Helpful hints for attendees to make your visit to Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and attendance at this event a pleasant one...
Register for the Workshop as soon as
possible. Registering in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS) does not
automatically register you for this event. If you are a Foreign National,
you must also complete the BNL Guest Information Form for Non-U.S.
Citizens. Due to a required review process, ALL Foreign National attendees
must be registered and approved in the BNL Guest Information
System (GIS) before they will be allowed access to the site. The link
to the BNL Guest Information Form will be provided to you after you have
registered for this event.
The sessions will be held at the Physics Department in the Large Seminar Room (Bldg 510) located on Pennsylvania Street. When you enter the main entrance to the
Physics Department, turn right and continue down through the glass-walled
walkway. The Large Seminar Room is on the left and the seminar lounge is on
Access to BNL
- GIS Registration Information for Non-U.S.
Citizens - If you are a Foreign National, you must also complete the BNL
Guest Information Form for Non-U.S. Citizens as indicated on the
registration form before they will allow you access to the site.
Registering in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS) does not
automatically register you for this event.
- If you have a valid BNL ID badge, stay in the LEFT LANE as you enter
BNL. To be valid, the date on the bottom of your ID badge must be
- If you do not have a BNL badge or it's expired, stay in the RIGHT
LANE as you enter BNL. Inform the guard you are attending the Parity-Violating Spin Asymmetries at RHIC. You may be requested to check in at the security
Proper Visitor Identification is required. Allow sufficient time for gate
check-in. You may experience delays due to meeting attendance and the
usual morning traffic.
Proper Visitor Identification is 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 onsite BNL
telephone. If calling from an offsite telephone or from a cell phone, please
call 1-631-344-4636 or 1-631-344-INFO.
Three computer terminals are located in Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488) for internet access or
accessing your email during the meeting. You may also use the local network jacks
to connect your own laptop as well. If you attend to bring laptops, PDAs, etc.
that will require internet access during the meeting, then these
devices must be registered in BNL's Network Access Registration
database in order to access the internet.
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
for this event will be provided to you by your
Event Coordinator. Please
use this conference key in place of the BNL-assigned life or guest
number. If you have the conference key for your event and still experience
connection problems, please contact the
ITD Helpdesk for
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.
For questions regarding on-site housing registration requirements
for Non-BNL/DOE and Non-U.S. Citizen attendees, please contact the
Housing Office - Reservations: (631) 344-2541 or 344-2551, Email:
If you require transportation while at BNL, the options are:
Courtesy Van (limited service)
- There is an onsite BNL Courtesy Van service available Monday through
Friday from 8:30 to 4:15. To arrange a ride, please call extension x2714
from a BNL phone. If calling from an offsite telephone or from a cell
phone, please call 1-631-344-2714.
Enterprise Rental Car (located onsite at BNL)
- Call (631) 344-4888
Taxi and Limousine Service (for destinations to/from BNL) - Please
note that if you have made arrangements for a taxi or limousine to come
on site to pick you up after the workshop, a Gate Pass must be
completed in order for them to get through the Main Gate. Please see
Coordinator upon arrival for the details.
Visitor Identification Requirements
- General Information about Brookhaven
- Food on Site: Dinner service
is no longer available on Saturday or Sunday evenings so please make sure you eat
before you arrive or make other arrangements for those evenings.
Schedule of the cafeteria and the Center Restaurant
- Housing Office: The Housing Office is open Monday through
Friday from 8:00 am to 12 midnight and on Sunday from 4 pm to midnight. It is located in the new Research
Support Building (Bldg. 400) located on Brookhaven Avenue. If you are arriving after
midnight or during the weekend, you will have to pick up your keys at
Police Headquarters, located in Building 50 on Upton Road. If you obtain
your keys from Police Headquarters, you will have to go to the Housing
Office during regular hours to pay your housing bill and any telephone
charges you may have incurred. Before leaving, you must check out with
the Housing Office and return your key. To contact the Housing Office,
please call (631) 344-2541 or 344-2551 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Speakers Proceedings Packages
Last Modified: May 4, 2007