Meeting sessions (Monday-Thursday) - Business Casual
Welcome reception (Tuesday night) - Casual
While we strive to ensure that all of our attendees are comfortable, due to the fact that many of our attendees wear suits, other attendees may find the meeting rooms to be cold. Please consider bringing a sweater or jacket for your personal comfort.
State laboratories receiving funding under the FDA Bridge Extension for food testing must use those funds to arrange for at least 2 attendees to be present at this mandatory meeting. You will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements.
State laboratories receiving funding for ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory accreditation for feed testing under the AFRPS Cooperative Agreement may use those funds to attend this meeting. This meeting is optional for these laboratories, but you are most welcome to attend. You will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements.
Other invited laboratories not receiving cooperative agreement funds, should contact Krystal Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding any travel or funding questions.
FDA ORS attendees should complete the online registration form. You will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements. Do not make your hotel reservations through CGE.
States with cooperative agreements that include MFRPS Funding must use these funds to send at least 2 personnel to the meeting. No cost estimate needed. Travel under the food contract will not be authorized. You will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements.
Other invited State programs should contact Krystal Reed (email@example.com) regarding any travel or funding questions.
Shuttle to Hotel The Davenport Grand Hotel offers transportation service to and from Spokane International Airport at $25 per person, each way. Simply let the hotel know your arrival time, and they will be there to meet you. Passengers on Alaska and Horizon flights are met right outside the doors at baggage claim. Passengers on all other flights are met at the ground transportation area, adjacent to the car rental counters. Price is subject to change and reservations are required. Call 509.789.7385.
Rental Car Agencies There are 6 rental car agencies within the airport to get you into your rental car. Check out the website!
Ride Sharing: Request a ride via your smartphone with Uber or Lyft.
Spokane Transit Authority The public bus route serves locations around the city of Spokane To check schedules and plan your trip, go to Spokane Transit Website.
AFDO and FDA will provide reasonable accommodations to all attendees with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the training process due to medical conditions, physical limitations, or particular learning challenges, please include this information on your course registration form. You may also notify Krystal Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to the course.