SPS Zone 3 Meeting

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Society of Physics Students Zone 3 Meeting 2013

The Drexel University chapter of the Society of Physics Students will be hosting the Annual SPS Zone 3 Meeting on April 26-27, 2013 on Drexel Campus.

General Information

All are welcome to attend the Zone 3 Meeting at Drexel University. We encourage every undergraduate student that has performed research in physics or related fields to contribute posters or give a talk. This is a great opportunity to present your research in a low-stress setting. All applicants who apply and meet the requirements within the given deadlines will be allowed to present. You are also invited to participate in the exciting sessions and discussions at the AAPT Spring Meeting.

Featured Speakers

The plenary speakers will be Mr. Ken Fink, President & Founder of Whatergy, Inc. and Dr. Sarah Demers, Assistant Professor Yale University, who works on the ATLAS experiment at CERN.

Registration and Abstract Submission

Online registration is now open. The registration fee is $30.00. All payments should be in the form of a check payable to Drexel University. If you decide to bring your payment to the registration table on the day of the event there will be an additional registration fee. Please send your check to the following address:

Zone 3/AAPT Meeting
Department of Physics
Drexel University
32 S. 32nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mailed payments must be received no later than April 22, 2013.

Abstract submissions will be open in February and details will be posted soon.

Register Online


Friday, April 26, 2013

Time Event
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Welcome and Registration
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Plenary Speaker - Dr. Demers




Saturday, April 27, 2013

Time Event
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pm APPT & SPS Workshops
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm SPS Talks
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Jeopardy: SPS vs AAPT
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm SPS Poster Session
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Plenary Speaker - Mr. Ken Fink
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Observatory Open House

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AAPT Spring Meeting

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of the AAPT Spring Meeting will be held jointly with the SPS Zone 3. If you are a teacher or a graduate student please register online at UPenn.