July 20-23, 2010 Knoxville, TN

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

Meeting Venue

The 2010 ESIP Federation summer meeting is scheduled for July 20 – 23 in Knoxville, TN. Planning is ramping up for the meeting and the program will be a good one, with the theme, Energy and Climate. The meeting will take place in downtown Knoxville, a short ride from McGhee Tyson airport, and is co-hosted by the ORNL DAAC and the University of Tennessee School of Information Science. The hotel for the meeting will be the Hilton Knoxville 501 West Church Avenue SW, Knoxville, TN 37902 Phone 865-523-2300. Cost will be $84/night + tax (upgrade to a King for $94/night) (Group Code: ESI). Rooms can be booked online or at 1-800-HILTONS. Cut-off date for reservations is June 30, 2010 or when room block fills up,whichever is sooner. The room block is limited with rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Registration for the 2010 Summer ESIP Federation Meeting will be available online soon. . Early registration (through June 18, 2010) is $325/members and $425/non-members. AfterJune 18th, the registration fee rises to $425 (members) and $525 (non-members). Meeting attendees are provided an opportunity during registration that allows them to purchase optional carbon credits to offset their air travel to the Summer Meeting. Proceeds from your carbon credit purchases will be sent to Atmosfair. The Amosfair website has a carbon calculator to help you estimate your air travel's footprint. We request that you make payment through our registration system as we would like to track (anonymously) participation in this stewardship projedct. You can complete and pay for your registration for the meeting and separately pay for your credit in a different transaction.


The theme of the 2010 Summer ESIP Federation Meeting is Energy and Climate. The ESIP Federation's Meeting Coordination group, the Visioneers, meets regularly one to two times a month to establish the program. Anyone with an interest is welcome to call in and contribute to the evolving program.