January 9, 2019
Largest Physics Meeting of the Year to be Held in Boston
Press registration is now open for the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, a major annual international conference, from March 4-8, 2019 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
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AIP News Director
APS Director of Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 9, 2019 — Discover the latest physics research at the 2019 APS March Meeting, when more than 10,000 attendees from around the globe are expected to assemble for the largest worldwide physics conference.
The meeting runs from Monday, March 4 through Friday, March 8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, located at 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210. Press registration is now open.
Included in this email:
Press registration information
Hotel & Travel Information
Meeting Plenary Sessions and Keynote Lectures
1. Press Registration Information--New Process
Online press registration for the APS March Meeting 2019 is now open. If you have previously attended APS Meetings, please read the following instructions carefully as the registration process has changed from previous years. For press related questions about the APS March Meeting, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APS will provide free registration to all staff journalists representing media organizations, professional freelance journalists on assignment, and student journalists who are attending the meeting for the express purpose of gathering and reporting news and information from the meeting. We will also provide complimentary press registration to university press officers, PIOs and other professional media relations staff.
Press registration grants full access to all scientific sessions, to the press room, and to the press conferences. Press credentials are approved at the sole discretion of APS, and approval may take up to five business days. Following approval, eligible members of the press must register, free of charge, for the meeting.
NOTE: Some events and activities, including but not limited to invitation-only events, tutorials, and workshops, are not open to press badge holders.
2. Hotel & Travel Information
It is not required to wait for press registration approval before booking a hotel room, nor is it required to book a hotel room when registering to attend the meeting. Hotels sell out quickly and APS encourages members of the media to book hotel rooms as soon as possible to take advantage of preferential rates. Discounted hotel rates expire on February 7.
3. Scientific Program
The Scientific Program is now available online.
4. Meeting Plenary Sessions and Keynote Lectures
Kavli Foundation Special Symposium: From Unit Cell to Biological Cell
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Claudia Felser, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
The Heusler System And How You Can Use It As A Lego Box To Build The States You Are Interested In
Philip Kim, Harvard University
Stacking Atomic Layers One by One: Quest for New Materials and Physics
Mark D. Ediger, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Design And Growth Of Ultra-Stable Glasses
Sharon Glotzer, University of Michigan
Colloidal Crystals, Quasicrystals and the Entropic Bond
Cliff Brangwynne, Princeton University
Self Assembly of Biological Materials
Nobel Prize Session
Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
The American Physical Society is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, Maryland (Headquarters), Ridge, New York, and Washington, D.C.