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The 2022 APS March Meeting will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago.


We're Looking Forward to Seeing You

We are currently planning for an in-person event with virtual components. The in-person components of the 2022 APS March Meeting will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

We are carefully monitoring national and local public health guidelines and will respond accordingly as needed.

Updates on COVID-19

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Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel

The Best Hotel Rates

We've secured discounted rates for March Meeting attendees at several conveniently-located hotels. All of the official meeting hotels are connected directly to the McCormick Place, so you won't have to worry about daily transportation to the convention center or unpredictable March weather. With several dining options on-site, the official March Meeting hotels are the most convenient way to get the most out of your trip.

Guests at the APS Headquarters Hotel, the Marriott Marquis Chicago, enjoy the most convenient access to additional March Meeting events.

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Travel and Caregiver Grants

Caregiver Grants

Small grants of up to $500 per family are available for APS meeting attendees to a meeting or who incur extra expenses for caregiving during the meeting.

Learn more about caregiver grants

Braslau Family Travel Grant

The Braslau Travel Grant provides support for degree-seeking students and early career physicists to attend an APS March or April Meeting. The application deadline is January 31, 2022.

Learn more about the Braslau Family Grant

Future of Physics Days Travel Grant

FPD meeting grants provide travel funding for undergraduate students who are presenting research at the Undergraduate Research Sessions during the APS March and April meetings. First come, first served.

Learn more about Future of Physics Days Grants

DSOFT Travel Grant

DSOFT will award up to ten travel grants. Each grant will reimburse travel of up to $500 per contributing first author student oral presentations in sessions sponsored by DSOFT at the APS March Meeting. The application deadline has passed.

Learn more about the DSOFT Travel Grant

DLS Student Travel Grant Program

Through this program, DLS provides partial funding (up to $500/grant) for travel expenses for a limited number of graduate students to attend and participate in person at CLEO, the APS March meeting, or Frontiers In Optics/Laser Science. The application deadline is February 1, 2022.

Learn more about the DLS Student Travel Grant Program

GIMS Student Travel Grants

GIMS is able to provide a limited number of travel grants for students or postdocs who are attending the March Meeting to present a paper in one of the GIMS sponsored sessions. The application deadline is February 14, 2022.

Learn more about the GIMS Student Travel Grants

Chicago skyline

Experience Chicago

Located along Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, McCormick Place is a short walk or cab ride from popular attractions including The Field Museum of Natural History, The Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, and many others. Several attendee hotels are conveniently attached to the convention center, and many dining options are nearby, including in Chicago's historic Chinatown.

With its thriving cultural scene, natural beauty, and diverse neighborhoods, Chicago has something for everyone.

Visit Choose Chicago to learn more.

International Visitors to the United States

Learn how to apply for a visa to attend the meeting.