Hertz Foundation co-sponsors Edward Teller Centennial Symposium in Livermore

May 28, 2008
On May 28, 2008, the Hertz Foundation co-sponsored the Edward Teller Centennial Symposium held at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore, CA.

The event celebrated the 100th birthday of Edward Teller and his legacy to science.

Hertz representatives at the symposium included:  Karl van Bibber, LLNL, Hertz Interviewer, Session 1 Chair; Hans Mark, University of Texas at Austin, Hertz Director and Interviewer, Session 2 Chair; Lowell Wood, Hoover Institution, Hertz Fellow and Senior Fellowship Interviewer; and John Holzrichter, President of the Hertz Foundation, Hertz Fellow and Interviewer, and closing speaker.
 
As many are aware, Edward Teller worked with John Hertz and the Board of Directors to change the direction of the Foundation in 1963 to support graduate education and he continued to play an active role throughout the 1990s.
On May 28, 2008, the Hertz Foundation co-sponsored the Edward Teller Centennial Symposium held at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore, CA.
On May 28, 2008, the Hertz Foundation co-sponsored the Edward Teller Centennial Symposium held at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore, CA.
Karl van Bibber, Hertz Interviewer, LLNL. Photo by Jackie McBride.
Karl van Bibber, Hertz Interviewer, LLNL. Photo by Jackie McBride.
John Holzrichter and Malvin Kalos listening to presentations at the Teller Symposium. Photo by Jackie McBride.
John Holzrichter and Malvin Kalos listening to presentations at the Teller Symposium. Photo by Jackie McBride.