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The International Year of Physics will be launched by Conference "Physics for Tomorrow". It will be open to the general public and will aim to attract the interest of the international media so as to focus attention on the events and celebrations organized around the world throughout the Year.
The Conference will include an opening ceremony, public lectures and round-table discussions by Nobel laureates and other renowned scientists. The public lectures and round-table discussions will focus on the role of physics in society and its impact on everyday life, the influence of Einstein on the science of the 20th and 21st centuries, the teaching of physics, and its links with other disciplines. Five hundred students (aged 16-18) from physics Olympiad teams from different countries will be invited to participate in the Conference.
The conference takes place 13-15 January 2005, at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.