TFAWS 2014 is celebrating 25 years of Innovation and Collaboration with a wide range of networking opportunities for all attendees! Whatever your networking goals may be, TFAWS has something to offer everyone! Be sure to indicate your interest in attending any or all of these events when filling out your registration.
[note: indication of interest does not provide a final commitment of attendance. This will occur at time of ticket purchase. Event tickets, once purchased, are non-refundable.]
Monday, August 4, 2014, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
House of Blues Cleveland
308 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44144
Please use Euclid Avenue Entrance (across the street from the Hyatt Regency Hotel)
We’d like to welcome all attendees and guests to attend the TFAWS Welcome Cocktail Reception on Monday evening from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the Cambridge Room of the House of Blues Cleveland for a chance to network with thermal and fluids analysis peers as well as NASA Glenn Research Center Management. TFAWS historical slideshows will provide some nostalgia and humor to get the conversation flowing, and a cash bar will be available with beverages for purchase. Please note that you must be at least 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages. There is no cost to attend this event.
The House of Blues Cleveland is located in the historic Woolworth building in the East Fourth Street District, just steps away from the Hyatt Regency hotel as well as a myriad of dining and entertainment venues. The Cambridge Room provides a unique and intimate setting for networking as the perfect way to welcome our guests to this very special 25th Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop. Please join us in celebrating!
Cleveland Indians Networking Event
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7:05pm
All attendees and guests are welcome to join the TFAWS committee at Progressive Field on Tuesday, August 5 for networking and fun as the Indians face their rivals from across the state, the Cincinnati Reds! Whether you are an avid baseball fan, or simply looking to enjoy a warm summer evening in downtown Cleveland at a premier ballpark, a great time is sure to be had by all!
Click here to buy your tickets! Be sure to use the special offer code: baseball
Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44144
Please accept our welcome to the TFAWS 2014 Keynote Banquet on Wednesday, August 6, from 6pm to 9pm at the prestigious City Club of Cleveland. The Keynote Banquet will feature Col. Rich Graham, USAF (ret.), who will take attendees on a thrilling journey into the history of the engineering team that created the world’s fastest air-breathing manned aircraft, the SR-71 Blackbird. View our speakers page for more information on Col. Graham’s look into the challenges that Kelly Johnson and the Skunk Works team faced in building a top-secret aircraft capable of record-breaking Mach 3+ speeds. In addition to Col. Graham’s Keynote Address, the banquet will feature delicious entrées and dessert along with a cash bar and the chance to further network with peers and colleagues.
The City Club of Cleveland is located at the Southwest corner of E. 9th & Euclid on the second floor of the City Club Building. The City Club Building is within convenient walking distance from the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the Cleveland Convention Center, and provides the perfect setting for the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime event!
We would like to extend the invitation for the Keynote Banquet to all registered TFAWS attendees and their guests. Tickets for the Keynote Banquet will be $44 per person. You must purchase a ticket by July 30, 2014 in order to attend the banquet. To do so, please fill out the Keynote Banquet Ticket Purchase Form and follow the directions enclosed in that document. Questions regarding ticket purchases can be directed to Monica Guzik. Dress will be business casual.
Nautica Queen Dining and Sightseeing Sunset Cruise
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 7:00pm – 9:30pm [Boarding begins at 6:00pm]
The Nautica Queen Cruise Ship
1153 Main Ave
Cleveland, OH. 44113
On Thursday, August 7, 2014, TFAWS attendees and guests are invited to a dinner and sightseeing lakefront & river cruise on the Nautica Queen. The Nautica Queen offers a full, all-you-can-eat banquet dinner and stunning views of downtown Cleveland as it cruises on the calm shores of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River for a total price of $35.23 per person. Check out the Nautica Queen Brochure for more information!
Boarding will begin at 6:00pm (recommended no later than 6:30pm) and will set sail promptly at 7:00pm. It will return to the dock at 9:30pm. Ticketing is based on availability, so be sure to order your tickets ASAP! Simply phone the Nautica Queen staff at (216) 696-8888 [toll free: (800) 837-0604] to purchase your tickets (phone orders only). You MUST mention the confirmation number 11378-5 in order to reserve your seats with the TFAWS group! Note that the confirmation number is linked to Bill Fabanich, and you may need to reference his name.
A cash bar will also be available. A great time is sure to be had by all! Please note that the dock for the Nautica Queen is located a very short drive away from the hotel and conference site. The TFAWS committee will be happy to arrange carpooling and other transportation options at the registration desk. Dress will be business casual – no jeans or tennis shoes, please.