AAPT Summer Meeting 2024


Special Events

STEP UP Physics Nosh and Know

Come join our STEP UP Physics community for a snack and learn about our program and opportunities for high school physics teachers, teacher preparation faculty, STEM education faculty, and physics education practitioners. We are a welcoming community for all the physics educators interested in shifting cultures within physics education classrooms and making physics more welcoming for different types of students. During this session, we will summarize our program, answer your questions, mingle, snack, and build community. 

When: Monday, July 8 from 12:30 to 1:15 PM

Early Career Professional Speed Networking

Career development and networking can be time consuming, so AAPT is offering a fun and exciting way to get connected to a large number of early career and seasoned physics professionals in a short amount of time. Speed networking provides the opportunity to discuss career goals and challenges with a new contact for five minutes, exchange information, and then move on to the next person. By the end of the event each participant will have meaningful interactions with over half a dozen colleagues and the opportunity to meet many more. If you think you made a good contact, follow up with the person and schedule a time to meet for coffee. It's that simple! By the end of the first day of the conference, you would have already made several personal connections with other attendees. If you have business cards, don't forget to bring them.

When: Monday, July 8 from 12:30 to 2:00 PM


     Monday, July 8

     7:30 AM to 8:45 AM

  • First Timer's Gathering

     12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

  • International Meet-Up

     8:30 PM to 10:00 PM

  • LGBTQ+ Meet-Up

     9:00 PM to 11:59 PM

  • Game Night

Tuesday, July 18

     6:00 AM to 8:00 AM

  • AAPT Fun Run/Walk

     7:30 AM to 8:45 AM

  • Two Year College Meet-Up

    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

  • Accessibility Meet-Up
  • K-12 Teacher Meet-Up


Please be advised that dates and times mentioned on this page are subject to change. We recommend checking back periodically for any updates or revisions.


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