Scientific Advisory Board Meeting 2017


The next Scientific Advisory Board meeting of MICCoM will be held on September 25th-26th, 2017, at the University of Chicago.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will meet with MICCoM PIs and participants to learn about and discuss the current work and future directions of the center.

Presentations will include talks and posters by MICCoM PIs, postdocs, students, and collaborators on the software developed by MICCoM and the projects these codes are being used for.



Travel costs for SAB members are covered by MICCoM.

For those of you arriving at the airport (either O’Hare or Midway), we recommend you take a cab or Uber/Lyft to the hotel (see below). The cost will be reimbursed – save your receipts.

Send receipts (for airline tickets, taxis or Uber/Lyft, or other transportation costs) to Sandra Marijan for reimbursement.


We have made accommodations close to the University of Chicago, at the Hyde Park Hyatt Place:

Hyatt Place Chicago-South
5225 S. Harper Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60615

The hotel is about a 10 minute drive and 20 minute walk from the University of Chicago campus.

For those of you staying at the hotel, you should have received a confirmation number for your room by email. If you did not receive it or you need it again, email Mzuri Handlin.


Breakfast and lunch will be provided Monday and Tuesday for the SAB and the MICCoM PIs and presenters.

On Sunday night (September 24th), there will be a dinner for the SAB at La Petite Folie in Hyde Park.

On Monday night (September 25th), there will be a dinner for the SAB at the faculty club (Quadrangle Club) on campus at The University of Chicago.

The University of Chicago

The meeting will take place in the William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) on the University of Chicago Campus:

William Eckhardt Research Center
5640 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

We will primarily be using the first floor Auditorium room, ERC 161.

Log-in information for the Wi-Fi at the university will be provided on arrival.


Download the Agenda of the meeting (shown below).

The meeting will take place on September 25 - 26, 2017, in room ERC 161 of the William Eckhardt Research Center, 5640 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637.