Press Program Now Available for the American Physical Society's 2024 March Meeting

February 27, 2024 — The American Physical Society’s March Meeting begins next week with presentations on new research in climate science, medicine, biological physics, quantum information, superconductivity, condensed matter, and more. The conference will be in person in Minneapolis and online everywhere March 3-8.

Press Kit

There are no press conferences planned for this year’s program. However, tip sheets about newsworthy presentations are now available in the March Meeting press kit. Registered journalists and public information officers will also receive emails with press information daily for the duration of the meeting.

Press Room

In-person press registrants will have access to a press room (212A) for work and networking. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. Refreshments and boxed lunches will be served in the press room daily.

Lunch With a Scientist

On select days, researchers will be available for informal conversations over lunch in the press room (212A). Seating is first-come, first-served. The Lunch With a Scientist schedule is available in the March Meeting press kit. It is subject to change.

Press Happy Hour

APS will host a happy hour for all press registrants in the press room (212A) on Wednesday, March 6 at 5 p.m. Complimentary beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

Special Session Featuring Nobel Laureates

Winners of the 2023 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry will discuss their prize-winning research on attosecond physics and quantum dots in this special session on March 3.

Squishy Science Sunday

Press registrants may join other meeting attendees and the public for a celebration of biophysics, polymers, soft matter, and statistical physics. This free event on March 3 will include hands-on experiments, scientific demonstrations, and conversations with physicists.

Gallery of Soft Matter

The annual Gallery of Soft Matter — a visual arts competition that illustrates the science and beauty of soft matter — will be on display throughout the meeting.

Scientific Program

The March Meeting will include more than 900 sessions and 11,000 individual presentations spanning all areas of the physical sciences. For more information, search the scientific program. All times are in Central time.

Press Registration

News media with valid APS press credentials may register for the meeting at no cost. To request press credentials, visit APS’ online newsroom. Press registration will remain open throughout the meeting.

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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 more than 50,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world.