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American Physical Society
Ohio Section Meeting


There are two easy ways to register:

Registration Fees

  Before October 10th After October 10th
APS Member $35 $45
Non-member* $55 $65
HS teacher/Retired/Student Free Free

*Non-members can join APS at the same time they register and save $20 on the registration fee. See the Pre-Registration form for details.

On-site registration is available for the meeting. Banquet tickets must be bought by Oct. 10.

Instructions for oral presentations

  • The session assignments are now available in the Meeting Bulletin (see link on the side navigation menu).
  • Talks are 10 minutes long + 2 for questions.
  • Talks should be in Powerpoint or PDF and be loaded onto a USB drive.  Give them to the session moderator before the session.
  • Special arrangements (such as videos or other software to display) should be made with the session moderator before the session begins.

Our invited speakers are:

  • Scott Gaudi, Ohio State University
  • Ivan Horvath, University of Kentucky
  • Allen Janis, University of Pittsburgh
  • Alexandru Maries, University of Pittsburgh

Student Travel Reimbursement

Students: You can have your travel reimbursed by the OS-APS, using this form. Details are in the form.

Local Organizing Committee:

  • Tim Hamilton
  • Jim Simmons
  • Jerry Ross
  • Kyle Vick
  • Robert Mendris

Hotel Information

The conference hotel is:

Holiday Inn
711 Second St.
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(740) 354-7711

Use reservation block code "APS," and mention the American Physical Society.

Other hotels in the area:

Comfort Inn
5100 Old Scioto Trail
Portsmouth, OH
(740) 353-3232

The conference hotel is adjacent to campus and within walking distance of the meeting location. Other hotels are driving distance away.

Extra banquet tickets and the after-dinner speaker

 The after-dinner speaker is open to the public, with or without banquet tickets.

 A *limited* number of banquet tickets are still available to purchase, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Email Tim Hamilton (thamilton@shawnee.edu) to be put on the waiting list.  Payment can then be made on-site at the registration table, credit card or check.

Campus Directions and Map

Campus directions: http://www.shawnee.edu/information/directions.aspx

Campus map: http://www.shawnee.edu/media/ssu-campus-map.pdf

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American Physical Society Ohio Section Meeting

Contact Information

Tim Hamilton
Associate Professor of Physics
(740) 351-3145 

Shawnee State University
Department of Natural Sciences
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

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