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National Guard Space Defense Symposium


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Important information you should know

Registration cutoff date:
Web registration cutoff date is 11 March 2011 

Dates and location:
The 4th Annual National Guard Space and Missile Defense Symposium is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colorado Springs from 5 April 2011 through 6 April 2011.  Monday 04 April and Thursday 07 April is designated as a travel day.

All attendees will stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel unless they live locally.  See the HOTEL link above for more information.

There will be a Welcome Reception (ice-breaker social) on Tuesday night, 05 April 2011.  This function will have light appetizers and a cash bar will be available.  Attendees will be responsible for all meals.  A list of restaurants is available in your welcome packet. 

Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs 
2886 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Internet/technology access:

• In-room complimentary internet
• Complimentary internet in public areas
• Business work stations located throughout the facility. 
• Business work stations located throughout the facility. 

ATM is available on site

Time zone:
Colorado Springs is located in the Mountain Time Zone

A registration fee of $10 (cash) will be collected upon signing in at the conference.   

Uniform of the day is ACUs/ABUs.  Business casual dress for civilian attendees.  The Welcome Reception attire is casual (jeans are acceptable).

Attendee arrival/departure planning:
Please plan your arrival and departure considering the following information.

• The Crowne Plaza is approximately 10 minutes from the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport

• Modes of transportation include:

-Rental Car from airport (at discretion of unit funds)

-Crowne Plaza courtesy shuttle (free transportation to/from airport and within 5 miles of hotel)

-Hertz rental cars are available at the Crowne Plaza at a discount rate (See transportation link for information)  

• Free parking

• Hotel Check-In: Check-in time is 1500

• Early check-ins and late check-outs will be granted at the Crowne Plaza's discretion on a case-by-case basis.  

Registration confirmation:
Once you have successfully registered for the workshop, you will receive an automated e-mail confirmation.  Please reference your confirmation e-mail to reserve your hotel room if necessary. Note that registration closes on 11 March, 2011.  

Late registration:
Late Registration will only be allowed on a case-by-case basis and must be processed through MAJ Joe Paladino.  All requests must be sent via email and should already be approved by your state for consideration.