Conference History

PPPS Conference History

Starting in 2001, the IEEE Pulsed Power Conference (PPC) and the IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) have combined once every six years to become the Pulse Power and Plasma Science Conference. PPPS 2019 brings together the fourth combined conference of the PPC (22nd) and ICOPS (46th).

ICOPS

1974 — University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN — I. Alexeff
1975 — University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI — R.R. Johnson
1976 — University of Texas, Austin, TX — E.J. Powers
1977 — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY — R.L. Hickok
1978 — Doubletree Inn, Monterey, CA — R. Schwirzke
1979 — Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada — C. Richard
1980 — University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI — J.L. Shohet
1981 — Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM — S.J. Gitome
1982 — Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada — A.J. Alcock
1983 — Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel, San Diego, CA — J.L. Luxon
1984 — Clarion Hotel, St. Louis, MO — T.J. Menne
1985 — Pittsburg Hilton Hotel, Pittsburg, PA — M.D. Nahemow
1986 — Ramada Renaissance Hotel & Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, Canada — A. Hirose
1987 — Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA — F.C. Young
1988 — Seattle Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA — L.C. Steinhaue
1989 — Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, NY — D.M. Benson
1990 — Hyatt Regency, Oakland, CA — J.N. Benford
1991 — College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA — K.H. Schoenbach
1992 — Hyatt Regency Westshore, Tampa, FL — N.L. Oleson
1993 — Sheraton Landmark Hotel, Vancouver, Canada —
1994 — Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM — A.L. Peratt
1995 — University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI — J.E. Scharer
1996 — Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA — C. Chan
1997 — Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA — J. Hyman
1998 — North Raleigh Hilton, Raleigh, NC — J. Gilligan
1999 — Doubletree Hotel, Monterey, CA — C. Deeney
2000 — Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, LA — M. Mazzola
2001 — Rio Hotel and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV — T. Hussey
2002 — Banff Centre for Conferences, Banff, Canada — R. Fedosejevs
2003 — Lotte Hotel, Jeju, Korea — K.-S. Chung
2004 — The Hyatt Regency-Baltimore, Baltimore, MD — R.J. Commisso
2005 — Portola Plaza and Conference Center, Monterey, CA — R.C. Cauble
2006 — Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Traverse City, MI — J. Asmussen
2007 — Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM — E. Schamiloglu
2008 — Congress Center Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany — M. Thumm
2009 — Omni Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA — F. Beg
2010 — Marriot Waterside, Norfolk, VA — M. Larouss
2011 — Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL — A. Hassanein
2012 — Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK — M.G. Kong
2013 — Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA — B. Oliver
2014 — Marriott-Wardman Park, Washington, DC — J. Schumer
2015 — Cornelia Convention Center, Antalya, Turkey — L. Öksüz
2016 — The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada — Y.Y. Tsui
2017 — Harrah’s Atlantic City Resort, Jersey City, NJ — J. Lopez
2018 — Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO — T. Munsat
2019 — Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Orlando, FL — R. Allen
2020 — Marina Bay Sands, Singapore — R. Rawat
2021 — Harrah’s & Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Resort, Stateline, NV — A. Safranova

Pulsed Power Conference

1976 — Lubbock TX — K. Kristiansen
1979 — Lubbock, TX — A. Guenther
1981 — Albuquerque, NM — A. Guenther
1983 — Albuquerque, NM — T. Martin
1985 — Arlington, VA — M. F. Rose
1987 — Arlington, VA — P. Turchi
1989 — Monterey, CA — B. Bernstein
1991 — San Diego, CA — R. White
1993 — Albuquerque, NM — K. Prestwich
1995 — Albuquerque, NM — W. Baker
1997 — Baltimore, MD — G. Cooperstein
1999 — Monterey, CA — C. Stallings
2001 — Las Vegas, NV — R. Reinovsky
2003 — Dallas, TX — M. Giesselmann
2005 — Monterey, CA — J. Maenchen
2007 — Albuquerque, NM — E. Schamiloglu
2009 — Washington, DC — F. Peterkin
2011 — Chicago, IL — R. Curry
2013 — San Francisco, CA — B. Oliver
2015 — Austin, TX — M. Crawford
2017 — Brighton, United Kingdom — M. Sinclair
2019 — Orlando, FL — R. Allen
2021 — Denver, CO — D. Wetz