Sunday July 23rd Conference Registration
The registration desk will be open Sunday from 2pm to 9pm in the Fraser Auditorium Foyer at Laurentian University. Delegates can sign in, pickup their conference badges, information packages and network with other TAUP 2017 attendees. Snacks and beverages will be provided in the University Club located on the second floor of the Fraser Auditorium building. Payment of conference fees can be made via credit card or cash (CAD) for delegates that have selected the "Pay Later" option on their registration. The registration desk opens again at 7:45am Monday morning and will remain set up for the duration of the conference.
Monday July 24th Welcome Reception
The welcome reception for TAUP 2017 will be hosted at Science North (transportation will be provided from Laurentian University). New Eyes on the Universe, an exhibit showcasing the discoveries of the original SNO experiment will be on display in the lobby, and the entire science center will be open exclusively for TAUP. Drinks and desserts will be available throughout the science center. Try some SNOLAB beer and liquid nitrogen ice cream while you socialize!
Tuesday July 25th Poster Session
Delegates are invited to attend the TAUP 2017 Poster Session on Tuesday July 25th. The event will take place at Laurentian University's Alumni Hall at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be served at this event.
Wednesday July 26th Public Lecture
The 2017 TAUP public lecture is entitled Cosmic Chirps: Gravitational waves and what they are telling us about the Universe. It takes place at Laurentian University’s Fraser Auditorium on Thursday, July 26. Doors open at 6:30pm and the lecture begins at 7:00. A reception will follow. Dr. Peter S. Shawhan of the University of Maryland will share the latest results from LIGO and discuss the expansion of the gravitational-wave detector network, including underground neutrino detectors.
Thursday July 27th Gala Dinner
The gala dinner to celebrate TAUP 2017 will be held on Thursday, 27 July. The event will take place at Sudbury’s Società Caruso. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:30 pm. Entertainment will be provided by a local jazz trio. Transportation to and from the venue will be provided. Named to honour the famous Italian singer Enrico Caruso, the Società was approved and incorporated in 1947 and the building was completed in late 1948. To this day the Società Caruso remains a hub of Sudbury’s Italian community, and its banquet space and delicious food make it a popular choice for local events.
The Laurentian planetarium offers The Northern Ontario Sky show several times during TAUP free of charge. Take in the skies of Northern Ontario under their 10-m dome located in the Fraser Auditorium building.
Schedule (each show lasts 45 minutes):
Monday, July 24th 12:15 pm
Tuesday, July 25th 12:15 pm
Friday, July 26th 12:15 pm
New Eyes on the Universe Exhibit
The travelling exhibit, New Eyes on the Universe, is an exhibit showcasing the discoveries of the original SNO experiment and will be on display in the lobby of the science centre Science North. The science centre is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and admission to the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit is free of charge. General information and admission prices can be found on the Science North website.