Location

The 2008 Global Studies will be held at the University of Illinios, Chicago, USA from 16- 18 May 2008.

Conference Venue | Transportation | Driving Directions | Parking

Conference Venue

University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Forum
725 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois 60608 USA

Transportation

Transportation from Chicago O’Hare Airport and also from Chicago Midway Airport to UIC can be arranged through Airport Express at: www.airportexpress.com The cost is approximately USD $22.00 one way from Midway and USD $27.00 from O’Hare.

Taxis are also readily available at both airports to transfer you to UIC. Taxi cost is approximately USD $45.00 one way from O’Hare and approximately USD $30.00 from Midway.

The ‘Blue Line’ subway will also take you from O’Hare to UIC. Take the Blue Line from O’Hare southbound to the Medical Center CTA stop. This will take you approximately 1 hour and the Medical Center CTA stop is approximately 1/2 mile to UIC Campus. The cost is USD $2.00.

Subway information: http://www.transitchicago.com/
Subway trip planner information: http://tripsweb.rtachicago.com

Driving Directions (within the city)

From the South
I-94 W/Dan Ryan Expy.
Take Exit 52B toward Roosevelt Rd./Taylor St.
Stay straight to go onto Ruble St.
Turn left onto W. Roosevelt Rd.
End at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

From the North
I-90 E/Kennedy Expy.
Take the Taylor St. exit 52A – toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd.

From the East
US – 41S/Edens Expy. becomes I-94 E
Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E
Take the Taylor St. exit – Exit 52 A – toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto W. Roosevelt Rd.

From the West
I-290 E/Eisenhower Expy.
Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E
Take the Taylor St. exit 52A – toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd.

Parking

Parking is located one block south of the UIC Forum at 701 W. Maxwell St. - Lot MXPS. Parking rates are as follows (in US dollars):

Monday through Friday (arrival before 3:00 p.m.)
0.50
hour or less
= $03.00
0.50 1.50 hours = $04.50
1.50 2.50 hours = $06.50
2.50 3.50 hours = $08.25
3.50 4.50 hours = $10.75
4.50+   hours = $11.50

Monday through Friday (arrival after 3:00 p.m.)
0.50
hour or less
= $03.00
0.50 1.50 hours = $04.50
1.50+       = $06.50

Saturday and Sunday
0.50
hour or less
= $03.00
0.50 1.50 hours = $04.50
1.50+       = $06.50

For all inquiries please email the conference organisers, Common Ground, by clicking this link.