Important Dates:


Last Day Early Registration:    09/21/2012
Last Day Online Registration: 10/15/2012

Onsite Registration:                10/26/2012


Registration Fees:


Up to Sept. 21: Regular $80; Students, Retired and HS Teachers $40

After Sept. 21:  Regular $95; Students, Retired and HS Teachers $55


These registration fees include one Friday lunch box option. There will be a $20 cancellation fee for cancelled registrations.


An additional $25 fee will be required if you plan to attend the banquet at the Bodega Burger Co. and Lounge. There will be 3 choices of Entree:


  1. 1.Mexican Buffet: Red & green chile enchiladas, spanish rice, and pinto beans. The chile is the sacrament of New Mexican cuisine.  Since you're in New Mexico you should try it.  It is somewhat spicy, which is part of the point!

  2. 2.Country Dinner: Chicken Breast with Mashed Potatoes, white and brown gravy and seasonal vegetables.

  3. 3.Vegetarian Pasta: Pasta with vegetables.


With the banquet ticket all entrees include rolls, salad, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not included with the banquet ticket but will be available for purchase.


VLA tour: A tour of the VLA will be provided by VLA staff scientist on Sunday. Round trip transportation from Socorro to the VLA will be provided if you request it. Alternatively you may drive your own vehicle. The total round trip is 100 miles. The tour will leave from the fountain in front of Macey center at 8:30 am sunday morning (Oct 28). The tour will begin at the VLA visitor center at 9:30 am and will be followed by a guided tour of the control room and the dish at 10 am. The tour will be back in Socorro no latter than 1 pm. Advanced reservations are required to allow proper planning so please fill the information in the registration from.


Click here to register through the APS website.


If you are plenary speaker or to register by mail or mail a check please download the pdf registration form 2012_APS_4Corners_Reg.pdf.


Special registration form ONLY for New Mexico Tech students and Society of Physics Students (SPS) Attendees: 2012_4_corners_Registration_NMT.pdf

[Your Student Government elected to subsidize the first 50 Tech graduate and undergraduate to register]


Grants for Students:


Travel grants for students are available to attend this conference. To apply please download this STG_application_form.pdf and submit it to Jean-Francois Van Huele before September 27, 2012.


2012 APS 4-Corners Section Regional Meeting

October 26-27, 2012

New Mexico Tech

Socorro, NM