Sixth Data Users Workshop

Sixth Data Users Workshop



Sixth FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Data Users' Workshop

30 October - 1 November 2012
Boulder, Colorado U.S.A.

Travel Arrangements

The workshop will be held in Boulder, Colorado U.S.A., at UCAR's CG1 conference facility (Center Green Building #1, Main Auditorium), located at 3080 Center Green Drive.

Participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements.

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located approximately 50 miles from Boulder, and is accessible by shuttle, public buses, and automobile.

The SuperShuttle will take you directly from the airport to your hotel or residence in Boulder.

The ticket counter is located on the west side of the main terminal (baggage pickup level), across from the Hertz counter. Economical public buses (called SkyRide) are also available from DIA to Boulder with RTD. Check the RTD website for schedules and fares.

Read more about transportation to and around Boulder.

Things to do and see while you are in Boulder.

Special Lodging Deals

Best Western Golden Buff Lodge
1725 28th Street, Boulder, Colorado
+1.303.442.7450 or bwgoldenbuff@yahoo.com

The Golden Buff Lodge offers a base rate of 74/night (excluding tax) for our workshop guests if reserved before 28 September 2012 (extended to 5 October 2012). Please contact the hotel directly (via the phone number and/or email address above) and mention the "COSMIC/UCAR Workshop" or Group # 34672 to obtain the discounted rate.

Direct shuttle service will be provided from the Golden Buff to the workshop each day (see "Shuttles" below). Additionally, this hotel is near restaurants and shopping at the Boulder 29th Street Mall.

Amenities for our workshop guests include a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast coupon for The Buff Restaurant for each date of stay and free hardwired internet.

Residence Inn Boulder by Marriott
3030 Center Green Drive, Boulder, Colorado
+1.303.449.5545

The Residence Inn Boulder offers a base rate of 129/night (excluding tax) for our workshop guests if reserved before 5 October 2012. Please contact the hotel directly (via the phone number and/or link above) and mention the "UCAR Group" or Group code "UNIUNIA" to obtain the discounted rate. This hotel is located within walking distance to the workshop location.

Amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet, free wireless internet, and complimentary bike rental (seasonal).

Best Western Boulder Inn
770 28th Street, Boulder, Colorado
+1.303.449.3800 or toll-free in the U.S. at (800) 233-8469

The Boulder Inn offers a base rate of 92/night (excluding tax) for our workshop guests if reserved before 5 October 2012. Please contact the hotel directly (via the phone number(s) located above) and mention the reference code "FORMOSAT."

Amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast and free in-room high-speed internet access.

Transportation to Workshop

Shuttles
A direct shuttle service will be offered between the Golden Buff Lodge and the workshop, at the UCAR CG1 conference facility. Details will be provided regarding the workshop shuttle schedule the week prior to the workshop. Please indicate on your registration form if you plan to use this service. Participants are also welcome to use the regular UCAR Shuttle, which visits Center Green, the Foothills Lab, and the Mesa Lab. For more general UCAR shuttle information, click here.

Bicycle Rental
Boulder B-Cycle is a nonprofit bike-sharing system with many stations around Boulder. UCAR conference attendees can obtain a special 7-day B-cycle membership for only 10 (+tax). To obtain this special rate, please go to the B-cycle website , select the 7-day membership, and use the promotion code: UCARCONF. To find out more information and view locations, go to http://boulder.bcycle.com/.