JANUARY 12 - 14, 2018


Meeting Format 


Poster Sessions: Each of these contributed presentations has a two-minute oral summary and poster display. Two minute presentations are followed by a poster session reception with individual poster discussions accompanied by appetizers. Three prizes for best poster presentations are awarded at the Sunday dim sum lunch.

Invited Lecture Sessions: Thirty minute time slots for each invited lecturer are Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday morning. 

Meals: Breakfast and lunch are provided on both Saturday and Sunday. For evening meals following poster presentation reception, participants are free to sample the many restaurants in and around Berkeley and San Francisco.  Please view recommendations on area restaurants HERE.


General Schedule

2:00 p.m.Check In: Bixby Commons
4:00 p.m.Welcome Remarks
Poster Session I – Two Minute Talks
5:00 p.m.Poster Display Session I – Discussion and Light Reception

7:45 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m.Introductory Remarks
9:00 a.m.Lecture Session – Invited Speakers
12:15 p.m.Lunch Provided
2:00 p.m.Lecture Session – Invited Speakers
4:45 p.m. Poster Session II – Two Minute Talks
5:45 p.m.Poster Display Session II – Discussion and Light Reception

7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.Lecture Session – Invited Speakers
12:30 p.m.Delicious Dim Sum Lunch and Poster Prize Award

Active Matter Research Session - Thursday, January 11 - 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

As a prelude to the 2018 Berkeley Statistical Mechanics Meeting we will hold an informal half-day session focused on ideas at the forefront of active matter research. Talks will be 10 minutes with an additional 5 minutes for questions. All are welcome to attend!

For details and a list of speakers please visit: Active Matter Session 2018

For questions or more information, please contact us HERE.