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Registration Type Early Bird
by 5/17
Advanced
by 6/30
Onsite
7/1 - 7/20
Full Registration AAPT Member $375 $499 $698
AAPT Member Retired/Emeritus/Lifetime $280 $440 $612
Non-member $590 $714 $914
AAPT Undergraduate/Graduate Student Member $45 $55 $75
Child Registration (7-16 yrs) $30
Child Registration (6 yrs/under) Complimentary
Spouse/Guest $40
High School Student Complimentary
One-Day AAPT Member $250 $384 $530
Non-member $465 $599 $745
Workshop Cancellation Fee Workshops $25 per workshop $25 per workshop No refunds after June 30 Midnight ET
Cancellation Fee
PERC $45
Students 50% of Registration Fee
Other Registrants $75 by May 17, Midnight ET $100 by June 30, Midnight ET No refunds after June 30 Midnight ET
Special Events (optional)

AACT/GIREP/NSBP/NSHP

$375.00

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AAPT Dance Party

Sunday, July 17 from 10:00 p.m. to Midnight - Let your hair down and dance the night away, to great music by a live DJ, with physics industry friends and colleagues.

Free *

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AAPT Fun Run/Walk

Tuesday, July 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. - Come enjoy the 12th Annual AAPT Fun Run! Water and t-shirts will be provided. Specific details about the route will be emailed to all Fun Run/Walk participants.

$25.00

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AAPT Spouse/Guest Gathering

Monday, July 18 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Join other spouses and guests of AAPT attendees for light refreshments and conversation.

Free *

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California Wine Tour

Take a chauffeured drive through the rustic vistas and rolling scenic vineyards of Amador's Gold Country. Amador County showcases award-winning Zinfandels, Barberas, and Rhones. Visit three different wineries and enjoy an outdoor picnic lunch under a grand oak tree. Tasting fees gratuiety and lunch included.

$85.00

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Donate: Duncan McBride PER Travel Scholarship

Make a donation to the Summer Meeting travel scholarship for graduate students, postdocs, two-year college faculty, and/or those transitioning into Physics Education Research.

$10.00

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Early Career Professionals Speed Networking Event

Monday, July 18 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Career development and networking can be time consuming, so AAPT is offering a fun and exciting way to get connected to a large number of early career and seasoned physics professionals in a short amount of time. Speed networking provides the opportunity to discuss career goals and challenges with a new contact for five minutes, exchange information, and then move on to the next person. By the end of the event each participant will have meaningful interactions with over half a dozen colleagues and the opportunity to meet many more. If you think you made a good contact, follow up with the person and schedule a time to meet for coffee. It's that simple! By the end of the first day of the conference, you would have already made several personal connections with other attendees. If you have business cards, don't forget to bring them.

Free *

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First Timers´ Gathering

Monday, July 18 from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. Are you new to an AAPT National Meeting? If so, this is the best time to learn about AAPT and the Summer Meeting, as well as meet fellow attendees. AAPT leadership will be represented to discuss ways to get more involved with AAPT. You are also welcome to participate in any of AAPT's Area Committee meetings. Please reference the program for a committee meeting that piques your interest.

Free *

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H.S. Physics Teacher´s Day Luncheon

Monday, July 18 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Join this special luncheon for high school physics teachers attending the conference for the first time. This luncheon is open to anyone who would like to attend.

$38.00

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LGBT+ Meet-up

Tuesday, July 19 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Relax, network and have some snacks with members and friends of the LGBT+ community.

Free *

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Monday A.M. Amazon Tap Raffle

Monday, July 18 at 10:20 a.m. - Enter to win an Amazon Tap which is a portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled speaker that gives you rich, full-range sound. Just tap the microphone button and ask for music, hear news, search for information, order a pizza, and more with the Alexa Voice Service. Raffle will take place in the exhibit hall. Must be present to win.

$2.00

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Monday P.M. SportShot Action Camera Raffle

Monday, July 18 at 3:50 p.m. - (SportShot Shot2-Black 12 Megapixel Waterproof Sports Camera 2-inch LCD Screen with Mounting Accessories) The SportShot action cam gets the shot and you'll get all the glory. With ruggedized waterproof housing up to 30 meters and built-in Wi-Fi, you can use your phone or tablet to frame shots and share your footage on the fly for instant bragging rights. The accessories let you attach it to your board or helmet for full HD video. Raffle will take place in the exhibit hall. Must be present to win.

$2.00

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Past Officers Luncheon

Past Officers Luncheon

$26.00

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PERC Poster Reception Only

Wednesday, July 20 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This option is for those attending the PERC Poster Reception Only. You must register for the reception by July 13.

$30.00

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Physics Education Research Conference (PERC)

July 20-21 - PERC provides an opportunity for those in the field of physics education research and allied fields to share their research, obtain feedback, explore diverse perspectives and discuss issues relevant to the community. In order to attend the PERC, you must register for the AAPT meeting either for the Full Meeting or One Day. The PERC poster reception is included. For the best registration rate for the AAPT Summer Meeting, you are encouraged to register by the Early Bird Deadline of May 17, 2016.

$145.00

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Picnic, Demo Show and Tours At PASCO Scientific

Tuesday, July 19 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. The Demo Show in Sacramento will be a celebration of Physics and PASCO, showcasing many of the demonstrations and effects seen in both That Physics Show and on the Weather Channel show's, Strangest Weather on Earth, and performed by some of the best physics demonstrators of the group PIRA, the Physics Instructional Resource Association,a sub-group of AAPT's Apparatus Committee.

$25.00

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Retired Physicists´ Luncheon

Monday, July 18 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Renew and create alliances by networking and exchanging ideas with our long-served and deserving supporters of AAPT.

$26.00

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Spin Class At the Sheraton Grand Sacramento

Monday, July 18 from 6:45 - 7:45 am at Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. This is a 1 hour spin class where dance and music drive every pedal stroke and intentional body movement to maximize workouts. The instructor begins each class with a 5-10 minute overview of proper bike set-up and workout cues that will be used throughout the class (bounce back, up four-back four, intervals, hand placement-1/2/3, etc.). The class will then be taken through 45-minutes of cardio training, followed by 10 minutes of hand weights and stretching.

$20.00

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Tuesday A.M. $100 AMEX Card Raffle

Tuesday, July 19 at 10:20 a.m. - Enter a to win a $100 American Express Gift Card. Raffle will take place in the exhibit hall. Must be present to win.

$2.00

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Tuesday P.M. Kindle HD Raffle

Tuesday, July 19 at 3:50 pm. Enter to win a Kindle Fire HD 6, 6" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8GB. Raffle will take place in the exhibit hall. Must be present to win.

$2.00

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Two-Year College Breakfast

Tuesday, July 19, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Two Year College staff begin their day by breaking bread and sharing ideas.

$34.00

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Yoga on the Sacramento Capitol Lawn

Wednesday, July 20 from 6:45 - 7:45 am on Sacramento Capitol Lawn (five minute walk from Sheraton). Yoga is designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity of individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Based on the ancient fitness science of hatha yoga, this class blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. The class includes fitness towels, yoga mats, water and a sanitation station.

$15.00
 

Other Registration Fees

  • Workshop Only Registration Fee: $85

Registration Guidelines

  • You will not be allowed to attend the AAPT National meeting unless all registration fees are received in advance.
  • All prior meeting balances must be paid before you are allowed to attend the current meeting.
  • You cannot register a colleague or fellow physicist as a spouse/guest.
  • Spouse/guests and children 17 and under cannot attend a paid event without being registered for the meeting and purchasing an event ticket.
 

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