Photo gallery

Here are, finally, some scanned photos of ICPS'99! Most of them were taken by Jaakko Korvenoja, a few by Tomi Salminen.

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Group photo on the Senate Square
Antti Lauri, chairman of the Organizing Committee, opening the conference
Other speakers included Pawel Wrobel (front left), president of IAPS at the time, David Lee (front right) from European Physical Society, and professor Keijo Kajantie from the Department of physics
After the Opening Ceremony, professor Cecilia Jarlskog (Lund University, Sweden) gave a guest lecture titled "Particle Physics". Here she is receiving some memorabilia presented by Marcus Gustafsson on behalf of the OC
An overview of the Opening Ceremony, held at the Main Building of the University of Helsinki
The Men (and Women) In Yellow: the organizers wore yellow T-shirts to stand out from the crowd
One excursion among many: ICPS participants study solar panels at Kopparnäs Energy Park, operated by one of the sponsors, Fortum corporation
The Opening Party took place at the Nuuksio National Park, where an outdoor supper was served, Finnish sauna was a success, and a soccer contest finished the day
Second guest speaker, professor Anton Zeilinger from Austria kicks off the lecture sessions with a talk titled "Experiment and the Foundations of Quantum Physics"
The core of ICPS is built from lectures...
...and posters presented by the participants.
Excursions to various physics labs were naturally in order
The City of Helsinki showed its hospitality by arranging a reception at the Town Hall.
The historic sea fortress Suomenlinna was the destination of a sightseeing tour around the Helsinki coast
The traditional National Party began with a buffet of national snacks and refreshments at the New Student House...
...and continued with an assortment of fun by all participanting nations. Here, limericks by the British
More serious now: The IAPS General Meeting, where new leaders were chosen for IAPS and Croatia was given the thumbs up for organizing ICPS2000
Docent Kari Enqvist from the University of Helsinki closes the scientific part of the conference with a presentation titled "New Directions in Cosmology"
The Farewell Ceremony on the cruise ship Cinderella: members of the Organizing Committee stand up for scrutiny
Antti presents some necessary tools for the Croats, organizers of the next ICPS
Friday, last day of the Conference. With the participants already on their way home, the organizers are exhausted but happy

Here are links to more ICPS'99 pictures. Let us know if you have more!

Pictures from ICPS'98, Coimbra, Portugal

Page last modified on 19 Nov 1999