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Identifying and Predicting Weather Impacts on Utility Systems

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Workshop Locations & Directions

Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, NY 11973 USA
Meeting will be held at:
Berkner Hall
Bldg. 488, Room B
Located on Brookhaven Avenue
Directions: Meeting (, Brookhaven National Laboratory (
Maria Ohlsen (BNL)
Bus: 631-344-8142
Fax: 631-344-5584

Evening Event

Registered attendees are invited to attend the optional welcome reception following the Workshop. The fee will be US$ 35.00/pp.

Welcome Reception
Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488), Main Lobby
Tuesday Night
December 03, 2013 5:00-6:00 PM

Food at BNL

There is no food service available on weekends.

Vending machines (including sandwiches, salads, beverages, coffee, ice cream, and microwaveable foods, as well as a selection of toiletries) are located in the Post Office ( (Building 179) and the Research Support Building ( (Building 400) and are available 24-hours 7 days per week. A small eating area and microwave oven are also provided at these locations.

Detailed information about the Cafeteria, Brookhaven Center Club Restaurant, Vending Machines and other on-site services can be found in the online Guide to Brookhaven National Laboratory (

Computer Access

Three computer terminals are located in Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488) for internet access or accessing your email. You may also use the local network jacks to connect your own laptop as well.

If attendees bring laptops, tablets, smartphones, etc. that will require internet access during the workshop, then these devices must be registered in BNL's Network Access Registration database in order to access the internet.

Show Access Instructions

Registering your computer device can be done via the device's web browser upon first connecting to BNL's network; however, the registration process will require a BNL life or guest number.

If you do not have a BNL-assigned life or guest number, a specially generated conference key will be provided to you on the first day of the workshop. This conference key is only valid during the actual days of the workshop. Please use this conference key in place of the BNL-assigned life or guest number.

Note: Attendees will only have 15 minutes to complete their computer registration. Computers will be blocked if registration is not complete in time. Please make sure you understand the process before starting or ask for assistance.

If you have the conference key for your workshop and still experience connection problems, please contact the ITD Helpdesk ( (631.344.5522, for assistance.

Faxing Documents

Fax machines are located in Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488) for those who require faxing services. The phone number for Berkner Hall's fax machine is 631-344-5568.

Access to Brookhaven

  • Non-U.S. Citizens must complete the Additional BNL Guest Registration form and be approved in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS) if they would like to attend this workshop.

    U.S. Citizens who are planning to use BNL's on-site accommodations must also complete the Additional BNL Guest Registration form and be approved in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS).

    If you have a current BNL Appointment and a valid BNL Guest Number or you have a pending BNL Guest Registration (GR) Number, it is not necessary to complete the Additional BNL Guest Registration form again.
    Go to BNL Guest Registration Go to Guest Registration:
  • When you arrive at BNL's main gate, please inform the guard you are attending the Identifying and Predicting Weather Impacts on Utility Systems workshop.

    You may be requested to check in at the security trailer. Proper Visitor Identification ( will be required.

Weather Conditions at Brookhaven

Please always dress accordingly. If there is very inclement weather and you think there is a possibility of BNL either having a delayed opening or being closed for the day, you may call extension x4636 (INFO) from an on-site BNL telephone.

If calling from an off-site telephone or from a cell phone, please call 1-631-344-4636 (INFO).

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Last Modified: October 30, 2013