US Climate Variability and Predictability Program

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The Pattern Effect: Coupling of SST Patterns, Radiative Feedbacks, and Climate Sensitivity Workshop Logistics

Registration Fees

General Registration: $250

Early Career Scientist: $125

Virtual General Registration: $150

Virtual Early Career Scientist: $75



May 2, 2022

Abstract Submission

Poster abstracts: March 4, 2022

Boulder, CO

Meeting Venue

The workshop will take place at Center Green 1 on the NCAR/UCAR campus located at 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder, CO 80301


We encourage participants to reserve rooms at the following hotels:

Residence Inn Boulder
3030 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO, 80301
T: +1 303-449-5545

Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street
2280 Junction Pl
Boulder, CO, 80301
T: +1 303-442-0160

Courtyard Boulder
4710 Pearl East Circle
Boulder, CO, 80301
T: +1 303-440-4700

Getting There

Denver International Airport is a 40 - 45 minute drive to the NCAR/UCAR campus.

UBER/Lyft trips from the airport to Boulder are approximately $70.00

Other Ground Transportation Information


Complimentary wi-fi will be available in the meeting spaces.


Additional information regarding poster sessions will be shared to you in the upcoming weeks. In person participants should plan to bring a physical poster (details below).

The poster boards will be the standard 4 feet horizontal by 6 feet vertical (122 cm x 182 cm).

The closest printer is FedEx Office, Print & Ship Center - BoulderYou are responsible for printing your own poster. 

All poster presenters have the option of having their posters displayed in a virtual poster gallery similar to this example.

Health Protocols

Your health and safety are of priority concern. In order to help ensure a safe environment for in-person participants, we will be undertaking the following measures:

  • Setting up a COVID vaccination verification for in-person participants
  • Wearing of masks optional but highly encouraged
  • Providing masks and personal hand sanitizer

All in-person participants will present confirmation of full vaccination at meeting check-in, so you will be assured that fellow participants on site are vaccinated. 

We encourage everyone to monitor the latest COVID trend and forecast for Boulder County, Colorado

Please check back frequently for updates to the protocols.

Virtual Participation

We aim to provide a seamless experience for both in-person and virtual participants. Additional information will be provided to you via email as we approach the workshop dates.

Visa Invitation Letters

For international attendees who require an invitation letter to attend the workshop, please contact Jennie Zhu,, to make a formal request.

Local Tourist Information

Boulder CVB

Denver CVB