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Workshop Information

The SALSO Workshop, as described in the Request for Information, will take place in Discovery Hall of the Jackson Center (directions and address provided below) in Huntsville, AL on February 5 and 6, 2013.
 
Located in the heart of Cummings Research Park, the second largest technology center in the United States, the Jackson Center is within two miles from dozens of diverse restaurant choices, in addition to the upscale Bridge Street Town Center which offers more than 50 restaurants and shops.
 
The Center offers an onsite Pub and nearby café for purchased drinks/snacks during break times.  In addition, an adequate lunch break will be scheduled each day to allow for offsite meal activities.

SALSO Workshop Agenda
 
Jackson Center Address:
6001 Moquin Drive Northwest
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 327-7320
 
For more details regarding the Jackson Center facility, please visit http://www.jacksoncenter.net/.

The lead author/point of contact for abstracts chosen for presentation at the workshop will be invited to participate and brief their concept.  Other attendees will be welcome up to the capacity of the facility. The abstracts are now available for preview.

Participants will be expected to bear their own travel and related expenses.

The workshop proceedings will be video streamed and recorded for offline viewing through NASA MSFC on USTREAM.

 


Hotels Located Near the Jackson Center

Jackson Center Address:
6001 Moquin Drive Northwest
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 327-7320

It is the responsibility of the traveler to determine which hotels can offer rates in compliance with government per diem rates.

DAYS INN HUNTSVILLE
Distance: 1.2 N
1145 Mc Murtrie Drive
Huntsville AL 35806

BEST WESTERN PLUS ROCKET CITY INN & STES
Distance: 1.5 N
6200 Torok Circle
Huntsville AL 35806

HOLIDAY INN RESEARCH PARK
Distance: 1.6 NE
5903 University Drive
Huntsville AL 35806

COUNTRY INN & STES BY CARLSON HUNTSVILLE
Distance: 2.0 NE
4880 University Drive
Huntsville AL 35816

HAMPTON INN HUNTSVILLE
Distance: 2.1 E
4815 University Dr
Huntsville AL 35816

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HUNTSVILLE
Distance: 3.6 E
3810 University Drive
Huntsville AL 35816

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SUITES HUNTSVILLE
Distance: 5.0 SW
8956 Madison Blvd
Madison AL 35756

COUNTRY INN & SUITES
Distance: 5.3 SW
101 Westchester Drive
Madison AL 35758

The Westin Huntsville (1.6 Miles)
6800 Governor’s West NW
Huntsville, AL  35806
256-428-2000

Amenities: 
Complimentary Group Shuttle
VIP Upgrades when available
Complimentary Internet Access
24 hour Room Service, in room robes, safe & Starbucks coffee
Fitness Center, 15% discount off Westin Heavenly Spa services

Fairfield Inn – Marriott (1.6 Miles)
1385 Enterprise Way
Huntsville, AL  35806
256-895-0444

Amenities:
NO Shuttle Service
1 per 25 Comp Policy
Continental Breakfast Daily
Wireless High Speed Internet Service

TownePlace Suites – Marriott (2.1 Miles)
1125 McMurtrie Drive
Huntsville, AL  35806
256-895-0444

Amenities:
NO Shuttle Service
1 per 25 Comp Policy
Continental Breakfast Daily
Wireless High Speed Internet Service

Residence Inn – Marriott (2.2 Miles)
6305 Residence Inn Road
Huntsville, AL  35806
256-895-0444

Amenities:
NO Shuttle Service
Hot Home Touch Breakfast daily
Evening Social Tuesday - Thursday

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Village of Providence (3.1 Miles)
15 Town Center Drive
Huntsville, AL  35806
256-895-9511

Amenities:
NO Shuttle Service, NO comp policy
Full complimentary Breakfast Buffet
Complimentary beer and wine Monday – Thursday
Complimentary dinner Monday – Thursday
Complimentary Wireless/Hard-wired High Speed Internet
Business Center, fitness room, laundry facility, each suite has a full kitchen, free DVD rental, complimentary local calls

The Huntsville Marriott (3.4 Miles)
5 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL  35805
256-830-2222

Amenities:
Complimentary shuttle service to and from Jackson Center
VIP upgrades based on availability         

Hilton Garden Inn (3.9 Miles)
4801 Governors House Drive
Huntsville, AL  35805
256-430-1778

Amenities:
NO Shuttle Service
Restaurant for breakfast & dinner, Room Service, Bar
Complimentary High Speed Internet, refrigerator & microwave in rooms
Fitness Center, Complimentary Business Center

Embassy Suites Hotel (9.4 Miles)
800 Monroe Street
Huntsville, AL  35801
256-327-7809

Amenities:
VIP upgrades based on date and availability
Complimentary shuttle service to and from Jackson Center
Complimentary Internet in guest rooms