Industry Day offers unique programming that focuses on industrial and applied physics research and careers. Enjoy discovering new methods for gathering information about the world, advances in how we organize and utilize data, frontiers in energy, and innovations that impact technologies from self-driving cars to aerospace.
Industry Day events
Hear from speakers from a wide range of technical fields, meet new collaborators, connect again with longtime colleagues, and expand your view of the exciting work undertaken by physicists in non-academic fields. As part of Industry Day, you can look forward to a variety of sessions and events:
- Scientific sessions
Explore scientific sessions sponsored by the Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP).
- Industry Day Office Hour at the APS Village
Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hear about all the events at March Meeting that highlight exciting research in industrial and applied physics and learn how to make the most of your membership as an industrial physicist.
- Student lunch with the experts
Enjoy lunch and small-setting dialogue with a non-academic physicist to learn about their career and ask questions. Sign-up is required and occurs on-site in Minneapolis.
Hear from FIAP members at the event:
Deniz Ertas, ExxonMobil
Steven Lambert, Retired, Western Digital Media Operations
Tom Meitzler, Retired, U.S. Army CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center
Nate Orloff, National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Meet Your Future: An Interactive Panel on Industry Careers
Join FIAP for this special lunchtime session as representatives from industry provide information about physics careers in the private sector.
- FIAP business meeting
This event is open to all registrants to learn about FIAP plans and how to become involved.
- Industry Day closing reception
Network and mingle with industrial and applied physicist attendees as we celebrate the 2024 Industry Day programming.
Who should attend?
Graduate students, early career scientists, industry professionals, and academics who want to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in non-academic physics settings.
If you wish to attend Industry Day, you must register for March Meeting 2024.
Stay up-to-date on news and trends in the field of industrial physics by becoming a member of the Forum on Industrial Physics (FIAP).
We are grateful to the APS units who sponsor Industry Day:
- Forum for Early Career Scientists (FECS)
- Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)
- Group on Data Science (GDS)