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Satellite Sites Abroad

Satellite hosts are organizing local, in-person events in their communities under the auspices of the March Meeting.

In addition to hosting local, in-person events in their communities, some satellite sites are organizing sessions during the virtual March Meeting. A list of the sites and their virtual sessions is provided below. APS encourages all March Meeting attendees to join these special virtual sessions!

APS thanks the satellite event organizers for helping APS extend the reach of the March Meeting!


Nepal Physical Society, Kathmandu
In-person, local event: March 4, 2024


Cameroon Physical Society
In-person, local event: March 4-5

Virtual March Meeting Session:
DD04: V: Nonlinear Physics and Applications
Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m. CST (12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. WAT)
Virtual Room 04
Chair: Paul Woafo, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon


ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR), São Paulo
In-person, local event: March 3-8
APS/ICTP-SAIFR Satellite March Meeting

Virtual March Meeting Session:
EE03: V: ICTP-SAIFR Satellite Session on Complex Systems
Tuesday, March 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. CST (2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. UTC/GMT-3)
Virtual Room 03
Chairs: Pablo de Castro, São Paulo State University & ICTP-SAIFR, Brazil; Danilo B. Liarte, São Paulo State University & ICTP-SAIFR, Brazil


National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad
In-person, local event: March 6

Virtual March Meeting Session:
GG03: V: 1st Joint National Centre for Physics & APS March Meeting Satellite Session
Wednesday, March 6, 5:30–7:30 a.m. CST (4:30–6:30 p.m. PKT)
Virtual Room 03
Chair: Jie Yang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China


UP Physics Association (UPPA), National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines, Diliman
UPPA - LinkedIn, UPPA- Facebook
In-person, local event: March 7

Virtual March Meeting Session:
HH04: V: Lumina: Undergraduate Students’ Optics Research in the Philippines
Wednesday, March 6, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CST (Thursday, March 7, 1:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. UTC/GMT +8)
Virtual Room 04
Chair: Andrea Rose Franco, National Institute of Physics - UP Diliman


Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME), Allan
In-person, local event: March 7

Virtual March Meeting Session:
MM01: V: SESAME: A piece of peace for women scientists in the Middle East – smashed stereotypes, changed narratives, and accelerated recognition
Thursday, March 7, 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. CST (2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. AST)
Virtual Room 01
Chair: Gihan Kamel, SESAME, Jordan

Hong Kong

Physical Society of Hong Kong (PSHK)
In-person, local event: March 8

Virtual March Meeting Session:
QQ01: V: Hong Kong Satellite Meeting
Friday, March 8, 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. CST (7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. HKT)
Virtual Room 01
Chair: Zhedong Zhang, City University of Hong Kong

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