Mark your calendar for the Mid-Atlantic Directors and Staff of Scientific Cores (MAD SSCi) 2016 meeting at the University of Pittsburgh. Join us in the beaux-arts style William Pitt Union, built in 1898 as the Schenley Hotel, with its beautifully restored ballroom and assembly room.
Who should attend: Staff, administrators and directors of shared resource facilities in universities, academic institutions and industry should attend the conference to network and learn from regional experts and one another. Ideas shared here can lead to solutions to the issues that challenge us all.
- Staff Workshops
- Scientific & Technical Sessions
- Administrative Sessions
- Vendor Exhibits & Seminars
- Networking Opportunities
Best Poster Awards
Further details and a preliminary schedule coming in the fall.
- Vibrant Cultural District
- Busy Arts Community
- Gothic Revival Cathedral of Learning and Nationality Rooms
- Heinz Memorial Chapel
- Carnegie Museums
- Andy Warhol Museum
- Mattress Factory, modern art museum
- Senator John Heinz History Center
- National Aviary
- Lively Sports Facilities (riverfront baseball and soccer stadiums)
- Diverse Restaurants
- Unique Neighborhoods
University of Pittsburgh
Cathedral of Learning
*The Cathedral of Learning, a Pittsburgh landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is the centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh's main campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Standing at 535 feet (163 m), the 42-story Late Gothic Revival Cathedral is the tallest educational building in the Western hemisphere and the second tallest university building (fourth tallest educationally-purposed building) in the world. It is also the second tallest gothic-styled building in the world.