APS-IDEA Virtual Meeting

Date and Time

(Optional) New Member Orientation:
September 17, 12 - 5 p.m. ET

Fall 2021 Network Meeting (OLC 1-20)
October 1, 12 - 5 p.m. ET

Fall 2021 Network Meeting (OLC 21)
October 6 & 13 6 - 8 a.m. UTC (2 - 5 a.m. ET)  

Introduction and Overview

The APS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA) is an APS Innovation Fund initiative with a mission of empowering the physics community to enact strategies for improving equity, diversity, and inclusion. The invite-only, half-day virtual meeting is limited to APS-IDEA network teams, and will serve as an information hub for network participants.
View APS-IDEA page

All APS-IDEA participants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct for APS Meetings.


Speakers & Committees


Friday, September 17, 2021 - all times are EDT

12:00 - 12:30pm Team Check-in and Preview (teams can join early)
12:30 - 1:00pm

Plenary 1
Welcome and Introductions
Framing of the day/APS-IDEA Mission and Vision
Speaker: William Ratcliff, APS-IDEA Steering Committee

1:00 - 1:20pm General Q/A
1:20 - 1:40pm Break
1:40 - 2:20pm Breakout 1
Norms and Expectations of Shared Leadership
2:20 - 2:40pm Plenary 2
Experienced members discuss Shared Leadership
Speakers: Nancy Forde and Eric Jones, Simon Fraser University
Monika Stachura, TRIUMF
Moderator: Edward Price
2:40 - 3:00pm Break
3:00 - 4:00pm Breakout 2
Sensemaking our challenges and strengths
4:00 - 4:10pm Break
4:10 - 4:40pm Plenary 3
Cultural change: APS-IDEA, your team, and other efforts
Speaker: Edmund Bertschinger, APS-IDEA Steering Committee
4:40 - 5:00pm Social Time/Debriefing in Gather.town: (Optional)
Gather.town: https://gather.town/app/I6J98Yx4luhokJGN/APS-IDEA
Password: APS