Northwestern University welcomes you to the Open Science Grid All-Hands Meeting 2015

Monday, March 23 – Friday, March 27


The Open Science Grid (OSG) provides a common service and support for resource providers and scientific institutions using a distributed fabric of high throughput computational services.  The topics covered at this meeting are the US ATLAS and US CMS T2/T3 operations, Campus Grid Infrastructures, the state of OSG and talks and tutorials on technical directions in the grid and cloud communities.

OSG is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy.

The event will be sponsored by NU’s Weinberg College of Arts and Science, the NU Office for Research, NUIT (Northwestern University Information Technology), and CIERA (the NU Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics).  As we move closer, more sponsors may be added to this list.

What’s included in registration:

General Registration: Morning and Afternoon refreshments, Coffee Breaks, lunch daily, a light reception on Tuesday, 3/24.
Dinner:A conference Dinner will be held on Wednesday 3/25.
Parking: If you are commuting daily, and need to park at the Allen Center, please make sure to register for parking. If you will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn it is advised that you leave your vehicle at the hotel due to limited parking on campus. There will shuttle will be available between the Hilton Garden Inn and the Allen Center.

Registration and fees:

Registration will be open through Friday March 13th. You will have the following choices when you register. Please make sure to register for each day you plan on attending.
$37 – General Daily Registration
$9 – Daily Parking
$65 – Conference Dinner


A buffet lunch will be served in the Allen Center daily and will be included in your registration fee.


There will be a reception on Tuesday, March 24th, in the Allen Center. Cost is included in your registration fee


The Conference Dinner, Wednesday March 25th and will be held at local restaurant.  If you would like to attend the conference dinner please make sure to register for it.


If you will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, a shuttle will be provided between the hotel and the Allen Center. If you will be commuting daily to the Allen Center please be sure to register for parking.

Contact Us:

If you have questions about the Meeting, please email Pamela Villalovoz at pmv@northwestern.edu.



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