DOE NNSA SSGF Annual Program Review

Tuesday, June 20 - Thursday, June 22
La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Updated Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Monday, June 19 (Fellows Only)
(Tour attendees arrive throughout the day.)
4:30 – 8:00pm RegistrationPre-con Hall, Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel
5:00 – 6:00pm New Attendee OrientationVista Norte
6:00 – 8:00pm ReceptionGran Quivera I
Tuesday, June 20 (Fellows Only)
7:00 – 8:30am BreakfastRojo Grill, Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel
8:30am – Bus Departs for Sandia
8:45am – 2:00pm Sandia National Laboratories Tour (fellows only)
Limited to preregistered fellows. Concludes with ground transportation to Santa Fe.
3:30pm – Tour Group Arrival/Check In at Program Review HotelLa Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe
Wednesday, June 21
(Non-tour attendees arrive throughout the day.)
6:30 – 7:30am BreakfastLumpkins Ballroom North, La Fonda on the Plaza
7:30am – 5:30pm Los Alamos National Laboratory Tour (fellows only)
Limited to preregistered fellows. Ground transportation provided.
6:00pm – Tour Group Arrival at Program Review Hotel
Thursday, June 22
7:30 – 9:00am RegistrationMezzanine
8:00 – 9:00am BreakfastLumpkins Ballroom North
9:00 – 9:15am WelcomesLumpkins Ballroom South
  • Robert Voigt — Krell Institute
  • Richard Kraus — Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumnus
Session ILumpkins Ballroom South
Moderator: Tracy Vogler, Sandia National Laboratories
9:15 – 10:15am Keynote
Joseph C. Martz — R&D Engineer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
“Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future”
10:15 – 10:30am BreakMezzanine
10:30 – 11:00am Benjamin Galloway — University of Colorado, Boulder
“High Harmonic Generation Driven by Mid-infrared Lasers”
11:00 – 11:30am Sarah Palaich Heffern — University of California, Los Angeles
“Carbon in the Deep Earth: A Mineral Physics Perspective”
11:30am – 12:00pm Juan Manfredi — Michigan State University
“Transfer Reactions on Argon Isotopes”
12:00 – 1:00pm LuncheonLumpkins Ballroom North
Essay Contest Winner Announcement
Bill Cannon — Science Media Manager, Krell Institute
Session IILumpkins Ballroom South
Moderator: David Meyerhofer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1:00 – 1:45pm Matthew Gomez — Principal Member of Technical Staff, Radiation and Fusion Experiments Department, Pulsed Power Sciences Center, Sandia National Laboratories; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumnus
“Magnetic Direct Drive Magneto-Inertial Fusion Efforts on the Z Machine”
1:45 – 2:30pm Forrest Doss — Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumnus
“High-Energy-Density Shear Flow and Instability Experiments”
2:30 – 3:00pm Set Up: Fellows' & DOE Laboratory Poster SessionsLumpkins Ballroom North
2:30 – 3:00pm Photo Session: Incoming and Outgoing Fellows & Fellow/Alumni RetakesStiha Room
3:00 – 5:00pm Fellows' Poster SessionLumpkins Ballroom North
5:00 – 6:00pm DOE Laboratory Poster SessionLumpkins Ballroom North
7:00 – 9:00pm SocialLumpkins Ballroom South
Open to all attendees.
Friday, June 23
7:00 – 7:50am Breakfast and Check Out
8:00am – Depart La Fonda for Albuquerque International Sunport
Fellows should allow up to two hours for ground transportation to the airport.