The Silicon workshop is back! We look forward to welcoming you in Breckenridge, Colorado for the workshop on July 30 – August 2, 2023.

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.  Parking is $10/night.

Group Rates:

Hotel Room $179 Two queen beds, mini-refrigerator, microwave
Studio $179 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, efficiency kitchen
Breckenridge Studio $184 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen
Colorado Suite $193 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen, fireplace, private balcony
Summit Suite $203 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, upgraded efficiency kitchen, remodeled bath, fireplace, private balcony
One Bedroom Suite  $203/$209 One queen bed, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony. ($209 in Building 4.)
Two bedroom Suite $271 Three queen beds, sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony

Rates do not include applicable taxes and resort fee of 19.01%. Book the hotel using this link. or call 1-800-525-2253. Tell them you are part of the Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Group. Rooms must be booked by July 14, 2023. After this date the rooms will be on a space available basis.

See Beaver Run Resort room details here.

Getting to/from Breckenridge:

Discounted ground transportation from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Beaver Run Resort is available through Epic Mountain Express (click link after March 27th).

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. Book after March 27th using the Registration link.


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.