Logistics

General Info

The TE3 Conference meeting will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019, at the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, located at 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. This one-day event begins at 8 a.m. with registration and networking. An optional reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. will be held afterward. Attire is business casual.

Transportation

Detroit Metropolitan Airport is approximately 25 minutes east of Ann Arbor. For assistance with travel logistics, please contact the Energy Institute Administrative Assistant at (734) 763-7401. If you wish to secure your own transportation, ground transportation between the airport and Ann Arbor is provided by a number of vendors:

 

Parking and Transit

For those driving, parking passes for the Palmer Commons guest lot are available and can be provided to you. Please contact the Energy Institute Administrative Assistant at (734) 763-7401.

Bus directions: Additional information on local transit and parking options can be found on theĀ Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority’s Transportation page.

 

Meals

Lunch will be provided during the TE3 conference. A reception will also take place following the end of sessions on the first day of the conference. Any dietary restrictions or allergies can be noted during the registration process.

 

Lodging

For conference attendees who require lodging, a variety of hotels are available in Ann Arbor for guests to choose from. The Graduate, located at 615 E. Huron Street, and the Bell Tower Hotel, located at 300 S. Thayer Street, are both within walking distance to Rackham Graduate School. There are a number of hotels located outside of downtown Ann Arbor that are a short drive to the conference, including: Kensington Court, TownePlace Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driving Directions

From I-94 Expressway (Detroit Metro Airport)

From Detroit and Metro Airport (heading West): As you exit the airport, follow signs to get on to I-94 traveling west towards Ann Arbor. Travel about 21 miles on I-94 and take the State Street Exit 177. Turn right (north). Continue on State Street for approximately 2 miles to the main campus area. Turn right onto E. Washington Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

From Chicago (heading East): Take I-94 to State Street Exit 177. Turn left (north). Continue on State Street approximately 2 miles to the main campus area. Turn right onto E. Washington Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

US-23

Northbound: Take Washtenaw-Ann Arbor Exit 37B and turn right (West) onto Washtenaw Avenue. Where Stadium Blvd and Washtenaw split (approximately 2-3 miles), stay to the right on Washtenaw by following the “Hospital” signs. Turn left at Hill Street (you’ll see “The Rock”). Continue down Hill Street (campus buildings will be on your right). Turn right on StateĀ Street then turn right onto E. Washington Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

Southbound: Take US-23 South to M-14 West. Take Exit 3, “Downtown Ann Arbor,” which will become Main Street. Follow Main Street to E. Washington Street. Turn left onto E. Washington Street. Continue down E. Washington Street to State Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

I-696 (also called the W.P. Reuther Freeway)

Westbound: Take I-696 to I-275 South to M-14 West. Follow M-14 West signs closely. Take Exit 3, “Downtown Ann Arbor,” which turns into Main Street. Follow Main Street to E. Washington Street. Turn left onto E. Washington Street. Continue down E. Washington St to State Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

I-96 (also called the Jeffries Freeway):

From Parts of Detroit, Redford, M-14, Plymouth, and Canton: Take I-96 to M-14 West. Follow M-14 West signs closely. Take Exit 3, “Downtown Ann Arbor,” which turns into Main Street. Follow Main Street to E. Washington Street. Turn left onto E. Washington Street. Continue down E. Washington St to State Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

From Lansing: Take I-96 to US-23 South. Drive on US-23 South to M-14 West. Take Exit 3, “Downtown Ann Arbor,” which turns into Main Street. Follow Main Street to E. Washington Street. Turn left onto E. Washington Street. Continue down E. Washington St to State Street. Rackham Graduate School will be on your left before Fletcher Street.

 

Accommodations

If you have any special needs that requires accommodation, please contact the Energy Institute Administrative Assistant at (734) 763-7401 at least two weeks prior to the event.

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