David Affleck, Director
This year's Technical Meeting will mark the 30th anniversary of the founding of the INGY Cooperative, and will be held on March 25th at the Coeur D'Alene Resort in Coeur D'Alene, ID. The meeting will open for registration from 8:30-9:30 am (Pacific time). The formal agenda and presentations will begin at 9:30 am and run until approximately 4:45 pm, with a break at noon for catered lunch.
The 2014 Technical Meeting will provide a forum for presentations and discussion of research related to recent INGY investments in tree biomass estimation, sapling and small tree growth, and stand productivity. This year's agenda includes:
Registration fee of $85 will cover meeting room rental, lunch, and coffee. Registration can be paid by credit card by contacting Marie Rothell (Univ. Montana, Dept. of Forest Management) at 406-243-5529 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Fee is also payable at time of registration as cash, check, or purchase order - but please provide advance notice for attendance planning.
The Coeur D'Alene Resort located at West 303 North River Drive in downtown Coeur D'Alene - right on the lake. The hotel is approximately 40 minutes east of Spokane International Airport, and can be accessed from Interstate 90 (Exit 11) or Highway 95 (Northwest Boulevard). Detailed directions can be found here.
The Coeur D'Alene Resort has set special room rates for the group . Room reservations may be made individually by calling 1-800-688-5253 and requesting the rate for the "INGY Cooperative Winter Meeting".
Parking at the Coeur D'Alene Resort is available but not included in registration; parking is also available in the adjacent Independence Point Park as well as in city lots and parkades nearby.
The INGY Steering Committee will meet the following morning, March 26th, from 8:15-11:00am.