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Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy IV

June 12-15, 2006
(plus associated tutorials, June 6-10)

Accommodation:

The Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers and Physicists II will begin on Tuesday, June 6 and conclude after a full day of instruction on Saturday, June 10. The SCMA IV conference will begin on Monday, June 12 and conclude during the afternoon of Thursday, June 15.

A limited number of rooms have been set-aside at the following locations. We encourage you to make lodging arrangements as soon as possible; lodging blocks will be released to the general public on May 5. Summer school participants may prefer to stay at Days Inn Penn State, as it is conveniently located in downtown within walking distance to Thomas and Willard Buildings (where the summer school will be held), and to varieties of eateries.

Days Inn Penn State -- Recommended hotel due to convenient location
Rate: $59 (single occupancy, $69 double occupancy)
Phone: 814-238-8454
Toll Free: 800-258-3297
E-mail: reservations@centrehotel.com
Attendees should reference "astrostatistics" block code "AST1" when making reservation. This hotel is located downtown and just 1 block from the Penn Sate campus. Two business computers available. Wireless and Ethernet hi-speed Internet available for personal laptops. In-door pool. On-premises restaurant, plus many downtown restaurants nearby. Airport shuttle is available (upon arrival to the University Park/State College airport, call the hotel from the courtesy phone located near baggage claim).

Comfort Suites
Rate: $59 (1 - 4 people/room)
Phone: 814-235-1900
Attendees should reference "astrostatistics" when making reservation. The hotel is walking distance via a residential neighborhood to the conference site. Amenities include high-speed Internet, complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and exercise room, and business computer in lobby. All rooms are suites and include in-room refrigerator. Airport shuttle is not available.

The Nittany Lion Inn
Rates: $102 single, $112 double, $122 triple, $132 quad
Phone: 814-865-8500
Toll-free phone: 800-233-7505
Fax: 814-865-8501
Attendees should reference "SCMA" or reference room block code: SCM0611. The Nittany Lion Inn is a historic, elegant hotel on the Penn State campus and is within walking distance to the conference site. Campus parking is provided in a nearby parking deck/garage. Airport shuttle is available (upon arrival to the University Park/State College airport, call the hotel from the courtesy phone located near baggage claim).

The Atherton Hotel
Rates: $80 single, $90 double
Phone: 814-231-2100
Attendees should reference "Astrostat" when making reservations. This hotel is in downtown State College and within walking distance to the conference site. Airport shuttle is available (upon arrival to the University Park/State College airport, call the hotel from the courtesy phone located near baggage claim).

Additional lodging choices are listed at http://www.visitpennstate.org/



NSFDepartment of StatisticsEberly College of ScienceDepartment of Astronomy and Astrophysics