The workshop will be held 9-13 July, 2018 at the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA.


Travel and Hotel Information

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a large airport with flight connections worldwide. The meeting will be held in the Ocean Sciences Building at the School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle. Some workshop sessions will take place in Room 425 in this buiding, with hands-on demonstrations occurring in the first floor float laboratories. A map of the UW campus and the meeting venue can be found here.

There are a number of hotels near the meeting venue. A partial list is given here, with approximate walking times noted. Unfortunately there are no special UW rates for these hotels.

The College Inn (10 minute walk)

Hotel Deca (15 minute walk)

Silver Cloud Inn (20-25 minute walk; some van service provided)

Travel Lodge (20-25 minute walk)

University Inn (10 minute walk)

Watertown Hotel (10 minute walk)

AirBnB - short term rentals in private homes or apartments

There are also a number of rooms available for short-term rentals in private homes. If you have questions about these or other hotels, please contact Prof. S. Riser (



US Visa Information

If you need a letter of invitation in order to obtain a US Visa, please contact Prof. S. Riser at the University of Washington, at