Conference Info

LabPhon15 Conference Schedule & Program

Need Help?
If you have questions or need assistance at any time please find the nearest volunteer or organizer wearing a blue LabPhon15 t-shirt, or go to the conference registration/information desk in the Physical Sciences Building [map].

Graduate student ambassadors
Graduate students: if you have a question for another graduate student, please email LabPhon15grad@gmail.com.

Conference packets and registration
Conference packets for pre-registrants are available for pick-up from the registration/information desk at any time during the conference. The registration desk is located in the South Hall of the Physical Sciences Building [map]. On-site registration payments can be processed at the following times:

    On-site registration hours:
  • Wednesday 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:30am - 9:00am, 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 9:00am

Badges
All participants should wear their badge during the conference. Badges are required for breakfast and lunch.

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be included in your conference packet.

WiFi Instructions
1. Select Cornell-Visitor from the list of available Wi-Fi networks on your device.
2. A browser window should open and you will see the Cornell-Visitor registration screen.
3. Enter your name and email address, then check the box that you accept the terms of use. Click Register.
4. You'll see a confirmation screen. Click Log In.

Because this is a visitor network, you will need to register your device daily.
Alternatively, visitors from eduroam-participating institutions can used their home institution credentials to log in to the eduroam secure WiFi network. Instructions for WiFi access are also available at the following address: www.it.cornell.edu/services/wifi/visitor/index.cfm

Graduate Student & Invited Speakers Dinner (Thursday, 7:15pm, Kennedy Hall, Trillium: [map])
All graduate students were invited to a dinner with the invited speakers, ALP Executive Council and LabPhon15 Organizing Committee. Graduate students who RSVP’d for this dinner will have a ticket for entry in their conference packet. If space is available, other graduate students can RSVP at the conference registration desk.

Conference BBQ (Friday, 7:15pm, Willard Straight Hall; [map])
All conference attendees will receive a meal ticket and two drink tickets for the conference barbecue in their conference packet.

Coffee breaks
There will be three coffee services each day: (1) with breakfast, (2) between the 2nd and 3rd talks in the morning oral session, and (3) between the 2nd and 3rd talks in the afternoon oral session. Participants should bring their reusable LabPhon15 mug for beverages at coffee breaks.

Breakfast
Continental breakfast will be available at the conference venue from 7:30am - 8:15am on Thursday and from 7:30am - 8:30am on Thursday and Friday. Your badge is required.

Lunches
Buffet-style lunch will be available at the conference venue from 11:30am - 1pm during the lunchtime poster sessions. Your badge is required.

Photographing/recording
We advise that you obtain permission from presenters before taking pictures or video/audio recordings.

Live tweeting
Audience members are encouraged to live tweet during oral and poster sessions, using the hashtag #LabPhon15. The conference account is @LabPhon15.

Oral Presentation Instructions (see also Info for presenters)
Each submitted oral presentation is allotted a total of 30 minutes (22 minutes for the talk, 8 minutes for questions). A Windows PC with PowerPoint will be provided for talks, but oral presenters may use their own laptop if other software is required. Oral presenters should bring a copy of their talk on a USB drive in either case. During the breakfast/lunch period on the day of their session, oral presenters should copy their presentations to the laptop and test audio and/or video files. Just prior to the start of each session, oral presenters should introduce themselves to the session chair.

Poster Instructions (see also Info for presenters)
Poster board dimensions are 47 inches wide x 69 inches tall. Posters should be in portrait orientation. For poster printing options visit the Info for presenters page. In all poster sessions, presenters with odd-numbered posters (e.g. P2-01, P2-03, …) are required to be at their poster in the first 45 minutes of the session, and presenters with even-numbered posters are required to be at their poster in the last 45 minutes of the session.

Parking on campus
Please visit the following site for instructions: transportation.fs.cornell.edu/parking/campusparking/visitors

More questions?
Have a question that's not answered here? Email us at labphon15@cornell.edu or tweet @LabPhon15.