Logistics / General Information

UCAR Center Green Campus


Meeting Venue

This event will be held at UCAR's Center Green campus (map) located in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Boulder is at the base of the beautiful Rocky Mountains and offers stunning views of the famous Flatirons. The Center Green campus is close to miles of hiking trails, Chautauqua, and the famous Pearl Street Mall.  

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*If you are a student participant and have applied (and been accepted) for travel support, your hotel accommodations will be booked by COSMIC.

We encourage participants to reserve rooms at the following hotels. Discounted room rates have been negotiated - use the links below. Reservations using the links below will be accepted until the hotel is full or until August 14, 2024.


Residence Inn Boulder
  • Rate includes breakfast
  • Hotel is next to the conference location
  • Map link
Courtyard by Marriott Boulder
  • Rate includes breakfast (served at Residence Inn)
  • Daily complimentary shuttle from hotel to Residence Inn and conference venue for your convenience
  • Map link
Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street
  • Rate includes breakfast
  • Daily complimentary shuttle from hotel to conference venue for your convenience
  • When booking a room at Hyatt Place, use the Corporate Code - G-IROW
  • Map link



Getting To/From Boulder

Denver International Airport (DEN) is a 45 minute drive to Boulder and the UCAR/NCAR Center Green campus.

  • Transportation options at DEN

  • Uber and Lyft are readily available and cost around $70-$120 depending on the time of day and available capacity.

  • RTD bus runs frequently between DEN and Boulder. See RTD Schedules. The AB1 Bus travels from the Denver Airport to several stops in Boulder. The Regional/Airport day ticket is valid for one day of transportation and costs about $10.


Getting Around Boulder

  • Uber / Lyft  are readily available in all areas of Boulder.

  • BCycle - UCAR has arranged free access for using BCycle electric bicycles for local use, with docking stations at Center Green and near all three suggested hotels.  

    • Instructions for BCycle use:

      • Sign Up Here for BCycle

      • Choose “Monthly Pass” 

      • Enter promo code UCAR30 and your email address to register for free

      • Continue the registration process, making sure to deselect the auto-renewal feature to avoid being charged full price upon expiration of your pass

      • Confirm that your total is $0 before finalizing your new account

      • Download the BCycle App to get directions to the closest available bike and to unlock the bike for your use



Complimentary Wi-Fi and plug-in points for charging will be available in the meeting spaces. Presentation laptops will be provided during the presentation sessions. All conference hotels provide free Wi-Fi.


Poster Printing

The closest print service is FedEx Office, Print & Ship Center - Boulder. You are responsible for printing your own poster. 



28th Street, the Pearl Street Mall and surrounding areas offer numerous dining options.

Boulder Colorado USA Website




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Boulder Evening Sky

The weather forecast during September is an average high of 79ºF / 26ºC, an average low of 49ºF / 9ºC. September in Boulder typically has plentiful sun and little rain. Boulder's elevation is at 5430ft / 1655m above sea level. The sun is strong and humidity is generally very low, so make sure you stay hydrated!



Contact Us

For questions please contact the organizing committee at irowg2024@ucar.edu.