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Conference Location
John Ascuaga's Nugget, 1100 Nugget Avenue, Sparks, NV 89431
3rd Floor Southern Pacific Rooms B,C,D,E
Room Reservations 1-800-648-1177
Please make your room reservation thirty (30) days prior to arrival (19 September 2003).

When to Register
Advance registration for the Workshop is desirable. Click here for details.
Please plan to pick up your conference materials Monday, 20 October 2003 between 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. at the on-site registration desk located on the third floor outside the Southern Pacific rooms.

Monday 6:00-8:00, Welcome Icebreaker Reception at the Nugget's Poolside Terrace (includes a full buffet)
Wednesday 6:00-9:00, BBQ dinner at DRI, Stout Conference Rooms A & B - Bus service will be provided at 5:30, returning service 8:30 and 9:00.

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Desert Research Institute
Kelly Redmond
Deputy Director/Regional Climatologist
Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC)
2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno NV 89512-1095
775-674-7011 • Fax: 775-674-7016
Email: Kelly.Redmond@dri.edu
Marilyn Allen (775-674-7014) •  Vicki Hall (775-674-7160)

Climate Prediction Center
Mike Halpert
NOAA/National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
5200 Auth Road, Camp Springs, MD 20746
301-763-8000, Ext. 7535
Email: Mike Halpert@noaa.gov
or Wayne Higgins at 301-763-8000, Ext. 7547

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