2018 LTER Executive Board Meeting (May 15, 2018)
2018 LTER Science Council Meeting (May 16-17, 2018)
2018 Lead PI Meeting (May 18, 2018)
Madison, Wisconsin

aerial view of lakes and changing fall foliage

Trout Lake in distance taken from Southeast. Fallison Lake in immediate foreground. Crystal Lake (round) in middle foreground.
Credit: © Carl Bowser.


Hampton Inn & Suites
440 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-0360
Hampton Inn Website

Meeting Locations:

  • Center for Limnology (5/15)
    Room 210, Hasler Laboratory of Limnology, 680 N. Park Street, Madison, WI 53706
  • Memorial Union (5/16 & 5/17; organic matter specialists 5/18)
    800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
    Check TITU link for room information one week before the event.
  • Water Science & Engineering Laboratory (PI Meeting 5/18)
    Room 102, 660 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706



For Review and Voting

Background reading for Organic Matter Breakouts

NCO, EDI and Committee Reports

Overall Agenda

Monday May 14

Executive Board participants arrive in the evening

Tuesday, May 15 – Executive Board 

  • 10 am-5:30 pm Executive Board meets. See detailed agenda.
  • Science Council participants arrive
  • 5:30-7 pm: Happy Hour for all on the Memorial Union Terrace
    IMPORTANT NOTE: To speed service, sign up online for a Terrace guest pass earlier in the day on the 15th.
  • 7 pm: Dinners on your own in area restaurants

Wednesday, May 16

  • 8:30 am-5:30 pm: Science Council Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. Group dinner and NSF Q&A
    Great Dane Pub and Brewing, 123 E. Doty Street

Thursday, May 17

  • 8:30 am-5:30 pm: Science Council Meeting
    • Morning: field trips on Lake Mendota.
      Gather at Center for Limnology, Room 210
      680 N. Park Street.
      Consult participant list for assigned departure times (8:15 am, 8:45 a.m., 9:15 am)
    • Afternoon: Breakout sessions continue
  • Dinner on your own
  • 7:30 p.m. Science Council Business Meeting. See detailed agenda.

Friday, May 18

  • 8:30 am-11:30 am: PI Meeting in Water Science and Engineering Laboratory (WSEL), Room 102
  • 8:30 am-11:30 am: Organic matter specialists meet in Memorial Union breakout rooms
  • Adjourn