Grouping: Congress News


The Virtual Organizing Committee of the 2021 Virtual CAP Congress, along with the Division Chairs and Symposium Organizers, have completed the program for this year’s Congress.  We have an impressive number of contributions – 685 – of which 171 are invited speakers and 204 are students participating in the oral competition.  There are 107 posters,… Read more »

Abstracts re-opened for invited speaker abstracts and post-deadline poster submissions

Haven’t submitted an abstract for the 2021 CAP Virtual Congress yet? Abstracts re-opened for invited speaker abstracts and post-deadline poster submissions. Ready to submit? Click here. The abstract system for the 2021 CAP Virtual Congress has now been re-opened for invited speaker and post-deadline poster abstracts. For full information on abstract submission, visit our Abstract… Read more »

Call for Abstracts – CAP 2021 Congress

We are pleased to announce that abstracts are now being accepted (oral and poster) for the 2021 CAP Virtual Congress which will be held from June 6-10, 2021 using the browser-based platform (no software installation required). This Congress is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the achievements of physicists in Canada and abroad. Submit… Read more »

Survey: 2021 CAP Virtual Congress

28 August 2020   Dear CAP members,   Given the difficult circumstances we are all working under at the moment the CAP Board has decided to hold the 2021 annual CAP congress as a virtual conference.  Following our traditional timing, we are looking at holding the conference in the week starting June 7. The organizing… Read more »

CAP takes action in support of academic Strike for Black Lives

Academic Strike for Black Lives 2020 June 10 In support of the academic Strike for Black Lives organized by our physics colleagues in the US (, the CAP is ceasing all regular activities and cancelling CAP virtual Congress sessions on June 10. Click here for the revised schedule of events.   Session hosted by the CAP Equity,… Read more »

2020 CAP Congress has been cancelled

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and particularly following the cancellation of the APS March meeting, the CAP President, 2020 Program Chair, and Executive Director have been in regular communication with the co-chairs of the 2020 CAP Congress Local Organizing Committee to assess the ever-changing status of COVID-19 and its potential impact on the 2020 Congress…. Read more »

Accepting Abstracts for 2020 CAP Congress

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2020 CAP Congress.  Deadline for submission is 11:59 pm PST March 1, 2020.

2018 CAP Medal Recipients Announced

The CAP and its medal partners are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 CAP medals. 2018 CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Physics Jean-Michel Poutissou 2018 CAP Herzberg Medal Alison Lister 2018 CAP-CRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics Ariel Zhitnitsky 2018 CAP-INO Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics Tigran Galstian 2018… Read more »

Congress Update: Early bird deadlines and networking workshops

Registration discount deadline May 7th This is a final reminder you must register before midnight EST on May 7th to receive early bird discount rates for the 2018 CAP Congress at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Please visit our registration page to view early bird benefits and our cancellation-refund policy. Register Book your bed by May… Read more »