2016 Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Science Team Meeting

13-16 June 2016
13 Jun 2016 to 17 Jun 2016
The Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California


MEETING LOGISTICS


           UPDATES
           10 June 2016 - Draft agenda
            
2 June 2016 - Poster guidelines
           23 May 2016 - Draft agenda
          
13 May 2016 - Registration, Visit Pasadena
            
9 May 2016 - Draft agenda
           28 March 2016 - Draft agenda, Lodging and room reservations

  

 


 

MEETING REGISTRATION/PAYMENT
Please register and make your payment for the 2016 SWOT Science Team Meeting.

The registration fee is $275.00

Registration is closed.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Registration deadline is Friday , 20 May 2016.
For NASA attendees:  This meeting has been deemed "programmatic." Please do not add it to the conference forecast system.


DRAFT AGENDA (UPDATED - 10 June 2016)
To view and download the meeting draft agenda, please click here.


MEETING VENUE
The 2016 SWOT Science Team meeting will be held at The Westin Pasadena in Pasadena, California, USA, which is located 30 miles/48 kilometers from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and may be reached by taxi, shuttle or rental car (see below).

          The Westin Pasadena
          191 North Los Robles Avenue
          Pasadena, CA  91101  USA       

          Tel:  +1 626-792-2727
          Website

The Meeting plenary sessions will be held in the Fountain Ballroom.

 

LODGING AND ROOM RESERVATIONS
The deadline to make a hotel reservation at the special discounted rate has passed.  If you would still like to make a hotel reservation, you may call the hotel toll-free directly 24 hours a day at 1-866-837-4181 from within the U.S.  If you are calling from outside the U.S., please call +1 626-792-2727.

Check-in time is 15H00 and check-out time is 12H00.

 

EARLY DEPARTURE FEE
If you check out of the hotel prior to your confirmed check-out date with less than 48 hours' notice, you will be charged an early departure fee of $100.00 by the hotel.


CANCELLING YOUR ROOM RESERVATION
You have until 18H00 the day before your scheduled arrival to cancel your reservation without penalty.  If you cancel your reservation after 18H00 the day before your scheduled arrival, your credit card will be charged one night's room rate and tax, $172.77.

 

AIRPORT INFORMATION
Most international and many US attendees will fly into and out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is located approximately 30 miles/48 kilometers from The Westin Pasadena. 

Other airport options for US travelers in order of proximity to Pasadena include:

  1. Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Burbank, California - 17 mi./27 km.
  2. Ontario International Airport (ONT), Ontario, California - 37 mi./59 km.
  3. John Wayne Airport (SNA), Newport Beach, California - 50 mi./80 km.

 

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FROM LOCAL AIRPORTS TO THE WESTIN PASADENA
The Westin Pasadena does not offer shuttle service to any of the area airports. 

  • To see ground transportation options offered at Los International Airport (LAX), please click here
  • To see more about ground transportation options for each area airport above, please click here.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM LOCAL AIRPORTS TO THE WESTIN PASADENA
For driving directions to The Westin Pasadena, please click here.

PARKING
The hotel offers pay parking for day guests and overnight guests:

  • Day guests:  Valet - $17.00;  Self - $20.00
  • Overnight guests:  Valet - $15.00;  Self - $11.00

 

MEALS
(UPDATING NOW)

 

POSTER GUIDELINES (UPDATED 2 June 2016)
The poster boards will be set up in Fountain IV Ballroom.  Each poster board can accommodate 4 posters.  The maximum poster size is 121,92 cm x 121,92 cm (48 in. x 48 in.).  Portrait-style posters will fit in the space allotted, hanging down past the bottom of the board by approximately 28 cm (11 in.).  Poster presenters may put up their posters beginning Monday afternoon, 13 June 2016.  Posters must be removed by Wednesday evening, 15 June 2016.  Push pins and tacks will be provided.  Click here to see a photo of a poster board with space for two posters on each side.

If you plan to display a poster, please email Brian Jackson.

 

VISIT PASADENA
Please click here for information on Pasadena and the surrounding area.

Download the free "Go Pasadena" app to your smart phone.  It has information on restaurants, museums, entertainment, shopping, gardens, movies, performing arts, architectural tours, sports and much more, all at your fingertips!

 

PASADENA WEATHER
Please click here for the latest weather forecast for Pasadena, California.

 

PASADENA/CAL-TECH CAM
Please click here to see a live shot of the of the mountains above Pasadena, California.

CPAESS CAMP Proposal Website

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

CPAESS Contact Information

Office:
1-303-497-8666

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