Northwest Section of the American Physical Society  
11th Annual Meeting


Program Bulletin--- Full APS Meeting Bulletin

Program Epitome--- Program Epitome/Schedule

Program Overview

  • Thursday evening: arrival, registration, light refreshments in Hennings lobby 4-8pm
  • Registration and light refreshements will be available in Hennings lobby 4-8pm
  • Friday morning: Plenary session, registration desk open in Hennings lobby 8am - noon
  • Friday afternoon: Parallel sessions
  • Late Friday afternoon: Poster Session and Reception at TRIUMF (shuttle transportation is arranged & TRIUMF tours will be offered)
  • Late Friday afternoon: Annual General Meeting
  • Friday Evening: Banquet Dinner at Sage Bistro, featuring speaker:
    • Jaymie Matthews, University of British Columbia "What if Galileo had a Space Telescope?"
  • Saturday morning: Plenary Session, registration desk open in Hennings lobby 8am - 11am
  • Saturday luncheon for undergraduate students, hosted by Society of Physics Students in Hennings 200
  • Saturday afternoon: Parallel Sessions
  • Late Saturday afternoon: meeting concludes



  • Abstract Submission: Friday 10 April 2009
  • Early Registration at reduced rates deadline: Wednesday 15 April 2009
  • On-campus housing reservation deadline: Tuesday April 14, 2009

(A block of on-campus rooms and suites is being held for our conference until April 14, 2009 - after that date space on campus will be tight)

All participants are invited and encouraged to attend the conference banquet Friday evening, May 15 at the Sage Bistro. Tickets are available for conference participants and their guests. Banquet tickets for registered students are highly subsidized (half price).

Check out Sage Bistro as it appeared in PhD Comics by Jorge Cham.

Program Chair:, Michael Miller, Washington State University

Local Organizing Committee, Janis McKenna, University of British Columbia

We acknowledge some support from: