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


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.

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Venue Details and Schedule

Venue Entry and Parking

The symposium will be held in the Lory Student Center in the LSC Theatre and Ballroom D.

Lory Student Center Entry

Doors will be open at 9:00am.


The closest lot is 425, access via Hughes Way from the west. 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:
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

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.

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 required and can be made online.

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

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.

Go for a Hike

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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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