There will be a $10.00 registration fee per person to help defray some of the costs of the All P.I.s Meeting. Please see PAYMENT below for
instructions on how to register. Once you have registered, your name will be added to the Participant List posted above.
WORKING LUNCHES AND DINNER
Please note that three working lunches and one group dinner will be provided during the All P.I.s Meeting, 21-24 October 2007.
It is assumed that all meeting participants will attend.
Federal attendees - Please note that NOAA does not allow UCAR to provide meals to federal employees (anyone paid by the U.S. Treasury).
Therefore federal attendees are requested to contribute $51.00 towards the cost of the three lunches and one dinner. This amount is in addition
to the $10.00 registration fee, and is equivalent to three ($11) "lunch" portions and one ($18) "dinner" portion of the FY08 GSA M&IE for Muskegon. See PAYMENT below.
RECEPTION AND POSTER SESSION
There will be a Poster Session and Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres on Monday evening, 22 October, 6:00-8:30 p.m. The poster session will be held in the
pre-function space just outside the Embassy Ballroom. Posters may be put in place starting Sunday evening, 21 October, at Pre-Registration, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Push pins will be provided.
FIELD TRIP AND GROUP DINNER
There will be a field trip to NOAA's Lake Michigan Field Station on Tuesday afternoon, 23 October. A Group Dinner will
follow at Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resource Institute in Muskegon. Transportation will be provided.
It is now possible to register and pay via the Internet. Please note that UCAR accepts Visa and MasterCard only.
$10.00 - Registration fee - All Attendees
$33.00 - 3 working lunches - Federal attendees only
$18.00 - 1 group dinner - Federal attendees only
$10.00 or $61.00 ONLY - Total
To make your payment:
1. Please proceed to www.fin.ucar.edu/epayment/startEpayments.do
2. Under "Payment Select", click on "Other Items" and then from the drop-down menu, choose "OHHI P.I. Meeting - October 22-24, 2007 - Reg. Fee", and then click on the "Next" button.
3. On the following screen, enter the amount ($10.00 or $61.00) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Start Process" button.
4. You will receive an e-mail confirming your payment. You are now registered and your name will be added to the Participant List posted above.
If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR". Brian Jackson will accept checks onsite in Muskegon or in advance by mail. Please mail checks to:
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307
Receipts for check payments will be provided by mail upon request following the meeting.
A block of rooms is being held at Holiday Inn on Muskegon Harbor for the All P.I.s Meeting:
Holiday Inn on Muskegon Harbor
939 Third St.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440
Guest Fax: 231-722-5118
Please note that the cut-off date for reservations is 1 October 2007.
After that date the hotel will continue to accept reservations on a space- and rate-available basis.
Participants may make reservations by calling 1-231-722-0100. Please be sure to identify yourself as a member of "OHHI Principal Investigators Meeting" or refer to group code
"OHHI" to ensure that you receive our special Group Rate of $69.95 + 11% tax/night ($77.65). A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. The room block includes both King rooms
and Double rooms.
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
If you wish to cancel your reservation, please do so 24 hours prior to the scheduled day of your arrival to avoid cancellation penalties.
HIgh-speed Internet connections are available in every guest room and in public areas.
Parking - Over 500 spaces of complimentary onsite parking are available to registered guests, in a 4-level parking structure (3 levels are underground).
The P.I. Meeting will be held in the Embassy Ballroom. Breakout space on Wednesday will be announced onsite.
OHHI investigators are asked to present a poster (4X3) during the poster session, which will be displayed throughout the meeting, highlighted at
the poster session and posted on the OHHI website along with presentations. Please bring your poster and saved on a data key when you
check-in on Sunday evening and we will direct you where to post them.
The formal a poster sessions and reception will be held on Monday evening, in the pre-function area adjacent to the Embassy Ballroom.
We have space for 30 posters, and posters should be no larger than 4'x3'. The poster boards have cork surfaces and pushpins will be provided
onsite. Posters may be left up for the duration of the meeting.
AIRPORT AND FLIGHT INFORMATION
Most attendees will fly in and out of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, which is approximately 45 miles from Muskegon.
However, it is possible to fly into Muskegon County Airport from Milwaukee and Detroit.
Most participants likely will rent rental cars to get to Muskegon from Grand Rapids. Information on the major rental car agencies at the Grand Rapids Airport
may be found here.
If you are interested in sharing a ride with someone else, please send the following information to Brian Jackson, who will post this
information here so that individuals may contact each other to make their own arrangements:
Flight information (arrival date and time and departure date and time)
Ride-Share Spreadsheet NEW! 10/18/07
Upon exiting the airport, get onto I-96 West, for Muskegon (45 miles). Follow Business Route 31 into Muskegon. Angle left toward the lake onto Shoreline
Drive. Turn right onto Third Street.
Download driving directions to Holiday Inn from Grand Rapids Airport.
General Information on Muskegon
TRAVEL & LOGISTICS CONTACT:
UCAR Joint Office for Science Support
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307