Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

    • 21 May 2020
    • 23 May 2020
    • McMaster University, Les Price Hall
    • 60

    Registration for the 2020 OAPT conference is cancelled. 
    Please stay tuned for 2021!

    Register by using the button to the left for overnight accommodations at Les Price Hall Residence. 

    A selection of rooms for single/double occupancy at available at a cost of $60 or $40 per night, respectively, including a hot breakfast.  The breakfast location is at the Peter George Centre, a new building across from the Commons Building.

    Each room has its own bathroom and shower. There are two common/shared kitchen facilities on each floor, with stove, fridge, kettle, toaster, and microwave, but no cookware, dishes, or cutlery.  Please note that residence registration for check-in/out is at a separate building, the Commons Building.

    Parking is available to guests staying overnight at Les Price Hall, at a reduced cost of $12/day. Parking passes can be purchased at the residence registration desk upon arrival (Commons Building). (Please note that guests staying from Thursday afternoon to Saturday will need parking passes for each of the three days.)

    These prices are subsidized by the OAPT  and include tax.

    Registration for the conference itself (not accommodation) is here.

    • 21 May 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • 23 May 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • Michael Degroote Centre for Learning, McMaster University
    • 130

    Conference registration for 2020 is canceled.

    Stay tuned for 2021!

    OAPT 2020 @ McMaster University

    Join us for the 42nd annual physics teachers conference, held at the McMaster University and hosted by the McMaster Department of Physics. Registration costs are listed on the left.

    Note: Most registrations require an up-to-date OAPT membership

    Conference Registration

    View the conference web page.

    • 22 May 2020
    • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • McMaster University
    • 5

    **We have paused conference registration while our committee assesses the COVID-19 situation. We will have an official  announcement shortly.**

    Register here for a table at the OAPT conference. 

    The exhibit area welcomes vendors, non-profit charitable organizations, and academic institutions to showcase science educational resources and services. The exhibit area is located in locations where coffee and lunch breaks will be held. Break times are extended for teachers to visit exhibitors and vendors (conference schedule to follow).

    The exhibit area will include one 6' x 2.5' table at a cost of $250. One extra table can be obtained for an additional $100. Non-profit, charitable organizations will not be charged a fee. Organizations who are identified sponsors of the OAPT Conference will not be charged a fee. The Exhibit area will be set up for Friday May 22, 2020 only. Set up will be made available by 7:00 am, with participants arriving by 8:00 am. The last coffee break is 3 pm and the day ends at 5:00 pm.

Past events

22 Nov 2019 Schrodinger's Class
02 May 2019 OAPT Conference 2019 - IQC, Waterloo
02 May 2019 2019 Conference Accommodations
30 Nov 2018 Schrodinger's Class: Quantum Technology for the Curriculum
12 Oct 2018 SNOLAB & Perimeter Institute Teacher Workshop
14 Aug 2018 Astronomy Workshop at YorkU
24 Jul 2018 OTF Summer Institute 2018
23 May 2018 OAPT - Grade 11 Physics Contest
11 May 2018 2018 Conference Exhibitor Registration
10 May 2018 OAPT Conference 2018 - Western University
10 May 2018 2018 Conference Accommodations
05 May 2018 U of T Engineering: Young Women in Engineering Symposium
28 Apr 2018 "Discover the Universe" Astronomy Teachers Workshop
06 Dec 2017 York U Evening for High School Physics Teachers
30 Oct 2017 SNOLAB Dark Matter Webinar
21 Aug 2017 Canadian Light Source (CLS) presents a Teachers’ Workshop - a professional development opportunity
10 Aug 2017 Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students
09 Aug 2017 OAPT-OTF Summer Camp for Teachers
10 Jul 2017 Lassonde's Women in Engineering Student Mentorship Program
27 May 2017 Young Women in Engineering Symposium
24 May 2017 OAPT Grade 11 Physics Contest
12 May 2017 Conference Exhibitor Registration
11 May 2017 OAPT Conference 2017 - York University
11 May 2017 Conference Accommodations - Schulich Hotel
11 May 2017 Conference Accommodations - Pond Road Residence
04 May 2017 SIN Physics Contest
28 Apr 2017 Girls in Science (GIS) day
08 Apr 2017 Eureka Talk
17 Feb 2017 TDSB Eureka Science Conference - Chris Meyer Keynote Speaker
24 Jan 2017 Chris Meyer presents at the University of Guelph Department of Physics
13 Jan 2017 Lisa Lim-Cole presents at the Canadian Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
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