On November 14-15, 2012, the Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) and Solar Energy Research Center (SERC) at UNC-Chapel Hill will co-host a scientific meeting at the Raleigh Convention Center, as part of the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
This symposium is sponsored and organized by the UNC EFRC: Solar Fuels and Next Generation Photovoltaics, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science.
Other sponsors include: ACS Publications, UNC-Chapel Hill Office of the Chancellor, UNC-Chapel Hill Office of the Provost, Research Triangle Solar Fuels Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill Office of the Dean, Duke University Arts and Sciences, the Duke University Photonics Institute, the Duke University Energy Initiative, University of Florida, and UNC Institute for Advanced Materials.
Just 20 minutes away from downtown Raleigh, Raleigh-Durham International Airport features numerous carriers offering direct service to 37 destinations. An East Coast hub, RDU offers nearly 450 daily arrivals and departures on nine major and 16 regional carriers. International flights include London and Toronto.
Ground transportation is provided by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Taxi Service, the Triangle Transit Authority and local limousine and shuttle companies. Cab fare is approximately $35. However, many hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport.
The Triangle Transit Authority is the bus system serving RDU. There are signs for the TTA bus outside the terminals. The fare is $2.50 and transfers are issued for free upon boarding.