October 6 - 8, 2017
Tentative Schedule for Field Conference
Friday, October 6:
Registration will be open at the Weis Earth Science Museum on the UW-Fox Valley Campus. (Please enter via entrance 1W on the campus map.) Registration will be open from 4-8 PM. Participants can visit the Weis Earth Science Museum and partake of light refreshments
Saturday, October 7:
Onsite registration will be available outside of UW-Fox Valley near the 1W entrance on the campus map from 7:30-8AM. Light breakfast will be provided.
Field trip departs campus at 8 AM on a coach bus. Estimated return to campus is 5:30-6 PM
Social Time starts at 6:30 in the Student Union at the UW-Fox Valley campus (Location 10 on the campus map. Please use entrance 1W.)
Dinner starts at 7 PM in the Student Union. The keynote speaker will be Eric Carlson of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
Sunday, October 8:The optional half-day car caravan field trip will meet in the UW-Fox Valley parking lot, near entrance 1W. Please make arrangements to carpool, if possible. The car caravan will depart at 8 AM. The field trip will be finished around noon. Those participants who choose to leave from the last site may do so.
The official conference hotel is the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, WI at a rate of $109/night. Please click HERE to go to the hotel registration page: https://www.radisson.com/tristateFor those participants who would prefer camping, the nearest campsites to UW-Fox Valley are at High Cliff State Park in Sherwood, WI (http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/highcliff/camping.html) and Calumet County Park near Stockbridge, WI (https://www.travelcalumet.com/parks/). These are popular campgrounds, so it is important that you have a reservation and make it early.
Select a session to register