2008 Spring Member Meeting – Logistics


Meeting Location

Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science


4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149-1098

Virginia Key

Campus Maps


Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the RSMAS meeting facility each day and also to our dinner event.  For transportation to the meeting each day, please plan to meet in the hotel lobby at 7:45 am.


Directions to the Holiday Inn from the Miami International Airport:  (PDF)

Directions to RSMAS from The Holiday Inn (pdf):  Approximate distance is 8.3 miles and 13 minutes travel time.  Note that the Rickenbacker Causeway is a tollway with a charge of $1.50 to the RSMAS campus.  There is no toll charge for the return trip.

Coral Gables-RSMAS Map

Parking at RSMAS

Complimentary parking is available at the meeting facility.   If parking a car, you will be met by security and asked to park in the general parking lot and walk to the auditorium.



Holiday Inn Coral Gables – University of Miami
1350 South Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Fax: 1-305-669-3153

Reservations:  1 800 972 2604 or

On-line Reservations can be made athttp://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/1/en/advancedsearch?hotelCode=miaum using group code TQG.

Note: on-line reservations can only be made if the reservation falls within the block room dates.  If reservations are required outside the room block dates, please call the hotel directly at 1 800 972 2604 to ensure you receive the discounted rate.
Block Cutoff Date: March 5, 2008
Block Rate: $125.00 per night (double bed, non-smoking only), plus applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check in (currently 13%)

Block Name: TQG (individuals must refer to this name to obtain the block rate)
Block Dates: Monday March 24, 2008 through and including Wednesday March 26, 2008

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit guaranteed with a major credit card

Check In: 3:00 p.m. local time
Check Out: 12:00 p.m. local time

The hotel has complimentary onsite parking for its guests.