Participant Checklist

In order to help you get the most out of the workshop on Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB, we ask that you do several things in advance. Here is a list of the preparatory activities and their deadlines.

By Friday, June 15th

  • Apply for the workshop. If you are accepted for the workshop, you will be asked to complete a registration form to provide us with more information.
  • Complete the stipend application if you wish to be considered for supplementary funds towards attending the workshop.

By Wednesday, August 15th

These submissions will be used to select workshop panelists, they will be posted on the workshop website, and they will be featured in a web-based collection devoted to teaching computation using MATLAB in the sciences.

By Saturday, September 15th

  • Make your travel plans so that you can attend the entire workshop, from the opening session on Sunday, October 14, 2018, beginning at 5 pm, through the final session, ending at 2 pm on Tuesday, October 16. It is essential that you attend the full workshop, including the full day on Tuesday. For additional information on travel and ground transportation see the logistics page.
  • Complete the travel information form so that we know your plans and can arrange for airport shuttles if appropriate.
  • Book your hotel room if you are going to stay in the Country Inn & Suites. For information on lodging see the logistics page. Make sure to indicate that you are part of the MATLAB workshop when booking. Please note: although we do have a block of rooms reserved we do not book your room for you.

Before the workshop - REQUIRED

  • Read all of the essays and become familiar with the activities submitted by your fellow workshop participants. We will send you a PDF of essays prior to the workshop.
  • Create a SERC account, if you don't already have one. You will need it to access our private (password-protected) participant workspace during the workshop.
  • Bring your laptop. You will be using it throughout the workshop.

Before the workshop - OPTIONAL

After the workshop

If you have been awarded a workshop stipend, follow the instructions to receive your stipend.