LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS

Endangered Languages Information

and Infrastructure Workshop

Accommodations

The workshop hotel is the University Guest House - 100 meters/yards from Center for American Indian Languages (CAIL), 200 meters/yards from the Heritage Center (meeting rooms). Please make your own room reservations and then confirm the reservation and dates with us. The Workshop will cover the cost of rooms for Nov. 11-14 for most participants, and for Nov. 15 for the working group chairs and regional captains. You can arrive earlier or leave later than these dates; however, the workshop will not be able to pay for the extra days. To book accommodations, contact the Guest House directly (mention this Workshop):

University Guest House University of Utah
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113-5036
Toll free: 1-888-416-4075 (or 801-587-1000), Fax 801-587-1001

Website www.guesthouse.utah.edu
Please make reservations early; rooms will be held for the workshop only until late October.

Weather

It is usually cool and rainy in Salt Lake City in November (light jacket weather), but it can be unpredictable. There can be snow, though it usually does not stick until December. For general information on weather and climate, see:
http://www.wordtravels.com/Cities/Utah/Salt+Lake+City/Climate
or
http://www.weather.com/outlook/driving/interstate/wxclimatology/monthly/graph/84102?from=36hr_bottomnav_driving.
This site offers a 5-day forecast; some allow you to convert between Celcius and Fahrenheit.

Maps

  • An Area Map marked with the locatins of CAIL and the Heritage Center on the University of Utah Campus.
  • There is an Interactive Map on the University of Utah website.

Salt Lake City Tourism

For general information on Salt Lake City, you can consult:
http://www.slctravel.com/
http://www.utah.com/saltlake/
http://www.saltlakecityutah.org/

Utah has 6 spectacular national parks and numerous other attractions, including fantastic skiing. Check for example:
http://www.utah.com/
http://www.utah.com/nationalparks/
(These have links to weather sites.)