American Physical Society
May 14-16, 2015, Pullman, WA
The 16th Meeting of the Northwest Section of the American Physical Society will be held in Pullman starting Thursday May 14, with a reception 4:30-7:00 pm and planetarium show at 7:00 pm, and ending Saturday, May 16, 2014, in late afternoon. A banquet will be held on the evening of Friday, May 15. The meeting is hosted by the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Washington State University (WSU). The scientific meeting sessions will be held on Friday and Saturday; they will follow the format of previous NWAPS meetings.
The meeting chair is Prof. Matt McCluskey, Washington State University. The Program Committee is chaired by Prof. James Imamura, University of Oregon.
A regional to campus map can be accessed via the following link: Map of Region
WSU campus map noting important NWAPS locations (pdf, 2 pages).
Please register, reserve hotel if needed, purchase dinner tickets and request Student Travel Award (if qualified) as soon as possible. A quick link to the following deadlines can be found in the APS web site:
May 1, 2015 for Residence Inn
No deadline for Olympia Residence Hall.
Abstract submission deadline: April 10, 2015
Deadline to apply for Student Travel Awards: April 10, 2015
A limited number of funds for student travel assistance is available.
Deadline for on-line Meeting Registration (early rate) and Banquet Tickets (on-line only): May 1, 2015
REGISTRATION, ABSTRACTS, INVITED SPEAKERS, PROGRAM INFORMATION
Registration and Banquet tickets:
Early registration: $75 regular member, $50 graduate student, $25 undergraduate student.
Late registration: $90 regular member, $60 graduate student, $30 undergraduate student
Banquet Tickets: $40 all participants & guests (with online registration only!)
(including the Epitome, when it becomes available)
BANQUET, FOOD SERVICES
The Conference Banquet will be held on Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The price of the banquet is $40 for registered participants. Banquet tickets can be purchased via the APS registration link. For special dietary needs please email email@example.com
Box lunches will be available for purchase on-site Saturday
For other lunch and dinner options, Student Union Building is located on
Matt McCluskey (chair), Kris Boreen, Sabreen Dodson, Michael Forbes Guy Worthey. Conference reservations, sites and banquet management are handled by WSU Conference Services. For further information, see:
MEETING PAGE ON APS WEB SITE
Sarah Ballard, University of Washington – Planetary science
Sukanta Bose, Washington State University – LIGO/general relativity
Greg Bothun, University of Oregon – Climate modeling
Kathy Copic, Insight Data Science – Careers in data science
Susan Dexheimer, Washington State University – Condensed matter
Nancy Forde, Simon Fraser University – Biophysics
Lutz Maibaum, University of Washington – Biophysics
Fred Raab, LIGO Hanford Observatory – Particle physics/gravitation
Maximillian Schlosshauer, University of Portland – Quantum optics
Stamatis Vokos, Seattle Pacific University – Science education