Professional Development

The theme will be Engineering Astronomy, the Technology of Observing.

Planned events include a Friday-night social, an amazing invited speaker, student research presentations, space-station tracking, and solar-viewer construction.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Evening - Informal Particle Fever viewing (Optional)

Saturday April 15, 2017

8:30 AM - Breakfast at Bodo’s

10:00-10:30AM - Welcome from AZC Gage DeZoort and ZC Peter Sheldon 

10:30-10:45AM - Coffee and Webinar Setup

10:45 - 12PM - Webinar led by Kerry Kidwell-Slak, Assistant Director, SPS & Sigma Pi Sigma

          — Presentation about National SPS

          — Discussion about our Zone’s chapter activities

12:00 - 12:45PM - Catered lunch

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA) will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting will begin on Friday, May 26 and end on Tuesday, May 30. Yulia Sevryugina (Texas Christian Univ.) and Ilia Guzei (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison) are Program Chairs.

Abstract submission deadline is February 15, 2017.

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The AAPT 2017 Summer meeting will be held in Cincinnati, OH on July 22-26, 2017.

Arpan Sharma

Veltech University

Eli Adler

Ithaca College