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State of Lake Michigan Conference

  • Hyatt Regency Green Bay 333 Main Street Green Bay, WI, 54301 United States (map)

Save the date!

The 2017 State of Lake Michigan Conference will be held Nov. 6-9 at the Hyatt Regency (and adjoining KI Convention Center) in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The event will also feature the annual meeting of the Great Lakes Beach Association, and other associated workshops and field trips.

The State of Lake Michigan (SOLM) Conference – a popular, biennial event dating back to 1999 – is hosted this year by the International Association for Great Lakes Research with support from state and local sponsors. SOLM 17 will be the first in an annual series of State of Lake conferences aimed at promoting linkages between the science and policy communities. For more information, visit

Upcoming dates:

  • Call for sessions/workshops: opens April 14, closes May 26
  • Call for abstracts: opens June 20, closes Aug. 11
  • Conference registration: opens June 20, early bird rate ends Sept. 18, closes Oct. 23

Hotel block is now open!

The SOLM hotel block at the Hyatt is now open! SOLM participants are encouraged to book their rooms as soon as possible, as lodging will fill up quickly, especially if there is a Green Bay Packers game scheduled during this week. Please refer to the Venue tab on the SOLM Conference website or visit the direct booking link on the Hyatt website. The conference rate is $119/night for a standard room.