Policies & Guidelines

Attending Meetings

COVID-19 and Related Health and Safety Guidelines to Attend APS Sponsored Meetings
APS is focused on ensuring safe and productive meetings for all participants.

Code of Conduct for APS Meetings
Creating a supportive environment to enable scientific discourse at APS meetings is the responsibility of all participants.

APS Americans with Disabilities Act Statement
APS policy concerning meeting attendees needing accommodations

Focus Topics & Focus Topic Sessions
Requirements for choosing March Meeting Focus Topics

Submitting Abstracts

How to Submit an Abstract
Review the abstract submission guidelines for APS meetings.

Abstract Submission Policies
Refer to these policies when submitting an abstract submission.

Contributed Abstract Guidelines
Refer to these guidelines when submitting a contributed abstract.

Invited Abstract Guidelines
Refer to these guidelines when submitting an invited abstract.

Session Chair Guidelines
Instructions and advice for before and during your session

Speaker Guidelines
Organization and delivery tips


Logistics for Oral Presenters
Follow these guidelines to prepare for your talk at an APS meeting.

Logistics for Poster Presenters
Follow these guidelines to set up a poster presentation at an APS meeting.

Tips for Presenting a Scientific Poster
Hone your presentation skills to help market your work and meet others with similar scientific interests.

Tips for Designing a Poster Presentation
Design a compelling poster that will showcase and draw attention to your research.

Tips for Writing a Title and Abstract
Follow these tips to create attention-grabbing titles and scientific abstracts.

Bulletin of American Physical Society (BAPS) Pricing
Pricing for various BAPS formats, print and electronic

Best Practices for Virtual Presentations
Follow these tips for creating effective virtual presentations.