2012 Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year


July 18, 2012 — The Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY) will be held at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, Wednesday, July 25 - Friday, July 27, 2012. This is an ALPhA (Advanced Laboratory Physics Association) conference and will provide an excellent opportunity for hands-on exposure to a broad selection of contemporary instructional labs appropriate to Modern Physics, Electronics, Optics, and Advanced Lab courses, as well as to key instructional labs in Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, Quantum Mechanics, etc.

Conference participants will share their laboratory expertise and materials in a variety of venues, including structured opportunities to discuss specific laboratory topics and curricular models that are effective at different types of institutions. Commercial vendors of advanced laboratory equipment will be present to provide working demonstrations of their products. For more information please visit the BFY conference website.