Logistics

The workshop will begin on the morning of August 10, and will conclude at 10:30 am, on August 12, at the University of Wyoming, in Laramie Wyoming.

Travel by Air

Air travelers should fly into the Laramie Regional airport, and we recommend arriving on the evening flight on August 9th, and planning to depart on the midday flight on August 12 or the morning flight on August 13. Travel to and from the airport takes 15 minutes. Ground transportation to and from the airport will be provided by the Hilton Garden Inn hotel where participants will be staying. Flying into Denver International Airport is also an option. There is a shuttle bus that serves Laramie (Groome Transportation) five times per day.

Travel by Car

Use your favorite mapping program to find your way to the Hilton Garden Inn, Laramie.

Lodging

Single occupancy rooms will be provide for everyone attending the workshop at the Hilton Garden Inn, Laramie for the nights indicated on your travel information form. Hotel costs will be covered by the National Science Foundation's Seismological Facilities for the Advancement of Geoscience (SAGE) Award under Cooperative Support Agreement EAR-1851048.

It's about a 20 minutes walk to the meeting space (Classroom Building, University of Wyoming) from the hotel and downtown is about 10 minutes past the Classroom Building. If you are selected to participate in the workshop and you have any concerns about accommodations or mobility, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Communications

The Hilton Garden Inn offers free wireless internet access throughout their building. Internet access will also be available in the meeting room. Cellular reception is good throughout the region.

Meals

The Hilton Garden Inn will serve continental breakfast each morning.

For lunches and dinners, we will have a combination of dining hall and catered meals with time for excursions to local restaurants. All meals will include vegetarian offerings. If you have dietary restrictions you will be able to indicate that on the workshop registration form. The price of all meals during the workshop is covered by our funding from the National Science Foundation. However, the National Science Foundation funding does not cover alcoholic beverages.

Expenses

There is no registration fee to attend this workshop, and the project grant covers air travel, lodging, meals and supplies during the workshop. Participants will be reimbursed for workshop expenses (travel, meals) after the workshop is complete.

Travel Reimbursement

We will post information here about how to get workshop expenses reimbursed, and will also send the information to all workshop participants.

Laramie, WY

Laramie is a small town at 7,200' elevation about 120 miles north of Denver, Colorado. Wyoming's weather in August is highly variable. Please check the weather close to the workshop to prepare for snow, rain, or hot sun!