& Educators Fall Retreat 2004
The CfAO Fall Retreat, will be held at the UCLA Conference Center at Lake Arrowhead,
CA from Nov. 11th to 14th, 2004. It provides Center members and invitees a forum
for sharing their current research results and activities, planning collaborations,
and informal interactions. Topics on the formal agenda include: MEMs, Lasers,
Extremely Large Telescopes, Vision Science and Instrumentation, Inquiry-based
learning and mentoring.
DATE AND TIME:
Arrive--Thursday, 11 November: Check -in begins before Dinner at 4:00 PM
Depart--Sunday, 14 November: Check-out is at 1:00 PM, after lunch
UCLA Conference Center at Lake
Registration is by invitation only. If you are invited to the Fall Retreat,
you will receive an invitation via email to register.
The closest airport is the Ontario Airport (ONT), a 90 minute drive from Lake
Airlines flies directly there from San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Los
Angeles, Buffalo, NY and Houston, TX) An alternate Airport is the Orange County
Airport (SNA), a 2 to 2 1/2 hour drive from Lake Arrowhead.
You will need to drive to the UCLA Conference Center from the Airport. If possible,
please schedule your flight so that you can share a ride.
Yahoo Travel Car Rental (Click on car
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The cost to rent an economy car runs about $19 per day at the Ontario Airport.
For University of California Students and Staff only:
The University of California will not reimburse for added car insurance when
you rent a car, so if you don't personally have insurance that covers car rentals,
the University has negotiated car rental agreements (for UC staff & students
only) with several car rental companies that include insurance. University agreements
cover any damage sustained by the rental vehicle and provide increased liability
coverage. In order to be covered you must identify yourself as a University
employee on University business and provide the applicable UC ID# found at the
web site below. For reservations and UC ID numbers, go to the following web
Car rental prices will vary with the UC car rental agreements.
Poster registration is available through your personal registration web link.
Deadline: 11 October, 2004
You will be assigned a room in a 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment.
We regret that there is no space for spouses/partners.
The Main Lodge of the UCLA Conference Center closes at Midnight. IMPORTANT:
Please email Paula at firstname.lastname@example.org
and let her know if you will arrive after Midnight. Late arrivals need to be
noted on the rooming list so that a key and conference map can be provided.
If you have notified us about your late arrival, your key and conference map
will be waiting for you in an envelope, located to the right of the Main Lodge
front door, in a black mailbox.
The Fall Retreat Schedule will be posted in mid-October. If you are registered,
an email will be sent to you when it is posted.
If you have questions, please contact Paula