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Neighborhood Workshop on Astrophysics and Cosmology - Part III

March 26 - 27, 2015

Workshop Description

The Center for Theoretical and Observational Cosmology of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos at Penn State will host an informal neighborhood workshop on Astrophysics and Cosmology beginning Thursday, March 26 through noon or so on Friday, March 27, 2015.

We would like to provide a way for faculty, students and postdocs to meet each other, exchange ideas and hear what research people are most excited about. Participating institutions are:

Talks will be short and informal with a strong preference for blackboard presentations and discussions. The specific topics are flexible since the aim of the meeting is to explore the most interesting and active areas of research. Everyone is welcome to speak, and we will give a prize for the best student presentation.


There is no registration fee. However, because of limited seating capacity, all participants must register by February 27, 2015.

We will attempt to schedule everyone who requests a talk slot; preference will be given to those who include a talk title at the time of registration. Talk slots fill up quickly so prompt registration is encouraged.


Workshop Location

The workshop will be held in S-5 Osmond Lab on the Penn State University Park campus.

Information on how to reach State College is available.

Workshop Program

The workshop program is now available.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Atherton Hotel and will be held until February 25, 2015. Please use the reservation code "CTOC3 Workshop" when making reservations.

The Atherton Hotel
125 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 231-2100 or 800-832-0132 for reservations
The block will be held until February 25, 2015; please use the code "CTOC3 Workshop"

Organizing Committee

Please email Randi Neshteruk with any questions regarding the organization or content of the workshop.

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