The IAPG strives to share information and increase effectiveness of the interagency R&D programs in a wide realm of advanced power. Each year, the MWG meeting provides a forum for a cross-cutting review of current government research activities across the interest of MWG participants within the IAPG member agencies (Army, Navy, Air Force, DOE, NASA, and NIST).
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
The meeting will be held in the Fuels and Lubricants Research Division, Building 209, Conference Room 313.
Meeting Attendees/Guests – Please Review Carefully
- U.S. citizens only
- U.S. government employees (includes IPAs)
- U.S. government contractors/FFRDCs
A contractor is defined as those currently holding grants or contracts with a U.S. government agency. This would include academic institutions, as well as both on-site and off-site performers.
Employees of federally funded R&D centers (FFRDCs). This only includes employees of the FFRDC, not the administering entity. Review the master list of FFRDCs maintained here.
All presenters, as well as meeting attendees, are required to register for the meeting. No walk-in/day-of meeting registrations will be permitted.
Deadline for registration: April 18, 2017.
While the agenda is preliminary and subject to change, the MWG leaders have planned the following overall agenda.
|Tuesday, May 2, 2017||0800 – 1700||Government-only Session|
|Wednesday, May 3, 2017||0800 – 1230||Technical Session (a.m.)|
|1400 – 1700||SwRI Facility Tours (p.m.)|
|Thursday, May 4, 2017||0800 – 1300||Technical Session Continued|
Meeting organizers are planning presentations for both sessions. We encourage you to add this meeting to your travel calendar and forward this announcement along to other interested colleagues and managers.
Tours of SwRI are being planned for Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Potential tours include the following:
- Supercritical CO2 Power Systems
- Single-Stage Combustor Test Rig
- TARDEC Fuels and Lubricants Research Facility
- Power Systems for Small Autonomous Vehicles
MWG Meeting attendees will enter SwRI through the main gate. Proceed to the Fuels and Lubricants Research Division, Building 209.
The following SwRI-San Antonio Area Hotels document offers a listing of area hotels near SwRI, downtown San Antonio, and near the San Antonio International Airport, depending on your preference. For a more detailed list of accommodations, please visit the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The following SwRI directions-map document provides detailed driving directions from San Antonio International Airport, as well as from downtown San Antonio.
While there is no registration fee, a nominal fee will be collected at the on-site registration desk for morning and afternoon beverages and snacks provided throughout the meeting. Please be prepared to pay with cash for these charges. Lunch will be on your own at the SwRI cafeteria.
If your attendance plans change, please contact Renee O’Brokta to cancel your registration so we may adjust food quantities to avoid unnecessary charges.
Harold (Scott) Coombe, Chair
Selma Matthews, Vice Chair