American Physical Society Prairie Section Fall 2013 Meeting

November 7-9, 2013
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO


  • Nov/6: Weather Forecast: Thursday Sunny (56F max, 31F min), Friday Sunny (60F max, 41F min), Saturday Sunny (65F max, 39F min). Winds around 15 mph.
  • Nov/5: Wireless Network Access. The password to access the University of Missouri Wireless Network will be provided in the registration desk. Also consider the EDUROAM program.
  • Nov/4: Full conference program (including extra information: maps, etc) is now available (click on the "Conference Program" tab).
  • Oct/28: The full conference program (including abstracts) is now available (click on the "Conference Program" tab).
  • Oct/25: Today is the last day for online (discount) registration. Registration will be available onsite as well.
  • Oct/20: A public lecture on the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics will be held on Thursday November 7. See details below.
  • Oct/20: The Conference Program of talks and posters is now available. Please Click on the "Conference Program" tab.
  • Oct/20: Please note that online registration (reduced rates) close on Oct/25.
  • Oct/17: Abstract submissions are now closed.
  • Sep/24: Lodging information is now available.

New: A special public lecture on this year's Nobel Prize in Physics (Fran├žois Englert and Peter W. Higgs) will be held in Monsanto Auditorium of the Life Sciences Building (Thu Nov/7, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm): "Higgs Boson and Beyond: The Big Questions in Particle Physics" by Prof. Mark Neubauer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). This lecture is open to the public!

Click here to download a poster for the public lecture (PDF).


    The Prairie Secton of the American Physical Society will be holding its Fall 2013 meeting in the vibrant city of Columbia MO, home to the state flagship University of Missouri campus. The meeting site will be in the historical Memorial Union, central to the MU campus at an easy walking distance to Downtown Columbia ("the district"). The meeting will start with an informal reception on Thursday evening, Nov/7, and the last session will be in the afternoon of Saturday Nov/10.

    We would like to encourage you to participate in this meeting and suggest participation in this meeting to your students, colleagues, and collaborators.

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