Travel and Logistics

The workshop will begin Friday, April 8, at 9:00 AM and conclude at 3:30 PM on Saturday, April 9. An optional, informal gathering will be held Thursday evening from 7-8 PM. The location of the gathering will be posted at the Kress Inn when you check in.

Travel By Air

Please make your reservation for Austin Straubel International airport in Green Bay, WI. It is located approximately 10 minutes from St. Norbert College. Ground transportation to and from the workshop will be provided by Kress Inn, your place of lodging, located on the campus of St. Norbert College. Austin Straubel is a small airport, hence easy to navigate. Before you arrive, the shuttle service will be aware of your scheduled arrival time. An identifiable representative from the College will meet you outside of baggage claim. If a problem arises, please call Tim Flood at 920-246-4456.

Travel by Car

Use your favorite mapping program or the map on the Kress Inn website to find your way to the Inn, on the campus of St. Norbert College.


Room reservations will be made for everyone attending the workshop at the Kress Inn for the nights indicated on your travel information form. The NSF grant will cover hotel costs for rooms for the nights of April 7-9.

It is only a one block walk to the meeting space from the hotel. Please let us know if you have any concerns about accommodations or mobility.

If you need other arrangements, please contact Tim Flood at 920-246-4456.


The Kress Inn offers free wireless internet access throughout their building. Internet access will also be available in most areas on campus including the meeting rooms. Cellular reception is good throughout the region. You will have a telephone in your room at the Kress Inn and messages can be left at the hotel desk: 920-403-5100.


All meals are covered by the NSF grant. Meals for Thursday night, up until 7 pm, will be available on campus at Michels Commons. Michels commons is the student cafeteria. Meals are quite good and accessible to those with dietary needs. A menu is posted on the SNC website under dining services. Tickets for dinner on Thursday will be presented to participants upon check-in to the Kress Inn. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday will also be provided at Michels Commons. A continental breakfast will be available Saturday in the lobby of Kress inn. Lunch will be at Michels Commons and dinner for those still on campus Saturday evening will be arranged at a local establishment. Alcoholic drinks are not served with meals on-campus. In addition, the NSF grant does not cover alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase at the Saturday evening meal.


There is no registration fee to attend this workshop, and the project grant covers lodging, meals and supplies during the workshop.