CompuCell3D and SBW 11th User Trainig Workshop

August 9th—August 15th, 2015, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

We are pleased to announce our 11th User Training Workshop. The registration deadline is June 30th 2015.

Workshop Poster

Collaborative Editor


CC3D Tutorial Demos

Workshop Presentations

Python Tutorials Online

Very short and useful introduction to Python:

Simple example of Python classes with explanation:

The following sites require registration:

SBW Part of the Workshop

Derivations of few basic enzyme kinetics laws:


The workshop will take place in the Swain Hall West, Room 246 (this is the room at the end of the corridor)

The address is: 727 E 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN

Please use 3rd Street Entrance and go to the second floor

Google Map Screenshot:

Campus Map Link

Swain Hall Picture

Swain Hall Picture

Tentative Agenda

Tentative Workshop Agenda

IMPORTANT: We will host a one-day Workshop on Python Programming on Sunday, Aug 9th, 2015 that is designed to increase participants' familiarity with Python. This event is optional but if you feel you need to refresh your Python knowledge this is a good opportunity to to so.


Please book your air transport to the Indianapolis, Indiana International Airport (IND). Plan to arrive on August 8th (if attending Python tutorial) or on August 9th (if skipping optional Python tutorial) and depart in the evening of August 15th, or the morning of August 16th. Please send us your complete travel information (flight numbers, dates and times) as soon as possible.

The Indianapolis airport is approximately 60 minutes from Bloomington. Scheduled ground transport to Bloomington is available through Bloomington Shuttle ( or Star of America ( The shuttle rates are approximately $40 for a round trip fare, and can be pre-purchased online (only 15 days in advance) or at a kiosk (located at the airport and at the IU Memorial Union) with US currency or a major credit card. Schedule your drop off and pick up (when returning to the airport) to be at location that is the closest to the hotel you booked. Feel free to contact us for assistance. For those arriving outside the hours of operation of the shuttles, we can help you arrange a shared limo transport; however, prices are significantly higher than the shuttles, so please keep this in mind as your purchase your airfare. Taxis and car rentals are also available at the airport; please check fees before booking as these are generally higher priced options than the shuttle.

WARNING: Bloomington, Indiana does not have a commercial airport. If you book a ticket to “Bloomington,” you will find yourself in Bloomington, Illinois, about 500 km away from Indiana University. Please be sure to book your ticket to Indianapolis (IND).


Please make sure to book a hotel that is located within a reasonable walking distance from the Department of Physics in Swain Hall West. Generally speaking all Bloomington Downtown locations are 5-10 walking distance from Swain Hall West (the address of Swain Hall West is: 727 E 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN). We are negotiating prices with few hotels and will post reservation codes on this website, so please stay tuned. Do not wait too long with reservation as hotel prices in Bloomington tend to rise in the second half of August.

Reservation Codes for the Hotels:

Courtyard Marriott: Hotel link

Courtyard Marriott rooms are available for booking at $119 + applicable taxes. The rooms have two queen-size beds. The hotel is within walking distance from Swain Hall West. To reserve call front desk of the hotel: 1-812-335-8000 or reservation center 1-800-321-2211. To get the specified rate you need use reservation code: CTW (Compu Cell Training Workshop).

IMU Biddle Hotel: Hotel link

IMU Biddle HOtel is locate on campus and is within 2 minute walking distance from Swain Hall West. The rooms are available for booing and the rates are $125 to $165 plus applicable taxes. To reserve a room call 1-(800)-209-8145 . The reservation code is 1508PHYSIC

For both hotels the reservation codes expire on July 8th


International Travelers:

Please confirm your registration no later than June 30th, 2015. If you are traveling internationally and require a visa to enter the U.S., you should apply immediately and no later than 90 days from your date of travel. You will require an official letter of support to obtain an appropriate visa; please contact Talia Anderson at tander [at] indiana [dot] edu as soon as possible regarding this information. Visa applicants will need to schedule an interview appointment as a first step in the visa process. See this page to see how long it will take to schedule an interview appointment at each US Embassy and Consulate abroad. Wait times vary by embassy and time of year; the information is updated weekly. Please check here : Please note: Additional time beyond the guidelines above is needed for visa applicants applying at some embassies, due to the time required to schedule an interview appointment. Additionally, the interview wait times do not include time for required security clearances or administrative processing, which may take place after the interview and may extend beyond the general timeframe guidelines. International visitors to the U.S. from Visa Waiver Program countries are now required to apply for travel authorization online. This is NOT a visa, but rather a travel authorization through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. You may apply for this authorization through this website:

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