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SCALA 2018 - SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING AROUND LOUISIANA
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE
FEBRUARY 2-3, 2018

LOCATION: LSU Digital Media Center Theatre, 340 East Parker Street @ West Lakeshore Drive

The LSU Center for Computation and Technology (CCT) and Tulane University's Center for Computational Science (CCS) will co-sponsor a meeting to:
    (1) highlight cutting-edge topics in scientific computing,
    (2) showcase the research at Louisiana institutions and,
    (3) promote collaborations across the state of Louisiana.

This meeting is open to any faculty, post-doctoral researcher or student from any college in and around Louisiana. The meeting will start Friday at 1:00 p.m. and end Saturday afternoon.

INVITED SPEAKERS:

SCHEDULE: Contributed talks will be 15 minutes (including questions). Posters should be no larger than 30" x 40". 

SUBMISSION & REGISTRATION:

We are now accepting submissions for talks or posters (deadline January 18, 2018).  Click here to register and submit your work.  You will be notified separately if you have been selected to present or contribute a poster.  

Registration is FREE and the deadline to register is January 18, 2018 (early registrations encouraged).  To view a list of registered participants, click here.

LODGING: special rates have been reserved for SCALA 2018 attendees at the Staybridge Suites University Area located near campus.
Ask for group code “SCA" when calling:
Staybridge Suites-Baton Rouge/University Area
4001 Nicholson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
$97/night single studio queen bed
(225)456-5430

Cut off date for this rate is January 2, 2018.  After this date, rooms and rates will be based on availability.

PARKING: Parking is available in the lot (#X116) nearest the Digital Media Center (#341) located off East Parker Drive.  Click for map (on the map key it is area L23).  If you will be driving and do not have a LSU parking tag, please let us know when you register by selecting the "Parking tag needed" box.

LOCAL MARDI GRAS PARADES:  For those interested in Mardi Gras, Baton Rouge has two parades worth seeing during your visit.

1) February 2 (7:00PM) - Krewe of Artemis
2) February 3 (6:30PM) - Krewe of Orion

ORGANIZERS:
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Lisa Fauci, Tulane University