STAR SSD (HFT) Software Workshop

2014-12-10 09:00
2014-12-10 19:00
America/New York
from Wednesday, 10 December 2014 to Thursday, 11 December 2014
Kent State Univ., Kent, Ohio
Conference organizing committee information :
Spiros Margetis (Local)
Jim Thomas
Xin Dong
Flemming Videbaek
Conference duration: 1 day


Purpose: A day of focused discussion of all aspects of SSD Software and Run15 preparation.

Venue: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Try first CAK airport code [Akron-Canton, Ohio]. It is closer, faster in/out and served by Southwest from LGA. Otherwise CLE [Cleveland-Hopkins] is the major airport in the area and the hub for United/Continental.
For location and driving directions look here:
The meeting room is 137 in SRB and maps [click or] [Science Research Building next to Smith Hall/Physics or the KSU Planetarium. There is a direct door from the parking lot on the left side as you face the sinewave roof of the Math building]. From your hotel is best if you take the Univ. bus [any] toward the student center of Library. The Library building is the tallest one in KSU on Summit str. Physics and SRB is just behind it on Summit str. If you decide to drive your rental let me know and I will prepare a 1-day parking pass to be given to you at checking for the R5 [physics] parking lot. 

Dates: Plan to arrive Dec 9, 2014 and depart Dec 11, 2014. Workshop is on Dec 10th.

Accomodation: Kent State University Hotel: We have currently blocked 20 rooms [10 King + 10 Doubles]. 
     Our rate: $109 + tax [please mention that you are a participant of the "STAR SSD Workshop", or if you book your room online use the PROMO code "KSUSSD", to also get an upgraded breakfast coupon [if more than 10 reservations] and other info upon arrival]
    Parking is available for $10/day [multiple entry/exits]. You may rent a car at the airport [cheap] or use a Limo service from/to airport [everything is/will be within walking distance]. Limo service include LTS-Limo [330-628-0030] ... more Limo info to come.