University of Illinois
October 4-5, 2011
The 2011 Great Midwestern Regional Space Grant Consortia Meeting will be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on October 4-5, 2011. The Great Midwestern Space Grant Consortia and their affiliates represent the nine states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Advance registration is required. Early registration fees are $125 for students and $175 for non-students.
The early registration deadline is Friday, September 9, 2011. Registration fees between September 9 and
September 23 will be $125 for students and $200 for non-students.
The final registration deadline is Friday, September 23, 2011.
This year's meeting will feature a number of regional faculty presentations, a regional state Space Grant consortium director's presentation, and the Great Midwest Space Grant Region's Annual Student Poster Presentation Competition and Evening Poster Reception.
Regional Faculty Presentations:
Please check back for agenda updates!
Student Poster Competition
A student poster competition will be held at the meeting for both undergraduate and graduate students. To be eligible to participate, students must have received some support by any of the Space Grant consortia in the region, complete the registration form, and submit an abstract. The following prizes will be awarded:
Please review the Student Competition and Abstract Requirements and Abstract Sample prior to registration.
The deadline for registering for the poster competition and submitting an abstract is Friday, September 23, 2010.
A group rate block of 50 rooms (25 King and 25 Double Queen) available for the nights of October 3 and October 4 is being held at the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign, IL. The room rate is $115/night + 11% occupancy tax. Cancellations accepted until 24 hrs. prior to arrival. You are responsible for making your own reservation.
900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Book your rooms online at www.stayatthei.com
or call 217-819-5000
Attendee Code: ASGM The hotel reservation deadline has been extended to Friday, September 9, 2011..
Champaign-Urbana is readily accessible to visitors by plane,
train, or automobile! You may fly directly to the University of Illinois' Willard Airport,
which is five miles south of Champaign, just off US 45; it is served by American Airlines
(regional jet service through Chicago's O'Hare and Dallas.)
Amtrak provides daily rail passenger service to and from Chicago and points
south through Memphis to New Orleans. Greyhound, Trailways, and Illini Swallow
provide national and regional bus service. A number of interstate and state highways
serve the motorist. Champaign-Urbana is centrally located at the crossroads of
Interstates I-57, I-72, and I-74; linking Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Peoria.
For assistance with general registration information please contact:
Stephen Haug, Manager
Missouri Space Grant Consortium
For assistance with poster registration and local logistics please contact:
Diane Jeffers, Associate Director
Illinois Space Grant Consortium