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2010 Blue Waters Performance Modeling Workshop

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Where is NCSA? How do I get there?

NCSA building 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?

Hampton Inn
1200 W. University Ave., Urbana
Rate: $89/night
A block of 20 rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn. Call 217-337-1100 before March 10th and use the group code "Performance Modeling" for booking.
Note: The Hampton Inn is within walking distance (less than 1 block) of NCSA and offers free parking.

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.


Questions

For questions contact Torsten Hoefler, htor@ncsa.illinois.edu.

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Blue Waters is a joint effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, its National Center for Supercomputing Applications, IBM, and the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation. It is supported by the National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois.