SoSSDN Venue and Travel


McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC)
3201 South State Street
Chicago, IL

MTCC is located on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), a private, technology-focused, research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law.

Hotel Accommodations

Best Western Grant Park Hotel
1100 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL

Rates: $169 king or queen room, $179 triple/quad room

The room block cut-off date is May 25, 2016.

Participants need to contact the hotel directly by calling 1-800-472-6875 or 312-922-2900 and mention Science of Security SDN Workshop.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

Rate: $219.00 king room.

The room block cut-off date is May 18, 2016.

Make your reservation by contacting the hotel at phone 312-567-1234 and mention the Science of Security SDN Workshop to get the group rate.

Travel to Chicago

Arrival by Plane

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is located with in 10 miles of the workshop venue.  Travel time is between the airport and the venue is between 20 – 40 minutes depending on traffic.  MDW is serviced by Delta and Southwest Airlines.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) 20 miles from IIT with a travel time of 30 – 60 minutes depending on traffic. O’Hare has has a lengthy list of commercial airline carriers.

Arrival by Train 

For train travel into Chicago, consult Amtrak timetables with arrivals to Chicago Union Station (CHI).  Travel time to IIT is around 15 minutes.

Tips for transportation to Illinois Tech.