Welcome to the 14th US-Japan workshop on IECF
14th US-Japan Workshop
Inertial-electrostatic confinement (IEC) is a compact and inexpensive process for researching the physics of nuclear fusion. Applications of IEC research include novel sources of high energy neutrons and protons, and electrical energy generation. The 14th US-Japan Workshop on IEC fusion will be held in College Park, MD on October 14-17, 2012.
See below for information about the workshop venue including directions. You can obtain files of the presentations and posters from the Presentations and Photos tabs in the left hand menu.
Above: The Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.
Getting to the Conference
The workshop will be held at the Samual Riggs Alumni Center which is a short walk from the the Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College (see hotel booking on the left-hand menu for more information). Parking is located at the Stadium Drive Garage a short distance north of the Riggs Center. Current rates at this facility are $3.00 per hour, with a $15.00 per day maximum and a $5 per day maximum on Saturday and Sunday.
There are 3 airports that serve the Washington metro area:
For more information on using Washington's Metrorail, please see here. The metro can be taken to the College Park metro station (on the green line). A UMD shuttle bus (#104) can take you to the campus. The bus drops passengers at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, a short walking distance from the Samual Riggs Alumni Center. Click here for the UMD shuttle schedule.
Walking directions from student union.
The IEC 2012 Workshop welcomes you to College Park, MD.