Additional Information on the Conference
The Sunday night opening will be held at the Museum of Art and Archeology in Pickard Hall. The remainder of the conference will be held in the Memorial Student Union. A campus map that pinpoints these location and gives driving directions to the University can be found at: map.missouri.edu.
Pre-ordered parking permits will be mailed to you by November 7th. If you ordered a parking permit after November 2, you will need to pick it up at the registration desk prior to the first session and return it to your car. These permits are for use only in theUniversity Avenue Garage. If you decide you need a parking permit after registering, please e-mail: email@example.com . Parking permits are not necessary on Sunday, November 11. Free parking can be found along the street or in the nearby Hitt Street Garage.
The conference hotel is walking distance (1 mile; 20 minutes) to the conference locations. However shuttle transportation will run between the hotel and the conference locations.
Sunday, shuttles will depart the hotel at 4:30 and return about 8:00. On Monday, the shuttle will depart the hotel at 7:45 AM. A shuttle schedule will be available at conference check-in.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia (at the University of Missouri), the closest hotel to the University. Visit their online registration for our conference to make reservations or contact them directly.
Hampton Inn Columbia at the University of Missouri
1225 Fellows Place
Columbia, MO 65203
Hotel Front Desk: 1-573-214-2222 /Fax: 1-573-441-2242
Conference participants are responsible for making their own room reservations Please make your reservation by October 10 to guarantee room availability and the conference rate of $105.00. If calling, please ask for the Cultural Bricolage room block for the conference rate.
Columbia offers a number of other lodging options in various price ranges. For more information about lodging and attractions, please visit, www.visitcolumbiamo.com or www.metrotravelguide.com or contact us for some nearby suggestions.
Travel to Columbia
TO COLUMBIA DIRECTLY: Delta Connection provides non-stop service to and from Columbia Regional Airport (COU). The daily flight schedule includes two flights to Atlanta and one to Memphis; Sunday through Friday. Two Saturday flights are to Atlanta. Ground transportation into Columbia (20 minute drive) is available, but you will need to call in advance to schedule reservations with a taxi firm or reserve a car with Hertz or Enterprise. Airport and services information at: www.flymidmo.com
TO A REGIONAL AIRPORT: Columbia is about a 2-hour drive from the St. Louis airport (STL) and a 2.5-hour drive from the Kansas City airport (MCI). There are two options for getting to Columbia from St. Louis or Kansas City. Either take the reliable MO-X shuttle service or rent a car and drive. MO-X has several regularly scheduled trips to and from both airports to any location in Columbia. For reservations and times, visit MO-X's website or call toll free (877) 669-4826.www.moexpress.com
DRIVING HERE: Directions to the University of Missouri
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