We are excited to have you join us virtually for the APS National Mentoring Community Conference 2021, held in partnership with the National Society for Black Physicists and the National Society for Hispanic Physicists.

Registration for the NMC Conference is now closed


Important Deadlines

  • November 2, 2020: Registration & poster abstracts open
  • January 6, 2021: Last day to cancel for a registration refund (registration refunds must be requested in writing and received before this date. No refunds will be processed after this date.)
  • January 21, 2021: Abstracts close
  • February 12, 2021: Extended registration deadline!

Registration Fees

NMC Mentee: $10

Non-NMC Students: $15

NMC Mentor, Postdoc, NSBP/NSHP Member: $45

Non-Members: $65

Registration fees include pre-conference events and conference materials. For more information, see the schedule.

Networking Fair Exhibitor Registration

This year’s Networking Fair will be held on the Gather.Town platform, and will feature exhibitors from industry, graduate programs, REU programs, and more!

Booth registration is $100, and will come with:

  • 1 virtual booth that includes the organization logo, two documents (e.g. brochure), and one video.
  • Platform access for up to 3 people to staff the booth
  • 2 free registrations to the full conference (conference registration code and link provided after payment for the booth is received).



Cancellations must be received in writing by February 5, 2021. Please email NMC at

Photo Release

APS may take photographs and video at the NMC Conference. By registering for the NMC Conference and its associated events, you agree to allow APS to use your photo and/or video footage of you in APS related publications, materials, websites, or promotions.

Code of Conduct

All APS NMC Conference participants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct for APS Meetings.

The American Physical Society National Mentoring Community (NMC) is an effort by APS to increase the number of physics degrees earned by underrepresented minority students, defined by the project as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Indigenous Peoples.