Finite Element Circus, Fall 2011

October 14-15, 2011

The Finite Element Circus is a regular conference devoted to the theory and applications of the finite element method, and related areas of numerical analysis and partial differential equations.


If you would like to attend, please register online. There is no registration fee. Although in the spirit of the conference everybody is welcome without any registration, it would help the organizers to have an idea how many people to expect, especially for organizing the dinner.

Conference Location and Start Time

University of Connecticut, Avery Point Campus.. The conference will take place in the Marine Sciences Building, room 103. The Marine Sciences Building is easy to spot, it is one of the most recent buildings on the campus. campus map.

Start time:. 1:30 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. The breakfast will be served on Saturday from 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Accomodations & Directions

  • A number of rooms is blocked in Best Western Olympic, Groton at the rate of $98. The hotel is only 10 minutes from the campus. Please call (860) 445-8000 to make a reservation and mention Finite Element Circus.

  • A number of rooms is blocked in Quality Inn in Groton, Groton at the rate of $62. The hotel is only 10 minutes from the campus. Please call 860-445-8141 to make a reservation and mention Finite Element Circus.

  • There are a number other hotels and motels in the New London, Groton, and Mystic areas. Most of them are within 15 minutes driving distance from the campus.

Driving Directions
  • Click here for directions on the UConn, Avery Point website.
  • Address: 1080 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340
  • GPS Coordinate of the conference building is (+41 18' 58.11", -72 3' 54.66") or (41.316143, -72.065184)
Parking Basically, visitors can park anywhere. The parking is free. We advise to park on the parking lot for Project O, right next to Marine Sciences Building. Driving Directions
  • By Train. The Amtrak station in New London is only 6 miles away from the campus and 3.5 miles away from the hotel.
  • By Air. The closest airport is T.F. Green (PVD) near Providence, RI. The Logan Airport in Boston and Newark Airport (EWR) have train connections.
  • By Bus. Greyhound and Peter Pan have a number of routes from NYC and Providence with stops in New London, CT or Mystic, CT.
Internet Access. If you would like a wireless internet access on campus during the conference please send e-mail to Dmitriy Leykekhman.

Conference Sponsor.

College of Arts and Science, University of Connecticut

Local Organizers

Dmitriy Leykekhman

For further information, contact us.

  Site maintained by Dmitriy Leykekhman. Please, e-mail your comments to: dmitriy_dot_leykekhman_at_ uconn_dot_ edu