Accommodations & Travel
The official conference hotel is the Holiday Inn Metrodome and you can reserve a room with the conference discount here:
Holiday Inn Metrodome
1500 Washington Ave S.,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
Phone: (612) 333-4646 Fax: (612) 333-7910
For Reservations only: 1-800-448-DOME(3663)
TO MAKE A ON-LINE RESERVATION
GO TO (link to registration link above)
GUEST ROOM RATES
a guest room rate of $99 per night will be available until September 22, 2010. After this date all reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.
The Holiday Inn may be booked at this point, an alternative is:
Days Hotel Minneapolis - University of Minnesota
2407 University Ave SE
Univ Ave SE & Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414 US
Ask for the University of Minnesota rate
You may fly directly to Minneapolis / St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Please contact your local travel agency for airline reservations. Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport is well served by nonstop flights from London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and other major cities.
Information on ground transportation from the airport to the hotel is available at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Web site. Available ground transportation includes the following:
Light Rail Service
Light Rail service is available to downtown Minneapolis from the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. Approximate one-way fare is $1.50-$2 depending on time of day. View information and route map. The Cedar Riverside station puts you in walking distance to the University of Minnesota's Regis Center for the Arts.
Taxi service is available from the Lindbergh terminal Tram Level. Taxi service cost from the airport to the hotel is approximately $28-$36 one-way.
SuperShuttle offers convenient shuttle service to area locations. Call 800-BlueVan or visit the SuperShuttle Web site at www.supershuttle.com to reserve your transportation. Shuttle service is available for approximately $14 each way.
ADDITIONAL TRAVEL OPTIONS
Catch a train
Express double-decker bus service from Chicago
Ranked the #1 biking city in 2010 (despite the weather) Minneapolis now has a program called Nice Ride where you can rent a bike from a nearby station, many of which are located on the University of Minnesota campus. Nearby bike trails as well as the flat Midwestern landscape make this a great option for your visit.