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 nine (9) 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.

Chair: Elizabeth Hays (01/21 - 12/21)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Member: Milton Cole (01/19 - 12/21)
Pennsylvania State University

Member: Gary Slater (01/19 - 12/21)
University of Ottawa

Member: Jacqueline Krim (01/20 - 12/22)
North Carolina State University

Member: Zhenyu Zhang (01/20 - 12/22)
University of Science and Technology of China

Member: Yao-Feng Chang (01/20 - 12/22)
Intel Corporation

Member: Ethan Welch (01/21 - 12/23)
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Member: Valentino Cooper (01/21 - 12/23)
Oak Ridge National Lab

Member: Nadya Mason (01/21 - 12/23)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Staff Advisor
James Taylor
taylor@aps.org

Senior Staff
Hunter Clemens
clemens@aps.org

Committee Administrator
Ebony Adams
adams@aps.org

Annual Reports
2006, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1998

Nominees for and holders of APS Honors (prizes, awards, and fellowship) and official leadership positions are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.

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The American Physical Society is a volunteer-driven organization. Since 1899, physicists have contributed their time and resources to running the APS in cooperation with a minimal full-time staff. Volunteers are the backbone of the Society. They form the character and direct the Society's progress and development. All APS committees operate on a calendar year basis and committee terms run from January 1 through December 31.

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