Botanical Society of America: Botanical Conference Information

Botanical Society of America

-- Alpine Diversity: Adapted to the Peaks -- July 31-August 5, 2004 -- Snowbird Resort -- Salt Lake City -- Utah--

Getting to Snowbird

By Air....

ITS, a division of Conferon, will serve as the official travel coordinator for Botany 2004. ITS will provide custom itineraries with the best routing and journey time available. Log-on here to make air travel reservations through ITS

Fly on the official airline Delta Air Lines and save on special discounts unavailable to the general public.

  • Delta offers a 10% discount off the lowest applicable published fare when you book and ticket 60 days or
    more prior to travel. Save 5% off the lowest applicable published fare when you book within 59 days of travel. Booking classes A, D, I, U and T are not eligible for the meeting discount. Applicable restrictions must be met.
  • Special round-trip Delta Zone Fares are also available on Delta and Song. Two day minimum stay; no Saturday night stay required. Only seven day advance reservations and ticketing.
  • Full mileage credit for frequent flyer club members.

To receive the exclusive discounts go online or call ITS toll-free, 1-800-621-1083, (847-940-1176, outside the U.S. and Canada), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday. Email:

$20.00 service fee per airline ticket issued. Save $5.00 when you book online.

Or you may call the official airline directly:
Delta Air Lines at 1-800-241-6760 Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST and reference Delta File Number: 203325A

Book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.


Airport Transfers....

Botany 2004 has arranged with Snowbird for roundtrip transfers from the Salt Lake City airport to the resort.
Please provide your flight information on the Botany 2004 registration form, and you will be picked up at the airport when you arrive. Transfers are $44.00, per person for round trip service.

Driving to Salt Lake City....

Salt Lake City is located in northern Utah, Interstates 15 & 80 and US Highway 89 go through Salt Lake. Snowbird is 29 miles away, located in Big Cottonwood Canyon of the Wasatch Mountains.

Botany 2004 has arranged with Avis Rent A Car for discounted car rental for conference attendees. Make arrangements by calling 1-800-331-1600 and using our Avis Worldwide Discount number: J955218.

Taking the Bus....

Grey hound service is direct to Salt Lake City from several areas. For specific fares and schedules, visit The bus station is locate in downtown Salt Lake City at:

160 W S Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (801) 355-9579

Or the Train....

Check Amtrak for fares and schedules to Salt Lake City. The train station is located at:

340 South 600 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101





Questions about general meeting information contact:
BSA Meetings Manager:
Johanne Stogran
Botanical Society of America Meetings Office
2813 Blossom Ave
Columbus, OH 43231
Tele: (614) 899-9356
Fax: (614) 895-7866

Updated September 2004. Copyright 2003
The Botanical Society of America - 2813 Blossom Avenue, Columbus, OH 43231
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