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North American Diatom Symposium 2017



07 August, 2017

Sarah Spaulding

The 2017 NADS Symposium will be held at Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory, on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie. The deadline for early registration has been extended to Aug.14, 2017. Registration must be complete in order to submit abstracts. Late registration will include an additional fee.

Registration is $225 per person and includes tours of Stone Lab and Gibraltar Island, all meals including Thursday banquet and coffee breaks. The deadline for early registration is Aug. 14th. A late fee of $50 will be charged after that date. Meals will be provided at Stone Lab. Several housing options are available.

Student Housing on Gibraltar Island
Harborview Dorm: Only 50 spaces available so register early 4 nights + linens $270 3 nights + linens $210

Camping on South Bass Island
Ohio Campground Reservation Information is available on the NADS website.

Hotel Housing at Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island
Put-in-Bay is a resort island in Lake Erie. The tiny 2 by 4 mile island is dotted with historic homes, the nation’s third tallest monument (Perry Monument), quaint restaurants and local pubs. Most travel on the island is by bicycle or golf-cart. It is recommended that you book early to insure space.

Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center
Contact number: 1-888-742-7829

Bay Lodging Resort
Contact number: 1-888-742-7829.

Optional Field Trips Sat. Sept. 30th (weather dependent): Lake Erie Science Tour ($25). This tour will be led by Stone Lab personnel. We need a minimum of 12-15 per group and can accommodate up to 4 groups.