Building the Data Center of the Future: Effective Energy-Efficient Design

Travel/Lodging Information

Transportation information

The University of Illinois' Willard Airport (CMI) is the closest airport. 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. The Lincolnland Express also provides shuttle bus service between Urbana-Champaign and all regional airports and Chicago's Union Station.

For driving directions to the I-Hotel, click here.

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

Local bus service is provided by the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.

Hotel information

The workshop is located at the I-Hotel and Conference Center
1901 S. First St.
Champaign, Illinois

Workshop participants may reserve a room at the hotel at the special rate of $109 per night plus taxes—provided rooms in our workshop block are still available for Tuesday and/or Wednesday nights, June 22 and 23, 2010. Otherwise, the hotel's regular rates apply. All rooms at the I-Hotel are non-smoking. Parking is free.

The hotel offers complimentary transportation to and from Willard Airport in Champaign. Provide the hotel your flight information in advance and the hotel's courtesy car will be waiting for you upon your arrival at Willard.

To make reservations:

  1. Call the I-Hotel and Conference Center at 217-819-5000 and ask for reservations.
  2. Tell the reservations agent you are with the group: Data Center of the Future
  3. Reserve your room.

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