2012 Caltech GOC Meeting Logistics

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Dates

GOC Annotation Meeting at Caltech, Pasadena, CA Sunday, 7th - Tuesday, 9th October, 2012

Meeting starts Sunday at 10:30am and ends Tuesday at 1:00pm.

Agenda

2012_GOC_Meeting_Caltech

Venue

Meeting will be held on the Caltech campus, Pasadena, California.

Sunday 1030- 1730 Room 024 Beckman Behavioral Biology (BBB) Building. This is #76 on the campus map. Enter from south side of building (away from mountains) downstairs behind the lily pond.

Monday and Tuesday. Millikan Board Room. First floor of the Millikan library (the only 9 story building on campus; #32 on the campus map--look for the octagonal builing). Enter from North side near the reflecting pond).

Nearest street location: corner of South WIlson Ave and San Pasqual (stop sign) on the West side of Caltech campus.

Dinner Sunday: on your own, but we will go to 2-3 restaurants on Lake Street (half way from Caltech to hotel)

Group dinner Monday night 1800, courtyard of Avery House. North east corner of the campus (#99 on campus map; enter from inside campus on the south side of Avery House.


Weather

Hot and dry in October.

Maps & Parking

Caltech campus map

Information on Visitor Parking

Registration

Please indicate if you will be attending this meeting (on site or remotely) in the table below.

This is important so we can make the appropriate room and food arrangement.

We will provide toll free telephone & conferencing for remote attendees.

Remote Attendees

We will use the GO conference line.
Toll-free USA number 1-866-953-9688 (US Toll number 1-212-548-2460 in case of problems with 866 number)
Toll-free UK 0808 238 6001 (toll number: 646 834-9311)
Toll-free Switzerland 0800 562 830 (toll number: 646 834-9311)

Participant Pin: (801-561)

Lodging Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Pasadena Hilton for October 4, 2012 - October 11, 2012.

Rooms will be $139/night plus applicable taxes.

The rate includes free wi-fi and shuttle service to Caltech.

Overnight valet parking at the Hilton is $21/day; self-park is $18/day.

The special room rate will be available until September 13th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Please make your reservations here:

Pasadena Hilton GO Meeting Reservations

Airports

Los Angeles International (LAX) and Burbank/Bob Hope (BUR) airports are both convenient to Pasadena.


Transport to/from the airport:

Shared vans:

Super Shuttle

Prime Time Shuttle

Taxis - estimated fares

Activities

Huntington Library & Gardens (closed Tuesdays)

Norton Simon Museum

Pasadena

Contacts

Paul Sternberg (pws@caltech.edu)

Mary Alvarez (alvarezm@caltech.edu)

Attendees

Name Organization On site/Lodging Remote attendee Vegetarian (Y/N)

Mike Cherry

Stanford

Hilton

no

no

Kimberly Van Auken

Caltech

Hilton

no

yes

David Hill

MGI

Hilton

no

no

Rachael Huntley

UniProt

Hilton

No

Yes

Judy Blake

Jax Lab

Hilton

no

no

Chris Mungall

LBL

Hilton

no

yes

Seth Carbon

LBL

Hilton

no

no

Tanya Berardini

TAIR

Hilton

no

no

Eva Huala

TAIR

Hilton

no

no

Doug Howe

ZFIN

Hilton

no

no

Alan Bridge

UniProt

Hilton

no

no

Susan Tweedie

FlyBase

Hilton

no

no

Paola Roncaglia

EBI

Hilton

no

no

Jane Lomax

EBI

Hilton

no

no

Heiko Dietze

LBL

Hilton

no

no

Jim Hu

PortEco

HoJo

N

N

Sylvain Poux

UniProt

Hilton

N

N

Ranjana Kishore

WormBase Caltech

N/A

No

Yes

Hans-Michael Muller

WormBase / Textpresso

N/A

No

N

James Done

WormBase / Textpresso

N/A

No

Y

Paul Thomas

USC

no

no

N

Suzi Lewis

LBL

Hilton

no

N

Rama Balakrishnan

Stanford

Hilton

N

Y (vegan)

Mary Dolan

MGI

Yes

Ruth Lovering

University College London

yes

Pascale Gaudet

NextProt

N

N

Huaiyu Mi

USC

N/A

N

N

Brenley McIntosh

EcoliWiki/PortEco

HoJo

No

No

Suzi Aleksander

EcoliWiki/PortEco

HoJo

No

No

Harold Drabkin

MGI

Hilton

N

N

Tony Sawford

UniProt-GOA, EBI

Hilton

No

No

Daniela Raciti

WormBase, Caltech

No

No

No

Stan Laulederkind

RGD

no

yes

na

Karen Christie

MGI

no

yes

NA

Karen Yook

WormBase Caltech

N/A

No

N

Wen Chen

WormBase Caltech

N/A

No

N

Xiaodong Wang

WormBase Caltech

N/A

Yes

N/A

Raymond Lee

WormBase, Caltech

No

No

Yes

Maria Martin

UniProt

Hilton

N

N

Claire O'Donovan

UniProt

Hilton

N

Gluten-free

Rolf Apweiler

EBI

N

N

Li Ni

MGI

yes

Midori Harris

PomBase

yes