2013 Bar Harbor Logistics

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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.

Agenda

Meeting information

Venue

The meeting will be held in the Bar Harbor Club.

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

Please indicate which nights you would like accommodation in the 'Attendees' table at the bottom of this page. You will be able to book your accommodation from the registration link shown in the 'Registration' section.

Airports

Bangor International Airport - This is the nearest major airport that is served by major airlines.

Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport - This is the closest airport. However, only small regional airlines fly to it and it can be more expensive to fly to.

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 table below.

  • Registration fee TBD


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

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) 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
Harold Drabkin MGI local N Y None
David Hill MGI local N Y None
Karen Christie MGI NA N Y None