The Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC) is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, and we invite all ECCE attendees – including first- time visitors as well as alumni and long-time friends – to come spend a day with us at the University of Wisconsin - Madison for this special open house event. Activities planned for the day includes a mixture of lab tours, open lab sessions to meet our students, presentations by our two co-founders, and plenty of opportunities for socializing, including a buffet lunch. Optional afternoon/early evening activities include campus tours and a boat cruise on lovely Lake Monona! Expect a casual environment (no ties necessary) and an emphasis on schedule flexibility so that you can spend your time doing the things that most interest you. For your convenience and to avoid parking problems, bus transportation (for a minimal fee) is offered from Milwaukee to Madison and return. We look forward to having you spend the day with us!
Bob Lorenz and Tom Jahns, WEMPEC Co-Directors
Giri Venkataramanan, Bulent Sarlioglu, and Dan Ludois, WEMPEC Associate Directors
Not necessary if you plan to participate in this event as a day trip. However, if you plan to come early or stay late, a small block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Inn Towner Madison for September 22 and 23 at a rate of: $119.00 per night. This includes free parking and free hot breakfast, plus a free shuttle to the Engineering campus. Reservations can be made by calling (608) 233-8778 and use GROUP CODE: ECCE.
We recommend taking the Friday morning bus from Milwaukee (see below). If you plan to drive, please be aware that campus parking is extremely limited and will cost $12 for a daily pass.
Lectures, lab tours, and lunch (Required registration fee)
Bus transportation, Milwaukee-Madison, round trip (Optional)
Betty Lou Boat Cruise on Lake Monona (Optional)