We are just days away from the start of CHEP 2012, and the local
organizing committee (LOC) would like to provide the following
useful information to all arriving participants.
Directions to Kimmel and Skirball
Please refer to the maps listed on our home page for
of Kimmel and Skirball. You must bring a photo ID (passport,
driver's license) to check-in, and you must present a
photo ID and conference badge to access the conference
venue on the first day. After the first day, the badge will
Uploading presentations to Indico
Poster and oral contributions should be uploaded to Indico
the morning of the presentation (see
Laptops provided for plenary and parallel sessions will be
equipped to display MicroSoft-based (i.e., PowerPoint) and PDF
presentations. Participants are asked to prepare accordingly.
To maximize the productivity of conference sessions, the LOC
discourages the usage of USB keys and personal laptops for
For those staying at the NYU Dorm (Founders Hall), it is located
at 120 East 12th Street in Manhattan. You can get there by taxi
or public transportation (see Lodging)
from the various airports.
The LOC will staff the check-in and registration desk at Founders
Hall from 3-8 pm. After 8 pm, NYU housing will check-in arriving
participants. The check-in desk at the dorm is open 24 hours/day.
Participants must present photo ID at check-in, and keys can only
be checked-out to participants with confirmed reservations.
Suite-mates and colleagues are not allowed to check-out someone's
Very few people have signed up for conference tours so
far. Please see Tours for a
selection of conference tours available to conference
participants and companions. Tour reservations can be
made through the link at the bottom of the page.
Individual tours may be cancelled if an insufficient
number of participants sign up.
Electronic voting system for Lightning Presentations
The LOC has partnered with Conference4me to create an electronic
voting system to select the lightning presentations scheduled for
the Thursday and Friday plenary sessions, which will be selected
from the poster presentations. Registered participants can vote
for a poster via the Conference4me mobile app (for Android and iOS
mobile devices) or a
special web form. The LOC will announce
the selected lightning presentations the day before the respective
Further details will be provided during the conference.
(on behalf of local organizing committee)