The Stille Symposium has been postponed until a later date due to COVID-19 concerns.

The 2020 Stille Science Symposium

The 9th Stille Symposium will be held at Colorado State University. Four world-renowned scientists, Jeanne E. Pemberton (Univ of Arizona); Luis M. Campos (Columbia University); Nathan S. Lewis (Caltech) and Thomas F. Jaramillo (Stanford) will give lectures on the frontiers in energy science. The symposium will also feature a poster session and reception.

The lectures and poster session are free and open to the public. If you are planning to attend, please fill out the brief registration information below so we can get an accurate head count.

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There are several hotel options available near the CSU campus. Here are a few options nearby the symposium location (Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Ballroom):

Hilton Fort Collins

Link to Book:
Booking via Phone: 970-482-2626

The Elizabeth Hotel

Link to Book:
Booking via Phone: 970-490-2600

Best Western University Inn

Link to Book:
Booking via Phone: 970-226-5200

Fort Collins Marriott

Link to Book:
Booking via Phone: 970-226-5200

The Armstrong Hotel

Link to Book:
Booking via Phone: 970-484-3883


Airport to Conference

From Denver, CO [Denver International Airport, DIA]
Directions: Pena Blvd. to E470 North (Toll Rd); E470 to Interstate 25 N; Interstate 25 to Exit 268 (Prospect Rd) West on Prospect Rd (4.5 miles)
Distance from conference: ~60 mi

Drive time: ~1 hr

Conference Location

Lectures and poster session will be held on CSU’s main campus at the Lory Student Center (1101 Center Ave Mall, Fort Collins, CO 80521) in the Cherokee Park Ballroom.

There are several convenient parking options at CSU.  The Lake Street Garage is located approximately one block south of the Behavioral Sciences Building. There are also several meter parking lots just southwest of the Lory Student Center (behind the Morgan library).  There are daily limit vending machines located at each location for $10 per day. Your license plate is your permit. For more information, please visit Parking and Transportation Services.

Car Rentals

The DIA website has a listing of all the rental car companies located at the airport.

Note – E470 is an electronic toll road with no cash toll booths. Most major car rental companies at Denver Airport will automatically bill tolls to your rental car, so be sure to check on the associated fees and charges for your particular rental car company when you pick up your car and before driving the toll road.

Shuttle Services to Fort Collins

Reservations are recommended and can be made online for either shuttle company shown below.

Super Shuttle’s Denver Airport Express
Groome Transportation

Things to do in Fort Collins

Sight See

Fort Collins is home to some of the most beautiful parks and open spaces including Horsetooth Reservoir and Lory State Park with Rocky Mountain National Park just a short drive away. Read more about great locations to sight see at from our friends at Visit Fort Collins:

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Be Outdoorsy

In addition to having ski resorts all over Northern Colorado, there is also snowshoeing, fat biking, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating and more. Read more about what you can do outdoors from our friends at Visit Fort Collins:

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Go to a Brewery

There are 25 breweries in Fort Collins, which gives you quite the list on where to find a good beer. See a list of all of the breweries located in Fort Collins from our friends at Colorado Brewery List:

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Tour the Town

Fort Collins has something for everyone! If you are interested in the history of Fort Collins, there are tours of Colorado State University, history tours of Fort Collins and Ghost Tours – take your pick! Read more from our friends at Visit Fort Collins:

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