Just north of Tucson, and an easy drive from Phoenix, the Biosphere 2 campus is surrounded by the scenic Sonoran Desert.
Biosphere 2 facilities are modeled on principles of sustainability and responsible energy use.
The Biosphere 2 Conference & Retreat Center has wonderful facilities to meet the needs of you or your group.
With its lush indoor rain forest and million-gallon ocean under its 3.14 acre roof, Biosphere 2 provides a unique window on some of the most pressing global Grand Challenges.
Located on the Biosphere 2 campus in the serene foothills of the Catalina Mountains, the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2 Conference & Retreat Center provides an inspiring setting for conferences, workshops, retreats, summer and winter schools, and events that unleash creative thinking and promote the free exchange of ideas between scientists and students, entrepreneurs and educators, executives and engineers, planners, policymakers and the general public.
Nested within the breathtaking environment of the Sonoran Desert, the Biosphere 2 Conference & Retreat Center provides a perfect location to unwind and socialize between or after meetings. Its fully high-speed networked campus of 28 Santa Fe-style casitas offers over 100 single or double-capacity sleeping rooms and several double-occupancy offices within easy walking distance of all conference facilities and the Biosphere 2 laboratories.
Choose from indoor and/or outdoor planning options, including eight meeting rooms in a variety of sizes, all equipped with white boards, LCD projectors, and broadband wifi. And select amongst a number of catering options, from high-end gourmet meals to simple snacks or sandwiches.