Alumni

Dinner and Conversation with Professor John Ellis

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Geneva

October 11, 2016: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Chicago Booth alumni are cordially invited to the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Geneva dinner and talk by Professor John Ellis on 'Gravitational Waves: an Earth-moving Discovery'.

Where

Château de Penthes, Pregny
18, chemin de l’Impératrice
1292 Pregny-Chambésy, Switzerland

Driving Directions:

Venue website>>

The restaurant is about 1 km from the Place des Nations, up the hill past the ICRC and opposite the US Mission.
By public transport, buses V and Z leave from behind Gare Cornavin or from Place des Nations, get off at Penthes.

Event Details

Join fellow alumni from the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Geneva for dinner and talk by Professor John Ellis on 'Gravitational Waves: an Earth-moving Discovery'.

Program
7:00pm Aperitifs
7:45pm Dinner will start followed by an after-dinner talk and Q&A with Professor John Ellis 'Gravitational Waves: an Earth-moving Discovery'

Cost
CHF 80.-
Please pay cash on arrival at the restaurant  
The cost includes an apéritif, wine, mineral water, and coffee or tea 
No-shows will be charged unless cancellation is received by 3 October 

Menu
Apéritif
1 dl de vin
½ litre d'eau minérale et softs
Feuilletés et sablés maison

Entrée
Carpaccio de gambas mi-cuites, avocat et mangue
Parfumés au combawa (lime)

Main course

Suprème de volaille, sauce morilles
Rosti de pommes de terre et légumes du potager

Dessert
Vacherin glacé aux fruits rouges
2.5 dl de vin blanc ou rouge par personne – vins genevois
1 litre d'eau minérale pour 3 personnes
1 café ou thé par personne

Cost

CHF 80.-
Please pay cash on arrival at the restaurant
The cost includes an apéritif, wine, mineral water, and coffee or tea
No-shows will be charged unless cancellation is received by 3 October

Registration


Register By Email

Deadline: 10/3/2016

Speaker Profiles

John Ellis (Speaker)
Clerk Maxwell Professor, King's College, London
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ellis_(physicist)

John Ellis CBE FRS (BA Cambridge 1967, PhD Cambridge 1971) is a theoretical physicist who has spent most of his career at CERN. He is currently Clerk Maxwell Professor at King's College, London.

Professor Ellis has made important contributions to particle physics, astrophysics, cosmology and quantum gravity. He is a devoted champion of the future of particle physics around the world, and his outreach activities are well known. Professor Ellis will talk on gravitational waves, recently observed for the first time in a stunning example of the scientific method at its best. A Nobel Prize-in-waiting?

Questions

Jonathon Whatley, '96 (EXP-1)