The conference will take place in the historic Fitger's complex in Duluth, Minnesota (600 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802). The venue includes comfortable meeting rooms and historic indoor and outdoor spaces overlooking Lake Superior and within easy walking distance of Duluth's tourism center.
Field tours will explore nearby north shore forests, the Mesabi Iron Range, and other regional locations of interest.
Duluth is a city of about 85,000 with a remarkable history and extraordinary natural setting. Perched on the edge of the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area, Duluth and nearby Superior, WI combine to form the world's largest inland shipping port. In recent years Duluth has evolved to become a major tourism destination, offering unparalleled opportunities for cycling, kayaking, hiking, canoeing, and many other forms of outdoor recreation. Duluth is a couple of hours from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as well as the Minneapolis-St Paul area, a major regional urban center.
Learn more about Duluth, MN through the 2019 Official Visitor Guide.