FSCI General Information

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The FSCI Twitter account is @FORCE11SCI and hashtag is #FSCI.



We will be using Slack to communicate during FSCI 2019. If you have not already done so, please join the FORCE11 Slack account: https://force11slack.herokuapp.com/. Click on “Channel” and go to “Browse channels”; then join FSCI-General and also your chosen course channel. 


Q:  Is there a bulletin board to use to meet up with people?

We will be using Slack App to communicate with people attending FSCI.  Please sign on to the FORCE11 Slack account and join the "FSCI19-General" channel(see above instructions).


Q: I am an instructor, is there information I should know about presenting my class?

Yes, please see the Instructors Portal 


Q:  What do I do if I lose my dorm key?

Lost room key cards can be replaced at the De Neve Housing  Desk for a $10.00/fee, paid at the time of replacement.


Q:  Where is the lost and found?

All lost and found items are given to the De Neve housing check-in conference desk which they keep for one week before turning over to UCLA Police

UCLA Lost & Found Satellite Locations

If item left in the meeting room, please check with Sproul Hall Front Desk.


Q: Who do I contact if there is an emergency?

Please see the UCLA Safety brochure for contact information

Follow UCLA Bruin Alert on Twitter


Q:  What is the dress attire?  

The summer institute attire is very casual - please dress comfortably, summer/beach attire.  If you are comfortable, shorts, T-shirts and flip flops are appropriate. For predicted/historical weather conditions in the area please visit this link: Los Angeles Accuweather. In southern California, Los Angeles has an average temperature of 22°C (72°F) in August, with highs of 28°C (83°F) and lows of 16°C (61°F) after dark. If you visit at this time of year you will need your summer wardrobe for the daytime, with warmer layers for evenings out.


Classrooms and Meeting Rooms

Q: Is there a room I can use for a private meeting or to do some work?  

Yes, stop by the FSCI registration desk to inquire about availability.  


Q: Where are the classrooms for FSCI courses?

Classrooms are located in two buildings on campus. All locations are an easy walk from FSCI main check-in area. 

FSCI Locations Map

Course list and location 

Agenda and Meeting Locations 


FSCI Hospitality Suite

There is a designated FSCI hospitality suite at FSCI, location to be announced. The hospitality suite is available for the comfort and relaxation of all FSCI participants. Come join your colleagues in casual conversation.


Check-In Location

Event check-in and course registration will be outside the Palisades Ballroom at Carnesale Commons starting 8:00 AM on Monday, August 5th.