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US ATLAS Tier 2/Tier 3 Workshop @ U Chicago

US ATLAS Facilities workshop, August 19-20, 2009 hosted by the ATLAS group at the University of Chicago.



  • University of Chicago (Hyde Park)
  • Research Institutes Building, Room 480
  • 5640 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

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Registration fee

  • There is a $75 registration fee that covers lunch and continental breakfast. Pay by cash or check made payable to the University of Chicago.


  • A block of rooms have been reserved for nights of August 18-20 at the The Fairfield Inn & Suites, 216 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL.
    • Phone: 312/787-3777
    • Block identification: ATLAS Meeting at the University of Chicago
    • Rate: $119/night: NOTE: this rate only valid for reservations made before 3pm CDT Friday, August 7, 2009.


Airport to the workshop hotel:
  • Take a cab from either Midway or O'Hare ($35-$40), or you can use public transportation (CTA, see here for maps)
  • CTA from O'Hare: take the Blue Line to Jackson, transfer to the Red Line (follow directions to the tunnel), head north (direction Howard) and exit at the Grand stop. Then walk two blocks north to Ontario, then 5 blocks east to the hotel.
  • CTA from Midway: take the Orange line to Roosevelt, transfer to the Red Line (underground track, follow the directions), head north (direction Howard) and exit at the Grand stop. Then walk two blocks north to Ontario, then 5 blocks east to the hotel.

To the workshop on campus:

  • A shuttle service will be provided to transport participants to/from campus. NOTE: shuttle pick-up time from hotel is 7:45 am; it will return to the hotel from campus at 6 pm Wednesday and 4:30pm on Thursday.
  • If you miss the shuttle, just grab a cab and direct him to take Lake Shore Drive to 5640 S. Ellis Ave. It will cost you about $20 to $30.
  • If you're driving, there is a parking garage at the corner of 55th & Ellis, one block north of the Research Institutes building.
  • Map from hotel to the Research Institutes building (9 miles):


  • Pull up a browser, get the U Chicago login, and enter the meeting ID below (no password)
  • Wednesday, August 19 2009: meeting-3f9u
  • Thursday, August 20 2009: meeting-5uts

Dinner & Entertainment

  • Wednesday, 7:30pm: Manggiano's, 516 N. Clark St. Sign up for reservations here
  • Live music at The Joynt, 9:30 pm (jazz/swing-like singer)
  • Directions to Manggiano's from the hotel:

-- RobertGardner - 17 Jun 2009

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