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Jim Fest

Jim Fest | Northwestern University
October 14-15, 2022


This two-day event will celebrate Jim Sauls’ scientific achievements as well as his impact as a PhD and postdoc adviser during his 35 years at Northwestern.

Speakers will be invited to reflect on their scientific and personal connections with Jim.

The event will include a colloquium talk by Jim Sauls on Friday, 10/14 at 4pm.

: Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd., Evanston IL 60201
                 Primary room: F160
                 Colloquium room: L211

Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn  in Evanston (cut off date September 26) and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago in Skokie.  

In order to reserve a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago in Skokie, click this link to take you to the reservation page. Please use code "NUP" at checkout. 

Additional hotels in the area include:

Note: we do not have reserved blocks at the above hotels, but they may be more affordable. 

Reception: Halperin home 920 Maple Ave, Saturday 8:00pm, 10/15



9:30am – 10:30am          Light breakfast
10:30am – 11:00am        Welcome (Bill Halperin & Jens Koch)
11:00am – 12:00pm        Session 1
12:00pm – 1:30pm          Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm            Session 2
3:00pm – 3:45pm            Coffee break
4:00pm – 5:00pm            Colloquium (Jim Sauls)
5:00pm – 5:45pm            Department happy hour / Q&A for Jim
6:30pm                               Dinner

8:30am – 9:30am             Light breakfast
9:30am - 11:30am           Session 3
12:00pm – 1:30pm          Lunch
1:30am - 3:30am              Session 4
3:30pm – 4:15pm            Coffee break
4:15pm – 4:45pm            Closing remarks
8:00pm - 11:00pm          Wine & cheese at the Halperin’s home


Confirmed Guests:

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