Iowa Section (IAAPT)
Fall 2019 Meeting
Saturday, October 26, 2019
8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Ames High School, Ames, Iowa (see map & directions below)

Welcome to the Iowa Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers! I am Assoc. Prof. Erica J. Kilian of Iowa Lakes Community College, this year’s president & meeting convener. The meeting will be hosted by Elizabeth Brenneman at Ames H.S.

Our meeting is open to everyone in the State of Iowa who is interested in physics education and the improvement thereof. We are looking forward to several hours of great physics presentations, demonstrations, and teaching tips and strategies. The full meeting schedule will become available after Oct. 14.  You may register on the day of the meeting. But to help us plan, please pre-register by using the accompanying form. You will then receive the meeting schedule by email.

Our Keynote speaker will be Erick Agrimson of St. Catherines in St. Paul, MN. His topic is High Altitude Ballooning. Meanwhile, we are still accepting abstracts for presentation. So if you would like to request time to share with your Iowa physics teaching colleagues at the Oct. 26 meeting, please complete that page and return it to Dale Stille at no later than October 14.

Thank you for your interest in IAAPT! For more information, please consult our website, link above. You may also contact me if you have any questions.

Erica J. Kilian
Iowa Lakes Community College  |  712-362-7957 or 712-209-6653 (mobile)

Dues - IAAPT meeting registration/dues are $7.00 payable at the registration table at the meeting site on Oct. 26th.  Noon Meal/Business Meeting - The IAAPT business meeting will take place after eating the noon meal.  Your meeting registration comes with an automatic one year IAAPT membership so all may attend and add input at the meeting.

For Lunch, we can either order takeout or use on campus facilities.  We also have lots of places that will do take-out or delivery, such as Jimmy Johns, Pizza, etc.  The decision on which lunch option will be decided at the start of the meeting.  Members will pay for their own lunch.

Consider giving a talk or presentation at this meeting if at all possible.  Send all abstracts to and we will get them posted to the website as they are received.