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Materials Science Roadmap and Capabilities Meeting

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Welcome to the CAES Materials Science Roadmap and Capabilities Meeting hosted by Boise State

Dates: Monday, August 27th-Tuesday, August 28st, 2018
Location: Boise State University, Boise, ID

This is the first of a series of on-campus gatherings to enable the CAES and affiliated scientists to get to know the collective capabilities of the labs at the CAES partner universities.  At this one and a half day event, you will get an up close and personal understanding of work currently underway as well as the strategic directions of the materials laboratories at Boise State. You will also get a chance to provide direction to our road maps as well as network with other scientists that could lead to your next collaboration. Lastly, you will get a chance to learn more about the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. Stay tuned for more information on this event as well as future events at other CAES universities!

To learn more about the conference, please click on one of the following links:

Travel Reimbursement

If you would like CAES to pay for travel, you must submit a Non-Employee Travel Authorization form to Sarah Roberts at


There are no fees to attend this meeting. For planning purposes, please register so we can welcome all guests appropriately. Thank you.

Conference Agenda

Please take a look at the Conference Agenda. The working meetings will be held at the Alumni & Friends Center (AFC) on Monday August 27th and the Student Union Building (SUB) on Tuesday August 28th. Please use the Boise State Interactive Map to find your way on campus.

Lab Tours

You can use the Materials Science Roadmap and Capabilities Tours webpage to see the labs that will be hosting tours during the afternoon of August 27th.


We will be providing parking for non Boise State employees attending the meeting. More information will be sent prior to the meeting.

Boise State Facts and Figures

To learn more about Boise State, Idaho’s metropolitan doctoral research university located in one of the country’s fastest growing cities, please see our 2018 Facts and Figures.

Hotel Information 

Spring Hill Suites    

A block of rooms have been reserved at the SpringHill Suites Boise Parkcenter, conveniently located near Boise State and the Greenbelt. Meeting attendees are eligible for the group rate of $119/night!

Book your group rate for the Materials Science Roadmap and Capabilities Meeting here!

The SpringHill Suites Boise Parkcenter offers an airport shuttle, continental breakfast, and free wifi. Be sure to book early, as rooms will go fast at this low rate. Last day to book at this rate is August 12, 2018.

Map of SpringHill Suites Boise Parkcenter location at 424 East Parkcenter