Astrostatistics Image Penn State University Eberly College of Science Center for Astrostatistics Center for Astrostatistics

 2011 Events | SCMA V | Summer School | Travel & Visa | Lodging | Registration
 

 

Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers VII (June 6-10, 2011)

Pre-conference Tutorials (June 11-12, 2011)

Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy V (June 13-17, 2011)

The 7th annual Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers will begin on Monday June 6, 2011 and conclude after a full day of instruction on Friday, June 10, 2011. The five day Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy V conference will begin on Monday, June 13, 2011. The conference is preceded by weekend tutorials (June 11-12, 2011) in fields of particular interest in astrostatistics.

Accommodation:

A limited number of rooms with negotiated rates 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 13, 2011. Downtown State College hotels are within walking distance to Life Sciences building (where the summer school, tutorials, and conference will be held), and to varieties of eateries.

Contact the hotel directly to reserve the rooms at the group rates. Reservations for group blocks may not be made via the hotel web-sites. Check with the hotels for their cancellation policies. The stated rates are basic room rates. Taxes will be additional.

Days Inn Penn State -- Recommended hotel due to convenient location
Rate: $66 (standard Single/Double occupancy)
Phone: 814-238-8454
Toll Free: 800-258-3297
E-mail: Sales@centrehotel.com
Attendees should reference Group Code "CGASST" when making reservation. Individuals may also complete reservation form and fax or email to address listed. 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. Individual cancellations not received 24 hours prior to the day of arrival are subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of all anticipated charges. 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: $68 (Double/King) Rooms are still available at this rate
Phone: 814-231-2100
Toll Free: 800-832-0132
Attendees should reference "Astrostatistics" when making reservations. This hotel is in downtown State College and within walking distance to the conference site. Amenities include a fitness center on site with access to local gyms around the area. The hotel also offer passes to Penn's State Natatorium pool. A fee of $10 for each additional person will be charged. Individual reservations must be changed or canceled 24 hours prior to arrival or the reservation is subject to full charge of all nights' room and tax revenue. Early departure will result in an Early Departure Fee of $50.00. Please visit the hotel web site http://www.athertonhotel.net for details. 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: $79 (single/double, 1 - 4 people/room)
Phone: 814-235-1900
E-mail: gm.PA276@choicehotels.com
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 continental breakfast, indoor pool and exercise room, and business computer in lobby. All rooms are suites and include in-room refrigerator. Call a day in advance with flight details to arrange for Airport shuttle.

Additional lodging choices are listed at http://www.visitpennstate.org/ and Lion Country Lodging.