workshop HOME Speakers Program Posters Attending ||||Chicago MRSEC

Attending the Workshop

Practical information for particpants

the meeting is now fully subscribed

Earlier information for prospective participants

Scientists whose research is connected to the conference topic are encouraged to apply. We especially encourage scientists from industry. Attendance is by invitation. This includes on-campus participants. If you wish to participate, please write to our conference co-ordinator Dr. Eileen Sheu (focusing05 <>). Please paste in the form below and fill in the information. Even if we have previously invited you, we ask you to send Dr. Sheu this form so that she can communicate with you reliably.

First name:

Middle names or initials:


Mailing address:

email address:

daytime telephone:

Would you like us to announce a web page for you?  What is its address?

Reason for participating:

special needs if any (eg. dietary, handicap):

Would you like to present a poster? (yes, no, maybe):

     poster topic or title:

Other information or comments:


Dr. Sheu will reply to these inquiries and send further materials to those invited to participate.

Attendance is limited to 70 participants. To allow maximum participation, we request that all invited participants confirm their participation by sending their travel itinerary to Dr. Sheu by October 10, 2005. We cannot assure a place for those who have not confirmed. Dr. Sheu will request this information in her email inviting you.

Registration fee

Invited participants are asked to pay a registration fee of $60 to cover part of the cost of refreshments. Dr. Sheu will explain how to pay in her email inviting you to participate. We've arranged a secure web site here if you wish to pay by credit card. (The site asks for identifying information so we can credit your payment properly.) Otherwise send a check in US funds to



A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. This hotel is a ten-minute ride from the University. Dr. Sheu will provide more information about booking a room in her invitation letter. If you'd like to arrange other lodging, this page from the McCormick Seminary may be helpful. Participants are responsible for their own lodging unless otherwise arranged.

If you are interested in sharing lodging look at our sharing page.

Workshop dinner

A conference dinner in the hotel is planned for Friday evening.

Related conference

The American Physical Society's Fluid Mechanics conference will take place in Chicago immediately following the workshop.