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2019 Workshop on Exploring New Science Frontiers at NSLS-II

Participant Information

Workshop Venues & Directions

Day 1: October 21, 2019

Stony Brook University
Charles B. Wang Center - Theater
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794 USA

Charles B. Wang Center
The Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook is in the center of the campus. The campus can be reached by car from the Long Island Expressway (LIE, Exit 62, going north on CR 97 to the main entrance of the Campus - about 20 minutes from the LIE).

Parking: A parking garage is available immediately after the entrance and the Charles B. Wang Center is directly adjacent to it. To find the campus via GPS, enter the address "100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794." Bring your parking ticket to the registration desk to get a reduced rate. Alternatively, free parking space is available as indicated in this map.

Railroad: If you come by railroad from New York City, take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Penn Station to the Stony Brook Station, which is located at the edge of campus. From there walk 5 minutes to the Charles B. Wang Center. Schedule and fare information.

Airports: The closest are Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) – 11 miles, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) – 50 miles, and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) – 50 miles.

Days 2 & 3: October 22–23, 2019

Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, NY 11973 USA

  • NSLS-II Lab Office Buildings (Bldgs. 743, 744, 745)
    743 Conference Rooms (1-156, 1-177) (
    744 Conference Rooms (1-156, 1-177) (
    745 Conference Rooms (1-156, 1-177) (
  • Computational Science Initiative (Bldg. 725)
    Training Room (2-124) (
  • Physics Department (Bldg. 510)
    Large Seminar Room (

Map and directions to Brookhaven Lab (


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NSLS-II Facility Tour

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If you require a visa to enter the U.S., we strongly recommend that you start the visa application process as soon as possible. View visa appointment and processing wait times.

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Last Modified: October 11, 2019