baryons-logo.png Baryons 2016
International Conference on the Structure of Baryons
May 16 - 20, 2016


General Information

The International Conference on the Structure of Baryons will be held May 16-20, 2016 at the Florida State University Alumni Center, 1030 W Tennessee Street. The Florida State University was officially established in 1851 and is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.


A 9-minute drive from Interstate 10, the DoubleTree Hotel is five blocks from Florida State University.

  DoubleTree Downtown Tallahassee,
  101 South Adams Street
  Tallahassee, FL 32301
  Tel: 1-850-224-5000

The DoubleTree Hotel is located in the heart of Downtown Tallahassee, just blocks from the FSU Campus and adjacent to the Florida State Capital Building. The hotel is within a distance of about 1.5 miles to the conference venue. The Sunday evening reception and early registration check-in will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel.
We will provide a shuttle ride from the Florida State dormitories (Ragans Hall 2) to the DoubleTree for the reception on Sunday evening. If you plan to attend, please send an email to Winston Roberts, cc to Volker Crede letting us know. The shuttle will leave Ragans Hall at 5:45, and return at 7:15.

Information for Speakers

The Baryons 2016 venue is fully equipped. There are computers in each meeting room running Powerpoint, OpenOffice, and Acrobat PDF Reader. We request that all talks be uploaded to the Baryons 2016 Indico system the day before the scheduled talk. The use of individual laptops will not be allowed.
All speakers are strongly advised to arrive at the meeting room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to confirm that the technology will work with minimum delay between speakers.


Early registration check-in will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel on Sunday, May 15th, between 18:00-19:00. On-site registration check-in will take place on Monday, May 16th, starting at 08:00 AM in the lobby of the FSU Alumni Center. During registration check-in, the conference staff will hand out to each participant a conference bag and packet including information material, and participant badges.
Participants who have pending financial issues may settle at the registration desk during conference hours, but only via credit card. We cannot accept cash.

Meeting Site and Transportation

The DoubleTree Hotel is located at 101 South Adams Street, in Tallahassee, Florida. The closest airport is Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH) and the DoubleTree Hotel provides an airport shuttle service upon prior request. The conference venue can be easily reached from the DoubleTree Hotel by public transportation. C. K. Steele Plaza -- the main bus terminal -- is a five minute walk from the hotel:

The Star Metro Azalea (A) Route leaves C. K. Steele Plaza every 30 minutes from Gate 15 starting at 6:30 AM. The Canopy (C) Route leaves from Gate 3 every 35 minutes starting at 6:15 AM. The bus stop close to the Alumni Center is at the intersection of W Tennessee St and N Woodward Ave close to the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More. A single ride is $1.25.
Transportation from the conference site will be provided for the Wakulla Springs trip on Wednesday and to the reception/wine tasting social on Thursday. Parking is available for conference participants at the Alumni Center.

Wine Tasting Social

Continuing traditions, you are warmly invited to bring with you a bottle of wine from your own country. Please bring your bottle of wine to the registration check-in table on Monday or Tuesday. The conference staff will kindly store the wine for the Thursday reception/wine tasting social at the Florida State Capital Building.

Important Dates
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International Conference on the Structure of Baryons
Hosted By Florida State University
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