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OSAPS 2010 Conference

Announcing the Joint Fall Meeting of the Ohio-region Section of the APS and the Appalachian and Southern Ohio Sections of the AAPT

"Physics of Large and Small Surfaces"

October 8-9, 2010

Marietta College
Marietta, Ohio

Scheduled Plenary Speakers:

  • Mark Eriksson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    "Silicon/Silicon-Germanium Quantum Dots for Quantum Computing"
  • Janice Wynn Guikema, Johns Hopkins University
    "Wonder Material Graphene and its Application as a Nanoscale Magnetic Sensor"
  • Maher A. Dayeh, Southwest Research Institute
    "IBEX: Mapping the edge of the solar system"
  • Ronald K. Thornton, Center for Science and Mathematics Teaching, Tufts University
    "Active Science Learning Environments"

Conference Schedule (PDF)

OSAPS program

AAPT program (PDF)



Registration Form (PDF)

APS Abstract Submission

AAPT abstracts should be emailed to Mrs. Jacquelyn Lane ( or mailed to OSAPS/AAPT Conference, c/o Jaquelyn Lane, Marietta College Physics Department, 215 5th St., Marietta, OH 45750, by September 29, 2010.

Student Support Form

Additional Info

Parking will be in the Hermann Fine Arts lot at the corner of Butler and 4th streets (View Campus Map ). Friday registration will be at McDonough Center, #7 on the campus map. Saturday registration will be at the Rickey Science Center, #10 on the campus map.

Directions To Marietta College Campus

click to expand Hotel and Accomodations

The conference hotel is the Historic Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta, OH. Rooms have been set aside at rates from $63 to $108. Atendees should mention the OSAPS/AAPT conference when registering for a room. To register, call 1-800-331-9336 or go to

There are also numerous other hotels within 5 miles of campus. You can see the full list here.


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