Photos Gallery: PhysCon 2012

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Photos Gallery: PhysCon 2012

Connecting worlds through science and service.

SPS Zone 9 Associate Zone Councilor Brandon Clary (left) inducts Freeman Dyson (right) as an honorary member of Sigma Pi Sigma.

I loved that many of the speakers stayed around for the entirety of the conference so we were able to talk with them in a smaller group setting.

– Grove City College

Participants in the "Connecting Physics and the Public" workshop explore the theme "Connecting Worlds."

It was surprising to see the diversity of groups at the Conference. Freeman Dyson himself even noted that there were nearly 50 percent women!

– University of Central Florida

Yashashree Jadhav (right) learns more about GradSchoolShopper from Exhibitor Daniel Greenberg.

Throughout the conference, one theme surfaced repeatedly in almost every lecture and workshop. Outreach to the public is crucial for the advancement of physics.

– Marquette University

Sarah Reiff and Sylwia Ptasinska from the University of Notre Dame speak with a student in the Exhibit Hall.

We hope that those that come after us will follow in our footsteps and be part of the 2016 PhysCon in San Jose.

– Roberts Wesleyan University

Poster presenter Adetogun Adeyemo received an Honorable Mention for the Outstanding Student Poster Award, sponsored by the Optical Society (OSA).

Much of what we experienced will help us in the future whether we wish to enter directly into the workforce or pursue further learning in graduate school.

– The College of Wooster

Students from Southeast University in China enjoy the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Attending the conference for us was like meeting a long lost family. The love, support and friends that we made during the conference will last with us forever.

– St. Peter’s College

"Connecting Academia and Industry" workshop leader Shelly Arnold (center) engages with students at the Breakfast with the Scientist event.

I for one was very surprised and impressed at the turnout and dance skills of an all physicist dance party.

– Michael Harrington, Appalachian State

Attendees engaged in discussions at various workshops, while moderators known as "Workshop Wizards" wandered around facilitating discussions.

Students take advantage of some time to socialize between sessions.

 The famous countdown clock at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

The dance floor at the "Club Congress" party sponsored by the American Physical Society was packed all evening.

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