66th Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference
September 30 - October 4, 2013 • Princeton, New Jersey

Special Events

A number of tours have been planned for conference participants and accompanying persons.

Title: PPPL Tour
Organizers: Andrew Zwicker, Yevgeny Raitses
Date: Tuesday, October 1 (6pm-7pm)
Location: PPPL

A tour of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is planned for the evening of Tues. Oct. 1st starting at 6:00 pm. A bus will take participants to PPPL where tour guides will introduce experimental facilities. You must pre-register for the PPPL Tour when registering for the Meeting. Foreign Nationals who would like to go on the tour must complete the form at the PPPL Foreign Nationals registration page well in advance of the tour date to be allowed entry to the Laboratory.

Title: Princeton University Museum Tour
Organizer: Lynda Lauria
Date: Tuesday, October 1 (10am)

A bus will take participants to the Princeton University Art Museum, where guides will take participants through the museum collection. Princeton University museum is Princeton University's gallery of art. Founded in 1882, it now houses over 72,000 works of art that range from antiquity to the contemporary period.

Title: Grounds For Sculpture
Organizer: Lynda Lauria
Date: Wednesday, October 2 (10am)

A bus will take participants to the Grounds for Sculpture park. Grounds For Sculpture exhibits works by well-known and emerging contemporary sculptors in the museum buildings and landscaped sculpture park. Park is located in Hamilton, NJ.

Title: Two-hour walk around downtown Princeton
Organizer: Lynda Lauria
Date: Thursday, October 3 (10am)

A bus will take participants to the downtown Princeton for Princeton Historical Society Tour, where participants will enjoy a 1.9 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s history that you will hear on your tour.

Tour capacity is limited. The 10 am time slots are on first-come, first-serve basis. Book early to ensure the listed start time. In the event that registration exceeds capacity, additional tour times may be added to accommodate all participants. You will be notified of your confirmed time.

Tour Registration Fees for Accompanying Persons Price before Sept. 6 Price after Sept. 6
Princeton University Museum Tour – Tues. Oct. 1, 10am $15 $25
Grounds for Sculpture – Wed. Oct. 2, 10am $15 $25
Historical Society of Princeton – Thurs. Oct. 3, 10am $15 $25