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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers IV

June 9-14, 2008



The Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers IV will begin on Monday, June 9 and conclude in the afternoon of Saturday, June 14.

A rooming block has been set-aside at Days Inn Penn State beginning June 7 through June 14.  We recommend for Summer School participants to stay at Days Inn Penn State as it is conveniently located in downtown State College and is walking distance to Chemistry and Willard Buildings (where the Summer School will be held), and to varieties of eateries.  After your enrollment in the program, if you are interested in double occupancy with another Summer School participant to share lodging costs, please send an e-mail to John Farris at and provide your name, address, dates of arrival/departure, and gender.  John Farris will provide information regarding a list of participants interested in double occupancy.  Note: all hotel reservations must be made by the summer school participants directly with the hotel staff.  

Attendees should make lodging reservations by May 15. After May 15, the room block will be released to the general public and the $62 rate may not be available and/or lodging availability at the hotel may be limited.

Days Inn Penn State -- Recommended hotel due to convenient location. This hotel is located downtown and just 1 block from the Penn Sate campus. Two business computers are 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).
Room block code: Attendees should reference "astrostatistics" and group code "CGASTR" when making a reservation. Credit Card Deposit is suggested to secure reservation and to guarantee for late arrival.
Rate: $62 (single occupancy), $72 (double occupancy)
Phone: 814-238-8454
Toll Free: 800-258-3297
E-mail: (preferred form of contact for international participants)
Fax: 814-234-3377 (a preferred form of providing credit card information for international participants - be sure to reference your Days Inn Penn State reservation confirmation number and provide credit card number, date of credit card expiration, name on the credit card, and your contact information, including e-mail address).

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