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Tulane River and Coastal Center

Research Facilities

The TRCC is home to active laboratories for sediment dynamics research led by Dr. Mead Allison, Professor and Chair of the Tulane Department of River-Coastal Science & Engineering and Director of Physical Processes & Sediment Systems at The Water Institute of the Gulf. An expert on river, deltaic and coastal sedimentary processes, Dr. Allison has researched river delta systems for nearly 25 years. He is one of the foremost experts on the Mississippi River’s sediment transport processes. Please visit The Water Institute of the Gulf to learn more about his team’s work. 

Conference Amenities and Rates

The Tulane River and Coastal Center is available for exhibitions, classes, demonstrations, shows, receptions, meetings, and/or conferences that relate to the mission of the ByWater Institute. The Forum is 1400 square feet with flexible seating and views of the Mississippi River. The Selley Foundation Room is 200 square feet with fixed conference seating and views of the river. More information is available at the links below. 

Forum Amenities:

Up to 100 chairs (theater style)
Up to 42 training tables (27” x 36”)
Up to 3 additional 6-foot folding tables, appropriate for a head table or refreshments
Projector, screen, and audio
Blu-ray
PC
HDMI input for personal laptop (plus some HDMI converters for older laptops)
Podium with microphone
Handheld OR Lavalier microphone
Conference phone

Rental Rates:

Academic Events including workshops, classes, lectures, and meetings:
0-4 hours (1/2 day) - $150
4-10 hours (full day) - $300
*Applies to Tulane University Departments and Organizations, other Academic Organizations, Government Organizations, and Non-Profit Organizations

The above fees will be waived for events sponsored by a Tulane University Department where more than 50% of attendees are Tulane University faculty, staff or students.

Receptions, parties, and for-profit events:
$500 per hour including set up and breakdown times

Conference Room Amenities:

Seating for up to 12
Conference table
Flat screen TV with laptop inputs
dry-erase board

Rental Rates:

0-4 hours (1/2 day) - $20 per room
4-10 hours (full day) - $30 per room

The above fees will be waived for events sponsored by a Tulane University Department where more than 50% of attendees are Tulane University faculty, staff or students.

Additional Charges:

Custodial Service**
Linens, tables, or other rentals***
Security (Tulane University Police or New Orleans Police)***
**Applies to all reservations
***Applies on a case by case basis