Committee on Scientific Meetings

The membership of the Committee on Scientific Meetings consists of the CEO or designate, the members of the Executive Office responsible for publishing and financial matters and six (6) persons selected by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered three-year terms. The President-Elect appoints the Chair from among these six members. The Committee on Scientific Meetings proposes and the Council adopts guidelines and rules for the organization and operation of all Scientific Meetings of the Society and its units, and provides oversight for the meetings-related publications, including the Bulletin of the American Physical Society. The participation of Divisions, Topical Groups, Forums and Sections in Meetings is governed by these rules. The Committee recommends procedures for Society sponsorship of other meetings.

The Board may create, and the Board and the Council shall have joint oversight over, committees having responsibilities relating to both the general operations of the Society and scientific matters. Such committees may include a Physics Policy Committee, a Panel on Public Affairs, and a Committee on Scientific Publications. The makeup and responsibilities of such committees shall be set forth in the Policies and Procedures established by the Board.

Chair: Deirdre M Shoemaker (01/16 - 12/17)
Georgia Inst of Tech

Chief Executive Officer: Kate Kirby
American Physical Society APS

Member: Gretchen K Campbell (01/15 - 12/17)
NIST - Natl Inst of Stds & Tech

Member: Suresh C Sharma (01/14 - 12/16)
Univ of Texas, Arlington

Member: Nora Brambilla (01/14 - 12/16)
Tech Univ Muenchen

Member: Laura E Boon (01/16 - 12/18)
SLAC - Natl Accelerator Lab

Member: David R Schultz (01/16 - 12/18)
Univ of North Texas

Staff Advisor: Terri Olsen
American Physical Society APS

Chief Operating Officer: James Taylor
American Physical Society APS

Staff Advisor
James Taylor

Senior Staff
Terri Gaier

Committee Administrator
Ebony Montgomery

Annual Reports
2006, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1998