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PhysCon takes place only once every four years—don't miss the largest gathering of undergraduate physics students in the world!


November 3 - 5, 2016 | Silicon Valley
Host Hotel: Hyatt Regency-San Francisco Airport

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About PhysCon

PhysCon 2016 will build on the energy and enthusiasm of the 2012 Congress with an anticipated 1200 participants exploring the theme Unifying Fields: Science Driving Innovation, in the Silicon Valley, CA area. Spend a packed weekend making new connections, interacting with scientists and distinguished speakers, debating common concerns for the physics community and society, and visiting iconic scientific venues. More information...

Attendees enjoy a tour of NASA Kennedy Space Center at PhysCon 2012.


Registration is now open—see rates and details here.

Host Hotel

The Hyatt Regency-San Francisco Airport is the host hotel for PhysCon 2016.


Speaker bios, professional development workshops, and information on the three site visits at SLAC, NASA-Ames, and Google X.


Information on travel awards for poster presenters and SPS chapter reporter awards.

Exhibitor Information

Exhibit details and Exhibitor Prospectus


Ramp up your chapter planning and fundraising activities

The National Society of Black Physicists exhibit table at PhysCon 2012.
An undergraduate poster presentation at PhysCon 2012.
Students pose with plenary speakers John Mather and Freeman Dyson at PhysCon 2012.