2018 APS Bridge Program & National Mentoring Community Conference

Conference Registration

We are excited to have you join us for the joint 2018 APS Bridge Program and National Mentoring Community Conference at Google Headquarters and Stanford University.

Maximum capacity has been reached and registration is now closed.

Important Deadlines

  • August 1: Registration, student travel award application, and housing application open
  • October 1: Travel award and housing applications deadline
  • October 12: Travel award recipients notified and housing requests finalized
  • October 16: Last day to reserve a discounted hotel room (if still available)
  • October 16: Last day to cancel for a refund (refunds must be requested in writing and received before this date. No refunds will be processed after this date.)

Registration Fees

Undergraduate Student


Graduate Student


NMC Mentor


Bridge Program Member




Registration fees include some meals and conference materials. For more information, see schedule.


Cancellations must be received in writing by October 16, 2018. Please email NMC Program Manager David May at


Photo Release

APS will take photographs and video at the Bridge/NMC Conference. By registering for the Bridge/NMC Conference and its associated events, you agree to allow APS to use your photo and/or video footage of you in APS related publications, materials, websites, or promotions.


Code of Conduct

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

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.