Idaho INBRE : IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

NIH IDeA Western Regional Conference

Welcome faculty, staff, and students!

Registration for the Western Region IDeA Conference is now open.

Conference Dates: Monday evening, October 12 - Wednesday afternoon, October 14, 2015
Conference Location: The Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Grant Writing Workshop: On Monday, before the conference, we will be hosting an all-day grant writing workshop to be presented by Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, LLC
Conference and Writing Workshop fees:
• Students - $200, including conference and writing workshop
• Post-docs/staff/other - $250, including conference and writing workshop
• Faculty NOT attending writing workshop - $250
• Faculty attending conference AND writing workshop - $300
• Faculty/Post-docs/staff/students attending writing workshop but NOT conference - $50 - Do NOT register for the conference - go directly to step #2 below to pay your workshop registration fees.
Three steps to a complete conference registration:

1. Go to and follow the prompts.

2. Pay registration fees based on attendee type at

3. Reserve a hotel room online at The Coeur d'Alene. Or you may call (855) 999-7998 and be sure to mention the NIH IDeA Western Regional Conference, group code WIDEA.

Room rates for the conference are:
  • - $139 for the lake tower
  • - $109 for the park tower
  • - $99 for the north wing
Conference Website:

Contact Whitney Floch (; 208-885-2097) or Linda Liou (; 208-885-5373) if you have questions or problems with the registration process.