Keystone Resort and Conference Center

The Committee selected the Keystone Resort and Conference Center in the midst of the American Rocky Mountains as the venue for the 2012 event. This location is easily accessed via Denver International Airport which is served by 15 airlines, including American, Delta, Continental, British Airways, Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Lufhansa and Aeromexico. A shuttle service can be booked between the airport and the Conference Center, providing attendees with a 1 hour drive through beautiful mountain scenery. Rental cars are also available at the airport.

Keystone offers excellent conference facilities and a diversity of accommodation options. A separate hotel on site has been selected for student accommodation, providing a lower cost option that we hope will enhance the graduate student experience through increased opportunities to meet other students from other parts of the world.

As a resort community, Keystone offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. It encompasses more than 3,000 acres (1,200 hectares) and 3 mountain peaks. You can chose from such activities as guided mountain fishing tours, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and much, much more. You can even take a gondola ride to the Alpenglow Stube, a fine dining establishment located more than 11,000 feet (3,400 meters) above sea level. The views from this restaurant are truly breath-taking.

Keystone hosts a culinary institute, ensuring that conference meals, many of which are included in the registration fee, will match the wonderful cuisine provided by our European hosts in previous years.

The DPP Conference dates coincide with the transition period between winter and summer activities, depending on the weather. For details, visit Keystone Resort's website then click on "Summer Activities" and "Winter Activities" under the "Activities" tab.


The attendees will need to call our Group Reservations Department at 800-258-0437 (or for the international attendees, 1-970-496-4240) and refer to group code CK2DIG to book rooms and receive the contracted group rate. The group rate is available 3 days pre and 3 days post conference.

Printable Hotel Reservation Form
FAX: 970-496-4343

The hotel rates are:

RoomSingle RateDouble RateTriple RateQuad Rate
Keystone Lodge & Spa$135.00$135.00$155.00$175.00
Keystone Lodge & Spa Loft$175.00 $175.00$215.00$235.00
Inn at Keystone*$105.00$105.00$125.00$145.00
Conference Village Studio$125.00$125.00$145.00$165.00
Conference Village 1 Bedroom$135.00$135.00$155.00$175.00
Conference Village 2 Bedroom$175.00$175.00$175.00$175.00
*The Inn at Keystone is specifically identified as the Graduate Student headquarters and we encourage all graduate students to book their accommodations in this hotel.

Keystone Lodge

Luxury hotel with 152 guest rooms including 14 loft suites, designed with an elegant alpine decor. Guest amenities include nightly turn-down service, room service from 6:30 a.m. to midnight, daily complimentary newspaper and valet parking. Keystone Lodge is the longest honored resort member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award. Accomodations types include guest rooms with one king bed, two queen beds and hotel loft suites with living room and king bed. Amenities: Concierge, Spa, Outdoor Heated Pool, Cardio/Weight Room, Room Service, three Restaurants/Lounge, Deli, Indoor Hot Tubs, Wireless Internet Access, Business Center. Within walking distance of conference center; free shuttle service also provided.

The Inn at Keystone

Designated accommodations for graduate students attendees. Centrally located and within walking distance of the Conference Center, although further away than the Keystone Lodge or the Conference Village; free shuttle service is available. Guest rooms are equipped with iron, ironing board, humidifier, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, cable TV, VCR, access to safety deposit box, voice mail and wake up call service. Types of accommodations include guest rooms with one king bed, two double beds, one bedroom suite, and one bedroom spa suite. Amenities: Roof Top Hot Tubs, Room Service, Restaurant & Lounge, Wireless Internet, Dog Friendly.

Conference Village

Condominium accommodations available in these properties include studios, one, two, three and four bedroom suites. Services include: daily housekeeping service, humidifiers, fans, hairdryers, coffee makers, full kitchen, access to swimming pools and hot tubs. The Conference Village condominiums consists of several properties that will be a short walk to the conference center with access to shopping and dining. These are the closest units to the conference center available.

1 Bedroom - Enclosed bedroom with one bed, one full bathroom, living room with sofa pull out and a complete kitchen. Sleeps two comfortably, four maximum.


Your participants can make their reservations for shuttle service to Keystone from DIA by calling Colorado Mountain Express (CME) at 800-525-6363, toll free or online at Your discount code is DPP. Colorado Mountain Express is offering a group discount of $52 each way/$104 round trip. Reservations for ground transportation can also be made when they make their lodging reservations at the Keystone Resort.

Keystone is easily accessible from the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport. With onsite scheduled and private shuttle pick up and rental cars you will be on the slopes in no time. The ground transportation options are:

Colorado Mountain Express (CME)

Numerous, daily, door-to-door shuttles to and from Denver International Airport to Keystone. Colorado Mountain Express also offers private chauffeured travel with CME Premier. Our Mountain Concierge can book your CME reservation for you as part of your vacation package.

Scheduled Shuttle Service via CME

Colorado Mountain Express provides shuttles service to and from the Resort throughout the day. Shuttle service is not available for flights arriving at the airport later than 8:30pm or departing earlier than 10:00am. Please consider booking a rental car if you are arriving or departing when the shuttle is not available.

Private Shuttle Service via CME

Colorado Mountain Express provides shuttles service to and from the Resort throughout the day. Shuttle service is not available for flights arriving at the airport later than 8:30pm or departing earlier than 10:00am. Please consider booking a rental car if you are arriving or departing when the shuttle is not available.

Rental Cars

Hertz rental cars are available through Keystone Central Reservations.


Keystone is located 90 miles west from Denver International Airport (DEN).
Travel West on Interstate 70 Exit at the Silverthorne/Dillon exit #205
At the end of the exit ramp turn left (East) at the stop light onto Highway 6
Travel 6.2 miles into Keystone Resort
FYI - There are several places to stop along the Interstate 70 corridor for food and gas.

Driving Directions from Denver

Condominium Registration

Once you arrive into Keystone Resort turn right (South) at the Keystone traffic light
(this is the traffic light by the Keystone Post Office, Grocery and Gas Station).
After turning make an immediate right (West).
Park in the lot on the left in front of Condominium Registration.
Parking passes are included with your lodging accommodations.

River Run Front Desk

Once you arrive into Keystone Resort go straight through the two stoplights
- follow HWY 6 to the River Run.
Turn right on East Keystone Road (you will see a River Run sign in front of you).
Turn left on Ida Belle Drive (second left)
Turn Right into Dercum Circle - follow signs to Condo Check-in and registration.

Keystone Lodge & Spa

Once you arrive into Keystone Resort go straight through the first stoplight.
Turn right into the Keystone Lodge.
Check-in is located through the glass entrance in the main lobby.

Inn at Keystone Hotel

Once you arrive into Keystone Resort, continue straight past two stoplights and the Keystone Lodge hotel.
Turn right on Razor Road.
Take an immediate left on the frontage road.
The Inn at Keystone Hotel is on the right at 23044 US Highway 6.
You may pull into the valet circle for check in.

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