South Pole Ice Core

MEETINGS

2018 South Pole Ice Core Science Meeting

September 11-12, 2018
Ocean #425 Conference Room
Ocean Sciences Building (OCN)
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA


Overview  |   Deadlines  |   Agenda  |   Registration  |   Talks  |   Posters  |   Meeting Venue  |   Lodging  |   Travel  |   Group Dinner

Overview

The 2018 South Pole Ice Core science meeting will be on September 11-12 in Seattle, Washington. The meeting will be restricted to funded PIs and their staff and students.

The meeting will be held in the Ocean #425 Conference Room of the Ocean Sciences Building (OCN) at the University of Washington. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the University Inn.

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Deadlines

August 1

  • Last day to register for meeting at $75 price point

August 10

  • Last day to register for meeting at $125 price point
  • Last day to reserve a hotel room at the group rate at the University Inn (see below for more info)

August 20


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Agenda

The agenda will be forthcoming once we have a list of talks from the registration. We plan to meet Tuesday, September 11, from ~8:30-5:00. On Tuesday night, we will gather at the Agua Verde Café for a group dinner, which is included in the registration fee. On Wednesday, September 12, we will plan on meeting at ~8:30AM and hope to wrap up around 3:00PM.

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Registration

To register for the meeting, complete the secure online registration form by AUGUST 10. The registration fee is $75 and only online registrations/payments will be accepted. Registrations after August 1 will include an additional $50 late fee. Registrations will not be accepted after August 10.

Register online at: https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=28095

** Please register early!! This really helps us with the planning for the meeting. **

A light breakfast, snacks during breaks, and lunch are included in the registration fee, along with dinner at the Agua Verde Cafe.

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Talks

If you would like to give a talk at the meeting, please indicate so on the registration form. The South Pole Ice Core science committee will ultimately decide on the talks that are accepted for the meeting.

You do NOT need to submit the title or abstract of your talk when you register, so don't wait to register. Please register *now*. It really helps us if you register early.

You have until AUGUST 20 to email the details of your talk (title, authors, abstract) to contact at spicecore dot org.

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Posters

If you would like to present a poster at the meeting, please indicate so on the registration form.

You do NOT need to submit the title or abstract of your poster when you register, so don't wait to register. Please register *now*. It really helps us if you register early.

You have until AUGUST 20 to email the details of your poster (title, authors, abstract) to contact at spicecore dot org.

In the event we receive more requests for posters than we can accommodate, posters with topics that are South Pole Ice Core specific will take priority over non-South Pole Ice Core specific posters.

Posters must be PORTRAIT STYLE and no larger than 36" WIDE (x 60" TALL).

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Meeting Venue

The meeting will be held in the Ocean #425 Conference Room of the Ocean Sciences Building (OCN). It is about a 15-minute (0.7 mile) walk from the University Inn to the Ocean Sciences Building (OCN).

Ocean #425 Conference Room
Ocean Sciences Building (OCN)
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA
http://www.washington.edu/maps/#!/ocn

Download map as PDF

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Lodging

We have reserved a block of rooms at the University Inn. When making a reservation, refer to the booking code SPOLEUI18 to receive the group rate.

University Inn
4140 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Phone registration: 866.866.7977 (refer to the booking code SPOLEUI18 to receive the group rate)

Online registration: University Inn - Only Registration Form

In order to book rooms online at the group code, please follow these steps:

  • Follow the link above
  • Select which dates you would like to book your rooms and click "check availability"
  • Click "view available rooms" and select which room type you would like
  • Select your room type and enter the remaining information from there to complete your reservation

Individuals must make their own reservations. Reservations must be made *before* Saturday, August 11, 2018 to receive the group rate. The group rate is $199/night, plus tax.

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Travel

People need to arrange for their own travel from the airport to/from the hotel.

Taxi
We estimate ~$60 from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) to the University Inn. Uber and Lyft are also available.

Light Rail
There is a light rail that goes from the Sea-Tac airport to Husky Stadium, U Washington. Husky Stadium is about a mile from the University Inn. Fares are less than $4.00 each way. Visit https://www.soundtransit.org/schedules/link-light-rail for more information.

Alternatively, we have a RIDE-SHARING BOARD for those of you who are renting cars and can offer rides to others or who need a ride, or for those of you who want to share a cab ride.

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Group Dinner

Please plan on joining us for a Mexican buffet and cash bar on Tuesday, September 11, from 6-9PM at the waterfront Agua Verde Cafe. The registration fee covers the group dinner for the person registered. If you would like to bring a guest or children to the dinner, please note this on the registration form. Cost for those not registered:
Adult: $40
Children (5-16 yr): $10

Agua Verde Cafe
1303 NE Boat St
Seattle, WA 98105
206-545-8570 x 1
http://aguaverde.com



Ocean Sciences Building (OCB) to Agua Verde Cafe

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University Inn to Agua Verde Cafe

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