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Friday, October 11, 2019, Kettering University

McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building

9:30 am – 12:00 pm OSAPS Executive Committee Meeting
Historic Academic Building Room 3345

(Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm OSAPS Executive Committee Lunch
Historic Academic Building Room 3345
(Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)
11:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Poster Setup Time (11 am – 4 pm)
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

(Doors open at 12:15 pm)

Welcome Address, Dr. Robert McMahan, President
Kettering University

McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Plenary Talk 1
Dr. Howard Jackson, University of Cincinnati
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Plenary Talk 2
Dr. Lisa Lapidus, Michigan State University
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break and Poster Setup Time
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
3:30 pm – 4:10 pm Plenary Talk 3
Dr. Bahram Roughani, Loyola University Maryland
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm SPS Zone 7 Meeting Kick-off
Dr. Ronald Kumon, SPS Zone 7 Councilor
Historic Academic Building Room 4501
Virginia W. Kettering Professional Communication Studio
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Poster Session
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
5:15 pm – 5:45 pm Individual transportation to the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)
FIA Address: 1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint, 48503-1915
Getting ready for the Banquet Dinner and Plenary Talk
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Flint Institute of Arts Galleries Individual Visit
The Permanent Galleries
Hodge and Henry Galleries
will be open for visit by the OSAPS Banquet Attendees
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Banquet Dinner
Isabelle Hall, Flint Institute of Arts
6:50 pm – 7:50 pm Plenary Dinner Talk: “Humans to Mars”Craig H. Williams, MS, PE, Senior Aerospace Engineer
NASA Glenn Research Center
Isabelle Hall, Flint Institute of Arts 
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Optional, individual activity, not part of the official conference program

Dark Side of the Moon Light and Music Show
Flint Longway Planetarium,
1310 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503
Meeting participants who wish to take advantage of an after-dinner show open to the public and presented at the Flint Longway Planetarium can do so on an individual basis. The planetarium is located in very close proximity (a short three minute walk) to the Flint Institute of Arts. For information visit:
http://sloanlongway.org/longway-planetarium/Note: This is NOT an astronomy show. Rather, it is a somewhat intense (at times roller-coaster-like) light and music show on equally intense Pink Floyd Music from the album “The Dark Side of the Moon.”
8:00 p.m.  Individual Transportation back to hotel(s)

Saturday, October 12, 2019, Kettering University

7:30 am – 9:00 am APS and MIAAPT Registration
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
8:00 am – 9:50 am OSAPS Parallel Sessions of Contributed Talks
Historic Academic Building 4th floor
RoomsOSAPS-1: Computational and Experimental Condensed Matter
Room 4309OSAPS-2: Optics, Photonics, Spectroscopy and Imaging
Room 4501OSAPS-3: Biophysics, Chemical Physics and Medical Physics
 Room 4507

OSAPS-4: Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics
Room 4305

8:24 am – 9:50 am MIAAPT Session(s) of Contributed Talks

Contributed Session MIAAPT-1: Physics Education 1
Room 4101

Contributed Session MIAAPT-2: Physics Education 2
Room 4103.

8:00 am – 9:50 am SPS Zone 7 Activities
As communicated during the Zone 7 Meeting Kick-off Session
9:50 am – 10:10 am Coffee Break
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
10:10 am – 11:10 am Plenary Talk
Dr. Greg Sun, University of Massachusetts Boston 
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
11:10 am -12:10 p.m. Plenary Talk
Dr. Xueding Wang, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
12:10 pm -12:15 pm OSAPS Closing Remarks and Official Closing
McKinnon Theater, Historic Academic Building
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Boxed Lunch
Historic Academic Building Room 3342
Study Lounge, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm MIAAPT Executive Committee (Board) Meeting
Historic Academic Building 4th floor Room 4301
 
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm MIAAPT Parellel Workshops
Historic Academic Building 4th floor

MIAAPT-3: Physics Education Workshop 1 Laura Sloma, Room 4501

MIAAPT-4: Physics Education Workshop 2 Bradley Ambrose, Room 4309

1:15 pm – 3:15 pm ALPhA Workshop
Historic Academic Building
Room 2606 – Physics Dept. Electricity and Magnetism Lab
Room 2601 – PAL – Physics Active Learning Studio 
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm SPS Zone 7 Activities