IEEE Honors Fermilab for Tevatron Particle Collider Technology

Please join us on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 as we celebrate Fermilab’s achievements in the development of superconducting magnet technology and dedicate an IEEE Milestone Award for the Tevatron particle collider.

The milestone, recently approved by the IEEE Board of Directors, recognizes Fermilab’s pioneering role in transitioning the use of superconducting wire and cable from a laboratory endeavor to the industrial scale.

Registration is now open for the IEEE Milestone Award Symposium and Reception at Fermilab


Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
Wilson Hall, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Batavia, Illinois

Symposium, 2-5 p.m., Ramsey Auditorium
Speakers will include
• Dr. Bruce Strauss, US Department of Energy and IEEE Council on Superconductivity
• Dr. David Sutter, University of Maryland
• Dr. Paul Mantsch, Fermilab
• Prof. David Larbalestier, Florida State University
• Dr. Kathleen Amm, GE Medical Systems
• Prof. Herman ten Kate, CERN and University of Twente

Reception, 5-7 p.m., Wilson Hall Atrium

Directions and accommodations

Fermilab’s main entrance is located at the intersection of Kirk Road and Pine Street in Batavia, Illinois, about 45 miles west of Chicago. Visit this webpage for detailed directions and maps to Fermilab.

A number of hotels are located within 10 miles of the Fermilab site. Visit this webpage for a listing of local hotels.

If you have questions about the IEEE Milestone Award Symposium and Reception at Fermilab, please contact or 630-840-3351.