HOTELS AND TRAVEL
This year's SPAC- WPC conference "Meeting in the Middle" will be held at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy with the opening reception held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Hotel. Ground transportation from the airport by taxi is approximately $20-25 one way. Super Shuttle is about $12 one way and $20 round trip per individual.
Preferred Hotels (on UT campus and about a 10 minute walk from the College of Pharmacy):
Situated conveniently on the university campus and in the heart of Austin the AT&T executive meeting center hotel offers inspiring views of the University's Tower, the Texas State Capitol, or our serene central courtyard. The hotel is about a 10 minute walk to the College of Pharmacy and is surrounded by Blanton Museum of Art, UT's Visual Art Center, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Longhorns at Texas Memorial Stadium, and shops on colorful Guadalupe Street-all within walking distance.
The discounted room rate for SPAC-WPC attendees is $169 per night for single occupancy and $169 per night for double occupancy (taxes not included) for June 22- 24th 2011. The hotel has wireless internet available.
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown
500 North I H 35, Austin, TX 78701
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown is conveniently located in the heart of downtown near the famed Sixth Street Entertainment District, within walking distance of various restaurants and nightclubs, the Austin Convention Center, the Texas State Capitol and Town Lake's 11-mile Hike and Bike Trail. The hotel is about 2.5 miles from the College of Pharmacy. An AM/PM Round-Trip Shuttle to UT Campus on Saturday, June 23, 2012 and Sunday, June 24, 2012 will be available for all attendees staying at the hotel.
The discounted room rate per night for attendees single occupancy is $125, $150 double, $170 triple, $190 quad (taxes not included) for June 22- 24th 2011. The hotel has a complimentary wired and wireless internet. When reserving ask for College of Pharmacy rate ("Meeting in the Middle" conference rate)
Austin's Bergstrom International Airport is about a 15 minute taxi car ride.
Link to Google map
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto @ 8th St.
Austin, TX 78701
The Omni Austin Hotel Downtown is located in the heart of Austin. With the heart of the thriving downtown business center at your doorstep, you'll be just steps away from the Austin Convention Center and the Texas State Capitol. The 6th Street Entertainment District is walking distance from the hotel.
No rates negotiated. Refer to Omni website. The hotel has a complimentary wired and wireless internet.
Meeting in the Middle
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The University of Texas
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Austin, TX, USA
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