Registration is free. If you plan to attend this meeting please fill out this registration form sent via email and email to Howard Oishi at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (734) 763-9267. Please register by May 7th, as space is limited. Please book your hotel as soon as possible. Blocks of rooms are reserved for the conference, but it is NASCAR race week, and rooms will go fast once the blocks are released.
EVENT LOCATION AND PARKING
All sessions will be held at the University of Michigan, Rackham Graduate School Building, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Public parking is available at:
- Palmer Commons parking structure located at 100 Washtenaw Ave.
For directions to the parking garages go to http://www.umich.edu/~info/, and click on maps.
Please check in and pick up conference materials at the on-site registration desk upon arrival at the conference. Registration is located on the 4th floor, west elevator hall. The registration desk will remain open throughout the conference to answer questions.
To get the best rate for lodging at the Bell Tower Hotel or Campus Inn (Standard rooms @$132/night or Business Class rooms @209/night; Campus Inn has limited rooms for Thursday night.), you may pre-register by filling out the registration form and we will make your hotel reservation. Your credit card (Visa or Master Card only) will not be charged until you have checked out and we have a copy of your hotel invoice. You will be sent a scanned copy of your credit card charge receipt along with your hotel receipt.
For questions please contact Howard Oishi at email@example.com or fax to (734) 763-9267.
TO BOOK YOUR OWN RESERVATION
The Dahlmann Campus Inn
CANCELLATION OF HOTEL ROOMS
All attendees are responsible for cancelling their own hotel reservations and are responsible for any charges presented to them by the hotel.
TRANSPORTATION TO THE AIRPORT
For your convenience Ford has generously donated the use of two 12-passenger vans for Thursday and Friday transport from Rackham and the Michigan Union (corner of State and S. University) to the airport. These vans will be available on a first come-first served basis via a sign-up sheet at the registration desk.
Vans will pick up at:
- Rackham at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Consider also the Michigan Flyer motorcoach. The Michigan Flyer is an environmentally conscious and economical way to reach the airport, and also provides wireless internet access! Phone: 517-333-0400
The Michigan Flyer picks up at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel’s main entrance.
How you can reach the Four Points by Sheraton:
Sample Blue Cab flat rates for Michigan Flyer riders to/from the Four Points by Sheraton are:
- Central/Downtown Ann Arbor including UM Hospital: $10 per person.
Sample Blue Cab rate all the way to the airport is approximately $60.
TRAVEL AND LODGING FUNDING
There are limited funds available for travel and lodging expenses. If you would like to apply for all or a portion of your travel and lodging expenses, please contact Howard Oishi at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 9th. Please include a dollar amount so we can have an idea if our budget will support your request.