Schedule

The following schedule is tentative and subject to change. All times listed in Eastern Standard Time.
6:30-9:30pmDinner and Graduate School/Career Fair (Opportunity Fair)

 

Friday

5:00pm-5:15pm Welcome Address
5:15pm-5:45pm Conference Introductory Talk
5:45-6:30pm Workshop 1
6:30pm-9:30pm Dinner and Graduate School/Career Fair (Opportunity Fair)

Saturday

9:00am-9:45am Panel 1: “What can you do with a physics degree?”
9:45am-10:45am Poster Session
10:45am-11:15am Coffee break
11:15-12:00pm Plenary Talk 1
12:00-1:00pm Workshop 2
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:30pm APS Keynote Speaker
3:30-4:00pm Group picture & break
4:00pm-5:00pm Workshop 3
5:00-6:00pm Panel 2: “Getting into Research, Internships and REU programs”
6:00pm-9:00pm Dinner + Fun activity

Sunday

9:00am-10:00am Panel 3: “Becoming a High School Teacher”
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Workshop 4
11:30-12:15 Plenary Talk 2
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00pm Plenary Talk 3
2:00-3:00pm Wrap up

Below is a list of potential workshops that could be featured at the conference. Those who get accepted to the conference will get to vote on which workshops they would like to see when they register for the conference!

  •  Applying for Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Programs
  • Bridge Programs (for Graduate School)
  • Communicating science to the public
  • Depression and Anxiety: Dealing with Mental Health While in School
  • Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Your Rights under Title IX
  • From Community College to a 4 year program
  • Getting involved in research
  • Handling difficult situations/bystander training / interrupting sexism
  • How to flourish in male dominated fields
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Leadership Skills, Starting a Women in Physics Group, Mentoring
  • LGBTQIAP+ Roundtable Discussion
  • Personal Life and Career Management
  • Race and Ethnicity Roundtable
  • The Physics GRE
  • The Process of Graduate School Applications
  • The World of Start-ups
  • Theoretical, Experimental, or Computational. Which is for me?
  • Transitioning to other fields (engineering, data science, medicine, finance)
  • What Men Can Do to Support Women in Physics
  • Physics topic workshops:
    • Astronomy
    • Astrophysics
    • Biophysics
    • Condensed Matter
    • Nuclear
    • Particle
    • Theoretical
    • Computational
    • Optics
    • Physics Education Research
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