Logistics - Dynamics of the Sun & Stars: Honoring the Life & Work of Michael Thompson

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 Workshop Location

The workshop will be held at NCAR's Center Green 1 (CG1) building, 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder, CO, 80301, in the auditorium. The building is at the end of the cul de sac and has outdoor seating in front. Parking is free in any of the adjacent lots or the garage under the building.


The detailed agenda is currently under construction. Registration begins at 8:15 am Tuesday. The workshop will generally run from 9:00-5:30 Tuesday-Wednesday and 9:00-1:00 Thursday. The talks will be webcast at https://ucarconnect.ucar.edu/live?room=cg1aud.


Coffee will be provided. Lunch will be provided on Tuesday & Wednesday. There will be a cocktail reception Wednesday evening onsite. Our onsite cafeteria opens for breakfast at 7:30 am. 


We have reserved a block of rooms at the at the Best Western Plus Boulder Inn at a rate of $131/night plus tax (wifi, breakfast, parking included). The block will be held until August 23. You will need a car or Uber to get to the venue from this hotel (attendees with space in a rental car or those wanting to share an Uber can gether in the lobby and coordinate rides). Use the link to book your room or call (800) 233-8469 and reference "Dynamics of the Sun & Stars." Other hotels include: 

Getting to Boulder

Fly into Denver International Airport. Rent a car or book the Green Ride Shuttle. If you are coming directly to the workshop, have the driver take you to the Center Green Campus (Center Green 1) building, 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder. If you are returning to the airport Thursday after the workshop, you can arrange to be picked up at the same location. You can store your luggage in the building.

Speaker Information

You may use your own computer, but there will be a Macintosh and PC at the podium if needed. If you wish to use our computer, please upload your presentation in advance to Google Drive in the appropriate folder. Name it so you can find it. Google Drive will be synced with the presentation laptop. Acceptable formats are PowerPoint, Keynote, and PDF. There will be audio if you have embedded videos. Invited talks will be 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions. Contributed talks will be 10 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions. We will be collecting PDFs of presentations after the event to link to the website. Feel free to upload them to the Google Drive.

It is implied that you have given consent for your presentation to be webcast, recorded, and linked to the website after the event. If you do not wish your presentation to be made available after the event, please let us know.

NCAR Shuttle

There is a free shuttle that runs between the various NCAR campuses. A convenient place to pick up the shuttle is at the Table Mesa Park & Ride or Burger King (28th & Canyon). You can ride to and from the Center Green campus as noted on the shuttle schedule. Hotels in proximity to the shuttle are Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, and the Marriott Residence Inn on Canyon.

Invitation Letters

If you require an invitation letter, please contact Sheryl Shapiro, sheryls@ucar.edu.

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