Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the meeting take place?

NORM2023 will take place on the campus of Montana State University.

You can access a map of MSU’s campus at MSU’s website.

Particular locations to be familiar with on the map are the Strand Union Building (SUB), Norm Asbjornson Hall (NAH), Parking Garage, Miller Dining Hall, and Hyalite Hall (if you are staying on campus).

When and where can I pick up my registration?

Registration opens at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, June 28th. The registration desk is located outside of Ballroom A in the Strand Union Building (SUB).

Registration will also be available at 7 am on Thursday June 29th and Friday June 30th at 7 am in the Ballroom A, SUB.

What are the Poster Session details?

The General Poster Session will be held on Wednesday, June 28, from 5-7 pm in the Strand Union Building (SUB) Ballrooms ABCD. Presenters will be assigned a poster number at the conference registration to facilitate set up. Posters will be affixed to poster boards using provided pins. Maximum poster size is 4 feet wide, 6 feet tall. Posters may be hung starting at 3:30 PM.

The Undergraduate Poster Session will be held Thursday, June 29th from 12-2 pm in SUB Ballrooms AB. Posters may be hung starting at 10:30 AM. Poster presenters and attendees will be provided with Firehouse subs.

May I use my own computer for my talk?

If they wish, speakers may use their own computers to present, provided it is compatible with the projector HDMI cable. If presenters prefer, a computer will be available for each technical session during the conference. Be sure to arrive to your session early so that your talk can be uploaded from a USB flash drive.

Is Wi-Fi available?

MSU-Guest Wi-Fi will be available for all registered participants.

Are resources available for nursing mothers?

Family Care rooms are available in the SUB (1st floor -right across from the MSU bookstore) and in Norm Asbjornson Hall (NAH) 2nd floor.

Campus Parking

Parking is available in MSU’s parking garage for a maximum per day fee of 12.00. Visit the travel/parking tab on the NORM2023 website.

Where can you eat within walking distance of MSU?

MSU’s Miller Dining Commons will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. MSU has a coffee venue right outside of SUB ballrooms AB serving coffee, tea, small pastries, and muffins. MSU has a bookstore with available snacks and bottled soda to purchase.

On the west edge of campus MSU on South 11th Ave, Bridger Brewing serves pizza and salads, and Town and Country Grocery store has a small deli. On the north side of campus (College St.) Columbo’s Pizza and Pasta, Taco Montes, Low Brow Burgers and Pickle Barrel are additional choices. International Coffee Traders is located in this area as well.

How do I get to the Food Truck Rodeo?

We strongly recommend walking from the MSU campus to the Food Truck Rodeo venue (Story Mansion). It’s not far (~ 10 min walk) and parking will be extremely limited. Follow these directions to get to the Story Mansion.

If you’d like to walk to the Story Mansion as a group, please rendezvous in SUB ballroom A between 5:30 and 6:15 on Friday June 30th. Volunteers will periodically lead groups over to the event.

If you are not for walking, ride the Streamline Bus!  Service on the Blue Line starts at MSU’s SUB and stops at S.Willson Ave/College St. Find more information on the bus schedule.