National Nuclear Security Administration

SSAP Symposium 2018


Sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration
February 21 – 22, 2018

General Information

The Office of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation sponsors academic programs which include the Stewardship Science Academic Alliances (SSAA) Program, the High Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP) Program, the National Laser Users' Facility (NLUF) Program, and the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP).

The goals of this symposium are to:

  • Highlight accomplishments of the academic programs. These presentations are part of the periodic reviews of the program to assess progress and ensure alignment with program objectives.
  • Promote interaction and help build user communities in areas of physical science relevant to stockpile stewardship.
  • Foster ties between participants, sponsors, and the NNSA National Laboratories and identify areas for future collaboration.
  • Encourage student and postdoctoral researcher involvement and interaction with the scientific community.

SSAA, HEDLP, and NLUF grantees – you will be contacted by email if you are expected to make a presentation. Presentations on topics of general interest will also be given by National Laboratory and/or DOE/NNSA personnel. All presentations and discussions will be unclassified.

Students and post-docs are encouraged to present a poster at the Poster Session and Reception scheduled for the evening of February 21, 2018. Please be sure to register your poster. Only registered posters will be displayed.

Registration is required, but there is no registration fee. The registration deadline for this symposium is Friday, January 31, 2018 at 3:00 pm, and the lodging registration deadline is Friday, January 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm.