CrIS Trace Gas Data Users Workshop

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CrIS Trace Gas Data Users Workshop
18-19 September, 2014
18 Sep 2014 to 19 Sep 2014
College Park, Maryland

UPDATES

9/30/14 - Presentations
8/28/14 - UMD shuttle schedule, Holiday Inn shuttle information
9/16/14 - Final agenda

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DRAFT AGENDA
Please click here to view the workshop draft agenda.

 

REGISTRATION
Registration is closed.

MEETING LOCATION
The meeting will be held in the Large Conference Room at NOAA's Center for Weather and Climate Prediction:

NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
University of Maryland M Square Research Park
5830 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740
Tel:  301-683-1314

The center is located 1.5 miles from the entrance to the University of Maryland campus and about one-half a mile from the College Park Metro Station on the Green Line (approximately a 10-minute walk from the Center).


RECOMMENDED HOTEL
A block of ten rooms for those not also attending the AURA meeting is being held at the Holiday Inn-College Park:

Holiday Inn-College Park
10000 Baltimore Boulevard
College Park, MD  20742
Tel:  (1) 800-872-5564 or (1) 301-345-6700

The government rate for a single room is $154.29 (including 11% tax), and the government rate for a double room is $168.72 (including 11% tax).  Hot breakfast is included in both rates.

This hotel is located approximately 4.5 miles miles from the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction.

To make a reservation, please contact the hotel at 240-542-1226 or asha.simpson@hicollegepark.com by this Wednesday, August 20th, and reference our block: "CrIS Data Users Workshop."  Reservations made after this date will be on a rate- and space-avaiable basis.  If UCAR-JOSS is making your travel arrangements, Brian Jackson will also make a hotel reservation for you.


HOTEL SHUTTLE FROM HOLIDAY INN TO MEETING VENUE
On 18 September the shuttle will depart the Holiday Inn-College Park at 11:30 a.m. for the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction.  On 19 September the shuttle will depart the Holiday Inn-College Park at 7:30 a.m.  Return trips to hotel following the meeting each day will be coordinated and announced onsite.


SHUTTLE FROM COLLEGE PARK METRO STATION TO MEETING VENUE (M SQUARE RESEARCH PARK)
Please click here for University of Maryland's 109 River Road shuttle bus schedule.  This shuttle serves the College Park Metro Station and the University of Maryland's M Research Park.


PRESENTING A POSTER?
The deadline to submit your poster title is Friday, September 12.  Please see REGISTER above.


MEALS
Two working lunches will be provided.  Please indicate your your plans to attend when you complete the registration form.  You may also list any dietrary restrictions you have when you register.  See REGISTER above.


MEAL FEE FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
Federal attendees and those on federal travel orders - Please note that NOAA prohibits UCAR from providing meals to federal employees. Therefore, it is requested that federal employees contribute $12.00 for each lunch.  It is now possible to pay UCAR via the Internet! Please note that UCAR accepts Visa and MasterCard only; see PAYMENT below.

UCAR-supported attendees - $12.00 or $24.00 for the provided lunches will be deducted from the travel expense reimbursement claims of those attendees receiving travel support from UCAR.


PAYMENT  INFORMATION
It is now possible to pay UCAR via the Internet!  Please note that UCAR accepts only Visa and MasterCard:

1. Proceed to https://www.fin.ucar.edu/epayment/startEpayments.do

2. Under "Payment Select", click on "Other Items" and then from the drop-down menu, choose "CrIS Trace Gas Data Users Workshop - Meal Fee", and then click on the "Next" button.

3. On the following screen, enter the amount ($12 for 1 lunch;  $24 - 2 lunches) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Start Process" button.

4. Within seconds you will receive an e-mail confirming your payment and the amount you paid.

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR" and mail to: Brian Jackson UCAR-JOSS, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307.

 

DIRECTIONS TO THE HOTEL
Click here for driving directions to the Holiday Inn-College Park.

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