Hotel and Travel Information
The summit will be held at the Salish
Lodge & Spa nestled in the foothills of the Cascade
Mountains 30 miles east of Seattle. In addition to a
spa, Salish offers three notable restaurants and
Lodge guests can hear the roar of
Snoqualmie Falls as whitewater tumbles over granite
cliffs nearly 300 feet into the emerald river canyon
below. They can venture down the pine tree-lined trail
by day and let the crackling personal wood-burning
fireplace soothe their sleep by night.
Tribe considered Snoqualmie Falls a spiritual place of
great power. Today Snoqualmie Falls is the second most
visited tourist destination in Washington State.
Attendance at the
Networking Summit 2008 is by invitation only. Microsoft
Research will pick up the expenses for all participants
who are from academia. Participants from Industry are
expected to pay for their own travel.
Airline Reservations and Car Rental
If you are a participant
and are from Academia, MSR will pay for your travel
reservations. You will need to contact American Express
Travel at msgratis(at)microsoft.com. They will assist with your airline ticket and car
rental. When speaking with the travel agent, please
reference the MSR Networking Summit. Call only during
normal business hours, which are Monday through Friday 7
am till 6 pm (Pacific Standard Time).
have a "Guest Room Block" at the Salish Lodge &
Spa. Please contact the hotel directly,
reference the MSR Networking Summit and make
your reservations. Please make your reservations
by May 3, 2008; the “Guest Room Block” will
expire on May 4th.
If you are a participant from Academia, MSR will
pay for your travel reservations. If you are a
participant from Industry, MSR will not pay for
your hotel reservations, you will need to
provide the Salish Lodge with your personal
credit card information.
Lodge & Spa
phone: 1.800.272.5474 | fax: 1.425.888.2420
(fax) | e-mail: