The Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute for the Peace Prize in Oslo, Mr. Geir Lundestad, visits San Francisco September 19 - 20 in connection with the Nobel Exhibition. Mr. Lundestad will give presentations at the Stanford University Nobel Day September 19 and at the Commonwealth Club September 20.
Stanford University Nobel Day: Nobel in the Past, Present and Future. September 19, 2005
Stanford University is home to 16 living Nobel Laureates - 13 affiliated with Stanford University and three affiliated with Hoover Institution. Because of its strong Nobel connection Stanford will host a series of short presentations by Nobel Laureates and Nobel officials from Sweden and Norway.
Welcome by John Etchemendy, Provost, Stanford University
Moderator: Arthur Bienenstock, Vice Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Policy, Stanford
Michael Sohlman, Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm
Svante Lindqvist, Director of the Nobel Museum in Stockholm
Arvid Carlsson, 2000 Nobel Laureate in Medicine, University of Göteborg
Paul Berg, 1980 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Stanford University
Geir Lundestad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute for the Peace Prize in Oslo.
Monday, September 19, 10 AM-12 Noon
Wallenberg Hall, Stanford University
450 Serra Mall, Building 160
For registration please contact Annette Eldredge, email@example.com
Lunch Program at the Commonwealth Club : Behind the Scenes of the Nobel Prize. September 20, 2005
Behind the Scenes of the Nobel Prize: The Roles of Sweden and Norway in the Nobel Process will feature Geir Lundestad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo, and Michael Sohlman, director of the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm.
In connection with the Nobel Exhibition at the Exploratorium, The Nobel Prize: 100 Years of Creativity, on view through October 2, The Commonwealth Club of California will present a panel consisting of the two persons who are in a position to know most about the inner workings of the Nobel Awards. Michael Sohlman is director of the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, which oversees the Physics, Chemistry, Medicine or Physiology, Economics and Literature Prizes, and Geir Lundestad is director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, which oversees the Peace Prize. Lundestad and Sohlman will give The Club an insider's account of this coveted prize.
Tuesday, September 20, 12:00-1:00 PM
595 Market Street