Fall 2011 Conference at UC Berkeley

UCB Physics


Join us the first weekend in November at UC Berkeley for a day and a half of physics education.

Friday evening, November 4th

Social and Lecture Demo Show

Saturday, November 5


  • 8:00 Registration, coffee, donuts
  • 9:00 Welcome
  • 9:15 Show and Tell
  • 10:15 Break
  • 10:30 “Physics for Future Presidents — A new approach for the non-science student.” Invited speaker: Richard Muller, Professor of Physics, U.C. Berkeley, Faculty Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 11:30 Group photo
  • 11:45 Lunch
  • 12:45 Business meeting (in just 15 minutes!)
  • 1:00 Two options:
    • Tour of Physics Research Labs. Guided tours of physics faculty labs in Astrophysics, Condensed Matter & Materials Science, and Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, led by graduate students and researchers.
    • Roundtable Discussion for high school teachers to discuss common problems and solution.
  • 2:15 Break
  • 2:30 Two options:
    • Three concurrent workshops featuring labs and lecture demonstrations from Berkeley and other schools (contributions welcome). Spend the full period in one or circulate among the labs to see them all.
    • Modeling Instruction introduction workshop
  • 4:00 End 🙂


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Complete program

Download our complete program in PDF format here.


$20 for NCN AAPT members (includes one lunch ticket). First timers are always free (lunch tickets for first timers are $10). Lunch will be beef, turkey, or veggie sandwiches.

Pre-registration is not required, but will help us know how many people to expect:

(The registration below says it’s free, but that’s just because we’re not collecting payment online. The usual registration fees apply, including free admission for first time attendees.)

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