Conference Venue

Royal Cotillion Ball Room, LSU

Royal Cotillion Ball Room
Student Union
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

QCMC 2018 will be hosted in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom located on Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge, LA, USA. The ballroom is located near the center of campus, adjacent to Nicholson Hall -- home of the LSU Physics & Astronomy Department.

Download LSU Map and the Baton Rouge Map. There is also a Google map for QCMC 2018 Key Points


Banquet Venue

Nottoway Plantation

Nottoway Plantation
31025 Hwy.1
White Castle, LA 70788

The QCMC 2018 banquet will be held at beautiful Nottoway Plantation. Transportation will be provided for guests of QCMC 2018. Please visit Nottoway's website for pictures, directions, and other information.


LIGO Livingston

LIGO Livingston Facility
19100 LIGO Lane
Livingston, LA 70754

For QCMC 2018, a free tour of the LIGO Livingston facility will take place on Wednesday March 14. This site hosts one of two widely separated interferometers within the United States operated in unison to detect gravitational waves. The LIGO project recently won the 2017 Nobel prize in physics, in which LSU faculty and students played a critical role.

Please note that the LIGO tour will be first-come first-serve as transportation and LIGO staff are limited. Please indicate whether you wish to attend the tour as part of your conference registration.




We would like to acknowledge the support provided by the US Army Research Office to help make this event possible.

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