Transportation, Hotel Accommodations, & Visa Information
THE VISITOR'S VISA IS A TYPE OF NON-IMMIGRANT VISA FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENTER THE UNITED STATES TEMPORARILY FOR BUSINESS (B-1) OR FOR PLEASURE, TOURISM OR MEDICAL TREATMENT (B-2). INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS WITH VISITOR VISAS COMPRISE A LARGE PORTION OF TEMPORARY VISITOR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES EVERY YEAR. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE US Department of State Visitor Visa website.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need an invitation letter from the conference.
The major airport for travelers coming into Ann Arbor is Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), located about 25 miles East of Ann Arbor.
Transportation options to Ann Arbor from DTW
May 9th, 2016, 11:30PM EDT
Final Paper Deadline
May 18th, 2016, 11:30PM EDT
Late Registration Cut-off
May 24th-26th, 2016
July 15th, 2016
Acta Astronautica Paper Submission
November 30th, 2016
Acta Astronautica Paper Acceptance
February 27th, 2017
Acta Astronautica Paper Publication
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We have four partner hotels providing a conference rate. Two are within walking distance of the conference Venue on Central Campus and two near our North Campus that will require use of conference shuttle Services, hotel shuttle service, taxi/Uber, or rental car for our out-of-town attendees. The following allows you to compare these hotels. Additional detail is provided below for these hotels (click to enlarge):
1. BELL TOWER HOTEL • 800-562-3599, 300 S. Thayer St.
If booking by phone, indicate you are attending the “Tethers in Space” conference using booking # 300042. To book online using our block of rooms, please follow these steps:
2. INN AT THE MICHIGAN LEAGUE • 734-764-3177, 911 N. University Ave.
Call the Inn at the Michigan League directly to make reservation, indicate you are attending the “Tethers in Space” conference. One parking pass per room is included in the price of the room. WiFi and Ethernet are free. A $4.50 food coupon will be given to the guest each night to be used for building food establishments. (Beansters’s Café, U-go’s Express, and Wendy’s).
3. HOLIDAY INN, ANN ARBOR • 734-769-9800, 3600 Plymouth Rd.
Newly renovated hotel with a plethora of amities: All Non-Smoking Rooms; Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet Access; Complimentary shuttle transportation in the Ann Arbor city limits; and for Japanese Guests *TV Japan* Japanese Breakfast in Guy Hollerin’s Ann Arbor Bar & Grill.
4. Residence Inn Ann Arbor North • 734-327-0011, 3535 Green Ct.
If booking by phone, call the hotel directly at 734-327-0011 and ask for the group for the “Tethers in Space” conference. Or, you can book directly in the group block with the reservation link here. Offers spacious studio, one-and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Free Internet for to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well.
There is a full rage of hotels in and around Ann Arbor. Information for additional hotels can be found at: www.vistannarbor.org/stay
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