Simons Collaboration on Algorithms & Geometry 2017 Annual Meeting

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May 19, 2017

Simons Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium, 2nd Floor
160 Fifth Avenue at 21st Street
New York, NY 10010

REGISTER HERE
Deadline: Friday, April 28
Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.
 

Agenda

Friday, May 19
9:00 AM Breakfast & Welcome
9:35 AM Irit Dinur
10:25 AM Break
10:40 AM Tengyu Ma
11:30 AM Break
11:45 AM Jelani Nelson
12:35 PM Lunch & Discussion
2:15 PM Moritz Hardt
3:05 PM Break
3:20 PM Afonso Bandiera
4:10 PM Tea
5:10 PM Public Lecture: Alex Andoni

Speakers

Nikhil Bansal Eindhoven University of Technology
Tengyu Ma Princeton University
Jelani Nelson Harvard University
Moritz Hardt Google
Irit Dinur Weizmann Institute of Science
Alex Andoni Columbia University

Travel

Air and Train

Group A

The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to Annual Meeting for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

Group B

The foundation will cover hotel if requested for those in Group B. Please register at the link above so that we are able to capture your hotel and dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

Group C

Individuals in Group C are considered local and will not receive travel or hotel support. Please register at the link above so that we are able to capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

Personal Car

For participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, so it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.

Hotel

Participants in Groups A & B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of two nights at The Roger hotel:

The Roger New York
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)

Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.

Reimbursement and Travel Policy

Any expenses not directly paid for by the Simons Foundation are subject to reimbursement based on the travel policy. An email will be sent within a week following the conclusion of the symposium with further instructions on submitting your expenses via the foundation’s web-based expense reimbursement platform.

Receipts are required for any expenses over $50 USD and are due within THIRTY DAYS (30) after the conclusion of the symposium. Should you have any questions, please contact Emily Klein.

Contacts

Travel and Hotel Assistance

Christophe Vergnol, Protravel International
christophe.vergnol(replace this with the @ sign)protravelinc.com
646-747-9767

General Meeting Assistance

Meghan Fazzi
Emily Klein
eklein(replace this with the @ sign)simonsfoundation.org
(646) 751-1262