Archive | August, 2017

Fall Northeast Regional AAPT Meeting

9 Aug

So, New York State section is moving fast to finalize the Regional for September 29/30 at Syracuse University.

Friday, September 29 will include registration from 4 to 6, vendors, posters and cocktail hour 6 to 7, banquet 7 to 8:30 including keynote plenary in person from Dr. Beth Cunningham, Executive Officer of AAPT.

Saturday, September 30 will include contributed talks and invited speakers featuring both AAPT candidates for Vice President, Chandralekha Singh, and Genaro Zavala; and including talks from Joseph Ribaudo (How killer black holes saved astronomy–see article in July 2017 Physics Today), and Ryan Fisher (LIGO).  Workshops will include a PTRA workshop from Steve Henning, a new workshop from Shawn Reeves, and a demo workshop.

Syracuse SPS will also host a concurrent Saturday+Sunday Zone Meeting for SPS chapters from all around the Northeast.

Costs should be under $60 for registration, banquet, and Saturday breakfast and lunch inclusive.  Registration site details to follow.  Submit contributed papers now to Sam Sampere