Midwest Probability Colloquium
October 13-15, 2016
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
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Wei-Kuo Chen (University of Minnesota)
David Herzog (Iowa State Univeristy)
Jun Yin (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
National Science Foundation Northwestern University
Probability (http://womeninprobability.org) is an organization for women
in probability research. Our primary purpose is to provide networking and mentoring
opportunities for early career women, and our activities are funded by the NSF.
Women in Probability will host a brunch at the Midwest Probability Colloquium on Friday,
October 14 at 11am at the local restaurant Le Peep (827 Church Street, Evanston). This
brunch is free to any early career women participants. Anyone interested in attending
should please email Tai Melcher (email@example.com).
Please visit Northwestern University Travel Guide for general travel information.
Norshore Cab 1-847-864-7500
303 Taxi 1-800-CALL-303
American Taxi 1-847-272-8000
Call these numbers at the arrival level after you have picked up your checked-in baggage.
Do not take City of Chicago taxis.
b. Best Western University Plaza 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201-4416 (847-491-6400)
c. Rodeway Inn 9333 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077 (847-679-4200 )
d. The Margarita European Inn 1566 Oak Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 (847-869-2273)
e. The Hilton Orrington at Evanston 1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 (847-455-8667)
f. North Shore Doubletree 9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077 (847-679-7000)
g. Hiton Garden Inn Evanston 1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 (847-475-6400)
Please also consider local Airbnb opportunites. Participants who receive financial support from the conference should pay their hotel bills and submit the receipts for hotel and other expenses together with the Visitor's Expense Report within 30 days after the close of the conference for reimbursement up to the amount of the promised financial support.
We have received a grant from
the National Science Foundation to provide financial assistance
to graduate students, younger investigators, and researchers without alternative sources of
financial support for attending the conference. Typically we can supplement travel and lodging
expenses in the $250-$500 range per participant, depending on priority, need, and number of
requests for financial assistance.
All requests for financial assistance should be sent by email to the local conference organizer
Elton Hsu on or before September 20, 2016. In order to receive financial support you must register
online and indicate on the registration form that you would like to receive financial support.
Other factors being equal, the funds will be distributed according to the chronological order
in which the requests are received. Please note that in accordance with NSF regulations only
flights on US flag air carriers will be reimbursed.
If you are a current graduate student, you need to confirm you status by asking your academic
adviser to send a brief letter of reference by email to the local organizer Elton Hsu
submit your valid
receipts and the
Expense Report by email or
regular mail within 30 days after the close of the conference to: Reimbursement Processing,
Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University, 2033 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208.