A welcome reception hosted by the Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik is organized in the main building (D2) on Monday evening.
A half-day excursion to Andechs Monastery is planned for Wednesday afternoon on October 8. Andechs Monastery sits atop Holy Mountain above the eastern bank of Ammer Lake. The monastery can be seen from miles around and is both the oldest pilgrimage church in Bavaria and is famous for its brewery. The tour includes: a short boat trip on the Ammer lake, a guided tour and a dinner. More information can be found in http://www.andechs.de/nc/en.
The conference participants are invited to join a tour of the IPP negative ion testbeds including the large RF ion source experiment ELISE and of ASDEX Upgrade on Friday October 10.