Water is one of our most important natural resources, and touches our lives in innumerable ways. There are many fascinating outstanding scientific questions involving water, and also challenges that call for more engineering solutions. These challenges include, for example, the widespread availability of clean water for personal use, agriculture, and industry, and the use of water in energy production. Water also impacts our lives greatly in the context of climate and atmospheric sciences, and biology, health and medicine. This workshop will bring together people in many disciplines (engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, atmospheric sciences, materials science, geological sciences, and environmental sciences) to tackle the above problems. A wide variety of processes (desalination, filtration, sensing, adsorption, red-ox reactions, aggregation and fouling, crystallization, and corrosion) will be discussed, as will a large range of materials (catalysts, polymer membranes, inorganic filters, reduced-dimensional nano-materials, surfactants and lipids, proteins and bio-inspired/bio-compatible materials). This workshop will also involve the basic science underlying these more applied processes and materials, including water in extreme conditions, ices (amorphous and crystalline), solutions/solvation/self-assembly, clathrates, confined and interfacial water, biomolecule hydration, and transport/nucleation/growth.
IMPORTANT: Participants should be aware that this workshop runs Saturday through Wednesday. Festival lodging rates will go into effect on the night of Wednesday the 14th. To avoid the rate increase, you should depart on the 14th. If your flight out of Montrose does not leave until Thursday the 15th, we suggest eating dinner in Telluride on the night of the 14th, taking the shuttle to Montrose after dinner, and staying at the Hampton Inn (970-547-4120) next to the airport. You will receive a discount at the Hampton Inn by saying you are a TSRC scientist.
We wish to ensure an intimate workshop setting, with no more than 20 to 25 participants. If you are interested in attending, but have not received an invitation, please contact the workshop organizer before registering.
Telluride Science is about expanding the frontiers of science, exploring new ideas, and building collaborations. The workshop schedule will allow for substantial unstructured time for participants to talk and think. All participants are expected to stay for the entire duration of the workshop. Scientists are encouraged to consider bringing family or friends. Telluride offers a number of options for children's camps (including Telluride Academy, Aha School for the Arts, and Pinhead Institute). There is more information on childcare, camps, and family activities on Telluride Science's website. Feel free to contact Telluride Science's staff to help with any planning and/or coordinating care.
Telluride Intermediate School
721 West Colorado Ave Telluride, CO 81435
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Workshop Price: $ 449.00
Early Bird Lodging Discount Available Until: 02/01/2024
A $100.00 discount is applied to your lodging cost when you register before 02/01/2024.Cancellation Policy: Once a credit card has been charged, cancelled registrations will be subject to a cancellation fee. Registration fees will be automatically processed once registration is complete. A $25 cancellation fee will be retained from a registration refund. Lodging fee payments will be processed 60 days prior to arrival, and a $100 cancellation fee will apply if cancellations occur after a lodging fee payment is completed. Telluride Science can only guarantee a refund for the remaining lodging fees if requested prior to the cancellation deadline that is specific to each lodging provider. Telluride Science recommends that participants purchase travel insurance to protect against unforeseen, last-minute travel plan changes.