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| CONFERENCE INFORMATION |
CONFERENCE FEE FOR MEALS:
$180.00 ($200.00 after September 1, 2008).
Includes 2 continental
breakfasts; 2 lunches; 3 receptions; and 2 banquet dinners with
entertainment. Fee for full-time students is $50.00. Final
date to order conference meals is September 1, 2008.
LODGING (must be arranged directly by registrant): A
block of rooms has been reserved until September 15, 2008 for
Burma Studies Conference participants in the hotel tower of the
Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University, the
building in which the conference will be held.
Single or Double occupancy -
$65.00 a night; to reserve a room, call 815-753-1444 or go to
http://www.niu.edu/hsc/hotelinfo/index.shtml. Please state
that you are attending the Burma Studies Conference.
Reservations are not held after 6:00 p.m. unless notified.
Local Hotels/Motels include:
These are off-campus and you will have to provide your own
transportation to and from conference hall. Go to the following
website for information on these hotels/motels and area
TRANSPORTATION (must be arranged directly by registrant
Direct public transportation is
not available between Chicago and De Kalb, IL or the Chicago
Airports and Northern Illinois University. Transportation from
the Chicago Airports (O’Hare and Midway) is available through
BLUE SKY LIMOUSINE SERVICE
by advance appointment only. Toll free number -
1-866-998-9800 or 1-815-787-9800
Single passenger - $100.00 one
way (additional $10.00 for each additional person)
DEKALB - O'HARE LIMOUSINE SERVICE by advance
Toll free number - 1-877-367-
5525 or (815) 758-0631
Single passenger - $100.00 one way (additional $10.00 for each
After arrival at O’Hare, claim
your luggage and call the toll free number provided above so
that the pre-arranged car and driver can come from the limousine
waiting area to get you within approximately 10 minutes. Banks
of telephones are available in the baggage claim area. The
limousine service monitors all flights so there is no need to
contact them in case your flight is delayed - even for
international flights. Allow 1 hour and fifteen minutes for the
Suggestion: Keep this sheet of
information with your airplane ticket.
For U.S. citizens interested in
renting a car to take them from Chicago O’Hare to DeKalb IL,
please see the following:
– 1-800-327-9633; Avis – 1-800-331-1212; Budget –
1-800-527-0700; Dollar – 1-800-800-4000; Hertz – 1-800-654-3131
If you need
additional information, please call Beth Bjorneby, Center for
1-815-753-0512; FAX 1-815-753-1776; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our website http://www.grad.niu.edu/burma.
For information on the DeKalb area go to their website:www.dekalb.org
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