EGMSP 2017 ✻ Housing/Travel/Local Info
For speakers: the conference will arrange and pay directly for your lodging. Please provide the organizers with your dates of arrival and departure.
For others: blocks of rooms have been set aside at these area hotels. However, if you have applied for housing support from the conference, please contact the organizers before booking any housing for yourself!
✻ LOCAL INFO
UIUC is located in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. It can be reached
by air (Champaign Willard Airport, airport code CMI) via American Airlines and United Airlines;
- by bus (Peoria Charter) from Chicago and Chicago airports;
- by train (Amtrak) from downtown Chicago.
The Illini Union, and the housing provided by the conference to speakers and those with conference housing support, are within walking distance of the lectures and Campustown restaurants. Downtown Champaign (in particular the Hyatt Place Downtown) and downtown Urbana are easily accessed via public transit. The Eastland Suites is most conveniently reached by the hotel shuttle, or by taxi/Uber.
If you have questions, please contact: