Thank you for attending Hidden Symmetries Stellarator Summer School.  As part of our ongoing effort to improve the summer school experience, we would like your opinions on the value of different aspects of the summer school, along with the overall value.  Please respond to the following questions as best you can.  Your responses will be anonymous and will greatly help us to improve the summer school.  This should take you about 10 minutes.

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* 1. Overall, how would you rate the PPPL/Simons Summer School?

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* 2. What did you like about the event?

  Completely satisfied Partially satisfied Partially unsatisfied Completely unsatisfied
Breadth of topics
Depth of topics
Level of lectures and work
Applicability and relevance of topics to my research area
The schedule
Interactions with experts in the field
Technical support

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* 3. Please rate how your understanding of the following topics has changed during the summer school.What did you dislike about the event?

  Improved Significantly Improved Some Improved a Little Not Improved at All
Stellarators
Particle Orbits
Magnetic Fields
MHD
Quasisymmetry
Experiments
Optimization Techniques
Stellarator Design

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* 4. How valuable were each of the following components of the summer school to your learning of the concepts?

  Very valuable Somewhat valuable A little valuable Not valuable at all
Lectures
Primer
Lab activities
Discussions with other participants
Discussions with lecturers

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* 5. The lectures assume students have had a certain level of background preparation. How well did these assumptions match your own preparation? For you individually, do you feel that overall the lectures were:

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* 6. Referring to the schedule posted for the summer school (https://hiddensymmetries.princeton.edu/summer-school/schedule), which three (3) sessions did you find the most valuable to your learning?

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* 7. A couple of professional development ("working as scientists") activities were provided at the summer school this year. Please rate the usefulness of each of these activities.

  Very useful Somewhat useful A little useful Not useful at all
Elevator speech exercise
Poster session too long

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* 8. How important to you were each of the following types of interactions that you may have had with other participants during the summer school.

  Very Important Important Only a little important Not Important at all No such interaction
Working with them to understand the material during the summer school
Considering future collaborations
Developing long-term professional relationships
Socializing with them during the time In Princeton

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* 9. Logistics: Please rate how satisfied you were with the following logistical arrangements

  Completely satisfactory Partially satisfactory Partially unsatisfactory Completely unsatisfactory
Travel
Accommodations 
Accommodation location
Meals & snacks
Financial support

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