APS March Meeting 2017

Events & Activities

In addition to the scientific program, the APS March Meeting hosts a number of special programs, fun social activities, and networking events.

Venue: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Headquarters Hotel: New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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APS March Meeting 2017 Program Guide
In an effort to "go green," APS has moved away from the bulky printed bulletin of the past and will introduce a shorter, more user friendly program guide that does not include abstracts. Print copies will be available onsite.
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Schedule at a Glance: Meeting Events & Activities

Monday, March 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Undergraduate Research Session/SPS I
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Scientific Sessions
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Companions Breakfast
11:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Undergraduate Research Session/SPS II
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Meet Your Future: An Interactive Panel on Industry Careers
2:30 p.m. - 4:42 p.m. Undergraduate Research Session/SPS III
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. APS Prizes & Awards Ceremony
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Building Your Undergraduate Physics Career
6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Graduate School Fair
6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. APS Welcome Reception
7:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. Enabling Careers in Condensed Matter Physics: Federal Programs
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Undergraduate Research Session/SPS IV
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Scientific Sessions
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Graduate School Fair & Reception
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Expo
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. How to Qualify for a Green Card - Resume Clinic
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Graduate Student Lunch with the Experts
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Poster Session G1
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Wine & Cheese Reception
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Meet the APS Editors Reception
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Student Reception & Awards Ceremony
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Unit Business Meetings: DPOLY, GPC, GSNP, DCP, GIMS, GQI, DBIO, GMAG
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. FOEP Business Meeting & Outreach Happy Hour
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. DCMP & DMP Business Meetings
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. DCOMP Business Meeting
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Scientific Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Industry Day: Physics at Work for You
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Tutorial for Authors & Referees
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Expo
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. How to Qualify for a Green Card - Resume Clinic
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Meet the APS Editors Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Poster Session M1
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Careers in Physics Workshop: Putting Your Science to Work
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Kavli Symposium: Quantum Matter & Quantum Information
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Wine & Cheese Reception
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. LGBT Roundtable on Improving the Climate in Physics for LGBTQ+ Physicists
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. FIAP Business Meeting
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. GERA & GMED Business Meetings
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. GSOFT Business Meeting
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. National Society of Black Physicists and National Society of Hispanic Physicists Meetup
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Public Lecture: The Physics of Superheroes
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Diversity Networking Reception
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Staged Play Reading: Moving Bodies
9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Rock 'n' Roll Physics Sing-Along
Thursday, March 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Scientific Sessions
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Communication and Negotiation Seminar for Women
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Physics Funding and the New Administration: APS Ideas For Addressing the Issues
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Job Expo
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. How to Qualify for a Green Card - Resume Clinic
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Young Physicists Pizza Lunch with APS President & Human Rights Leaders
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Poster Session T1
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Value of Diversity in Physics: Talking Points for Supreme Court Cases & Beyond
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NAS Decadal Review Town Hall
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. APS Annual Business Meeting
Friday, March 17, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Scientific Sessions