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Spring 2015 AAPT-CPS Conference & PTRA Workshop
Preliminary Schedule

8:00-8:30 PTRA Registration
8:30-3:00 PTRA Workshop
4:00-6:00 General Registration and Poster Session
6:00-7:30 Banquet Dinner
7:30-8:30 Keynote Address – The Story of Isaac Newton, by Dr. Ted Davis
(open to the public)
8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-12:00 Oral presentations (poster viewing during breaks)
12:00-2:00 Lunch break and AAPT?CPS Business Meeting
2:00-4:00 Oral presentations and demo show
4:00-4:30 Wrap?up and raffle drawing

Keynote Address :
The Story of Isaac Newton

Every physicist knows a great deal about Newton’s physics, but much of what is commonly known about his life story is out of date. Dr. Davis’s doctoral mentor, the late Richard S. Westfall, wrote the definitive biography of Newton; Davis also follows the work of several other Newton experts. This talk presents Newton’s family background, personality, education, religious views, and brief political career, updating the picture many physicists have of him.

Dr. Ted Davis
Distinguished Professor of the History
of Science at Messiah College

Date: Fri-Sat-27-28-March-2015
Location: Messiah College
Conference & PTRA Workshop Announcement
and Registration Information:
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Abstract Submissions for Presentations and Posters
Conference Contact Person: Abaz Kryemadhi
PTRA Workshop Contact Person : Dave McCachren
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