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Revision as of 07:57, 10 June 2013

Dates

The Fall 2013 GO Consortium meeting will be held October 4-6, in Bar Harbor, ME. On the 3rd, we are considering scheduling a few small working-group sessions. Communication about this meeting will be done via the GO-list. If you are not registered for the GO-list please do so. GO mailing list subscription

Agenda

Meeting information

Venue

The meeting will be held in the Bar Harbor Club. The primary meeting hotel, Harborside Hotel, is next door to the Bar Harbor Club; both located in downtown Bar Harbor.

Lodging Information

Harborside Hotel (downtown BHB, next to meeting venue) for rooms (set aside for 3 nights, Thu, Fri Sat)

  • Two double bed $239.
  • Premium King $209.
  • Deluxe King $229.
  • Premium King $229.

Booking

Online registration code: GOC13; otherwise call 1-800-288-5033

Please book your rooms when you register so we know we have enough rooms.

Airports

Bangor International Airport - This is the nearest airport that is served by USAirways and Delta airlines. See shuttle service below. We hope to co-ordinate shuttle service.

Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport - This is the closest airport. However, only small planes from Boston fly to it (Cape Air, Penn Air). These flights come in from Terminal C (Jet Blue, United).

Ground transportation

Bar Harbor Shuttle LLC - Bar Harbor Shuttle LLC is located in Bar Harbor and makes at least 4 round-trip runs to Bangor on a daily basis between June and October. They are not usually able to provide a departure from Bangor any earlier than 11:30 (but call to be sure). Bangor to Bar Harbor costs $40 one say and they offer discounted rates for round-trip tickets and Group Rates for 3 or more on the same reservation. Phone: 207-479-5911

At Your Service Taxi - operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year-round and accepts most major credit cards and reservations. Great for local transit around Bar Harbor. Will also pick up/drop off at Bangor Airport; cost one way is $95. Phone: 207-288-9222

Bar Harbor Coastal Cab - charges a flat rate for rides. When you call, they tell you exactly how much it is from where you are to where you want to go. Does local transit around Bar Harbor, and also does taxi tours of the island or Acadia NP. Will also pick up/drop off at Bangor Airport; cost one way is between $90-100, depending on time of year. Phone: 207-288-1222

Registration

Please fill in the Attendees table below.

  • Registration fee TBD

Remote attendees please register on the table.

Remote Attendees

For audio and visual we will be using GoToMeeting. An invite will be sent to the GO list and you will need to download the software to join the meeting.

Contacts

Judy Blake (Judith.Blake at jax.org); Harold Drabkin (harold.drabkin@jax.org)

Local Information

Restaurants

Weather

Averages for October: 59°F high, 42°F Low

see weather graphic

Maps

Local activities

Some suggestions:

Attendees

Name Organization Nights required for accommodation (Oct 3,4,5) Airport (BGR or BHB) and ETA (for coordinating shuttles) Remote attendee? (Y/N) Attending conference dinner? Dietary requirements
Suzi Lewis LBL, Berkeley Oct 3-5 N Y None
Paul Thomas USC Oct 3-5 N Y None
Seth Carbon BBOP Oct (2?,) 3-5 N Y None
Judy Blake JAX, MGI local N Y None
Harold Drabkin JAX, MGI local N Y None
David Hill JAX, MGI local N Y None
Tanya Berardini TAIR local N Y No Restrictions
Karen Christie JAX, MGI NA N Y None
Li Ni JAX, MGI NA N Y None
Mary Dolan JAX, MGI NA N Y None
Heiko Dietze BBOP Oct (2?,) 3-5 N Y None
Dmitry Sitnikov JAX, MGI NA N Y None
Rachael Huntley UniProt, EBI Oct (2?) 3-5 N Y Ovo-Lacto vegetarian
Claire O'Donovan UniProt, EBI Oct 3-5 N Y Gluten Free
Maria Martin UniProt, EBI Oct 3-5 N Y None