Center for Coal Technology Research

CCTR's second 2011 Advisory Panel meeting will take place on the campus of the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana). This meeting is being hosted by the Notre Dame Energy Center, and is open to the public. Meeting website:   

Venue:  Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall), Room 210-214.

McKenna Hall is located along Notre Dame Avenue across from the Morris Inn; it is south of the Main Building and west of the football stadium.

Registration:  Although there is no charge for attending this meeting, we ask that everyone register to aid us in making meeting arrangements.   

Parking:  Parking is available in the Eck Visitor Parking Lot, which is across the street from McKenna Hall. Free parking tickets will be available at the meeting for anyone parking in this lot.

Lodging:  A block of 15 rooms is being held by the Notre Dame Energy Center for our meeting at the Morris Inn  at a rate of $132/single/night plus tax ($152/double). This block is being held until August 8th. You are responsible for making your own lodging arrangements. The group code you would use is for the Morris Inn is:    THE001_003 (when calling, you can say Energy Center). Or use this link:   

Phone: 1-800-280-7256 (Reservations ext. 2032 and 2033)

Note that hotel cancelation policy is by 4:00 pm on the day of arrival; if you aren't certain whether you will need a room, it may be better to book a room before the August 8th deadline and cancel than to wait too long and not get a room at all.

Maps and Directions:


9:00 AM  Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:45    Notre Dame Energy Center / Sustainable Energy Initiative Overview

11:00  Purdue Calumet Energy Center Program Overview

Noon  Lunch (provided)

12:45 PM   State Utility Forecasting Group 2011 Forecast

1:30   SAIC Microgrid Ready for Deployment

2:00   Illiana Express - Program Update & CCTR Involvement

2:30   Indiana Advance Energy Technology Center at Vincennes University

3:15   CCTR Activities Update

4:00   Adjourn


Marty Irwin, CCTR Director
Steve Son, CCTR Associate Director
Barb Gotham, Event Coordinator

Center for Coal Technology Research
Energy Center at Discovery Park
Purdue University
Gerald D and Edna E Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 S Martin Jischke Drive
W Lafayette IN 47907-1971

Phone: 765/494-7037
Fax:  765/494-6298