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All attendees must review the 2020 Polar Technology Conference Code of Conduct.
Code of Conduct (PDF - 210 KB)


The Denver International Airport (DEN) is an approximate 45-minute drive from Boulder. Information on transportation options between Denver and Boulder, including driving directions, public bus, shuttle services, and taxi/Uber can be found at:

Airport Shuttle
Green Ride Boulder is offering an airport shuttle for PTC attendees between the Denver airport and Boulder for $41 each way. Information and reservation instructions can be found here.


The Polar Technology Conference will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Community (SEEC) auditorium.

Detailed directions and map to SEEC:

SEEC Address:
4001 Discovery Drive
Boulder, CO 80303

SEEC is located on CU Boulder's East Campus at the intersection of Foothills Parkway and Colorado Avenue. Visitor parking is available in the lot in front of the SEEC building.

Parking Permits

Parking permits for SEEC Visitor Parking are available at Please select Polar Technology Conference and click the Find Parking button. Cost is $17 for all three days. Please use lot 556. Alternatively, you may use lot 550 and pay per day at the kiosk. A map of parking lots near SEEC can be found here.


The Boulder Inn
770 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: 303-449-3800
Toll-free: 800-233-8469
info [at]

Millennium Harvest House
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80302-6899
Phone: 303-443-3850 [at]


There are great dining options in Boulder.

For those staying at The Boulder Inn, several restaurant suggestions within walking include:

  • The Taj
  • Pho Kitchen Bar & Grill
  • Café Mexicali
  • Dark Horse
  • Moe’s BBQ
  • Cosmos Pizza

View map here