2007 AMR Tutorial Workshop

Boulder, Colorado

AMR Tutorial Workshop 2007 Announcement

In order to jump-start development on a new generation of AMR-enabled geodynamics codes, CIG's Science Steering Committee hosted a tutorial workshop on Oct 24-27 in Boulder, CO, devoted to the technical aspects of AMR method.

Limited reimbursement for travel and lodging is available.

Workshop Summary

AMR Workshop Report


List of Registered Attendees

Workshop Agenda and Presentations 

The workshop began on October 24th, Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m., and concluded on the 27th, Saturday, about 12 noon.

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations) 

Workshop Location 

The Workshop was held in the "Reading Room," which is located on the 11th Floor of Gamow Tower, in the Duane Physics building, right across from the football stadium. Duane Physics/Gamow Tower are numbers 19/33 on the map:

Organizing Committee

Shijie Zhong (local host), University of Colorado at Boulder
Wolfgang Bangerth, Texas A&M


Financial Support and Expenses

CIG provides some limited reimbursement for the workshop, depending on where you travel from, to help cover travel, hotel, and other expenses. There will be no registration fee, and the workshop will provide some light breakfast and snacks. You must make your own travel arrangement and hotel reservation. Keep all the receipts in order to be reimbursed after the workshop.

Hotel Information

A block reservation with single and double rooms has been obtained at the Millennium Harvest House, Boulder for 4 nights, 10/23/07-10/26/07. Room sharing is encouraged. Reservations must be made by Sunday, September 23, 2007. Any reservations made after this date will still receive the group rate, but will be subject to availability. Check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out is by 12 noon on Saturday.

For reservations, use this online reservation form (if you have difficulty with that link, enter the discount code CUPHY on the main reservation page.) Or you can contact the hotel directly and request a room under the AMR Tutorial Workshop block, discount code CUPHY.

The rates are $109 for single and double occupancy; $119 for 3 and $129 for 4.

Millennium Harvest House Hotel
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80302-6899
Tel: +1 303 443 3850 
Fax: +1 303 443 1480 
Reservation: +1 800 545 6285

On the map, the hotel is located in sector C-13 (west of 28th Street near Boulder Creek).


We will have a light breakfast and snacks brought in for the workshop, but lunches and dinners will be on-your-own; we may travel as a group to one of the local eateries.

Travel to Boulder, Colorado 
  • Shuttle Service: Traveling from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Boulder - we recommend taking the Boulder Super Shuttle. It is located in the baggage claim area at Denver International Airport (DIA). Fare is $25 one way/$46 round trip. It will transport you directly to/from DIA and any Boulder Hotel. Reservations are not needed traveling from DIA to your hotel - but reservations are required for the return trip. There are also other shuttles and taxi services available at DIA and can be found on DIA’s website. 
  • Driving a Rental Car: Map, driving directions and campus parking information may be found at the U. of Colorado's Visit Colorado web page.
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