Birthday Flash Mob Surprises Convention Attendees

APS Executive Director Alan Kraut shows off his dance moves on the big screen

The 25th APS Annual Convention is off to a lively start — some might even call it a flashy start.

Last night, APS members who had gathered to watch science superstar Michael Gazzaniga’s Keynote Address on “Unity in a Modular World” were surprised when more than 30 of their fellow attendees broke into a choreographed dance while The Beatles’ “Birthday” blared from the loudspeaker.

If you missed the flash mob commemorating APS’s 25th birthday, don’t fret! There will be more opportunities to celebrate during this weekend’s convention, including an ‘80s-themed 25@25 Celebration and Special Concert on Saturday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Salon 1.


What fun! I think new NAS member and former APS President Susan Fiske charged the stage too to show Alan how to move!

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