Surface Analysis 2015
Colorado School of Mines


General parking information for the CSM campus can be found here.   While summers are more relaxed CSM is a pay-to-park campus, including street parking on campus.   A parking map is available here.



The 37th annual symposium on Applied Surface Analysis, Vendor exhibit and short courses will take place at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, June 2-4, 2015.

Symposium and Vendor Exhibit will be held at Ben Parker Student Center.

For location of specific short courses visit short courses

Colorado School of Mines


Shuttle Service from Denver Airport

Shuttle service to Golden will be $40-100 round trip.   To get to SuperShuttle when you land, take the train from the Concourse to the Terminal. Pick up your luggage and proceed to the SuperShuttle counter located on Level 5/Baggage Claim, adjacent to the water feature in the center of the terminal. Counter staff will issue tickets and give directions to the van loading areas. For information, call 1-800-BLUEVAN. Their ticket counters are closed between 12am and 6am. If you arrive between these hours, please use the courtesy phone located at the ticket counter to notify dispatch of your arrival. Please contact a shuttle provider directly for more information on fees and destinations served. Rates to Golden are based on the number of riders.  Shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, Island 3, outside doors 505-507 (east side) and 510-512 (west side).

Phone: (800) 525-3177

Web site: www.supershuttle.com

Golden West Airport Shuttle offers Colorado shuttle transportation services to Golden, Lakewood, Arvada, Wheatridge, Littleton, Morrison, Evergreen and transportation services to or from Denver International Airport.

Phone: (303)-756-9399

website: http://www.goldenwestairportshuttle.com/

Rental Cars

All Rental car companies at DIA are located on airport property but are away from the main terminal. Each rental company provides a courtesy shuttle to and from Jeppesen Terminal from their locations. All courtesy shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, Island 4, outside doors 505-513 (east side) and 504-512 (west side). If you are arriving in Denver, please follow the overhead signage for the appropriate pick-up location, or check-in at your company’s counter in the center of the Terminal.

For more information, please visit at http://www.flydenver.com/rentalcars

Taxi Service is available from the airport but will be expensive (~$80 each way). Within Golden transportation to Denver can be facilitated by the use of local transit services http://www.rtd-denver.com/ Regional Transportation District, (303)-299-6000 or taxis.  The following list is not an endorsement, just for convenience.

Mountain Taxi: (303) 333-8294
Metro Cab: (303)-333-3333
Yellow Cab: (303)-777-7777
Freedom Cab: (303)-444-444




Weaver Towers at Colorado School of Mines

Single ($45/day) and Double ($40/day) rooms available. Weaver Towers is located just a couple minutes away from Ben Parker Student Center.  Reservations can be made as part of the reservation process.  You must register by May 18, 2015.

Weaver Towers, has living space for 230 students in suites with single and double rooms, a common living area, and two single restroom/shower facilities. There are a limited number of single rooms available. Weaver Towers features seven or eight person suites with each suite containing both single and double bedrooms, a living/study room and two bathrooms.  The room layouts can be viewed here.

Maple Hall CSOM
Table Mountain Inn

Table Mountain Inn

1310 Washington Avenue, Golden, Colorado 80401

Located at the heart of Golden, walking distance from the Student Center

Please visit the hotel’s website for additional photos and amenities and to make reservations. When you call 800-762-9898 please  remember to mention that you are with the Surface Analysis conference to reserve room with discount.  To receive the discounted rate you must register by May 1, 2015.

The Dove Inn Bed and Breakfast

711 14th Street, Golden CO 80401

Located in the heart of Golden, walking distance from Student center.

Please visit the B&B’s website for additional photos and amenities and to make reservations. When you call the Dove Inn B&B 303-278-2209 please also remember to mention that you are with the Surface Analysis conference to reserve the discounted room.

The Dove Inn
Golden Hotel

800 Eleventh Street; Golden, Colorado

The Golden Hotel is several blocks away from the conference site if rooms at the Table Inn or The Dove Inn are unavailable.

Golden Hotel

from website:  The Golden Hotel, overlooking scenic Clear Creek and the Rocky Mountain Foothills, is conveniently located in the heart of the historic downtown Golden, Colorado. Our mountain lodge ambiance will instantly put you at ease and our full-service amenities are designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers in Golden and Denver.



Local Attractions

Downtown Golden is just minutes away from the Conference site

Take a look! Golden has TEN – count them – ten museums, a record for a town of 7.9 square miles with 17 thousand people. Covering an entire museum spectrum, they include history, geology, fossils, art, railroads, quilts, living History Park, and mountaineering. There are also four gallery/shops featuring southwestern and western paintings, sculpture, and pottery with traditional and contemporary themes. Take your pick – if you can – or spend a few days to see them all.

Discover things to do, courtesy of the Golden Chamber of Commerce

Golden Chamber of Commerce