33rd International Symposium on Free Radicals


The Symposium will take place in Olympic Valley, California.  Located among the meadows and domes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lake Tahoe, the conference site allows quiet contemplation, focused discussion, and amazing scenery and recreation.

More information on Olympic Valley (also known as Squaw Valley) history is given at the bottom of this page. 


The Plump Jack Inn will host the lectures and meals, and provides first class hotel style accommodations.  Across the street, the Squaw Valley Lodge will host the poster sessions and provides Studio and Loft Suite condominium accommodations.  Both properties are situated in the heart of the Village, including shops, restaurants and pubs not far from hiking trails into the mountains. PJInn_reception

High temperatures around 90 F (32 C) and low temperatures of around 66 F (19 C) can be expected in early August.

More information on lodging options can be found on the Fees tab on the left.


Location Map

Note:  as you zoom in, this map will change to satellite photos of the site.

Plump Jack Inn
1920 Squaw Valley Road
PO Box 2407
Olympic Valley, California 96146 USA

Additional Information

Driving Directions to Plump Jack Inn and Conference Center

(See also the Directions link in the left navigation bar)

History of Olympic Valley, California

Olympic Valley is a northeast facing cirque 5 miles west of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.  Surrounding a central meadow at 6,200 feet elevation (1,890 m) rise streams, forests, and waterfalls amid granite cliffs reaching 9,050 feet (2,760 m).   It is home to the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, which opened in 1949 and only 11 years later hosted the Winter Olympics of 1960, which were televised live for the first time.  Unlike most ski resorts in the western United States, Squaw Valley is located on private land purchased from the Southern Pacific Railroad.