Logistics & Travel Information for Next Week's Conference

We're very much looking forward to welcoming you to Yale University next week, June 25-26, for our annual summer conference, organized in collaboration with the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Below you'll find a few notes on logistics and other last minute considerations. And if you haven't registered yet, you can do so by clicking here now.

Weather

Dress code for the two-day event is business casual. Please note the slight chance of rain on Wednesday and plan accordingly. Our venue has a beautiful courtyard and a lot of great outside space for us to take advantage of, so hopefully that chance of rain stays low!

transport

Public transportation is easily available if flying into La Guardia:

1) Get out of the terminal and walk to the bus stop (La Guardia transport information folks can point you in the right direction) 2) Get on the M60 bus (comes every 20 min, $2.50, need to prepay before you get on) 3) Take the bus to E 125 St/Lexington Av (about 30 minutes) 4) Walk to Harlem 125 St. (1 minute to the west) 4) Take a train to New Haven Union Station. ($16.50, ~2 hours)

New Haven train services run through Union Station:

Address: 50 Union Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519 Serviced by: Metro-North, with connecting service by Amtrak and CT Transit There are a number of transportation options to get you from Union Station to the Yale campus, including the Yale shuttle, and a number of taxi services.

New Haven has a number of taxi services should you need a ride:

City Wide Taxi/Yellow Taxi/New Haven-Milford Taxi: 203.777.0007 Heritage Taxi: 203.466.6666 Horizon Cab Company: 203.777.5555 Metro Taxi: 203.777.7777 Quick Taxi: 203.777.7778 Yellow Taxi: 203.777.7770

SOM

Venue: Yale School of Management Edward P. Evans Hall, Yale University 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

We'll be in Edward P. Evans Hall, the new home of the Yale School of Management, for the duration of our two-day agenda. Our registration table will be set up outside of Bewkes Classroom 2410. After entering through the main entrance of the building, head up the stairs to the second floor, and you should see us there.

Map

Edward P. Evans Hall is within reasonable walking distance from most hotels in downtown New Haven. Click on the map for a more detailed look at walking directions.

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Light breakfast foods and coffee will be available outside of Bewkes Classroom 2410 starting at 8:00am on both the 25th and 26th, so please feel free to come early and mingle with your colleagues. The agenda kicks off at 9:00am on both days of the conference.

If you have any other questions, feel welcome to contact Daniel Kietzer at the US BCSD at 512.981.5417.

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