OSAPS Spring 2019

The College of Wooster is hosting the 2019 Spring Meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society (OSAPS), in conjunction with the Ohio Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (OSAAPT) and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) Zone 7, with the theme "Frontiers in Nonlinear Science".

Spacetime Coordinates

2019 March 29-30 40.8111° N, 81.9336° W, 330 m
Friday-Saturday The College of Wooster, Wooster OH 44691 USA

Logistics

Basic Meeting Map Flat Parking Map Perspective Map
Dining Lodging WiFi

Friday Schedule (Under Construction)

10:00 am
1:00 pm
OSAPS Executive Committee Meeting (Ruth W. Williams Hall, room TBA)
12:00 pm
5:00 pm
Registration (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Info session about SPS, ΣΠΣ, and PhysCon 2019 (Ruth W. Williams Hall)
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Welcome Address: Sarah Bolton, President, The College of Wooster (Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room)
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Plenary Talk: Stephen Morris, University of Toronto,
Consider the Icicle (Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room)
2:00 pm
2:45 pm
Plenary Talk: Taviare L. Hawkins, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse,
Updates in Microtubule Mechanics (Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room)
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
Coffee Break (Wishart Hall)
3:00 pm
3:45 pm
Plenary Talk: Swara Ravindranath, Space Telescope Science Institute,
Observational Cosmology (Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room)
3:45 pm
4:30 pm
Plenary Talk: Richard Field, University of Montana,
The Luck of Good Timing in Science: 60th anniversary of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction (Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room)
4:30 pm
4:45 pm
Coffee Break & Group Photo (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)
4:45 pm
6:30 pm
Poster Session (Ruth W. Williams Hall, room TBA)
6:45 pm
7:30 pm
Banquet Dinner (Kittredge Hall)
7:30 pm
8:30 pm
Public Plenary Talk: John Pojman, Louisiana State University,
Order Out of Chaos: How Molecules Can Organize Themselves (Kittredge Hall)
9:00 pm
10:30 pm
SPS 'obstacle race' (Taylor Hall)

Saturday Schedule (Under Construction)

8:00 am
9:30 am
APS and AAPT Registration and Continental Breakfast (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)
8:30 am
9:15 am
Plenary Talk: Stéphane Coutu, Penn State University,
Experimental Particle Astrophysics (Ruth W. Williams Hall, room TBA)
9:15 am
9:30 am
Coffee Break (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)
AAPT Business Meeting (Severance Hall, room TBA)
9:30 am
11:00 am
Contributed Papers in parallel sessions (Ruth W. Williams Hall and Severance Hall)
@ Session 1 (AAPT): Jeremy Secaur, Elyria High School, The Step Up 4 Women program (TBD)
@ Session 2 (AAPT): TBD (TBD)
@ Session 3 (APS): TBD (TBD)
@ Session 4 (APS): TBD (TBD)
11:00 am
11:15 am
Coffee Break (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)
11:15 am
12:00 pm
Plenary Talk: Tom Greenslade, Kenyon College,
Bringing Early Physics Apparatus and Demonstrations into the
Twenty First Century
(Ruth W. Williams Hall, room TBA)
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
Closing Remarks (Ruth W. Williams Hall, room TBA)
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Lunch (Ruth W. Williams Hall, Knowlton Café)

Registration

APS members $50; $60 after Monday, March 4
Non-members $60; $70 after Monday, March 4
High school teacher/retired/student $0

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