The 2020 Silicon workshop has been postponed until 2021. We look forward to seeing you then. Stay safe and healthy!

Please help the workshop by booking at Beaver Run Resort. Resort lodging helps to pay for conference facilities.


Beaver Run Resort is located in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is located slope-side at the base of Peak 9 of Breckenridge Ski Resort. It has on-site restaurants, bars, workout facility, pools, hot tubs, spa, and arcade. Downtown Breckenridge is just a stroll down the street.  The historic town of Breckenridge boasts great shopping, art, historical sites, and other activities. It features a blend of comfortable hotel rooms and spacious mountain suites–including fireplaces, and kitchen facilities. Complimentary WiFi is included in all guest rooms and meeting space. Free parking is available.

Group Rates:

Hotel Room $148 Two queen beds, mini-refrigerator, microwave
Studio $148 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, efficiency kitchen
Breckenridge Studio $153 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen
Colorado Suite $158 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen, fireplace, private balcony
Summit Suite $162 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen, remodeled bath, fireplace, private balcony
One Bedroom Suite  $165 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony
Two bedroom Suite $215 Three queen beds, sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony
Corporate Suite $320 One king bed, one queen bed, alcove bedding, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony

Rates do not include applicable taxes and resort fee of 18.45%. Book the hotel [coming soon] or call 1-800-525-2253. Tell them you are part of the Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Group. Rooms must be booked by July 18, 2020. After this date the rooms will be on a space available basis.

See Beaver Run Resort room details here.

Getting to Breckenridge:

Discounted ground transportation from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Beaver Run Resort is coming later.

Transportation back to DIA:

An Express Shuttle is available for travel back to the Denver airport after the workshop. It will leave the resort at 1:00pm; your flight should leave after 5:00pm. Details coming later.


From mining to resort town, Breckenridge, Colorado is located less than two hours west of Denver International Airport in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Beaver Run Resort is nestled at the base of Peak 9, part of the scenic Ten Mile Mountain Range. Founded in 1859 when prospectors discovered gold, Breckenridge has the perfect balance of history and modern riches that come in the form of casual mountain charm! From a small mountain community captivated by the prospects of gold to a world renowned Colorado ski resort and vacation destination, the establishment of Breckenridge through the mining years provided many interconnected trails in the surrounding mountains.

It sits at an elevation of 9,600 feet / 2,926 meters, with the summit at 13,000 feet / 3,962 meters.

During August, daytime temperatures average 68°F / 20°C, and night-time lows average 53°F / 12°C.

Transportation in Breckenridge:

Complimentary in-town shuttle provided by Beaver Run Resort.