Student Support Committee Events

Virtual Speed Networking

Thursday, 22 July 2021
7 – 8:30 pm (EST)/4 – 5:30 pm (PST)


The HPS Student Support Committee is pleased to announce that we will be holding a virtual speed networking event using the Glimpse platform! You do not need to download any software or create an account to join the event, just follow the directions below:

  • 1. Follow the link provided below, enter the room key (DEFF4E5) if prompted, and click the green “Continue As Guest” button to join.
  • 2. You will be prompted to enter your name, an optional one-line introduction, and an optional profile picture. After doing so, click next to continue to the event page.
  • 3. Click the green “Go!” button when you are ready to join the meeting.
  • 4. When prompted for Audio and Video permissions, select "Allow"
  • 5. You will be prompted to choose tags for who you are, and who you want to match with. During the event you will be matched with participants based on the tags you choose. You can choose as many tags as you want to identify both yourself and those you want to match with.
  • 6. Join the event! Remember to click "Accept" as new matches appear on your screen.
  • 7. Have fun!

We encourage you to complete steps 1 and 2 prior to the event. This will enable you to save the event to your calendar and let us know you plan to join! During the event, you will be matched automatically with other participants (one-on-one) based on the tags you choose to identify yourself and those who you want to match with. We encourage you to choose multiple tags to increase your matches. After matching you will have 7 minutes to meet. Don’t worry if you don’t have any matches right away, you can always select “wait together” where you can talk with others in the virtual lobby until a new match pops up!

Please contact Caleigh Samuels for more information.

In-Person Speed Networking and Mentor Reception

Sunday, 25 July 2021
5:15 – 6:45 pm
Room 232A


Join the HPS Student Support Committee for the second annual Speed Networking Event and Mentor Reception! After the resounding success of the first Speed Networking Event in 2019, the HPS Student Support Committee is excited to once again host the dynamic and engaging event aimed at allowing students and early career professionals to connect with more experienced individuals within the Health Physics Society in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Everyone is welcome and snacks will be provided!

Please contact Dawn Montgomery for more information.

Student Support Committee Meeting

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Do you want to be more involved in the HPS and the Student Support Committee? We could always use volunteers to help plan and run our events, come up with new ideas to engage and support HPS student members, and act as student representatives of the Society. Our committee meeting is open to all who want to get involved or become a committee member!

Virtual Quiz Bowl

On-going – July 18th through July 31st
Facebook ( and e-mail (

The Quiz Bowl is a great chance to exercise your Health Physics muscles! Students and young professionals, meaning those yet to become a CHP, are encouraged to participate. This year’s Quiz Bowl will be a bit different, in that will be fully remote. Health Physics questions will be posted to the Student Committee Facebook page at on July 18th. The questions will range from “you should know this” to advanced. You can sign up as an individual or team by emailing Email your answers to the same address any time until the 31st of July. Questions will be graded by our team, with the harder questions being worth significantly more points. Top scores will be mailed a prize!

Please contact Norbert Hugger for more information or to sign up!

Other events of interest

  • Student Worker Orientation:
    Sunday (7/25), from 9 – 10 at the Convention Center, room North 221ABC
  • Exhibitor sponsored lunches:
    Monday (7/26) and Tuesday (7/27) from 12 – 1:30 pm in the Exhibit Hall
  • Poster Session:
    Monday (7/26), from 1 – 3 pm in the Exhibit Hall
  • Welcome Reception:
    Monday (7/26), from 5 – 7 pm in the Exhibit Hall
  • Awards Luncheon:
    Wednesday (7/28), from 12 – 2 pm