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The meeting registration includes the following items: Meeting Registration: $470
Breakfast for conference participants on Monday and Tuesday: Lunch for conference participants on Monday
Snacks and beverages during the meeting breaks
Networking reception at the hotel Sunday evening (October 13)
25th Anniversary Celebration at the historic William Aiken House Monday evening (October 14)
Regular Registration - $470
Student Registration - $100 - valid student ID required
Special Dietary Restrictions:
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Please note, seats for these tours are limited.
Row Your Boat Coastal Kayak Tour: $92 (0
Approximately 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The tour will be determined by weather and costs includes transportation to/from Shem Creek, kayak rental, and the tour. Coastal Expedition, takes you on a breathtaking kayak tour to several points of natural beauty and historical significance. The tour will be led by a local ecologist, providing insight into the coastal life, the city's history, and more. For more information, check out the Coastal Expeditions daily tours
Explore the History Plantation Tour: $22 (0
Approximately 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Middleton Place Plantation is a National Historic Landmark and home to America's Oldest Landscaped Gardens. The Garden Club of America has called the 65 acres "the most important and most interesting garden in America." Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America. The cost is for transportation only. Both plantation homes are near each other. The bus will therefore make two stops and so you may decide which home you would like to tour. Entrance fees are on your own. For more information check out Middleton Place or Magnolia Plantation.
Catch a Wave Coastal Marsh Boat Tour: $66 (0
Approximately 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Tideline tours, owned by a local geologist/ecologist, takes you on a breathtaking tour to several points of natural beauty and historical significance. The tour ventures through the Lowcountry salt marsh and around Morris Lighthouse, built in the 1600s, and deactivated in 1962. The lighthouse, obviously built on land, now stands 300 yards offshore. This tour will end with a beautiful sunset view of the coastal environment. For more information, check out Tideline tours.
Shake it Up-Earthquake Brew Pub Walking Tour: $10 (0
Approximately 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. On August 31, 1886, Charleston, South Carolina, experienced the most damaging earthquake in the eastern United States. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.3 and was felt over 2.5 million square miles, from Cuba to New York, and Bermuda to the Mississippi. Join local geologist to uncover damage from the 1886 earthquake as you walk through the historic sections of downtown Charleston. For more information on Charleston, visit the SC Earthquake and Education Preparedness Website.
Guest meeting registration includes the networking reception, breakfast with conference attendees and anniversary celebration at the William Aiken House.
Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King Street, Charleston
The current rate is $174. The group rate may be available two days before and two days after the meeting, based on room availability.
To book your reservation, please visit the
online registration page
or call 843.722.0600 and say you are booking a room for the National Space Grant Conference.
Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions
All requests for cancellations or transfers must be submitted in writing to
You may receive a full refund of your conference registration (less a $75 processing fee) for cancellations received by September 21, 2013.
Substitutions can be made at any time and must be submitted in writing to Cynthia Hall.
I have read and agree to the Refund/Change Policy stated above.
IMPORTANT: Please note that the National Space Grant Foundation is handling registration payments for this event. The NSGF Federal Tax ID number is: 52-2288711
Registration Total: $
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National Space Grant Foundation
1645 9th Ave SE Suite 149
Albany, OR 97322
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