APRIL 6 - 9, 2017
SOUTHWEST - WESTERN CHAPTERS SPRING MEETING
Where the Old West meets the Southwest: the cliff jumping scene in "Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid" was filmed here!
Join physician-pilots and their families in this amazing destination. Durango is a small breath-taking city in southwestern Colorado, near the New Mexico border.
The downtown is a treasure of unique shops, galleries, restaurants and the friendliest people in the USA -- ready to make the weekend a special memory. Durango, Colorado downtown is a Nationally Registered Historic District. It is home to boutique hotels, award-winning restaurants and great shopping. You will step out the hotel door into history.
Come early and participate in the Mesa Verde optional tour on Thursday, April 6. It's known for its Ancient Puebloan cliff dwellings, the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, Mesa Top Loop Road including SunPoint Overlook with panoramic canyon views and Petroglyph Point with rock carvings.
GETTING THERE AND STAYING THERE
AIRPORT: KDRO (Durango-La Plata Co. Airport)
Commercial: United & American Eagle
HOTEL: Historic Strater Hotel $139/night, 800.247.4431
SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 optional day Mesa Verde tour
6 - 7 pm Welcome Hospitality (FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK begins at 5 pm)
FRIDAY, APRIL 7 -- Breakfast included with hotel room rate
8 am - 12:15 pm CME Session I*
12:30 pm Group Tour with Lunch
6 pm Hospitality Hour (STRATER & DIAMOND BELLE SALOON stage Old West Shootout at 7 pm)
SATURDAY, APRIL 8 -- Breakfast included with hotel room rate
8 am - 12:15 pm CME Session II*
Afternoon on your own to explore
6:30 pm Hospitality
7 - 9:30 pm Group Dinner with speaker
SUNDAY, APRIL 9 -- Breakfast included with hotel room rate
Departures at your leisure - FLY SAFELY!
*Scientific Schedule attached. Click link below to open
Come early for a pre-meeting tour to Mesa Verde or to try your best fly-fishing rod in the cold mountain streams.
In addition, Durango offers the great outdoors experiences whether it be hiking, biking, rafting, or simply taking in the incredible scenery.
Southwest and Western Chapters invite YOU to join us for this special weekend! See you there.
SW-Western Chapters Springs 2017 Schedule-Speakers.docx
LEARNER OBJECTIVES SOUTHWEST.docx
Chapter Reg Form 1-2017.pdf