NA-PAC2016 is in Chicago from Oct. 9-14. This will be an excellent opportunity for Fermilab personnel to present their work and learn from others.
While there are many topical workshops and specific-focus conferences in the US, NA-PAC is the only conference that covers all kinds of accelerators and everything related to them. It is also unique in coverage of the engineering and technology progress, in representation of junior accelerator personnel, and in tutorials and short IEEE courses.
Registration is now open. Early registration closes on Aug. 26.
The North American (NAPAC) regional conference is held every 18+ months. Since IPAC now includes South America.
Six IEEE Short Courses – Sunday AM, October 9. IEEE student members and unemployed IEEE members can apply for a Phelps Grant.
Special Student Poster Session – afternoon of October 9. Student grants are available on a competitive basis.Student grant recipients must present their work at the student poster session.
APS-sponsored childcare grants are available, and childcare grants are also available for members of IEEE-NPSS for the first time.
An exciting Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) event will be held on Tuesday evening, October 11.
Teacher’s Day – Wednesday October 12, enabling ~50 teachers from the area to learn about accelerators and receive continuing education credit.
Regular oral, tutorial, and poster sessions will take place Monday through Friday, October 10-14, with the Awards session on the 13th.
Optional lab tours of Argonne and FNAL – Saturday October 15.
NAPAC16 is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Physical Society (APS) and hosted by Argonne and FNAL.
Proceedings will be published on JACoW after the conference.
The Chicago Marathon takes place on October 9; travel in the city will be affected for part of the day.
Marion White, Argonne, Conference Chair
Vladimir Shiltsev, FNAL, Scientific Program Chair