“I liked how about 20 people got together and brainstormed on the latest questions in the field to try to make progress. I liked the level of the discussion, as it was made accessible to all the participants. It was the most intellectually satisfying workshop that I have ever attended.�”


The Aspen Center for Physics is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. The Center does not discriminate based on personal factors including (but not limited to) race, color, national or ethnic origin, alienage, age, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, political affiliation or philosophy, disability, or veteran's status. In its programs, on its campus, and among its participants and staff, the Center will not tolerate actions that constitute discrimination or harassment.

Also note the Diversity link to the left to learn more about how ACP strives to include under-represented groups. The ACP Diversity Committee actively promotes use of best practices in the Center's governance and scientific activities.

As part of providing a welcoming environment, the Aspen Center for Physics offers participants
  • Flexible housing arrangements. Click the Housing In Aspen link on the left toolbar to learn more.
  • List of local childcare and summer camp options and lists of ACP's infant and toddler equipment available at no charge. Click the Bringing Children link on the left toolbar.
  • List of participants' older children who are interested in babysitting.
  • Gender-neutral restrooms in every building.
  • Private lactation room.
  • Family-friendly social, scientific, and cultural events.