Lodging costs this year were approximately $40
per person for double occupancy and $65 per person for single occupancy;
accomadations were at the on-campus housing complex near the meeting
room (all at the Foothill Complex, see map here).
Breakfast and lunch ($8 and $10 per day respectively)
were served at an adjacent cafeteria.
Thursday and Saturday Dinners were left open for groups to explore
on their own -- we were within walking distance of hundreds of restaurants
surrounding campus -- one of the most exciting and vibrant college
scenes in the US.
Additional charges were needed to cover rental of the meeting room,
A-V, xeroxing, and other miscellaneous expenses.
Moss 2006 was preceded by a hands-on workshop held
June 26 - 27 in conjunction with the Joint Genome Insitute oriented
towards annotation of the Physcomitrella genome (for which the sequencing
has just been completed). Housing at the same complex was available
for workshop attendees, for arrival June 25th.
Approximate conference fees:
(inclusive of housing, most meals, and all ancillary
expenses). There were four categories of participants, here are
the per person estimated fees (S = single occupancy and D = double
- Attending workshop, field trip, and meeting..D = $650 S = $800
(arriving 6/25, departing 7/2)
- Attending field trip and meeting...................D = $500
S = $600
(arriving 6/27, departing 7/2)
- Attending meeting only...............................D = $400
S = $500
(arriving 6/28, departing 7/2)
- Local participant, meeting only..........................$150
(no meals or housing)
For participant categories 1, 2, and 3, a deposit of US $250 was
required by April 30th. For Participant category 4, a deposit of
the full amount of $150 was due by April 30th. Deposits will be
refunded if notice of cancellation was received by June 9th.
Internet access was provided rooms at the Foothill Complex.