93rd Annual Meeting
BOISE CENTER on the GROVE
co-located with the
67th Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 12) of the
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
Boise, Idaho
June 24 - 27, 2012

HOUSING and MEALS



Note: All correspondence regarding this meeting should be addressed to AAAS, Pacific Division, Department of Biology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR 97520, or e-mail: aaaspd@sou.edu, or phone: 541-552-6869. Please do not attempt to correspond with anyone else regarding logistical issues unless you have a specific question for a session organizer or program chair.

Housing
      Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown
      The Grove
      The Safari Inn
Division Banquet
Refunds

Local Motels/Hotels
Boise offers many hotels and motels of various size and quality, many of which can be found by using popular hotel search engines such as Expedia.com or Hotels.com. In order to help out-of-town travelers find reasonably priced accommodations conveniently located near the meeting, the the following three hotels have offered to provide meeting housing at a substantial discount to their projected regular rates at the time of our meeting. The hotels are listed in no particular order. They are all quite different from each other. Clicking on each hotel name takes you to their websites.



 
Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Boise

Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Boise
Address: 495 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, Idaho 83702
Telephone: 208-331-1900
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
On-line reservations: CLICK HERE

Rate: $104/night + room tax for one to four persons in a room. Be sure to mention the group code CHX ACS and that you are attending the AAAS Pacific Division meeting if making the reservation by telephone.
Parking: $10/night

Dates available: nights of 21 – 29 June 2012.
Reservation deadline: 1 June 2012. As available after this date.
Cancellation policy: 24 hours before scheduled arrival. After that, one night will be charged to the credit card guaranteeing the room.
Amenities: complimentary hot breakfast, complimentary high speed wireless internet in rooms, and complimentary airport shuttle. See website for additonal information.
Check-in: 3:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting: approximately 2 short blocks from the Boise Centre.


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The Grove Hotel Downtown Boise

The Grove
Address:
245 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, Idaho 83702
Telephone:
208-333-8000
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
Rate:
$119/night + room tax for one to four persons in a room. Be sure to mention the group code GRPACS and that you are attending the NORM 2012 ACS/AAAS Pacific Division meeting when making the reservation.

Parking: $10.00/night
Dates available:
nights of 23 – 29 June 2012.
Reservation deadline:
1 June 2012. As available after this date; regular rates may apply.
Cancellation policy:
Amenities:
cafes and bar on-site, complimentary high speed wireless internet in rooms, complimentary airport shuttle service. See website for additonal information.
Check-in:
3:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting:
approximately 0.5 blocks from the meeting

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Safari Inn Downtown Boise

Safari Inn
Address:
1070 W. Grove Street, Boise, Idaho 83702
Telephone:
208-344-6556
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
Rate: $69/night + room tax for one to two persons in a room. $79/night + room tax for one to four persons in a larger room. Be sure to mention the group code ACS/AAAS and that you are part of the NORM 2012 ACS/AAAS, Pacific Division group when making the reservation by phone.
Dates available:
nights of 21 – 29 June 2012.
Reservation deadline:
1 June 2012. As available after this date and at prevailing rates.
Cancellation policy:
unknown.
Amenities:
complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary high speed wireless internet, and complimentary airport shuttle. See website for additonal information.
Check-in:
3:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting:
approximately 2 short blocks from the meeting

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Division Banquet (26 June, Tuesday)

The Division Banquet will be held in the Double R Ranch Room in the Stueckle Sky Center on the Boise State University campus. Students in competition for presentation awards are invited to be guests of the Division and attend the banquet at no charge. If you are in this category, be sure to check the appropriate box at the bottom of the first page of the Advance Registration Form.

The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a reception featuring a cash bar for those wishing to purchase beer or wine. Dinner will be served at about 6:45 p.m. Following dinner will be the announcement of the student awards followed by the Presidential Lecture, given this year by Dr. Robert Louis Chianese, President of the Pacific Division and Professor of English (Emeritus), California State University Northridge. The evening will culminate with a photograph of all of the award winners.

Banquet attendees have the choice of the following entrées:
Portabello Mushroom
Idaho Trout
Grilled Teriyaki Flank Steak

All entrés come with a classic caesar salad, wild rice with pine nuts, grilled seasonal vegetables, rolls with butter, coffee, iced tea, and water. Dessert will be lemon pudding cake with citrus anglais. Note that if a substitution must be made, every effort will be made to insure that the replacement is comparable to tht which is listed here.

Please note that details may change as we approach the banquet date. If a substitution must be made, every effort will be made to ensure that the replacement is comparable to that which is listed above.

Be sure to select your choice of entrees when filling out the advance registration form. Tickets may not be available on-site.


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REFUNDS
Requests for refunds must be in writing and must be received in the Pacific Division office no later than 6 June 2012. Requests can be made via USPS or e-mail (aaaspd@sou.edu). A handling fee of $15.00 will be applied. Refunds to credit cards will incur an additional 3.5% fee on the amount of the original charge to help cover the costs of the credit card fees imposed on the Pacific Division.

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