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2018 APS Bridge Program & National Mentoring Community Conference


APS Bridge Program and National Mentoring Community Conference

November 16-18, 2018
Google HQ and Stanford University, California

Note: All Friday Google events will take place in the MP3 building.

The APS Bridge Program and National Mentoring Community are efforts by APS to increase the number of physics degrees earned by students from underrepresented racial or ethnic minority groups. This conference will focus on strengthening mentoring relationships, building firm foundations for successful student experiences, and providing learning and networking opportunities on other topics related to diversity in physics graduate and undergraduate education.

You can find a downloadable version of the final conference program here and a downloadable version of the shuttle schedule can be found here.

All APS Bridge/NMC Conference participants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct for APS Meetings.

The 2018 Bridge Program and NMC Conference Sponsors

APS Stanford Physics Google   Exxon Mobil

Corning Lawrence LivermoreArgonne

 

The following Friday events at Google Headquarters are subject to a seating cap and are only available for those who have signed up during registration:

  • Google Roundtable (Students only)
  • Lunch (Students only)
  • Dinner

The American Physical Society Bridge Program (APS-BP) and the National Mentoring Community (NMC) are efforts by APS to increase the number of physics degrees earned by underrepresented minority students, defined by the project as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1143070. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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