THE 2023 JOHN K. STILLE FRONTIERS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SYMPOSIUM
The 10th Stille Symposium will be held at Colorado State University on May 20, 2023. Four world-renowned scientists, Tomislav Rovis (Columbia University); Donna Blackmond (Scripps Research); Matthew Sigman (University of Utah) and Geoffrey Coates (Cornell University) will give lectures on recent breakthroughs in catalysis and synthesis.
Please check back in spring 2023 to register for this free event!
Questions or Comments? Please contact us at CHEM_stille@mail.colostate.edu.
Venue Details and Schedule
The symposium will be held in Canvas Stadium, 4th floor.
Doors will open at 8:15am on the west side, Premium Entrance.
The closest lot is 240, access via Pitkin St. There are also accessible spots located directly west of the entrance doors. There are several additional lots available on campus with no parking permits required on the weekends. Please find out more information at Parking and Transportation Services.
There are several hotel options available near the CSU campus. Here are a few options nearby the symposium location (Lory Student Center):
Hilton Fort Collins
Link to Book: https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/colorado/hilton-fort-collins-FNLCOHF/index.html
Booking via Phone: 970-482-2626
The Elizabeth Hotel
Link to Book: https://www.theelizabethcolorado.com/
Booking via Phone: 970-490-2600
Best Western University Inn
Link to Book: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/fort-collins/hotel-rooms/best-western-university-inn/propertyCode.06040.html
Booking via Phone: 970-226-5200
Fort Collins Marriott
Link to Book: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ftcco-fort-collins-marriott/
Booking via Phone: 970-226-5200
The Armstrong Hotel
Link to Book: https://thearmstronghotel.com/
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
The symposium will be held on CSU’s main campus at the Lory Student Center.
There are several convenient parking options at CSU. The Lake Street Garage is located approximately one block south of the Chemistry building. There is also a large parking lot just north of the student center. For more information, please visit Parking and Transportation Services.
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.
Things to do in Fort Collins
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: https://www.visitftcollins.com/things-to-do/parks-open-spaces/.
Just outside of the city limits, you’ll find renowned hikes and spectacular scenery. Everything from ‘lunch break’ hiking to day-long hikes, or multi-day hikes are just a short drive from the heart of town. https://www.visitftcollins.com/things-to-do/outdoors/hiking-trails/
Go for a Hike
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: https://www.coloradobrewerylist.com/brewery_city/fort-collins/.
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: https://www.visitftcollins.com/things-to-do/itineraries-tours/.