Kickoff Meeting October 2016

CAEML Kickoff Meeting: Oct. 27-28, 2016, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

This event is for representatives of CAEML’s member companies, the participating faculty and students. If you are not in one of these categories but wish to attend, please contact Normand Paquin at paquin@illinois.edu

Location: 301 Coordinated Science Laboratory (1308 W. Main Street, Urbana, IL 61801)

Registration:

Registration is free, but required.  Please register here.

Hotel Accommodations:

Participants need to make their own hotel reservations. Two block of rooms have been reserved under the name “CAEML Kickoff Meeting” at:

Hampton Inn ($115 per night) – block held until Sept. 27th, 2016
1200 W University Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
217.337.1100

Hyatt Place ($129 per night) – block held until Oct. 1st, 2016
217 N. Neil, Champaign, IL 61820
217.531.2800

*Note Hampton Inn is about a 5-7 minute walk to CSL, 1308 W. Main St., Urbana.  Hyatt Place, approximately 10mins. from campus by car, is located in downtown Champaign with numerous restaurants located nearby. The Hyatt Place also offers a shuttle service from 7 AM to 11 PM to and from campus as well as to and from Willard Airport in Champaign.

Map of campus: View a campus map here. If you type “Coordinated Science Laboratory” in the second search box, you will see where the building is located. Or view a PDF file containing a sketch that highlights the location of CSL, hotels, and parking lot B4.

Transportation To/From Meeting:

Participants may want to fly into Champaign-Urbana’s airport (CMI) as it is about a 15 minute drive to campus. Information about rental cars and other modes of transportation available at CMI can be found here. Cab fare to and from the airport is approximately $17.

You may also fly into one of the two Chicago airports, Indianapolis, or Bloomington (IL).

O’Hare Airport (ORD) is a 2 ½ hour drive to campus. Information about rental cars and other modes of transportation available at ORD can be found here.

Midway Airport (MDW) is a 2 hour and 19 minute drive to campus. Information about rental cars and other modes of transportation available at MDW can be found here.

Bloomington Airport (BMI) is a 55 minute drive to campus. Information about rental cars and other modes of transportation available at BMI can be found here.

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is a 2 hour and 4 minute drive to campus. Information about rental cards and other modes of transportation available at IND can be found here: http://www.indianapolisairport.com/parking_transportation/rentalCar.aspx

Parking:

Metered parking for university visitors is available on university streets and drives and in several lots and parking garages including parking lot B4 located between Goodwin Ave. and Matthews Avenue where these intersect with University Avenue (enter via Matthews Ave for parking meters closest to venue). Visitors must pay the established meter fee as designated on the meter. Pay by Phone is a convenient option.  The B4 parking lot is less than a 5 minute walk to CSL.

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly should you have any questions or require assistance.  You can email Normand Paquin at paquin@illinois.edu or call his office at 217-333-2511.