Banquet National WWII Museum

34th Annual Symposium on
Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS
October 11 – 14, 2016

Banquet Dinner at The National WWII Museum
Music will be provided by the Tulane Jazz Band/Ensemble

Thursday, October 13, 2016
6pm – 10pm


The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Discover the most impactful event of the 20th century and the legacy of the greatest generation in thought-provoking exhibits, and explore the American experience in the war that changed the world.
This world-renowned history museum is designed to inspire visitors of all ages in the lessons of World War II and the stories of heroism, tragedy, and liberation.

Guests who wish to to arrive at the WWII Museum  before the banquet officially starts can arrive at 5:15PM as early access to the Campaigns of Courage building is included. The Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters brings to life the drama, sacrifices, personal stories, and strategies of America’s campaign to defeat the Axis powers and preserve freedom. Dramatic exhibits explore how US citizen soldiers and their Allies secured victory in the 20th century’s titanic struggle—a fight for civilization itself. Two immersive exhibits—The Duchossois Family Road to Berlin: European Theater Galleries and Richard C. Adkerson & Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Road to Tokyo: Pacific Theater Galleries—feature environments that guide visitors through the chronological narrative of each theater of combat, using a sophisticated mix of set design, period newsreels, virtual missions, interactive oral-history kiosks, digital artifacts, and dynamic displays for a uniquely evocative experience.

The Banquet will begin at 6:00PM and will be held in the Freedom Pavilion where World War II aircraft soar dramatically overhead — including the Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress,” a SBD Dauntless and the TBM Avenger — with elevated “catwalks” providing eye-level views. Vast LED screens enable dramatic video presentations. Another highlight of the US Freedom Pavilion is the interactive submarine experience FINAL MISSION: The USS Tang.

Buses will be provided starting at 5:00PM and will run through 10:00PM.

Guest tickets are $100 per person.

Hosted by:
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Tulane University

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