2021 Simons Collaboration on Extreme Wave Phenomena Based on Symmetries Annual Meeting

Date & Time


Location

Ingrid Daubechies Auditorium
162 Fifth Avenue, Flatiron Institute
New York, NY 10010 United States

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Thurs.: 8:30 AM—5 PM
Fri.: 8:30 AM—2 PM

Deadline to Register

Friday September 24, 2021

Invitation Only

Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.

 

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    Thursday, October 21

    8:30 AMCHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
    9:30 AMAndrea Alù | Symmetry-driven metamaterials
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMMichel Fruchart | Dualities in metamaterials
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMDemetrios Christodoulides | Optical thermodynamics
    2:00 PMBREAK
    2:30 PMMario Silveirinha | Non-reciprocal and non-Hermitian metamaterials
    3:30 PMBREAK
    4:00 PMRobert Kohn | Mechanical metamaterials
    5:00 PMDAY ONE CONCLUDES

    Friday, October 22

    8:30 AMCHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
    9:30 AMA. Douglas Stone | Exceptional points in scattering: a general approach
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMAlexander Khanikaev | Symmetry-engineered pseudospins
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMNader Engheta | Spatio-temporal metamaterials
    2:00 PMMEETING CONCLUDES
  • Participation & Fundingplus--large

    Participation in the meeting falls into the following four categories. An individual’s participation category is communicated via their letter of invitation.

    Group A – PIs and Speakers 
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference as well as hotel accommodations and reimbursement of local expenses. Business-class airfare will be booked for all flights over five hours.

    Group B – Out-of-town Participants
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference as well as hotel accommodations and reimbursement of local expenses. Economy-class airfare will be booked for all flights.

    Group C – Local Participants
    Individuals in Group C will not receive financial support, but are encouraged to enjoy all conference-hosted meals.

    Group D – Remote Participants
    Individuals in Group D will participate in the meeting remotely. Please register at the link above and a remote participation link will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.

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    Air and Train
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Groups A and B. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

    Personal Car
    For participants in Groups A & B driving to Manhattan, The James NoMad Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.

    Hotel
    Participants in Groups A & B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The James NoMad Hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense. To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.

    The James NoMad Hotel
    22 E 29th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (between 28th and 29th Streets)
    https://www.jameshotels.com/new-york-nomad/

    For driving directions to The James NoMad, please click here.

  • COVID-19 Policyplus--large

    ALL in-person meeting attendees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with a World Health Organization approved vaccine, be beyond the 14-day inoculation period of their final dose, and provide proof of vaccination upon arrival to the conference. Acceptable vaccines can be found at the bottom of this page on WHO’s site.

  • Reimbursementplus--large

    Individuals in Groups A & B will be reimbursed for meals not hosted by the Simons Foundation as well as local expenses, including ground transportation. Additional information in this regard will be emailed on the final day of the meeting.

  • Contactsplus--large

    Travel & Hotel Assistance
    Ovation Travel Team
    sfnevents@ovationtravel.com
    www.ovationtravel.com

    Meeting Questions & Assistance
    Meghan Fazzi
    Manager, Events and Administration, MPS, Simons Foundation
    mfazzi@simonsfoundation.org
    (212) 524-6080

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