Dr. Chet Grosch Symposium on The Art of Fluid Dynamics

(Clockwise from top right: Ann Gargett, Tom Royer, John Holdzkom and Tom Gatski, with Chet Grosch in middle

Dr. Chet Grosch Symposium
"The Art of Fluid Dynamics"

October 13-14, 2016

Barry M. Kornblau Alumni Center
Old Dominion University
4901 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, Virginia 23508

Dates: October 13-14, 2016
The symposium begins on Thursday morning and ends mid-day on Friday.

Venue: Barry M. Kornblau Alumni Center, Old Dominion University, 4901 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23508 USA


  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Norfolk Old Dominion University (about 3-5 minute walk to CCPO; see location map)
    Room cost: $114/night plus tax
    Parking: $8.00/night
    The SpringHill Suites offers complimentary breakfast.
    A block of rooms is being held at the SpringHill Suites until September 23, 2016. The group code is OGSS.

    Reservations for the SpringHill Suites can be made by calling 1-888-ODU-7488 or go to the web link created for the workshop. Please reference group code OGSS when calling for the ODU rate listed above.

  • Hampton Inn Norfolk Naval Base (about 10-15 minutes by car; see location map)
    Room cost: $105.40/night plus tax (ODU rate)
    The Hampton Inn offers complimentary breakfast.
    If staying at this hotel, a pass will be needed to park on campus. Please contact Julie Morgan for this.

    For reservations at the Hampton Inn, please call the hotel directly at 757-489-1000 to request the ODU rate.

Social Events:

  • Thursday @ 1600: Reception at Barry M. Kornblau Alumni Center


  • Airport: The Norfolk Airport has daily flights on USAirways, United, Delta, Southwest, and American Airlines. The Norfolk Airport is a small regional airport, so connections are through one of the major airport hubs.
  • Train: Amtrak trains provide daily service between Norfolk and Petersburg, Richmond, Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York. Scheduling is limited.
  • Local Transportation: The James River Transportation provides shuttle service from the Norfolk Airport. However, the easiest and most convenient way to get from the airport to the hotels is via taxi. The taxi fare is $20-30.
  • Car: Check Google maps.
  • Parking: Parking for visitors is available in the parking garage directly behind the building where CCPO is located (see location map). Please contact Julie Morgan if you need a parking pass. The SpringHill Suites provides parking for those staying at this hotel.
  • Weather: The weather in Norfolk during October tends to be sunny and pleasant.
    The average high temperature is 70°F and the average low is 55°F. The venue may be cool, so a sweater or light jacket is advisable.

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