Spring 2003 Meeting of the Illinois Section of the AAPT

"Applications of Physics"
April 11-12, 2003
Department of Physics, Knox College
Galesburg, Illinois  61401

Except for naming the session chairs, the Program Details are now complete.

Program                  Call for Papers                  Registration                   Meeting Links

Invited Presentation, Friday at 8:00 pm

"Nanobiology and Nanophysics"

Robert H. Austin
Princeton University
Biophysics Group of the Advanced Photon Source

Invited talk:  "Looking Back on Four Decades of Physics Research",  George W. Smith.  He was Principal Research Scientist and Director of General Motors Research Labs and is now retired. Friday at 4:30 pm.

Invited talk:  "Teaching Physics with Mössbauer Spectroscopy:  A Universal Interactive Tool", Jon Spijkerman, Ranger Scientific, Inc., Burleson, Texas.  Saturday at 11:00 am.

Panel Discussion, Friday at 3:00 pm. "Physics Outreach and Alliance", Panelists: Ann Brandon, Duane Ingram, James Rabchuk, Kimberly Shaw and Carl Wenning.

Workshop W1. "Teaching Buoyancy and Optics Using Inquiry", Carl Wenning, Illinois State University
Workshop W2. "Junk Box Wars", Christopher LaRoche, Sherrard High School
Workshop W4. "Simple Experiments in Physics", Thomas Kuhn, Pasco Scientific

Contributed papers including those of the Student Research Symposium are scheduled on Friday afternoon (1:00-2:45, 3:00-4:15) and Saturday morning (8:30-9:45, 10:00-11:00).  The Friday evening banquet will be at 6:30 pm.

The Council has a regular meeting scheduled for Saturday morning at 7:00 am.

Meeting Links
Call for Papers Online Mail or Fax
Registration Online Mail or Fax

Contributed papers - current list:  submitted abstracts | details
Registration info - name tags | name/address/e-mail | feestake-fives | workshops | symposium
Galesburg - lodging | special rates on lodging | directions | Galesburg map | campus map

Parking is free to all in the lots west and south of the Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center, on both sides of Academy and Berrien Streets, and on the east side of West Street.

The program chair and local contact for sending forms by regular mail or FAX and for checking on classroom and lab facilities is:

If you have any problems with submitting information via the online forms or if there are corrections to be made, contact the person who maintains these pages:

Charles Schulz
Department of Physics
Knox College
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-341-7397
FAX: 309-341-7718

David R. Renneke
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Augustana College
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
Phone: 309-794-3403
FAX:  309-794-7722

Last update:   April 7, 2003