38th ARA Congress Program

 

 

click HERE to download the program in PDF                          

 

Program at a Glance:

 

Wednesday  July 23Welcome

Venue: Caltech Athenaeum - Al Fresco

6:30 pm -9pm

Registration - Welcome Cocktail

 

Thursday  July 24   Day 1 of Sessions

Venue: Caltech Dabney Lounge

 

Morning:

9:00am Opening Session

Welcome address by Mr. Eugen Chivu - Consul General of Romania in Los Angeles

9:30 am: Keynotes

9:30 Basarab Nicolescu

10:20-10:40 Break

10:40 Gheorge Mateescu

 

11:20-12:40 Round Table - “Dialogue of Cultures”

Moderator Basarab -Nicolescu - see details on the page “Special Events”  

 

Afternoon: 12:40-2:00pm Lunch break and Tours of Jet Propulsion Laboratory or of Caltech

2:00pm  Exhibition of Art and Science

3:15pm Break

3:45pm Afternoon sessions

 

5:00pm Debate on reinstating the pre-1965 English spelling of “Roumania” or “Rumania”

6:00pm ARA General Assembly

 

Friday July 25   Day 2 of Sessions

Venue: Caltech Dabney Lounge

 

Morning Keynotes

9:30  Constantin Bulucea

10:20 Alexandru Balaban

11:10 Break

11:30 Petru Popescu

 

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

 

13:30 Afternoon - Oral Presentations  Exhibition of Art and Science

 

6:30pm: Banquet: Caltech Athenaeum

till 10pm

 

Saturday, July 26, Invited Talks

Venue: Caltech Dabney Lounge

 

Invited Speakers - a Ted-styled event (see SATURDAY page)

 

Panel on Business and Entrepreneurship Moderator: Jacob Segal

 

Saturday afternoon/eve -Old Town Pasadena - walking tour and dinner

 

Sunday, July 27, Social Program

 

Visits to  Places of Interest in Greater Los Angeles (Candidates include various Los Angeles Museums such as the Getty, Norton Simon, Huntington, walking tour of Hollywood - Ave of the Stars)

 

Sunday, July 27 to Tuesday, July 29:  Trip to Las Vegas and Grand Canyon

Contact: Cristian Calugarita

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