2019 Western Regional Meeting
September 12th and 13th, 2019
Big Sky, Montana
Meeting Host: Montana Space Grant Consortium
When: Thursday, September 12th - Friday, September 13th
Wednesday September 11th - Optional Tour (see below)
Thursday September 12th:
8:00am - 9:30am Montana Space Grant Affiliate Meeting
10:00am - 5:00pm Western Regional Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm Reception
Friday September 13th:
8:30am - 5:00pm Western Regional Meeting
Where: Big Sky Resort, 50 Big Sky Resort Road, Big Sky, MT 59716
Downloadable Map: Big Sky Meeting Room Map
Where: Big Sky Resort
Rate: (do not include taxes and service fees = 20%):
- Summit 2 Queen Hotel - $189/night for single or double, $199/night for tripe, and $219/night for quad
Lodging floor plans and photos:Big Sky Resort Photos
- Other option without the block rate:Huntley First Class - $159/night for single or double, $169/night for tripe, and $179/night for quad
Deadline to Book Rooms: July 27th, 2019
To Book Rooms: Call hotel directly to reserve rooms (1-800-548-4486) and reference "Montana Space Grant Consortium" to receive discounted rates.
Airport: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), Bozeman, MT., bozemanairport.com Bozeman is located approximately 45 miles from Big Sky, MT
Transportation from Airport: There are a number of transportation options from the airport to Big Sky Resort. You can find a list of options by following this link.
*The easiest option for transportation may be a rental car due to the distance from the airport to the resort.
Meeting Registration Information:
Registration website: https://www.spacegrant.org/register/wr19
Registration Deadline: August 30th, 2019
Montana Space Grant Affiliate Fee: 50% of fee
Reception Guest Fee: $37/person
- All requests for cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing to Jennifer Fowler at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may receive a full refund of your meeting registration, less a 10% processing fee, for cancellation requests received by August 30, 2019.
Yellowstone National Park (guided tour): Wednesday September 11th, 2019
Description: After a beautiful drive up the scenic Gallatin Canyon to West Yellowstone we go to Grand Prismatic Spring then world famous Old Faithful Geyser to view the most spectacular, famous, and regular geyser. After lunch we head to West Thumb geyser basin,the largest geyser basin on the shores of Yellowstone Lake. Your tour includes Montana researchers discussing their work in and around the Park. Your fee also includes a box lunch.