Forum for Early Career Scientists

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Established in 2016, the objective of the Forum for Early Career Scientists (FECS) is to enhance APS's ability to meet the needs of early career scientists, to offer them support services, and to provide them with an opportunity for increased inclusion and participation in the activities and decision-making of the physics community.

FECS unit posterObjective: Support, Opportunities, Participation

The forum’s main purposes are to foster scientific communication and cooperation between early career scientists working in different fields all over the world to promote career path development.

Researchers working in the early stages of their careers, including physicists, engineers, mathematicians, and scientists of other related fields.

Integration of early career scientists into the broad community of physicists working in academic and non-academic fields, including industry, national laboratories, related STEM fields, and non-STEM fields, both nationally and internationally.

News & Announcements

FECS Virtual Session
In light of the cancelled March Meeting, we are hosting a FECS virtual session.
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Fall 2019 FECS Newsletter
The FECS Fall 2019 Newsletter is here.
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FECS Unit in the APS News
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2019 Election Winner's Biographies
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Upcoming Meetings

March Meeting 2021
March 15-19, 2021

APS April Meeting 2021
April 17-20, 2021

March Meeting 2022
February 28-March 4, 2022

APS April Meeting 2022
April 23-26, 2022

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Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.