I/UCRC Review of Projects and Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting
May 14-16, 2018
University of Illinois
On behalf of the entire HVT Center team, we welcome you to the semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting for I/UCRC for Novel High Voltage/Temperature Materials and Structures.
The mission of the HVT Center is to provide a venue to design, create, and study new and evaluate existing materials and structures for a range of technological applications. The Center brings together an interdisciplinary group of university researchers to work jointly with companies and organizations on novel HVT materials and structures. The Center provides research support to electric utility, aerospace, nuclear, military, environmental, automotive, and other industries with needs for novel HVT materials and structures.
Attached is information regarding travel, parking and tentative agenda. If you need directions or assistance, call Holly Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org; (217) 244-6340.
We anticipate a highly interactive, productive, and enjoyable meeting. We very much appreciate your participation. On behalf of the entire HVT Center leadership team, allow us to thank you again for being here to provide your valuable inputs.
Download the meeting logistics and welcome packet [pdf]Sincerely,
Dr. Iwona Jasiuk and Dr. Martin Ostoja-Starzewski
Site Director and Site co-Director
HVT Center at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monday Evening Reception
Event time: 6 – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Reception will be held in the Ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center at 601S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana. Parking during the reception is available in Lot D-22, which is adjacent to the building. Please park at the bagged meters only. Uber is also available in Champaign-Urbana.
Tuesday & Wednesday IAB Meeting
Tuesday event time: 7:30am – 6 pm, followed by dinner
Wednesday event time: 7:30am – 1 pm
As the HVT Center enters its fifth year of operation, on May 15 this meeting will be focused on the review of the current projects and proposals for next year’s research. The morning of May 16 the meeting will be devoted to the IAB for project evaluation, project selection, as well as discussions on directions for growth.
The Tuesday and Wednesday IAB Meetings will be held in the same location. The same parking arrangements will be available (bagged meters).
The following is a link to our UIUC online campus map
Monday evening reception: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday IAB meeting: 7:30am – 6 pm, followed by dinner.
Wednesday IAB meeting: 7:30am – 1 pm with box lunches provided and optional lab tours in the afternoon.
Breakfast served Tuesday and Wednesday.
Please bring a laptop or tablet in order to access the LIFE forms to review and rate the projects. A laptop, tablet, or smart phone with wifi connection is needed to access LIFE forms
Free wireless, Guest and Visitor access to IllinoisNet wireless Follow these simple steps to get online:
1. Select IllinoisNet_Start as the network to connect to.
2. Open a web browser (e.g. Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer).
3. Click Visitor Access from the menu on the left.
4. Provide relevant information (name, country calling code, mobile number, email address).
5. Click Generate Account.
1200 West University Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61801 USA TEL: +1-217-337-1100 FAX: +1-217-337-1143
Book your group rate by April 23, 2018
Price per night: $99 (special rate)
Group Name: University of Illinois – ICRU Conference 2018 Group Code: CRU
Walking Directions from Hampton Inn to Alice Campbell Alumni Center
From the corner of University and Goodwin Avenues, cross University Avenue and head south on Goodwin Avenue. Walk south along Goodwin Avenue until you come to Illinois Street (you will cross several streets in between). Turn left (east) on Illinois Street and go 2 blocks to Lincoln Avenue. Turn right (south) on Lincoln Avenue. Alice Campbell Alumni Center is located at 601 S. Lincoln Avenue. Takes approximately 10-15 minutes. (Most direct route highlighted in red on map. A more scenic route is highlighted in blue, but no walking directions are included.)
603 South Sixth Street Champaign, IL 61820 USA TEL: +1-217-344-1600
Book your group rate by April 21, 2018
Price per night: $149 (special rate)
Walking Directions from Towneplace Suites by Marriott to Alice Campbell Alumni Center
From the front of the hotel, head south on Sixth Street until you come to Green Street. Turn left (east) on Green Street and walk to Illinois Street (you will cross several streets in between). Turn right (south) on Goodwin Avenue and go 2 blocks to Illinois Street. Turn left (east) on Illinois Street and go 2 blocks to Lincoln Avenue. Turn right (south) on Lincoln Avenue. Alice Campbell Alumni Center is located at 601 S. Lincoln Avenue. Takes approximately 10-15 minutes. (Most direct route highlighted in red on map. A more scenic route is highlighted in blue, but no walking directions are included.)
How to Get Here From:
University of Illinois-Willard Airport
From Airport exit, turn left onto Neil St. (Route 45 North). Go 6 miles to University Avenue and turn right. Go 1 mile, hotel is on the left.
Distance from Hotel: 10 mi.
Drive Time: 20 min.
Chicago-O’Hare International Airport
190 east to 94 east to 57 south to 74 east. Go to Lincoln Avenue exit. Turn right. Go 1 mile to University Avenue and turn right, go 1/4 mile. Hotel is on the right.
Distance from Hotel: 150 mi.
Drive Time: 3 hr.
From airport take a left at light. Go left on Veterans Parkway. Take the I-74 exit to Champaign. Follow 74 to the Lincoln Avenue Exit, make a right on Lincoln. Turn right on University. Hotel on right hand side.
Distance from Hotel: 70 mi.
Drive Time: 90 min.
*Please note that this meeting is only for current Center members. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact us for more information.