Polar Perspectives Logistics

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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 nearby lots, and there will be a free shuttle from the hotel to the conference (see below).


The detailed agenda is currently under construction. Registration begins at 8:15 on Tuesday. The workshop will generally run from 9:00-5:30 Tuesday 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 Wednesday. Lunch is available for purchase in the cafeteria (cash or credit card). There is an ATM in the lobby.


We have reserved a block of rooms at a the Holiday Inn Express at the rate of $111/night plus tax (breakfast included). The block will be held until Sept. 21. Use the link to book your room or call (303) 442-6600 and specify the NPP event code. Other nearby hotels include:

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How to Get 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.

Driving Directions & Maps


There will be a Macintosh laptop at the podium for presentations or you may use your own. 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 talks after the event to link to the website. Feel free to upload 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. You can ride to and from the Center Green campus as noted on the shuttle schedule.

Invitation Letters

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

UCAR/NCAR Participant Code of Conduct