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  Lodging and meals for participants will be provided at no cost by the organizers. Participants should plan to arrive on Monday afternoon/evening, June 25, and be prepared to leave on Friday, June 29, after the conference ends at lunch.
  Each conference participant is entitled to a single occupant accommodation for four nights (25-29 June) at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute (CCMIT). The room includes dinner each night and breakfast each morning. With your participation in the conference, you will also be provided lunch and AM/PM breaks. Smoking rooms are available upon special request. All these expenses are paid for by the conference.

For those conference participants who wish to arrive before 25 June and/or stay beyond 29 June, you should reserve your additional nights directly with CCMIT. This can be done 1) on the CCMIT website ( or 2) by calling toll-free (866-629-3196). It is important that you state that you are attending the "UMCES / Young scientist / P/ICES " conference and confirm your existing reservation. Additional nights can be purchased at our group rate of $125/single or $175/double+ 12% tax. When you arrive at CCMIT, payment will be requested (US cash, AMEX traveler's check, or credit card) for any additional nights.

For those conference participants bringing non-conference roommates (spouse, child, friend), you should provide the conference organizers with the name of your guest and be prepared to make payment (US cash, AMEX traveler's check, or credit card) for the additional person when you check in at CCMIT's Front Desk. You will be provided with a room with 2 double beds, based on availability. The rate for one additional person per night is $52 + 12% tax (children 11 and under are free). Everyone has access to the indoor pool and fitness room. The room rate includes dinner and breakfast only.
Meal tickets for lunch can be purchased for $16 at the Front Desk when you arrive.

For those conference participants who are local and do not need overnight accommodations, meal tickets can be purchased at the CCMIT Front Desk at a daily rate: $10/breakfast; $46/lunch and AM/PM breaks; and $24/dinner. Meal tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk when you arrive.


January 15, 2007
  • Pre-registration
  • Abstract and CV submission
  • Application for Financial support
    February 28, 2007
  • Notification of abstract acceptance
  • Notification of invitation
  • Notification of financial support grant
    March 20, 2007
  • Invitees must confirm participation
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