Workshop on Integrating Environmental Monitoring with Disease Surveillance to Address Pathogens and Algal Toxins of Concern to Public Health in Puget Sound

21 March 2012 to 22 March 2012
Seattle, WA

REGISTRATION / RSVP
The Registration cut-off is COB Monday, 12 March 2012.

WORKSHOP VENUE
The workshop will be held at Hotel Deca in Seattle, near the University of Washington Campus:

      Hotel Deca
      4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE
      Seattle, WA
      Tel: 206-634-2000

 

LODGING
Please note that a block of rooms is being held for our group at Hotel Deca for the nights of 20-21 March 2012, at the special workshop rate of $125.00 plus 15.6% tax/night on each ($144.50), single occupancy.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., and check-out time: 12:00 p.m.

 

RESERVATIONS

All hotel reservations for the Workshop are being handled by Brian Jackson bjackson_at_ucar.edu at UCAR-JOSS via a rooming list with the hotel. You will not be able to call the hotel and make a reservation at this rate.

The deadline for all attendees to submit their reservation dates to Brian is COB Monday, 12 March 2012. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space- and rate-available basis only. Please forward your arrival and departures dates as well as any special hotel requests to Brian as soon as possible. Brian will send you your confirmation number closer to the workshop date. You will be responsible for your own room and tax charges as well as all incidental expenses.

GUARANTEES
Your reservation is guaranteed, so there is no need to call the hotel with your credit card information prior to your arrival. You will be asked to provide your credit card at check-in.

CANCELLATIONS
If you need to cancel your reservation, please contact Brian as soon as possible.

PER DIEM
The FY12 GSA CONUS M&IE rate for Seattle is $71.00.

LUNCHES
Lunch will be provided both days. It is assumed that all workshop participants will attend. Vegetarian options will be available. Please send any dietary restrictions to Brian by COB Monday, 12 March 2012. See PAYMENTS below.

PAYMENTS
Under the terms of its cooperative agreement with NOAA, UCAR-JOSS is prohibited from providing meals to federal participants and to those on federal travel orders. Federal attendees and those on federal travel orders are requested to contribute $36.00 towards their lunch. This amount represents the "Lunch" portion of the GSA CONUS M&IE rate for Seattle.

Federal attendees and those on federal travel orders will need to go online and pay (see MAKING A FEDERAL PAYMENT below). You may then claim full per diem for Seattle on your travel voucher. UCAR accepts both Visa and MasterCard only.

 

MAKING A FEDERAL PAYMENT

For Federal Participants and those on Federal Travel Orders

Payments are closed

ATTIRE
Business casual.

PRESENTATIONS
A Dell notebook (Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010) will be used for all presentation projections. It can accommodate PC- as well as Mac-prepared PowerPoints.

AIRPORT INFORMATION
Most attendees will fly in and out of SeaTac Airport (SEA).

TRANSPORTATION BETWEEN AIRPORT AND HOTEL (UPDATED! 3/12/12)
For information on Ground Transportation options at Sea-Tac International Airport, please click here.

Cameo Town Car provides service between SeaTac International Airport and Hotel Deca for a flat rate of $50.00, including tip. Please contact the Hotel Front Desk (206-634-2000) to make a reservation. You will need to provide your first and last names, your airline and flight number, arrival time and a cell phone number.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO HOTEL DECA FOR LOCAL ATTENDEES
Click here for driving directions to Hotel Deca. Hotel Deca offers complimentary parking to overnight guests.

PARKING AT HOTEL DECA (NEW! 3/12/12)
Local Workshop attendees are eligible for a discounted daily rate of $6.00, in the lot adjacent to the hotel.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS AND SUPPORT
There is limited travel support available to non-federal participants. Please contact Brian Jackson (bjackson_at_ucar.edu) for availability of funding.

Federal attendees (those who are paid directly by the U.S. Treasury) and those on federal travel orders should work with their sponsoring office to make travel arrangements according to the procedures in place at that office.

CPAESS CAMP Proposal Website

To submit a proposal to the UCAR Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program (CAMP), please visit the
CAMP website

 

See CPAESS OpenSky Publications

NCAR/UCAR Metrics Database

CPAESS Contact Information

Office:
303-497-8666

Fax:
303-497-8633

Shipping Address:
UCAR/CPAESS
3090 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301