U.S. Department of Energy SSI 2011 - SLAC Summer Institute - SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Social Events

Welcome Reception

July 25, 2011• 6:00pm to 8:00pm • ROB Patio (Bldg. 48)

Be sure to attend the SSI 2011 Welcome Reception. The reception is a great way to meet other SSI attendees while enjoying great food. Everyone is welcome and the reception is free and a terrific way to kick-off SSI 2011!


July 26th, August 1st and 4th, 2011 • 6:00pm to 8:00pm • Cafeteria Patio and Breezeway

Our conference dinners are a favorite SSI tradition and a great forum for meeting your fellow colleagues and a chance to make new connections in your field. Dinners are held outside the cafeteria patio (Bldg 43) in a beautiful setting. Tickets are $12 for students and $17 for non-students and guests. Wine and beer will also be served. This is a great deal - so bring the entire family! The dinners are catered by Jeff Machado Elegant Cuisine.

View Menus:  July 26th, August 1st and August 4th

Poster Social Hour

July 27, 28 and August 2 2011• 6:00pm to 7:00pm • Cafeteria Patio and Breezeway

SSI hosts a poster social hour from 6:00pm to 7:00pm with light refreshments and beverages. This social event provides an opportunity to mingle with your fellow colleagues and students.

Soccer Match

August 3, 2011• 6:00pm • On the Green at SLAC

A yearly SSI tradition is the soccer clash between the hometown favorites, the local SLAC Soccer Club, and the challengers, the SSI students. See below for location and directions to field. Who will win the Golden Boot (most goals) this year? Can anyone "Bend It Like Beckham"? Show up and play and find out! Water and snacks will be provided.