Fall 2019 Course

Registration Information:


Registration has been extended! Please register using this form.

Once we have processed your application, you will receive a PayPal invoice for your course fee.

The $850 fee includes all course materials, plus lunches and refreshments during the three course days. The course fee does not include accommodation and other meals, or travel to and from the course. We are also offering our popular colleague discount: bring a colleague from the same project or program and save $200. To access this discount, please contact Chelsea at chelsea@esa.org.

Preparing for the SBI Course:

We are asking all participants to complete several small tasks prior to the SBI course to ensure you can “hit the ground running.”  Be sure to check out the Advance Preparation page!

Agenda & Location:

Check back for the detailed agenda for the course. A sample agenda can be seen here.

Our October 2019 Strategies for Success course will be held on October 15-17, 2019 in Fort Collins, CO at the USGS Powell Center.

U.S. Geological Survey Fort Collins Science Center
Powell Center
2150 Centre Avenue
Building C
Fort Collins, CO 80526-8118

Please plan to arrive by 8:00am on October 15th so that you can check in for the course.

Accommodation and Meals:

We have reserved a block of rooms at the nearby Hilton Fort Collins:

Hilton Fort Collins
425 West Prospect St
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 482-2626

Please book using the following link: https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/F/FNLCOHF-GES-20191014/index.jhtml

***Please Reference your working group’s name  ESA SBI Course or the guest’s group code GES when making your reservation if you do not make it online***

Please do not wait until you have a final itinerary to book a room. Room reservations can always be modified, but you will not be eligible for the special rates if you fail to book before September 14th.

Your course fee includes lunches and refreshments on all course days. It does not include travel costs or breakfasts/dinners, so please plan accordingly! There are many restaurant options nearby, and we will likely organize at least 1-2 group dinners – stay tuned.

Getting There:

Airport: https://www.flydenver.com/

Airport Shuttle: We use GreenRide shuttle service for the most efficient travel between Denver International Airport and Fort Collins.