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APS Bridge Program Symposium

Students in Bridge Programs can network, develop new tools, and share experiences.

Caesars Forum Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Register for March Meeting

Please register to attend this event by February 24, 2023. You can access the online registration form using your myAPS login.

Who Should Attend?

  • Invite Only

The APS Bridge Program is a post-baccalaureate initiative that provides students with research experience, advanced coursework, and coaching to prepare them for a graduate school application.

Faculty and students involved in Bridge Programs are invited to the APS Bridge Program Symposium, a one-day event held at the start of the in-person March Meeting 2023. The symposium will feature workshops on career planning, securing fellowship and program funding, and ways to improve Bridge Program structures.


  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PST: Welcome/Opening Plenary Session
  • 9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. PST: Break
  • 9:45 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. PST: Session Tracks
  • 11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST: Break
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST: Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST: Lightning Talks
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. PST: Break
  • 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. PST: Session Tracks
  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST: Break
  • 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST: Closing Session

The APS Bridge Program Symposium is sponsored by the American Physical Society and Inclusive Graduated Education Network and is funded by Google and the National Science Foundation.

More Information


Discover scientific research, opportunities for networking, and awards ceremonies.


Registration for March Meeting 2023 is now open.

In-Person Meeting Experience

The in-person meeting takes place March 5–10, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Travel & Hotels

APS March Meeting 2023 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada