GlueX Collaboration Meeting
The spring 2011 meeting will be held May 9-11 at Indiana University.
The meeting will be at the physics department building on campus in Bloomington.
Swain Hall West Rm. 238
727 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
This is about an hour by rental car or shuttle from the Indianapolis airport. Most major rental chains service the airport. The airport shuttle is pretty convenient (www.bloomingtonshuttle.com) and stops directly at the Courtyard Marriott, IMU Biddle Hotel, and Holiday Inn. (However, the distance from Holiday Inn to the physics department is not easily walkable.)
I'd encourage you to consider going ahead and making hotel reservations early to ensure you have a room. As far as recommended hotels, here are some options:
On campus, 5 min walk to the physics building, by far the most convenient (parking is complementary):
Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel & Conference Center
900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN
I've reserved a block of hotel rooms at the IMU hotel. Give the name "GlueX" when making your reservation. The block will be released to the general public on April 8, 2010.
Downtown, 15 min walk or short drive to the physics building:
Hilton Garden Inn Bloomington 245 North College Avenue Bloomington, IN (812) 331-1335
Courtyard Marriott Bloomington 310 S. College Avenue, Bloomington, IN (812) 335-8000
Slightly north of downtown, 5-10 min drive, may be less expensive also:
Hampton Inn Bloomington 2100 North Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN (812) 334-2100
Holiday Inn Bloomington 1710 North Kinser Pike, Bloomington, IN (812) 334-3252
There is ample parking in the university-managed "Henderson garage" across the street from the physics building. I was told by parking operations that you can get a $9 visitor permit that covers all three-days of the meeting. (The posted garage rate $24 per day!)