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Physics Education Research Conference 20/20

July 22, 2020 - July 23, 2020 in Online- virtual

Insights, Reflections, & Future Directions: Emergent Themes in the Evolving PER Community

Join us as we explore emergent themes in PER as a scholarly endeavor and as a research community!  Since its inception, PER has served as a confluence of discipline, theory, research methodology, practice, and application.  How have these facets and the interplays among them been fruitful for physics education globally, regionally, locally, or otherwise?  And, how have our successes and interactions influenced the very nature of PER itself?


PERC 20/20: Virtual

We hope that everyone and their loved ones are well at this time. Following the lead of AAPT for the summer meeting, PERC 20/20 is virtual. PERLOC, the PERC organizers, and AAPT staff are working closely to schedule sessions.

Registration for PERC2020 is $40.  To register for PERC2020, you must also register for the AAPT summer meeting.  Also, please know that you can apply for conference registration reimbursements (for each conference, separately).


PERC abstracts and papers were due on June 19, 2020 and reviews were due on June 25. The PERC Editors are currently making decisions on papers. Decisions may be expected by July 10.

Prior information from Geoff Potvin, on behalf of PERLOC 2020, can be found here

PERC 20/20 Links & Connections

PERC 20/20 Organizers

  • Beth Cunningham
  • Lin Ding
  • Alexis V. Knaub
  • Steven J. Maier

Tentative Dates

January 2020: Parallel session proposal abstract submission opened
March 14, 2020: Contributed poster abstract submission opened
March 27, 2020: Parallel session proposal and juried talk abstract deadline
March 28, 2020: Paper submission opened
June 5, 2020: First round of papers were due
June 19, 2020: Poster abstracts and the second round of papers were due
July 3, 2020: Video presentations are due
July 22-23, 2020: Dates of the PERC