Geometric Data Analysis: Logistics


Conference Program

The conference will start on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9am and will end on Thursday, May 23, at 5:30pm. The program will be posted as soon as it is available.


Conference Location

The conference will take place on the main University of Chicago campus, in Hyde Park:
Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics
5727 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637


Financial Aid

We’d like to reduce the financial burden that attending conferences places on students, postdoc fellows and early career academics, and a number of attendees will be partially reimbursed for their travel expenses.

Please submit your application online* by January 9, 2019. All applicants will be notified of the results of their applications by February 28, 2019. In order to be reimbursed, you’ll be asked to provide receipts and proofs of payments at the end of the conference.

* To apply: submit your CV, a brief research statement (up to 250 words), and a brief statement explaining why and how attending this conference will contribute to your research (up to 250 words). In addition, please ask someone who is familiar with your work (your academic advisor or your mentor) to send a brief letter supporting your application to, by January 9, 2019. The letter should be addressed to the GDA 2019 Selection Committee.


Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will be organized. Please submit your application online by January 9, 2019 if you’d like to present a poster. Easels and boards will be provided.


Transportation & Parking

We suggest you use public transportation or ride sharing services. For parking information, please visit the University Transportation page. The parking lot closest to the Stevanovich Center is on S. Ellis Avenue (#1 on this map).



The University of Chicago has compiled a list of hotels that are easily accessible from the campus.



Speakers are all invited to lunch. Lunches will be served at the Quadrangle Club, on the University of Chicago campus.

A limited number of lunch tickets are available for sale ($35/lunch), and attendees are welcome to join (make sure you purchase your ticket in advance as seats are limited.) A list of nearby lunch options will be provided on site.



Please register to attend the conference. Registration is free but make sure you register as space is limited.



For questions regarding the program content, please contact the scientific committee.
Address non scientific questions to the event manager: Sylvie Bendier Decety,, 773.834.8563

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