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Interactions News Wire #18-06
28 February 2006 http://www.interactions.org
Source: HEPAP
Content: Media Advisory
Date Issued: 28 February 2006

Media contact: Mike Perricone, Fermilab Office of Public Affairs, 630-840-5678, mikep@fnal.gov

Marburger, Bement, Orbach to address High Energy Physics Advisory Panel Friday, March 3, in Washington

Chicago—Science Advisor to the President and Office of Science and Technology Director John H. Marburger; National Science Foundation Director Arden L. Bement; and Department of Energy Office of Science Director Raymond L. Orbach will all address a meeting of the DOE/NSF High Energy Physics Advisory Panel on Friday morning, March 3, at the Latham Hotel, 3000 M Street, Washington DC.

The March 3 HEPAP meeting is the Panel’s first under incoming Chair Melvyn J. Shochet, professor of physics at the University of Chicago, and with a new HEPAP membership.

 “The revolutionary science just ahead in particle physics combined with President Bush’s recently announced initiative for the physical sciences make this an extremely exciting time for our field and a great opportunity and important responsibility for HEPAP.” Shochet said. “I am delighted to announce  the distinguished guests who will inaugurate our opening session.”

Members of the media are welcome to attend the meeting, whose agenda can be found at http://www.science.doe.gov/hep/upcoming_meetings.shtm. There will be an opportunity for the press to meet with HEPAP Chair Melvyn J. Shochet and other HEPAP members during the lunch break at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3. Members of the press who plan to attend the HEPAP meeting are asked to call or email Mike Perricone at  630-840-5678 or mikep@fnal.gov.