Local Information

Conference Location

This meeting will be held at NCAR, the Main Semianr Room, 1850 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, Colorado.

Parking at NCAR

Ample, free visitor parking is available in the parking lot at the top of the NCAR road. Vehicles are not permitted to park anywhere or to stop even briefly along the entry drive. Please proceed to the parking lot and then walk down the pedestrian lane to take photos, watch the deer that frequently graze in our meadows, or simply enjoy the beauty of this special place. See map here.

Transportation from Hotel to Conference

A chartered bus will transport attendees between the Boulder Courtyard Marriott and NCAR.

Main Workshop Lodging

The Courtyard Marriott is the official conference hotel. We encourage applicants to apply for travel support.

Conference rate is $125/night. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m on departure day.

Please call (800) 332-2211 and ask for the NCAR Climate Informatics room block at the Boulder Courtyard.  To make online reservations, please follow this link to book the group rate for Climate Informatics.

The cut-off date for this room block and rate is Friday September 2, 2016. Please make reservations before the cut-off date to receive the group rate.

Hackathon Lodging

Note: The two hotels below will be used for Hackathon Lodging. The Courtyard Marriot is providing 10 rooms and the Millennium Harvest House is also providing 10 rooms for the night of Tuesday September 20, 2016. The Millennium Harvest House is only being used for Hackathon Lodging and not the main workshop lodging.

  • The Courtyad Marriott is providing 10 rooms for the Hackathon at the Conference rate of $125/night.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m on departure day.

Please call (800) 332-2211 and ask for the NCAR Climate Informatics room block at the Boulder Courtyard.  To make online reservations, please follow this link to book the group rate for Climate Informatics.

The cut-off date for this room block and rate is Friday September 2, 2016. Please make reservations before the cut-off date to receive the group rate.

  • The Millennium Harvest House Hotel is also providing 10 rooms for the Hackathon at the rate of $125/night.

Check-in time is 4:00pm and check-out time is 11:00am on departure day.

Please call (800) 545-6285 and ask for NCAR Climate Informatics. To make online reservations, please follow this link to book the group rate.

The cut-off date for this room block is Sunday August 21, 2016. Please make a reservation before the cut-off date to receive the group rate.


Other Lodging options around Boulder:

Best Western Boulder Inn

Boulder Residence Inn

Boulder Marriott on Canyon Blvd

Millennium Harvest House Hotel

Quality Inn

Hotel Boulderado

Transportation To and From the Airport

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located east of Denver and approximately 50 miles from Boulder. The Baggage claim is on Level 5 at the main terminal of the airport. Sales counters for most means of ground transportation are on that level as well.

Supershuttle

http://www.supershuttle.com/Locations/DENBoulderDIAExpressAirportShuttle.aspx 

The shuttle runs typically every hour between DIA and Boulder, making stops at various Boulder hotels and other sites. For the return trip to the airport after the workshop, call them directly for pick-up. Their phone number is 303-227-0000 or click on their Website.  The tickets can be bought at their website or directly at the airport at the SuperShuttle counter. Use the code "NCAR1" for a $5 discount

Green Ride

To get a discount please follow this link. No need to enter a code. http://greenrideboulder.com/

They are an airport shuttle servicing Boulder, Gunbarrel, Louisville, Superior, Interlocken, and Denver International Airport focused on resource sustainability and minimal environmental impact. Call 720 254 8280

Taxi

Boulder Yellow Cab: 303.777.7777
Metro Taxi Denver: 303.666.6666

RTD SkyRide Bus

SkyRide's air conditioned buses have plush, adjustable seating and ample luggage storage; drivers take your bags at curbside and return them to you at your destination. This service of the Regional Transportation District (RTD) runs hourly between roughly 6:00 a.m. and midnight; travel time to Boulder is approximately 55-75 minutes, depending on time of day and weather. Link to RTD SkyRide