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OSAPS 2017 Spring Meeting

Eastern Michigan University is hosting the Spring Meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the APS

Friday, May 5 - Saturday May, 6
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The theme of the Spring meeting is Computation in the Physics Curriculum.

Registration

Program

Plenary Speakers

Directions

Accommodations

Sponsors

Parking


 

Registration and Abstract Submission

Registration is available online.

Presenters!
Abstract submission for the OSAPS 2017 Spring Meeting can be found here.

Students!
Consider applying for a Student Travel Grant to attend the meeting through the APS.

Questions? Please email the chair of the Organizing Committee at ebehringe@emich.edu.

Program

Come join your colleagues for two days of collaboration, learning, and communication at the 2017 Spring Meeting of the OSAPS on the Eastern Michigan University campus! Symposia on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning will focus attention on computational physics and the inclusion of computation in the undergraduate physics curriculum. A Friday evening banquet and subsequent public presentation on the role of computation in industry will also take place.

We particularly encourage undergraduate and graduate students to present their own work, learn about recent research, and network with the OSAPS community.

The tentative agenda for this year's meeting is as follows:

Friday, May 5

2:00 - 4:00 PM  Plenary Sessions
4:00 - 5:30 PM  Poster Session
6:00 PM            Banquet

Saturday, May 6

8:00 - 10:00 AM   Contributed Talks
10:00 - 12:00 PM  Plenary Sessions 
1:00 - 3:00 PM Optional PICUP Workshop

Plenary Speakers

Danny Caballero (Michigan State University)
Karin Dahmen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Mark Newman (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)
Kelly Roos (Bradley University)
Bita Ghaffari (Ford Motor Company)

Directions

Eastern Michigan University is located in Ypsilanti, MI.  The OSAPS 2017 Spring Meeting will primarily take place on the first floor of the Pray Harrold Building.  Directions are available on the University's map webpage.

Accommodations

There are several hotels in the area that have plenty of availability.  No room blocks have been reserved.

Options include:
Mattiott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
Ann Arbor Regent Hotel and Suites
Days Inn Ann Arbor (Special rates are available for OSAPS: $63/single, $72/double.  Ask for John during normal business hours, and mention EMU and OSAPS)
Microtel Inn and Suites
Holiday Inn

Sponsors

We are currently looking for sponsors for the OSAPS 2017 Spring Meeting!  If you are interested in supporting the meeting, please contact Ernie Behringer.

Parking

 A campus map, with buildings and parking highlighted, can be found here.

 

 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344