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Archived Content from Conference Held in May 2011 

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Location and Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Radisson-University Hotel located at 615 Washington Avenue Southeast, just east of the University of Minnesota’s East Bank Campus.

Washington Avenue will be closed for construction in mid-May. Online direction services may give incorrect driving instructions. Download PDF of correct driving instructions.

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Download Campus Area Map (PDF)

Hotel Reservations

Please note that the block of reserved rooms was released on April 17, 2011. Call the hotel to see whether rooms are still available: 612-379-8888.


Parking is available at the Washington Avenue Ramp of the University of Minnesota on Washington Avenue at a cost of $2.50 per hour ($12 daily maximum–rates subject to change). Guests of the Radisson-University Hotel can park for a special rate of $12.50 per day in the lot behind the hotel. 

Less expensive parking is available four blocks away in the Maroon Parking Complex just north of 4th Street S.E. for $3.75 per day. Please note that there is no overnight or Saturday parking in the Huron Blvd. Parking Complex.

Download Campus Area Map (PDF)
Download correct driving instructions (PDF).

Getting from the Airport

The Super Shuttle is a group limousine service that will take you directly to the Radisson University Hotel for approximately $16 one-way. A cab to the Radisson University Hotel will cost approximately $25 one way.


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