The 2013 NAWCC Ward Francillon Time Symposium and Special Exhibition of Spectacular Clocks, Watches, and Sundials
by The Pre-Eminent Master
Thomas Tompion (1639–1713)

California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California

7-9 November 2013

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Location Overview

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), an independent, privately supported university, is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future.

Caltech’s scientific, engineering, and technological contributions have earned national and international recognition, including the 32 Nobel Prizes awarded to its faculty and alumni. With one of the nation’s lowest student-to-faculty ratios, Caltech offers a rigorous science and engineering curriculum for approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students. Caltech’s 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California, 10 miles from Los Angeles. The Institute also manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for NASA and owns and operates large-scale research facilities such as its world-renowned seismological laboratory and a global network of astronomical observatories that includes the Palomar Observatory and the W. M. Keck Observatory.