Users Group Workshop and Annual Meeting
"2016 JLab Users Group Meeting"
June 20-22, 2016
Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA
Registration is now open for the 2016 JLab Users Group Annual Meeting on June 20-22nd at Jefferson Lab.
The theme of this year’s program explores the 2015 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science: Reaching for the Horizon. The program includes a variety of physics talks, presentations from the User Group Board, laboratory management and funding agencies, and Prize winners. Featured speakers will include: Barry Barish from Caltech, Alexandra Gade from Michigan State U., Giorgio Gratta from Stanford University, Chen-Yu Liu from Indiana University and Krishna Rajagopal from MIT.
Your participation is important, and we strongly urge everyone to register now (http://conferences.jlab.org/ugm/index.html), and make plans to attend.
We particularly encourage graduate students to attend. Student registration fees will be waived, courtesy of the Jefferson Science Associates Initiatives Fund. There will be special graduate student lunch discussions each day with food provided.
The Users Group Board of Directors will meet on the evenings of June 21st and 22nd. If you have comments, questions, or issues to be raised at the meeting, please let one of the board members know.
The poster competition continues, with a first prize of $500, a second prize of $250, and a third prize of $100. Each winner will additionally receive $500 in travel support to present their work at a meeting of their choice. The deadline for poster competition abstracts is Friday, June 10, 2016 (email to: firstname.lastname@example.org). You cannot win if you do not enter!
This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program (http://www.jsallc.org/IF/IFProjects.html), a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies. Initiatives Funds support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, promote the science, education and technology of the Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab's extended user community in ways that complement the Lab's basic and applied research missions.