FSPA

FSPA nominations for next year’s officers now being accepted through Sept. 1. FSPA is the Fermilab Student and Postdoc Association with the mission to support the community of students, postdocs, and all other early career researchers at Fermilab by performing endeavors such as • organizing social events and the annual New Perspectives conference • holding professional development activities • organizing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion related activities • act as a liaison between students/postdocs and the Fermilab directorate If you are…

The FSPA early-career seminar series is continuing with its next talk being held on Wednesday, July 27, at noon CT. For those on site and interested in attending this seminar in person, please know that we will continue to monitor attendance to ensure the safety of all participants and to comply with COVID-19 capacity limits. We are also still providing a virtual presence for those who prefer to or feel more comfortable with joining us remotely. Currently, our invited speakers…

The abstract submission deadline for New Perspectives 2022 is fast approaching! To ensure full consideration, abstracts must be submitted by June 3. Note that the registration deadline for attendees of New Perspectives remains June 10. New Perspectives 2022 will take place on June 16-17 & June 21-22. This year we will organize the first two days as a hybrid conference (in-person at Fermilab and on Zoom), and June 21-22 as a virtual conference to make it as accessible to as…

The FSPA Early-Career seminar series is continuing on Wednesday, May 25, at noon CT. In-person location: ND/ Oscillatorium (WH13NW). Note that we will continue to monitor attendance to ensure the safety of all participants and to comply with COVID-era capacity limits, but on-site Fermilab users and employees can attend this seminar in person. We will still maintain a virtual presence for those who wish to join us remotely. In the short term, speakers will continue to connect via Zoom. Zoom…

This is a reminder that the next FSPA Early-Career seminar is Wednesday, April 27 at noon CT (Hybrid mode). In-person location: ND/ Oscillatorium (WH13NW). Note that while we will continue to monitor attendance to ensure the safety of all participants and to comply with COVID-era capacity limits, the FSPA officers are pleased to announce that on site Fermilab Users and Employees can now attend this seminar in person. We will still maintain a virtual presence for those who wish to…

As we approach the dates for the virtual Neutrino2022 conference, the FSPA, in coordination with the Fermilab Neutrino Division, is sending the following survey to gauge interest for an on-site watch party and satellite poster session. Please note that in the event of a satellite watch party, we will communicate any and all on-site access information to ensure the safety of all participants and to comply with COVID capacity limits at the lab. The dates of the virtual conference in…

The Fermilab Student & Postdoc Association is excited to announce this year’s annual Halloween Party open to the full Fermilab Community!  The party will be in Kuhn Barn in the village on Friday, November 1, with most of the activities beginning at 6.30pm.  As always, there will be activities for families and children starting at 5.30pm. We will have food, drinks, costume competitions, pumpkin carving, decorations and much more, and we look forward to seeing you there! FSPA Officers Abhilash,…

FSPA in conjunction with the African American LRG will be sponsoring a screening of Black Panther in celebration of Fermilab’s partnership with the 2nd annual Wakandacon event taking place in Chicago later this month. Wakandacon (https://wakandaconforever.com) is a 3-day Afro-Futuristic celebration for comic nerds, pop culture buffs, big thinkers, techies, creatives, storytellers, gamers, science geeks, dreamers, makers, movers, shakers and anyone contributing to the culture! It should be stressed that Wakandacon is inclusive and all are welcome to come celebrate…

FSPA in conjunction with the African American LRG will be sponsoring a screening of Black Panther in celebration of Fermilab’s partnership with the 2nd annual Wakandacon event taking place in Chicago later this month. Wakandacon (https://wakandaconforever.com) is a 3-day Afro-Futuristic celebration for comic nerds, pop culture buffs, big thinkers, techies, creatives, storytellers, gamers, science geeks, dreamers, makers, movers, shakers and anyone contributing to the culture! It should be stressed that Wakandacon is inclusive and all are welcome to come celebrate together. Fermilab will have…

Congratulations to Users Executive Committee Meet-and-Greet raffle winners: First prize: Luke Pickering (Michigan State University) Fermilab hoodie and keyring Second prize: Heng-Ye Liao (Kansas State University) Fermilab bison plush, keyring, t-shirt Third prize: Mônica Nunes (University of Campinas, Brazil) Fermilab bison plush, keyring, mug Fourth prize: William Wester (Fermilab) Fermilab bison plush This event was held in conjunction with the Fermilab Student and Postdoc Association. UEC and FSPA members thank you for attending. Prize winners will be notified by email….