The Resilience 2011 conference committee is pleased to offer the following social events and tours for your enjoyment.

Don't miss the excitement and your chance to mingle!

MANY EVENTS ARE INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE. FOR EVENTS AND TOURS THAT INVOLVE ADDITIONAL COST, YOU MAY PURCHASE TICKETS WHEN YOU REGISTER.

All tours where transportation is provided will depart from/return to ASU's Memorial Union, download a map.

Use the links below to see the tours for particular dates:

Tours - Sunday, March 13
Tours - Monday, March 14
Tours - Wednesday, March 16

SOCIAL EVENTS

Opening Reception at Heard Museum

Saturday, March 12

6–9 p.m.

Dedicated to the sensitive and accurate portrayal of Native arts and cultures, the Heard is an institution that successfully combines the stories of American Indian people from a personal perspective with the beauty of art.

The Heard Museum sets the standard nationally for collaborating with Native people to present first-person voices.

You will have a chance to explore all of the exhibits and galleries during this reception.

 

Reception sponsored by ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability and is included in the conference registration fee. Sign up online when you register for the conference.

Sunday Night Jam Session

Sunday, March 13

7–9 p.m.

Location: Rula Bula, 401 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, Arizona

Pack your instruments and join us for this special musical night!

Cash bar available.

 

Free admission, but sign up online when you register for the conference.

Monday Reception/Dinner at Tempe Mission Palms

Monday, March 14

6:30-9 p.m.

Network and enjoy this casual dinner. There will be entertainment and plenty of opportunity to talk with your colleagues.

 

Tickets- $70

 

Register today!

TOURS

Sunday, March 13

Taliesin West

Taliesin West – Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright began building this desert masterpiece in 1937 as his personal winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Located on the beautiful Sonoran desert in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains in northeast Scottsdale.

 

Bus departs ASU at 1:30 p.m. and returns to ASU by 5 p.m.

$55 per person. Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 15. Tour will be cancelled if under 15 guests.

 

Sign up today!

Desert Botanical Garden

Plants and People of the Sonoran Desert Tour

You will travel through 5 ecosystems of Arizona on the trail and we will focus on how people can use desert plants for food, tools and shelter.

 

Bus departs ASU at 2 p.m. and returns to ASU by 5 p.m.

$50 per person. Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 10. Tour will be cancelled if under 10 guests.

 

Sign up today!

DBG

SEDONA

Sedona Tour

A vista of unforgettable sights unfolds before you from the moment you enter Sedona. Often called “Red Rock Country” Sedona is one of the most spectacular sites in Arizona.

The splendor of Sedona begins as you approach along the highway and revel in your first views of the towering red rock mountains. Sedona’s shopping districts are nestled among the town’s world-famous red rocks, and Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village is a replica of Guadalajara, a charming town in Mexico.

 

Bus departs ASU at 12:30 p.m. and returns to ASU by 7 p.m.

$105 per person (includes box lunch).

Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 25. Tour will be cancelled if under 25 guests.

 

Sign up today!

Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 is located north of Tucson, Arizona at the base of the stunning Santa Catalina Mountains. This one-of-a-kind facility sits on a ridge at a cool elevation of nearly 4,000 feet and is surrounded by a magnificent natural desert preserve.

Come experience the remarkable Biosphere 2, which Time Life Books recently named one of the 50 must see "Wonders of the World."

 

Bus departs ASU at 12:30 p.m. and returns to ASU by 7 p.m.

$55 per person. Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 15. Tour will be cancelled if under 15 guests.

 

Sign up today!

Biosphere 2

TOURS

Monday, March 14

 

 

Museum of Anthropoloy

 

ASU Tempe Campus Tour

3–4:30 p.m. Free, but register online.

On this tour you will see:

The Sustainability House at Barrett, The Honors College

The Sustainability House is a student-initiated, student-run project that works to build a strong living and learning community of students with a common interest in understanding and acting upon a broad range of sustainability-related issues.

Academic Complex at Barrett, The Honors College

The Honors College is the nation’s first four-year, residential college within a top-tier public university and supports students at all levels of their academic career.

Decision Theater

Decision Theater is a world-class research facility and decision lab for exploring and understanding decision-making in uncertain times. The theatre has state-of-the-art visualization, decision systems science, simulation and solutions tools.

The Museum of Anthropology

ASU's Museum of Anthropology serves as a place to explore the production of knowledge via innovative museum theories, methods and technologies.

 

The campus tour will end at the museum. We will tour the museum from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

 

Sign up today!

TOURS

Wednesday, March 16

Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park is the site of a 1,500 year-old Hohokam village ruin. A National Historic Landmark and an Arizona Point of Pride, there's something for everyone to explore.

 

Bus departs ASU at 1 p.m. and returns to ASU by 4 p.m.

$35 per person. Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 10. Tour will be cancelled if under 10 guests.

 

Sign up today!

Pueblo Grande Museum

Wetlands

Tres Rios Wetlands

You are invited to discover the incredible beauty that water can create in the desert. Where the Salt, Gila, and Agua Fria Rivers unite to provide a home for our native species.

 

Bus departs ASU at 1 p.m. and returns to ASU at 5 p.m.

$30 per person. Purchase tickets by February 23, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 10. Tour will be cancelled if under 10 guests.

 

Sign up today!

Dolly Steamboat

Enjoy Arizona sightseeing at its best on Canyon Lake and its breathtaking Sonoran Desert scenery. An unforgettable experience awaits on Canyon Lake when our Mark Twain era sternwheeler takes you back to a simpler time.

Weathered canyon walls reflect sunshine from waterways accessible only by boat. Blue herons, bald eagles, turkey vultures and desert bighorn sheep are some of the wildlife you will see around the lake.

 

Bus departs ASU at 12:30 p.m. and returns to ASU by 5 p.m.

$60 per person. Purchase tickets by January 15, 2011.

No refunds after February 23, 2011.

Minimum people required for tour – 15. Tour will be cancelled if under 15 guests.

 

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Dolly Steamboat

Wetlands

Spring Training Game -- Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Anaheim Angels

Spring training in Arizona is a wonderful time of year for baseball fans across the globe. The air is warm and the atmosphere is electric.

Resilience 2011 is offering you an opportunity to experience this tried and true American tradition. Grab your sunscreen and join us at the new state-of-the-art Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, which is surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain views in all of baseball, for an exciting major league baseball spring training game.

 

Bus departs ASU at noon and returns to ASU at around 5 p.m. Game starts at 1:10 p.m.

$35 per person, which includes transportation to and from the stadium. Purchase tickets by January 30, 2011.

No refunds.

 

Sign up today!

 
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