Q: Where can I find information
on the program and sessions?
A: The program is at http://www.lternet.edu/asm
/2006/agenda/ . The working group schedule is
/2006/workshop/ . The poster schedule will be
/2006/posters/posters.php by September 8.
Q: How do I get from the Denver Airport to
the YMCA of the Rockies?
A: The LNO is organizing bus transport to Estes Park
on September 19 and 20 and to Denver International Airport
on the 24 th . People traveling on those days and funded
by the LNO will receive confirmation of their bus reservation
around September 7. An additional 150 seats are available
on buses scheduled for September 20 and 24, and you can sign
up for those spaces at http://www.lternet.edu/asm
/2006/transportation/ . Those people who sign up
will also receive confirmation on September 7.
Information Managers who are funded by the LNO and arriving
early for the IM meeting will have to make a reservation
with the Estes Park Shuttle to get to the YMCA. However,
we will reserve bus space for them on the 24 th to get back
Everyone else has to use the Estes Park Shuttle or make
alternative arrangements. Please do so as quickly as
Q: Can I rent a car and get reimbursed?
A: In general, no. However, a few people with
very late arrivals may have no other alternative. Do
not, however, assume you will be reimbursed without consulting
with the LNO.
Q: I'm driving. How do I get to the YMCA
of the Rockies?
A: See http://www.ymcarockies.org
Q: How do I know where and when to put up my
A: A poster schedule will be available on the web site
by September 8 and will be in the printed program distributed
Q: How will I know when I should tend my poster?
A: If your poster space is an odd number, please plan on
tending your poster during the first hour of the session;
even number, second hour. Posters were organized so that
folks presenting more than one could tend at different times,
or if of the same discipline, set up side-by-side. The
one exception is Friday, when all posters are tended at the
Q: I was supposed to receive confirmation of
my housing reservation from the YMCA, but I haven't. What
should I do?
A: Don't worry. As far as we know, the YMCA has
not sent out any confirmations. The LNO is working
with them to make sure that their rooming list is complete. The
YMCA is also holding rooms in reserve in case of mix ups.
Q: Do I have to register for the meeting?
A: Yes. Do it now at https://www.sgmeet.com/lter
Q: I would like to organize an ad hoc meeting
at the ASM. How do I get meeting space?
A: E-mail John Vande Castle at email@example.com .
Q: What about meals?
A: If you are staying at the YMCA, meals are included
in your lodging charge.
Q: I am commuting to the meeting. How
do I get fed?
A: You will have to buy a meal ticket at the desk in
the Administration building. Breakfast is $6, lunch
$8, and dinner $11. You will also have to pay a $6/day
use fee. There is plenty of parking.
Q: Will vegetarian meals be available?
A: Dining at the YMCA is cafeteria style. There
should be plenty of vegetarian options in the cafeteria line,
but if you have special dietary requirements, write Pam Griego
at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Q: Will there be support to follow up on collaborations
developed at the ASM?
A: Yes. The LNO has funds for follow up meetings. Details
will be provided at the ASM.