We know money is tight! It is everywhere! But....Don't
let that stop you from attending what is one of your
best professional development investments!
all over the world will gather to share, teach, learn
and network...you can't afford to miss this conference!
To make attending more affordable we offer some solutions
We have worked hard to roll back the early conference
registration rates to the Botany 2006 level - therefore,
you can save significantly if you register before the
June 30th Early Registration Deadline - Details
Here - Save even more if you are a member of one of the participating
Societies....There are benefits in membership that go
beyond saving money. For example - check out what the
BSA has to offer - Here!
Getting to the Conference
Blue - JetBlue
that offers attendees a 5% discount of the lowest available
fare by booking with Jet Blue online.
Delta - Salt Lake City is a Delta Hub....Delta
Best Fare Guarantee - Book your flight at Delta.com
Southwest - Always
a good deal - Fare Sale going on Now
Take the scenic route!
always an option - travel by train though some amazing
Rent a Car
Once again we have partnered with Avis to provide a discount
for attendees renting a car through Avis...."With great
discounts and the highest levels of service, there is
never been a better reason to
rent with Avis!"
Call them 800-331-1600 or click on the logo and use the
AWD Number J955218 to get the best deal!
Airport Shuttle - Round trip - $45.00 per person....One
Arrangements have been made with Snowbird
to provide a shuttle from Salt Lake City Airport to
Snowbird - Reservations may be made through clicking
or calling Snowbird Central Reservation (800-453-3000)
up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Walk-ups
will be accepted on a space available basis at the
Transportation desk located in the baggage claim area
of the Salt Lake City International Airport. Cancellations
received within 48 hours are non-refundable.
for many! Rooms for one! - Several different price
points have been negotiated to benefit you the attendee.....choose
the option that is best for you...but reserve your choice
early - selections may be limited!
a roommate....Our roommate matching
service is free - Make new friends or bring your own!
Eat for Cheap!
Bring your own lunch - The Condo
Options offer a full kitchen...there is a small grocery store
Gritts - in the Snowbrd Center (level 1)...with
a deli counter and a liquor and wine store.
Sign up for Ticketed Events -
Monday - The Student Involvement in
Gather with new and old friends for lunch and networking.
all are welcome - Learn how you can support Botany and
what Botany can do for you! - Student Price: $5.00
Barbeque - Dinner, Dancing and Music Be prepared to have
fun….food and music by Hearts Gone Wild ….in the mountain
air! Barbeque Dinner Buffet 7:00 - 8:00 - Dancing and
music until 10:00 - $30.00 - Students $15.00
Tuesday - Women in Science Luncheon
Enjoy lunch and networking – speaker to be announced (Men in Botany
are welcome as well!)12:00 pm to 1:00 pm $30.00 Students
a variety of dining and nightlife options check
arrangements with Snowbird to provide inexpensive dining
options - details to come on special price fixe meals to
be offered at different dining establishments.
for more special Botany & Mycology Events!
Especially for Students
to work...we need your help...you need the cash...it's
Some Travel Money is available - but deadlines are looming!
Student Travel Grants
BSA Student Travel Awards
UMEB Grants - See if you Qualify
Make it a family vacation
Coming Soon - Camp Snowbird - Information for the kids
to have fun while you participate in the conference.
Come early - Stay late...
The mountains of Utah should be declared a national treasure!
Come and Explore - There is so much to see and do....suggested