Next week, UW-Madison hosts Join us at the Lake: ADEIL 2018 Annual Conference at Memorial Union. We hope that you’re able to take advantage of the learning and networking opportunities.
As some of our instructors are based outside of Madison, information for those coming from out of town (and for our Madison-based instructors, reminders of places to explore in Madison) are included below.
If you Arrive at the Dane County Regional Airport: You will find ground transportation near the baggage claim area. You may elect to take a cab from the airport to the hotel, or you may call the Graduate Hotel to arrange for shuttle service (608 257 4391).
Union Cab: https://www.unioncab.com/Contact
Badger Cab: http://www.badgercab.com/index.php
Green Cab: https://greencabmadison.com/
If you Arrive by Car: You may use the parking service at the hotel.
If you Arrive with the Badger Bus from the Milwaukee Regional Airport:
You will get off the bus at the UW-Madison Campus Stop on Langdon Street: https://www.badgerbus.com/tickets/locations/locations/madison/uw-madison-campus-stop-on-langdon/ The conference hotel is a 5 minute walk away. https://goo.gl/maps/6G1JdHgP2Lu
If you Arrive with the Van Galder Bus from O’Hare International Airport:
You will get off the bus at the UW-Madison Campus stop on Langdon Street: https://www.govangalder.com/Chicago-Airport-Shuttle-Bus-Map-information The conference hotel is a 5 minute walk away. https://goo.gl/maps/3xZ14VBp8mG2
The Conference Hotel:
If you reserved a room at the conference hotel, you will be staying at the Graduate in Madison. You can visit their website at https://www.graduatehotels.com/madison/ If you need directions to the Graduate Hotel, you may use Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/jXEUZN6yeEJ2
The Memorial Union:
The conference will be held at the UW-Madison Memorial Union. (Note: This is the Campus Bus Stop for Badger Bus and Van Galder Bus). To locate the Memorial Union with google maps, go to: https://goo.gl/maps/esKAugZHfXQ2 Conference registration will open at 2 pm on October 24th. To locate the registration table, enter the Memorial Union via the East Wing (Peets Coffee Shop) and use the stairs or elevator to go to the second floor. Registration will be set up outside Tripp Commons.
Places to explore when you arrive:
If you arrive early, you may wish to explore the following places:
The Memorial Union has many quiet spaces as well as dining options: https://union.wisc.edu/visit/memorial-union/
The Chazen Museum of Art: https://www.chazen.wisc.edu/
The Memorial Library: https://www.library.wisc.edu/memorial/ (check in at the Welcome Desk at the Library entrance near State Street for a visitor’s pass)
The State Capitol: http://tours.wisconsin.gov/
State Street (shops and restaurants): https://goo.gl/maps/MAnsuiznZLK2
The Veterans Museum: https://www.wisvetsmuseum.com/
Walking the Lakeshore Path to Picnic Point: https://lakeshorepreserve.wisc.edu/visit/places/the-lakeshore-path/
Camp Trippalndee (a restaurant in the Graduate Hotel) https://www.graduatehotels.com/madison/restaurant/camp-trippalindee/
Hope you have an inspiring time at the conference!