PPPL to Host Symposium Honoring Rob Goldston March 19-20

February 20, 2020

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) will host a two day symposium to honor Prof. Rob Goldston’s almost 50 year career at the PPPL and Princeton University. Details of the Symposium, including registration, hotel and the talk schedule, are available on the Symposium Web Site.

The announcement is below:

We are pleased to announce a Symposium to honor Prof. Rob Goldston: “UNDERSTANDING FUSION PLASMAS, NUCLEAR ENERGY AND NUCLEAR ARMS CONTROL”, which will be held at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Princeton University starting on Thurs March 19 and ending at noon Friday, March 20. The Symposium will provide a unique survey of plasma physics problems important for fusion, nuclear fission and arms non-proliferation and control in honor of the scientific contributions of Professor Robert Goldston, who, in his 48+ year career, has made significant innovative contributions and is a leader in these and other areas. The Symposium will feature talks from colleagues who have worked closely with Rob through the decades on these various topics, and will include a banquet on Thursday night, March 19.

The registration fees for the Symposium will be $25 ($15 for students), and the cost of the banquet is $80 per attendee ($30 for students).

Details of the Symposium, including the talk schedule, are available on the Symposium Web Site.

For those who want to begin to make travel arrangements, a block of rooms at the government rate at a nearby Sonesta hotel has been reserved. To make reservations, please go to the Registration and Hotel Information link on the website and scroll down to the Hotel Link. Please note that the room block will be released after Feb. 26, so please reserve your rooms now to receive the special rate.

Please forward this information to anyone you think would be interested in attending the Symposium.

Thank you, and we hope you will be able to attend.

Stan Kaye (mailto:kaye@pppl.gov) 609-243-3162 (phone)
Carol Ann Austin (mailto:caustin@pppl.gov)