Social Program


Sunday: Phillies Game – Registration closed

Student & Professional Social Hour@ 2nd Story Brewing

Monday: Reception

Tuesday: PPPL Tour

Wednesday: Banquet

Thursday: Spruce Street Park

Friday: Philadelphia Tour

Sunday August 21, 2016

Phillies Game

Registration closed

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016

Time: Game Starts: 1:35 pm, Leave Hotel ~12:30 pm

Where: Philadelphia Phillies vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Cost: $25.00 for Ticket & Transportation

Conference Attendees and Guests are all welcome!

 Student & Professional Social @ 2nd Story Brewing Co. 

Who: Senior ANS members, Young ANS members, students attending TOFE 2016

What: Happy hour member/student panel (appetizers will be offered!) – Cash Bar
Where: 2nd Story Brewing Company, 117 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA (2 blocks from hotel)
When: Sunday, Aug. 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM
Sign up HERE
Monday August 22, 2016


Date: Monday, August 22, 2016

Time: Following Poster Session

Were: TOFE 2016 Conference, Society Hill Hotel, Hamilton Room

Cost: Included with TOFE 2016 Registration

Tuesday August 23, 2016


Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2016

Time: Evening, To Be Announced

Where: DOE Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Princeton NJ

Cost: $25, Sign up with Registration HERE

Note: *Dinner will be provided at PPPL* *Poster presenters will be scheduled for Mon PM Sessions*

Wednesday August 24, 2016


Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2016

Time: Evening

Where: TOFE 2016 Conference, Society Hill Hotel

Cost: Included in TOFE 2016 Registration

Thursday August 25, 2016

Spruce Street Park

Time: Evening – After conference

Location: 401 South Columbus, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (2 blocks from hotel)

Cost: Pay as you go

  • Relax in Hammocks,
  • Walk the boardwalk,
  • Lawn games
  • Food Trucks
Friday August 26, 2016

Tour of Philadelphia

Sign up HERE

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016

Time: 9am-4pm

Where: Tour of Philadelphia, All are welcome!!

Cost: Pay as you go.


Breakfast at Reading Terminal Market

  • Whether you want to pull up a stool at the Dutch Eating Place, slide into a booth at the Down Home Diner, or sample many of the stands’ good eats – there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.
  • Concierge service – any goods purchased at the Market can be delivered to the hotel later in the day.

One Liberty Place Observation Deck ($19)

  • See the city from above from the complex that first broke Philadelphia’s “gentleman’s agreement” to not build taller than City Hall. Learn about William Penn’s original plan for Philadelphia, pick out all of its squares, and see its new development through 360 degree views of the city from the 57th floor.

Wannamaker Organ Recital (noontime) (free)

  • Built in 1904 for the St Louis World’s Fair, the organ today has 28,500 pipes. It sits in the center court of the old Wannamaker’s department store (now Macy’s)
  • Tour the console area and meet the staff after the show.
  • Be a part of Philadelphia tradition – “meet me at the Eagle”

Light Lunch
Go back in time and spend the afternoon exploring the Founding Father’s Historic Philadelphia (free)

  • Celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial Year at Independence National Historic Park
  • Independence Hall
  • Congress Hall
  • Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing
  • Liberty Bell

Independence Beer Garden – Happy Hour
Cross the street to present day and experience one of Philadelphia’s many beer gardens.