The registration fee includes three full days of lectures and workshops as well as the BioImages Reception, Painting with Light Night, and the Honors Reception and Banquet.
All breakfasts, breaks and lunches from June 20-22 are included in the registration fee. The meals will be cafeteria style with full menu choices featuring local foods and organic ingredients. Be prepared for a culinary experience when dining at the College of the Atlantic.
Conference Registration Fee Includes
Any guest accompanying a BIOCOMM 2012 participant is welcome to join us for the BioImages Reception, Painting with Light Night, and the Honors Reception and Banquet by purchasing a guest pass for $85.00. Guest meal tickets are also available for breakfast ($9 per day) and lunch ($13 per day).
The Post-Meeting Workshop in Acadia National Park with Bill Fortney is $75 if you register before May 14. You must be registered for at least one full day of BIOCOMM to sign up for the post-meeting workshop. Workshop fee does not include the admission fee into Acadia National Park. Guests may accompany participants for a fee of $25.00 but will not be able to participate in educational time or materials.
Housing for the conference will be available on the College of the Atlantic campus in the Kathryn W. Davis Residence Village. The village is COA's newest "green" dormitories that are more like condos. All six houses in the village have a furnished living room, kitchen and dining area on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two floors that house four residents per floor. Each floor has its own bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet. Every two houses are joined together by additional social space.
Single and double rooms are available. Due to the limited number of single rooms, they will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. Once all single rooms are filled, you may pay for a double room if you don't want to share.
For each bed there is one pillow with pillow case, two sheets and one blanket. Extra blankets are available if it gets cold.
Bathrooms have toilet paper, paper towels, liquid hand soap, two bath towels, two washcloths and disposable bath mats. Linens are for your entire stay. There is no linen exchange service. You will need to bring your own bath soap, shampoo and other personal toiletries.
The kitchen area includes basic utensils, dishes, some pots/pans, paper towels, dish soap for hand washing dishes and a small dish rack for air drying. Appliances include stove with oven, dishwasher and refrigerator. No small appliances.
Free WiFi is available in the dorms. COA requires that you must have anti-virus software installed on your computer and your operating system must be fully updated.
On-campus housing is available June 18-25 which includes the Post-Meeting Workshop in Acadia National Park with Bill Fortney.
Join us for some great networking time. Those staying on campus will be automatically entered in a daily drawing for some great prizes!
Additional Attendee Information
Below is important information regarding your trip to Bar Harbor for the BIOCOMM 2012 meeting. You will find PDF documents provided by the College of the Atlantic regarding visitor information, campus map, parking information and Internet access.
If you are arriving by shuttle, request the driver to leave you off at the South entrance to the campus or as close to the Deering Common as possible. Registration will take place in the Deering Common Community Center (see map). This is where you will pick up your registration packets and dorm room keys if you are staying on campus. If you arrive and no one is staffing the desk, please call my cell phone (919-616-2042) and I'll get you checked in.
After reviewing the information, please let me know if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!