SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY
50th ANNUAL MEETING
March 9-11, 2023
The Westin Denver Downtown Hotel
“Equity and Solidarity in Perilous Environments”
Registration for the SAAP 2023 in person meeting in Denver is now available. Everyone participating must register.
Please use these links to register and purchase for SAAP 2023
What is for Sale
NOTE: The price for this registration increases automatically at midnight 2/16 from $150 to $175.
NOTE: This is set to update the price automatically at midnight 2/16 from $65 to $80
Banquet for REGULAR Members
Banquet for STUDENT Members
T-shirts (various sizes, choose using drop down menu) — to be picked up in person at the meeting.
Poster (11” x17’’) — to be picked up in person at the meeting
Please note that if you cancel any purchase, there is a mandatory $10 fee. We do this because we have to cover administrative costs related to the online system.
HOW TO SHOP
Click the link above and go to the first product you want to purchase. Add it to your cart. Then, enter the required information.
Next, click the link to the second product you want to add. Add to cart. Enter your info again (sorry!).
Once you are done adding items to the cart, you can check out in a final transaction.
Confirmation for your purchase(s) will be generated automatically.
The Westin Denver Downtown Hotel, 1672 Lawrence St
CONFERENCE RATE: $169 Regular & $129 Student for W 3/8 – S 3/11; Mention: SAAP Conference Rate; Website: https://book.passkey.com/e/50371370
If you need to call for a new reservations, call the Central Reservations phone number (888) 627-8435.
If you need to call to confirm or change the details of a stay already reserved, call the Westin Denver Front Desk using the confirmation code provided to them when the reservation was created, and by calling (303) 572-9100.
Any questions? Please contact David Hildebrand at firstname.lastname@example.org
Westin Downtown Hotel: 1672 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80202 https://goo.gl/maps/h7hXBe1gq71q6oi66
PARKING AND TRAVEL FROM AIRPORT
On-Site Parking — Daily: $35
Valet – Daily: $46
Off-Site Parking — Discounted parking at the Tabor Center is available in the Park Chirp app. .1 Miles
City website on parking: https://denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Parking-Division/Lots-and-Garages
Airport (DIA) to Downtown
Fast and inexpensive is the RTD Light Rail A Line to Union Station.
BASICS: IN THE AIRPORT: In the airport, walk to RTD Skyride “A” line train. N.B. You walk as if you were going toward the airport Westin (not our Westin but same chain. There’s one in the airport.)
Go out the doors and go down the escalator to the train.
After de-training, you’re very close. You can (a) take the free Mall Ride Bus OR (b) walk ~10 minutes or (c) grab a Lyft/Uber.
MALL BUS: Take the Free Mall Ride Bus https://goo.gl/maps/MLUnozSNWH12PXwZ8
WALKING: to Westin Downtown Hotel https://goo.gl/maps/AqBqM5in899cYKcL6
RTD Train Ticket phone APP: Before you come, get the RTD app buy a ticket. It will be $10.50 — Regional fare.
TRAIN TICKETS: Link to tickets: https://www.rtd-denver.com/fares-passes/mobile-ticketing Also available at kiosks near the train.
SCHEDULE: About every 15 minutes. Here’s a sample schedule for M-TH in direction of downtown: https://www.rtd-denver.com/app/route/A/schedule?day=mondaythursday&direction=westbound&stops=0-7
Covid-19 and Precautions in Denver
SAAP will follow local mandates regarding masking, and recommends that people do what they think is prudent and sensitive to others.
Masks are not mandatory in most businesses. There should be specific signage if masks are mandated.
The Westin Hotel’s Covid information is here: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/denwi-the-westin-denver-downtown/overview/what-to-expect/
Covid-19 Information for Denver is here: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/COVID-19-Information and here https://covid19.colorado.gov/guidance-for-businesses-communities
Free mask resources: https://covid19.colorado.gov/freemasks
Mask advice from CDPHE: https://covid19.colorado.gov/mask-guidance
Selected Restaurants and Pubs near Hotel and around town
Denver has lots of really good places to eat. This list will get you started.
NOTE: Denver Restaurant Week is concurrent with SAAP this year. This is a special week where many fantastic restaurants have fixed price menus. You need to reserve earlier rather than later. More info is here: https://www.denver.org/denver-restaurant-week/ and menus are here: https://www.denver.org/denver-restaurant-week/restaurant-menus/
Brewery/Cocktail (all have food, too)
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
The Nickel (in Hotel Teatro)
Illegal Petes (burritos etc.)
Mad Greens Salads (take away mostly)
Modern Market eatery
My Brother’s Bar (a bit of a trek but not that far and a historic place)
Sam’s #3 (breakfast and diner fare)
The Delectable Egg (breakfast)
What the Pho
Nola Jane (New Orleans)
Rhein Haus (German)
Ted’s Montana Grill (American)
Watercourse Foods (vegetarian and vegan — not walking distance)
Ash’Kara Denver (not walking but wow, is it good)
Cholon Asian Fusion
Fruition (not walking but very good)
Potager (not walking but very good)
Tamayo (interior Mexican)
The Kitchen (American)
Water Grill (seafood)
FUN, ART, OUTINGS
Dazzle Jazz Club (very close by and very, very good)
Denver Performing Arts Center (walking distance; music, opera, theater complex)
Clyfford Still Museum (take the Mall Ride and walk)
Denver Museum of Art (take the Mall Ride and walk)
Museum of Contemporary Art (walking distance)
Redline Art Gallery (not walking distance but not far; check their schedule)
The Navarre Museum of Western Art (a gem; limited hours)
Other Attractions (** kid friendly/fun)
Brown Palace Hotel (take a look inside!)
Denver Capitol Building (walking distance)
Larimer Square (great shopping; walking distance)
Meow Wolf (an experience)
Union Station (trains and lovely shops, restaurants, gift shops; walking distance)
** Denver Botanic Gardens (some distance; large conservatory!)
** Denver Museum of Nature and Science (some distance)
** Denver Zoo (some distance)
** Downtown Aquarium
** History Colorado Center
** Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (need a car for this)
** Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (some distance)
Tattered Cover Bookstore (some distance)
Boulder, CO (buses available from Union Station; takes about 1.2 hrs. by bus)
Garden of the Gods (near Colorado Springs; red rocks? They got ‘em.)
Special Note: Venue for Reception for Participants (Thursday night for registered participants)
NOLA Jane: 1435 Market Street Denver, CO 80202
https://nolajanelodo.com/ Walking directions to reception from hotel: (7 min.): https://goo.gl/maps/DiXb8U55eqGMMdhp8