2013 Bar Harbor Logistics
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
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.
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.
Online registration code: GOC13; otherwise call 1-800-288-5033
- $149 / night
Booking Online registration code: JLG; or call 1-800-234-6835
Please book your rooms when you register so we know we have enough rooms.
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).
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
Please fill in the Attendees table below.
- Registration fee: $150.00 US
includes conference dinner
Please be prepared to pay in US dollars at the meeting. For other arrangements, please contact Annie McDonnell, 1-207-288-6885 annie.mcdonnell at jax.org
Remote attendees please register on the table.
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.
Conference Dinner will be held at 5:30 pm on Friday night Oct 4 at Cafe This Way.
Cafe This Way is within walking distance of the meeting venue.
Judy Blake (judith.blake at jax.org)
Harold Drabkin (harold.drabkin at jax.org)
Annie McDonnell (annie.mcdonnell at jax.org)
- Two Cats (breakfast & lunch)
- Cafe This Way (breakfast & dinner)
- Geddys Check out downtown Bar Harbor on the Geddy Cam!
- Side Street Cafe
- Macay's Public House
- Thirsty Whale Tavern
- Galyn's Restaurant
- Chart Room Restaurant
- Reel Pizza (dinner while you watch a movie)
- Bar Harbor Lobster Bakes (traditional Maine lobster bakes, a mile out of town)
- Jack Russells Steakhouse
Averages for October: 59°F high, 42°F Low
- Whale Watching tours
- Oli's Trolley island tour
- Mary Todd windjammer cruises
- Mt Desert Oceanarium
- Acadia National Park
- Coastal Kayaking Tour
- Bike rental/tours
- Brewery tour/tasting
- Movie theatre with pizzaria (eat while you watch)
- more ideas
|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|
|Hans-Michael Muller||Caltech (WormBase/Textpresso)||Oct 2-5||TBD||N||Y||None|
|Ruth Lovering||BHF-UCL||Oct 2-5 (Booked in Regency)||BHB arrive Wed 02-Oct-13 16:00; leave Sun 06-Oct-13 16:30. would be happy to share a shuttle from/to BHB||N||Y||None|
|Paul Sternberg||Caltech, WormBase||Oct 3-5||N||Y||1 lobster/week|
|Kimberly Van Auken||Caltech, WormBase||Oct 2-5 (Harborside)||Arrive BGR 10/2 3pm; Depart BGR 10/6 1:25pm would be happy to share a shuttle from/to BGR||N||Y||Ovo-lacto veg (Paul can have my lobster)|
|Jane Lomax||EBI||Oct 2-4 (Booked in Regency)||BHB 4pm||N||Y||None|
|Paola Roncaglia||EBI||Oct 2-5 (Booked in Regency)||10/2 BHB @8:05 PM||N||Y||None|
|Helen Parkinson||EBI||Oct 3-5||N||Y||No shellfish|
|Rolf Apweiler||EBI||Oct 3-5||N||Y||None|
|Susan Tweedie||FlyBase/EBI||Oct 2-5||N||Y||None|
|Rebecca Foulger||GO-EBI||Oct 3-5 (Booked in Regency)||10/3 BHB @8:05 PM||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|
|Karen Christie||JAX, MGI||NA||N||Y||None|
|Li Ni||JAX, MGI||NA||N||Y||None|
|Mary Dolan||JAX, MGI||NA||N||Y||None|
|Dmitry Sitnikov||JAX, MGI||NA||N||Y||None|
|Joao Ascensao||JAX, MGI||NA||N||Y||None|
|Seth Carbon||LBL, Berkeley||@Cromwell||10/2 BHB @8:05 PM||N||Y||None|
|Heiko Dietze||LBL, Berkeley||Oct 2-6 @Cromwell||Oct 2nd BHB 6:45pm||N||Y||None|
|Chris Mungall||LBL, Berkeley||Oct 2-5 regency||N||Y||Veggie (but will eat lobster)|
|Suzi Lewis||LBL, Berkeley||Oct 3-5||N||Y||None|
|Shur-Jen Wang||Medical College of WI (RGD)||Oct 3-5 (Harborside)||Oct 3rd||N||Y||None|
|Peter D'Eustachio||Reactome, NYUMC||@Anchorage||N||Y||None|
|Pascale Gaudet||SIB||Oct 3-5||N||Y||None|
|Mike Cherry||Stanford University (SGD)||Oct 2-5 (Harborside)||10/2 BHB @6:45 PM||N||Y||None|
|Edith Wong||Stanford University (SGD)||Oct 2-5 (Booked in Regency)||Oct 2nd||N||Y||None|
|Rama Balakrishnan||Stanford University (SGD)||Oct 2-5 (Booked in Regency)||Oct 2nd||N||Y||Vegetarian, Vegan if possible|
|Paul Lloyd||Stanford University (SGD)||Oct 2-5 (Booked in Regency)||Oct 2nd||N||Y||no shellfish|
|Tanya Berardini||TAIR||local||N||Y (lobstah)||None|
|Eva Huala||TAIR||Oct 3-6 (Harborside)||10/2 BHB @8:05 PM||N||Y||None|
|Jim Hu||TAMU PortEco||Oct 3-5 (Harborside)||Oct 3rd 10:38 pm BGR||N||Y||None|
|Doug Howe||U. Oregon, ZFIN||Oct 4-5 (Harborside)||Oct 3rd 10:38 pm BGR||N||Y - Lobster||None|
|Rachael Huntley||UniProt, EBI||Oct 2-6 (Harborside)||Arrive Oct 2nd 6.45pm BHB; Depart Oct 6th 3.35pm BHB||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|
|Tony Sawford||UniProt, EBI||Oct 3-5||N||Y||None|
|Huaiyu Mi||USC||Oct 2-5||N||Y||None|
|Paul Thomas||USC||Oct 3-5||N||Y||None|
|Moni Munoz-Torres||LBNL||Oct 2-6 (Cromwell)||10/2 BHB @8:05 PM||N||Y||None|
|Val Wood||PomBase||Oct 2-5 regency||BHB 4pm 2nd||N||Y||None|
|Petra Fey||dictyBase||Oct 3-5||Oct 3. BHB 4 pm||N||Y||No red meat|