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Constitution CDE/C Corridor

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Building strategic coalitions to promote equity, diversity & inclusion in today's political climate

Recent legislation being introduced across the United States targeting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) offices, programs, and policies have had profound negative impacts on higher education, K-12 classrooms, and professional society programming. This session brings together DEI leaders within the physics community to share ideas for how APS leadership and volunteers can build strategic partnerships/coalitions and promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in the face of today’s difficult political climate.

  • Location: Constitution AB/B Corridor
  • Moderator: Bri Hart, APS


  • Jon Pelz, Ohio State University
  • Arlene Modeste Knowles, AIP/Team Up Together
  • Jeremy Young, PEN America
  • Mario Borunda, National Society of Hispanic Physicists

Creating & delivering successful scientific meetings in the digital age

Join us for an interactive fireside chat with seasoned meeting professionals and an active volunteer leader to learn about the latest developments in APS Meetings from creating the scientific program to executing the logistics onsite and online.

  • Location: Wilson/Roosevelt
  • Moderator: Hunter Clemens, APS


  • Michael Brown, Committee on Scientific Meetings, DPP
  • Vinaya Sathyasheelappa, APS
  • Francesca Mingione, APS
  • Donna Greene, APS
  • Cindy Smith, APS

Empowering APS leaders: Charting a course for the International Year of Quantum Science & Technology (IYQ2025)

Join us for an interactive and informative session at the American Physical Society Annual Leadership Meeting, where we will explore the significance of the International Year of Quantum Science and Technology (IYQ2025) and brainstorm innovative ways to celebrate it within your APS role.

  • Location: Cabin John


  • Paul Cadden-Zimansky, IYQ Executive Committee
  • Kat Walters-Conte, APS


  • Claudia Fracchiolla, APS
  • Lindsay House
  • Jenn Scarborough

Eye on Ethics @ APS

The proper management of ethical issues is a shared responsibility of APS leadership and members. Presenter will provide an overview of the elements of ethics and compliance excellence.

  • Location: Arlington
  • Presenter: Patience Nelson, APS
  • Core values
  • Ethics processes

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Make connections with fellow leaders and shape the future of physics around the globe.


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