to the cancelation of all in-person research activities. Given this unprecedented situation, it is crucial to develop platforms where members of the BSM pheno community can share their work. As (or more) important is the need for an opportunity to connect with each other, and to develop new relationships. This is especially critical for young researchers, who are in early stages of building their physics community networks.

As an attempt to address these issues, we present the BSM PANDEMIC seminar series. Zoom-based talks will alternate between senior and junior members of our community. All talks will begin with a 20 minute socializing period; those who choose to engage in the social time will be randomly assigned to Zoom breakout rooms for informal conversations with a small number of other participants.

Talks will continue to be scheduled until it becomes safe to resume in-person interactions. It is our hope that this series will provide a dose of intellectual stimulation with a touch of comfort, as we all navigate these uncertain times.


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