Upcoming Conference Information
2019 HGSA Summer Meeting - September 11-14 - Cleveland, Ohio
The tentative schedule for our 2019 Summer Meeting:
Wednesday, September 11
HGSA evening welcome reception at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade.
Thursday, September 12
Tour the Holden Arboretum.
Tour trial gardens and have lunch at Grimes.
Cheesemaking/general store in Amish country.
Group dinner on the lake.
Friday, September 13
Tour Rockefeller Greenhouse and the Cultural Gardens.
Head to University Circle and have tours planned at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.
Free time for people to visit the art museum, history museum, or carousel.
Lunch in the University Circle area.
Tour Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Closing reception and group dinner.
Saturday, September 14 (Optional Day)
Historic Walking Tour of Cleveland.
Visit the Downtown Market.
Group lunch at Great Lakes Brewing.
Our Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade. Please give them a call at (216) 575-1234 to book your room and be sure to mention the HGSA special room rate. Please book your room at the hotel before August 1, 2019. After this date, rooms will only be available based on hotel availability.
Flying to Cleveland, OH: Cleveland is a major domestic & international airport. Airport code is: CLE
Transportation to/from the conference Hotel: Our hotel is only about a 15-minute drive from the Cleveland airport. You may wish to rent a car but but keep in mind we have a bus for transportation during the conference. Getting an Uber/Taxi from the airport to the hotel may be the easiest way to go.
Weather in Cleveland in September: The weather this time of year is usually quite beautiful, with an average of 70’s for highs and 60’s for lows.
Don’t hesitate to reach out to Amanda Shepard (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions you may have about our summer meeting. We can’t wait to see you all in Cleveland this September!