retreat tradition. Since many of us will be traveling
internationally with limited luggage space, please bring a
teaching or research “take-away” in digital form for each
participant. Past favors have included a portable sundial from
Cris Benton, daylighting slides from Barbara Erwine, Energy
Scheming baseball caps from G. Z. Brown's ESBL, Wiley books,
Ecotone books, digital images from Sun, Wind & Light,
poems, handouts, bibliographies, etc. Bring cool stuff to
share! We will do self-introductions with these items.
The Omiyage exchange will happen during the Introductions at
our Friday evening dinner.
presentation: a digital projector and a laptop will
be available. Presenters must bring their work on thumb
drives, CDs, or DVDs and supply other materials as needed.
The majority of the sessions will take place at the Springs
Preserve, with some activities scheduled during our group
dinners at the Sahara Hotel.
What to Read: Below are the links to two recent
articles that discuss the fate of Las Vegas and many
other cities that depend on water from the Colorado River
system. We encourage you to send your proposals to attend the
SBSE retreat and join us for a discussion of what may
become the most pressing issue in coming decades: water
to wear: For people coming to their first
Retreat, please be advised that dress is casual!
if you plan to enjoy (or you accidentally stumble into!) some
of the exciting and sophisticated nightlife and entertainment
opportunities available in
, a dress code may be enforced.
during the middle of May should be quite pleasant. Below is a
some further city and clothing info:
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