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Anyone at AAPT San Diego?

  1. Jan 4, 2015 #1

    robphy

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    Just thought I'd ask...
    anyone at AAPT San Diego?
    I'm here until Tuesday.

    upcoming meetings:
    College Park, MD - Summer 2015
    New Orleans, LA - Winter 2016
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2015 #2

    vela

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    I thought about going, but I'd have to have paid for the entire thing out of my own pocket. Bummer because I live relatively close by.
     
  4. Jan 4, 2015 #3
    I really wish I had known about this earlier. I would have made the trip out :( Planning on going for the summer one in MD though.
     
  5. Jan 4, 2015 #4

    robphy

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    Here are the future meetings:
    2015 Summer Meeting, July 25-29 (University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland)
    2016 Winter Meeting, January 9-12 (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    2016 Summer Meeting, July 16-20 (Sacramento, California)
    2017 Winter Meeting, February 18-21 (Atlanta, Georgia)

    Here are the recent past meetings
    2015 Winter Meeting, January 3-6 (San Diego, California)
    2014 Summer Meeting, July 26-30 (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
    2014 Winter Meeting, January 4-7 (Orlando, Florida)
    2013 Summer Meeting, July 13-17 (Portland, Oregon)
    2013 Winter Meeting, January 5-9 (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    2012 Summer Meeting, July 28 - August 1 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
    2012 Winter Meeting, February 4-8 (Ontario, California)
    2011 Summer Meeting, July 30 - August 3 (Omaha, Nebraska)
    [I didn't make it to Omaha, Philadelphia, and New Orleans.]

    Early bird registration is early-Nov for the Winter Meetings, late-May for the Summer Meetings.
    Deadlines for contributed talks and posters in early-September for the Winter Meetings, early-March for the Summer Meetings.
    Registration is roughly $400+ for members, add another $200 for non-members... the students rate is about $50.
    Of course you have to factor in travel and lodging and food.

    Visit http://www.aapt.org/Conferences/meetings.cfm for updates.

    https://twitter.com/search?q=#aaptwm15
    https://www.facebook.com/AAPTHQ
    http://www.aapt.org/Conferences/WM2015/upload/final-program-12-23-14-2.pdf
     
  6. Jan 4, 2015 #5
    Yeah that isn't cheap, but I'm willing to try it out. It seems like a nice place to meet PF members and network with teachers. How are you finding it?
     
  7. Jan 4, 2015 #6

    robphy

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    At the end of a busy semester, these AAPT conferences help to recharge me.
    I usually give a poster (or an occasional talk) on my work... and look to meet up with folks.
    There are usually interesting presentations that inspire me to implement them at my home institution.
    I am thankful that my institutions [I've been moving around, seeking someplace more permanent]
    have been financially generous in supporting my attendance.
     
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