2019 Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure

Last updated on Saturday December 29, 2018

The 2019 Workshop will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019 to Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Outline of Activities

Workshop Program

The list of speakers and topics will be updated here. Please check back over the next months.

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Conference Check-in for ES 2019:

Check-in: Hendrick House Dorms,  Sunday, May 19, 2019  6PM – 8PM

NCSA Building: Monday and Tuesday, May 20 - 21, 2019, during the workshop

Wireless Internet Access

The University of Illinois campus Wi-FI internet access is available for free during the workshop.

At Hendrick House, Wi-FI is available in the common areas (lounge, lobby). For the sleeping rooms, please request an ethernet cable for your computer.

Dormitory Check-in/Check-out for ES 2019:

Check-in: Hendrick House Dorms,  Sunday, May 19, 2019 1pm – 12am (midnight)

Check-out: Hendrick House Dorms,  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2 PM – 5PM

For those arriving outside of the above check-in times, there is a Resident Advisor on call, as needed. Details will be posted here. 

Details about the dormitory housing:

Sleeping rooms

The dormitory rooms are double occupancy. Two rooms share a bathroom, i.e. four people share the shower/toilet/sink. Therefore, all four occupants must be same gender.

Each room will have a bed, dresser, desk & chair for each occupant.

Breakfast and snacks

A hot breakfast will be included with the cost of housing. The breakfasts are typically: scrambled eggs, a breakfast meat (bacon/sausage/ham), a daily grill special (such as pancakes or breakfast sandwiches), a bagel bar, cereal, yoghurt, fruit, donuts. Coffee, tea, milk, and juice will also be available. If you are not staying at the Hendrick House but would like to have breakfast, the charge is $6.

At Hendrick House, coffee and tea is available until about 6pm (free of charge) in the first floor lounge adjacent to the dining hall. Other lounges have pianos, tv, and tables and chairs.

Laundry Facilities

There are coin-operated laundry facilities in dormitories, lower level. Detergent will be provided.

Exercise Facilities

Hendrick House fitness equipment is in the basement and open to dormitory residents. The University of Illinois gyms are available at a cost of $10 per day. To use any of the gyms, request a letter from the ES Workshop registration table, and then show the letter at the gym, and pay $10. Emergency Contact

Important Dates

Local Organizing Committee

The organizers are Lucas Wagner (UIUC-Physics), André Schleife (UIUC-MatSE) and David Ceperley (UIUC-Physics).

For administrative help or questions, please contact Amy Young, amyoung@illinois.edu.