2020 MAGNA Conference

Molecular Magnetism in North America (MAGNA) Conference

February 21-24, 2020

201 Arnold Rd, St. Simons Island, GA 31522


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Lodging is available at the King and Prince Resort. Reservations can be made online or by calling 800-342-0212 (inside the USA). Outside the USA, please call direct: 912-638-3631. Specify the MAGNA Conference if you call. Contract prices are in effect from Tuesday, February 18, 2019 through Saturday, February 29, 2019. Please make all reservations prior to January 21, 2019 to qualify for the reduced rates listed below.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are continuing your stay from the Sanibel conference, please contact the hotel directly and let them know so they are able to keep you in the same room.

Room Types and Prices Available at the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort for the conference:

Ocean Front Rooms– $164/night

Partial Ocean View Rooms– $154/night

Resort View Rooms– $141/night

Resort Standard Rooms– $127/night

  • The $20 nightly Resort Services Fee is waived for this group, so the following services will be complimentary for the group: 24-hour security, in-room coffee and hot teas, self-parking, wireless internet, two bottled waters per room per day, USA Today newspaper, local and toll free phone calls, in-room umbrellas for use during visit, fitness center, tennis court access, computer and printer access, preferred access to tee times at the King and Prince Golf Course, shuttle service (advance notice required) to the King and Prince Golf Course and Malcolm McKinnon Airport on St. Simons Island, poolside towel service, computer and printer access
  • Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 11%) in effect at the time of check in. Rates are also subject to a $5 Georgia Hotel parking fee, which will be charged in addition to each room night rate.


Guests are welcome to reserve tee times at the Resort owned and operated course by calling 912-634-0255. Greens and cart fees are $79 per person, plus tax for Resort guests, for 2019. The 2020 fees are to be determined.

Overflow for the MAGNA Conference can stay at the Sea Palm Motel (800-841-6268) with rates comparable to those of the King & Prince.


The closest international airport to the conference location is Jacksonville International Airport (symbol JAX), in Jacksonville, FL. If you are planning on renting a car, arriving at Jacksonville International is the best choice.

If you are planning to fly directly to the conference, it is easiest to fly to Atlanta (Hartsfield Airport; symbol ATL) Georgia and connect to Brunswick Georgia (symbol BQK). It is a short taxi ride from there to the conference hotel site.

Ground Transportation to St. Simons Island

To make a reservation with MAX Transport, please call 866-634-7749 or go to their website

Jacksonville Airport to St. Simons Island = $100.00 cash ($105.00 by credit card).
St. Simons Island to Jacksonville Airport = $90.00 cash ($95.00 by credit card).
Notes: Each additional person is $5.00.


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