Dear Annex 43-Partners,

Herewith I’d like to invite you to the 7th HPT TCP Annex 43 experts meeting at the Southwest Gas Corporation Headquarters, 5241 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146, USA (, located 2.5 miles from downtown Las Vegas and 3 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center.

For the directions, please take a look at

The nearest international airport is McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas (

To your information: the meeting will take place before the

  • AHR Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, January 30 – February 1, 2017 (, registration online, free of charge through January 11th, after that: $30).


7th HPT TCP Annex 43 experts meeting

We will start with the Annex 43 meeting on Wednesday, January 25 evening (around 19:30) with a cosy get-together (self-payment) at Las Vegas.

The official meeting then is starting on Thursday, January 26, 9:00 and ends on Friday, January 27, around 16:00.

[More information about registration and accommodation is following soon.] Please send the titles of your contributions/presentations for the Annex 43 meeting per email to until Friday, January 13, 2017 at the latest.]

Please notice: all flights and hotel rooms have to be booked individually by each participant.


Preliminary program

There is also a preliminary program (before the Annex 43 meeting) planned as follows [more information about registration and accommodation is following soon]:

Monday, January 23: Arrival at McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), near Knoxville.

Tuesday, January 24: 9:00 – t.b.a: Site visit of the ORNL Laboratories ( at Oak Ridge, Roane County, Tennessee [potentially the BTRIC labs, tours of Titan supercomputer and SNS/HFIR facilities, as well…] Please view ORNL visitor’s information:; Evening: Dinner (self-payment) in downtown Knoxville (organized by Kyle)

Wednesday, January 25: Trip to Las Vegas, incl. flight (e.g. Am. Airlines flight no. AA5961, TYS – DFW – LAS, 16:13 – 20:08) total trip duration: about 7-10 hours Please notice: ORNL visitors would miss the pre-Annex dinner in Las Vegas on Wednesday, January 25, evening.


Best regards,

Peter Schossig

Head of Department thermally active materials and solar cooling Division Thermal Systems and Buildings Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE Heidenhofstraße 2, 79110 Freiburg, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 7 61/ 45 88-5130  Fax/VoiceMailbox: +49 (0) 7 61/ 45 88-9130