Tiedje Symposium on Microbial Genomics & Ecology -- October 29, 2011

Registration Information

REGISTRATION:  $100 (includes Saturday morning refreshments, lunch, and Saturday dinner reception) Same registration for MSU faculty
STUDENTS:   $50 (per student)
$50 (per person, Saturday dinner reception)
TO REGISTER: Please go to http://tiedje.eventbrite.com
Note: all registration will be done on-line and will be accepted after June 15, 2010.

If you would like to make a contribution in honor of Dr. Tiedje, you may donate to the Dr. Jim Tiedje Symposium fund by clicking here
SCHEDULE: Saturday morning at 8 A.M. through Saturday evening, October 29, 2011.
Reception and dinner at 6:30 P.M., October 29. See detailed agenda.
LODGING: Rooms are available Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th at the following:

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
South Harrison Road, East Lansing
Rate: $94/night plus applicable taxes

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- Go to www.kelloggcenter.com

- Click on the blue box for “Room Reservations”

- Enter arrival and departure date

- Select “Click Here for Special Rates” and enter group code: MMG100711

- Click “Check Availability”

- For special requests or reservations outside of the conference dates call 800-875-5090
- Call 800-875-5090 and refer to the group code MMG100711

- Monday-Friday 7:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

There are a limited number of rooms available. If you are experiencing difficulties in making arrangements, please contact Angie at zell@msu.edu or 517-884-5292. For additional lodging options in the greater Lansing area, go to: www.lansing.org/explore-greater-lansing/where-to-stay or check this nearby hotels list
TRANSPORTATION:   Transportation will not be provided. You may choose to use your own vehicle or a rental vehicle and park at one of several parking ramps on campus or in East Lansing (see PARKING below for information). Public transportation on the MSU campus is provided by CATA. For CATA route and schedule information, go to: www.cata.org/Schedules/tabid/57/Default.asp.
PARKING: On Saturday, meeting events will take place at the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building and the evening events will take place at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Parking options are:
  • Surface parking will be available at the Abrams Planetarium lot.
  • Shaw parking ramp on campus – closest ramp to the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building.
  • Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center parking ramp on campus – closest ramp if you will be attending the symposium reception on Saturday evening or staying overnight at the Kellogg Center. Parking validation will be provided.
CAMPUS MAP: http://maps.msu.edu
ACCESSIBILITY: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center and the Biomedical and Physical Sciences building are accessible.

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Angie at zell@msu.edu or 517-884-5292.
Please contact Angie Zell or Walt Esselman at mmgchair@msu.edu or by phone at 517-884-5292.

Sponsored by:

  • Microbiology & Molecular Genetics,
  • College of Natural Science
  • The Center for Microbial Ecology, Crop & Soil Sciences,
  • College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • AgBioResearch (formerly MAES)
  • Michigan State University
  • International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)