2010 NCSA Private Sector Program Annual Meeting


2010 NCSA Private Sector Program Annual Meeting

Local Information

Where is NCSA? How do I get there?

Google Maps view of the buildings for the PSP Annual Meeting

View a map of relevant buildings to the PSP Annual Meeting

NCSA is on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. The address is 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana.

The University of Illinois' Willard Airport (CMI) is served by American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

Other regional airports are: Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Indianapolis, Indiana (120 miles/190 kilometers away); O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago, Illinois (140 miles/220 kilometers away); and Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), Bloomington, Illinois (less than 60 miles/100 kilometers away).

You can also reach Champaign-Urbana via Amtrak train or Greyhound bus service. Lincolnland Express and Megabus also provide bus service between Urbana-Champaign and Chicago.

Driving directions are available on the NCSA website.

The Champaign County Visitors Guide offers information on taxis and other transportation.

Where can I stay in Urbana-Champaign?

Blocks of rooms are available for PSP Annual Meeting attendees at:

Hampton Inn (http://www.hamptoninn.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=CMIILHX
1200 W. University Ave., Urbana
Rate: $89/night
Call 217-337-1100 before April 25 and use the code "C-PSP" to get the special rate.
Note: The Hampton Inn is within walking distance (less than 1 block) of NCSA and offers free parking.

I Hotel
1900 S. First St., Champaign
Rate: $115/night
Call 217-819-5000 before April 25 and use the code "APSP" to get the special rate.
Note: The I Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the NCSA Building, where most meeting activities will take places, and to and from Willard Airport.

Check the online Champaign County Visitors Guide for information on Urbana-Champaign accommodations.

Parking at NCSA

Metered parking is available near the NCSA Building on Clark Street, in the parking garage just north of NCSA, and on other surrounding streets. Rates are 75 cents/hour, and the meters accept quarters, dimes, nickels and dollar coins. While you can park all day in the garage, time limits for surrounding streets are usually two hours. There is no attendant in the parking garage and you cannot use bills or credit cards to pay for parking.

Parking at the National Petascale Computing Facility

NPCF There will be a reception at the National Petascale Computing Facility (1725 S. Oak St., Champaign) from 5 to 6:30 May 11. Shuttles will be available at 4:45 p.m. to take meeting attendees from the NCSA Building and the Hampton Inn to the reception site. If you plan to drive, free parking is available after 5 p.m. in Lot E14 across Oak Street from the National Petascale Computing Facility.

Parking at Memorial Stadium

There is VERY LIMITED metered parking near Memorial Stadium at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive.