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NSF Review of Advanced LIGO and Operations
24-26 June 2014
LIGO Hanford Observatory (LHO)



Travel and General Information

Registration   :   Venue/maps   :   Hotel/transportation   :   Travel   :   Meals/dinner   :   Weather   :   Contact

REGISTRATION

Register to attend   :   Pay registration fee

Questions/help: Terry Gunter

VENUE AND MAPS

Venue: LIGO Hanford Observatory, Room TBA


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Traveling to LIGO Hanford Observatory

Driving directions   :   Restaurants, attractions, transportation in the Tri-Cities area

Additional information is available at the LIGO Hanford Observatory website.

HOTEL AND TRANSPORTATION

Hotel

Red Lion Hotel Richland   [Maps and driving directions]
802 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352

Reservations:
1 509 946 7611 (local)
1 800 RED LION (toll-free)

Rate: $101.27/night. The rate includes breakfast buffet.
Reservation group rate code: LIGO0623
Rate cutoff date: May 26

Hotel provides breakfast, which is included into room rate. Breakfast will not be served at the Observatory.

Transportation

From Pasco Airport to Red Lion Hotel: Red Lion Hotel provides free shuttle service to and from the airport. Shuttle service is available running every hour, 24 hrs/day. Driving directions from Pasco Airport to Red Lion Hotel

Parking at the hotel is free.

TRAVEL PROCEDURES

The TSA air travel security rules remain in effect.

Travel Assistance

Panel members should contact Mark Coles (mark.coles@ligo.org) regarding travel arrangements. For LIGO Lab staff and invitees, please feel free to make your own travel arrangements or contact Carolyn Peterson or Morgan Dalton for travel assistance.

Carolyn Peterson
LIGO Travel Assistance
1 509 372 8300 ext 416 (Office)
1 509 372 8137 (Fax)

Morgan Dalton
FCm Travel Solutions
1 213 430 4700 (Phone)
1 213 627 1053 (Fax)
1 877 990 2677 (Toll-free)
1 866 790 7523 (24-hr emergency assist, Toll-free in US and Canada)

Travel Reimbursement

For invitees supported by the LIGO Lab. Please submit your travel expenses to Carolyn Peterson.

MEALS AND DINNER

Buffet breakfast is available at the Red Lion Hotel and is included into the negotiated LIGO rate. Dining options at the hotel or in the Tri-Cities area.

Breakfast will not be served at the Observatory. Lunch, beverages and pastries, and afternoon snacks will be provided on June 24, 25 and 26, and are covered by the registration fee of $60.

Dinner

Dinner attendance is optional. If you choose to attend, an additional fee of $49 will apply.

June 24, 7:00 PM
Anthony's Banquet and Event Center
450 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA 99352
1 509 946 8178
Menu

Contact Terry Gunter with questions about this dinner, or with any special dietary requests.

WEATHER IN THE RICHLAND, WA AREA

Click for Richland, Washington Forecast

SITE CONTACT

Terry Gunter
1 509 372 8106 (Office)




LIGO is funded by National Science Foundation
and operated by California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Observatories located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington

updated 30 Jun 2014   ::   contact