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2012 US CLIVAR Summit

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Newport Beach, CA

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Meeting Location

Irvine, CA is located just minutes from John Wayne International Airport in Orange County. Local attractions include Disneyland, San Diego, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Greater Los Angeles.

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Rd
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Rate: $125 + 12% tax. Single or double
Meeting group name: 2012 CLIVAR Summit

Reservation Process

Both Feds and non-feds should make reservations through Jill. ( Please email your arrival/departure dates, room preference, and number of guests. Federal employees will need to provide a credit card at hotel check in to pay for the room charge.

Confirmation numbers will be emailed the last week of June. Please check your arrival/departure dates carefully as we may be charged for no-shows, late-arrivals and early departures if the hotel is not notified in advance.

University (non-Federal) employees will be direct billed for the base room charge incidentals will be paid by the individual.

Federal employees will pay for their own room charges.

Deadline for Hotel Reservations

Reservations must be made by June 18. After that date we cannot guarantee the conference rate.

Nearby Airports & Local Ground Transportation

John Wayne-Orange County Airport: The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach provides a complimentary shuttle to and from the hotel and airport between 6:00a.m. and 10:00p.m. The shuttle leaves the hotel every hour on the hour, picks up at the airport at approx 15 minutes past. The shuttle picks up outside baggage claim area in the 'Ground Transportation' area.

L.A. International Airport: Can be arranged through the Super Shuttle. 1-800-BLUE-VAN. $36 for the first person and $9 for each additional person. Shuttle will drop off at hotel. (Blue vans with yellow lettering that say Super Shuttle.)

Orange County/ Long Beach Airport: Taxi is approx $70.

Ontario Airport: Taxi is approx $80-$90. For Super Shuttle rate information, please call 1-800-258-3826.

Complimentary hotel shuttle service available to and from Balboa Island & Fashion Island. Leaves the hotel at 10:30a.m., 12:30p.m., 2:30p.m., 4:30p.m., 6:30p.m., 8:30p.m. Limo Service: Call Concierge directly for arrangements. Approx: $100 per hour.   949-729-6107

Meeting Venue

All meeting sessions for the CLIVAR Summit and for any of the panel meetings will take place in the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.

Computer and Internet for Attendee Use

Detailed information on Internet access in the hotel will be circulated closer to the meeting.

Per diem

Meals and incidentals per diem in Irvine is $71 per day.

Expense Reimbursement

Travel voucher forms will be available at the meeting for non-Federal employees.

Logistics Contact

Jill Reisdorf
UCAR - Joint Office for Science Support (JOSS)
Ph: 303-497-8636
Fx: 303-497-8633