The 2013 U.S. AMOC/U.K. RAPID International Science Meeting will be held at the Hilton in the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, Maryland. Located just outside of Washington DC, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a charming historic seaport offering a variety of historic and cultural experiences, fantastic restaurants and exciting nightlife. The Hilton is directly adjacent to the Oriole’s Baseball Stadium, Camden Yards.
General Meeting Information
All meeting general sessions will take place in Key Ballroom 8 on the second floor of the Hilton. Registration/check-in will open at 8:30 AM on Tuesday morning. We’ll have a desk on the second floor East Foyer outside the meeting room. The meeting begins on Tuesday at 10:30 AM.
Have your slides on a USB drive and ready to load on the conference presentation computer (Mac running PowerPoint) no later than the break immediately prior to your talk. It is recommended that you have your talk as a .pdf as well as in PowerPoint in case there are any compatibility issues. We do not support Keynote or other presentation software. Files should be saved on the presentation computer as: PresenterLastname_AMOC2013.ppt (or pdf).
All poster sessions will be in Key Ballrooms 11 & 12 on the second floor next to the general session room. Posters can be displayed for the entirety of the meeting. There are dedicated poster sessions on each day as well as a poster reception on Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM. Each poster will be assigned half of a 96 x 48 in (244 x 122 cm) rectangular poster panel. Please see us at the registration desk if you have any questions.
Coffee and tea service will be provided each morning prior to the start of the sessions. There will be an AM and PM break each day with beverages and light snacks. Lunch will be on your own; there are multiple restaurant options within walking distance of the hotel. See us at the registration desk or the hotel concierge for more information. Please plan to join us for a poster reception Tuesday evening in the second floor South Foyer from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers will be provided.
The Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program (OSNAP) project scientists would like to invite any interested AMOC/RAPID attendees to an informational session on OSNAP on Monday, July 15, from 2:00-3:30pm. This will be held in the Stone Conference Room on the third floor of the Hilton. Please contact Susan Lozier if you have any quesitons.
Taxi Service from Airport to Hilton ($US):
- Approximate cost from BWI: $30
- Approximate cost from IAD: $100
- Approximate cost from DCA: $85