SHINE Conference 2015

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StoweWorkshop Dates: July 6-10, 2015 (Student Day July 5th)
Location: Stowe, VT
Registration Fee: $425
Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 31st, 2015
Late fee: ($50) June 1st, 2015
Deadline for student support: April 24th, 2015
Deadline for abstract submission: June 15th, 2015
Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 31st, 2015

Posters: The allowed size for posters is 4 feet x 4 feet. ONLY 1 poster per person. Additional posters for a fee of $50 each. If you would like to present an additional poster, please contact Noe Lugaz (nlugaz -at-

Single Slide Summaries: As in previous years, slides introducing yourself and your poster will be displayed during breakfast and breaks. Slides are mandatory for students and Postdocs. You may submit your slide directly to Katie Whitman at SHINE on a flash drive or at You may download an example of such a slide HERE.


This year's SHINE will be held at The Stoweflake Resort in Stowe, VT (

Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 31st, 2015

The conference room rate is $129/night + tax. To make reservations, call 802-253-6858 or reservation form (DOC, PDF) can be returned to the hotel by mail, email or fax.
Stoweflare Resort and Conference Center
Attention: Reservations P.O. BOX 369
Stowe, VT 05672
FAX: (802) 253-6858


Getting to Stowe and the resort:



****Shuttle Departure Schedule for Thurs. July 9th, Fri. July 10th, and Sat. July 11th****

The official transportation providers for SHINE are:

Ethan Allen Coachworks - Mike Rooney
(802) 862-1924 office
(802) 373-5887 cell

Located 5 minutes from the Burlington Airport. Able to monitor inbound flights and make timely contact with the clients. They suggest meeting the guests in baggage claim with SHINE logo sign. The trip to Stowe usually is between 45 min-1 hour.

14 passenger Coach(Capacity 14) $275 plus gratuity(20%) — $19.64/pp
14 passenger Vans(Capacity 10) $180 plus gratuity — $18.00/pp
SUV (Capacity 6) $175 plus gratuity — $29.17/pp
Sedans(Capacity 2-3) $135 plus gratuity — $45/pp for 3 passengers; $67.50 for 2 passengers and $135.00 for one passenger

Please send an email to to make your transportation reservation from the Burlington Airport to Stoweflake Resort. Please make a note of Ethan Allan Coachworks telephone numbers when you travel in case you need to call in the event of changes to your travel situation.


Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, Vermont is the major airport that services our area and can be easily reached from most major cities.

From the Burlington International Airport
Take Interstate 89 South to Vermont Exit 10, Waterbury/Stowe/Rt. 100. Turn left onto Route 100 at the end of the exit ramp and continue on for approx. 11 miles. Turn left at the blinking red light in the village of Stowe onto Rt. 108 (Mountain Road). Continue on Rt. 108 for approx. 2 miles - the Stoweflake will be on your right.

By Train
Whether you're coming from Washington, NYC or any of the over 100 stations in the Northeast region, you can take Amtrak to the Waterbury-Stowe station. For more information, go to the Amtrak website.


Resources for students are provided in our student pages under the "Students" button in the menu above. Currently available are talks from the 2010 Student Day to be used as resources or examples. The 2011 Student Day talks are available on the SHINE 2012 student announcements page.

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