2012 Local Information


WoPhyS 2012

Important Travel/Hotel Information

Rooms have been reserved for all participants and speakers at the Holiday Inn - Downtown Lincoln (141 N 9th St, on the corner of 9th and P St). (see hotel and conference location on the map). Students will be accommodated in double rooms, and single rooms have been reserved for faculty and plenary speakers. Ask for a WoPHY room when checking in!

Arrival at Lincoln airport:
The hotel shuttle bus can pick you up and bring you to the Holiday Inn Downtown. Please email us your arrival and departure date and time and we will make sure the shuttle is waiting for you outside the terminal building. Alternatively, use the courtesy phone in the lobby of the airport (402-475-4011) to arrange a pick up. The trip to the hotel is short, 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic.

Arrival at Omaha airport:
Please arrange for a shuttle bus by calling Omalink (402-475-5465). We have set up a special conference rate of $54.95 for a roundtrip. Just mention "wophy". All reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

Arrival by car:
The address of the Holiday Inn Downtown is 141 N 9th Street. You may call the front desk if you need directions (402-475-4011). Parking is available at the hotel (fee).

Conference Registration:
A registration desk will be open in the hotel lobby on Wednesday, Oct-17 (6pm - 8pm). You will receive a welcome package including a conference program, pens, note paper, a T-shirt, a site map, and important conference information. A second registration desk will be available on Thursday and Friday at the conference venue.

Conference venues:
The conference will be held at the Nebraska Champion's Club, which is next to the Memorial Football Stadium - Home of the Huskers. On Saturday, the sessions will be in our brand-new Physical Science Building. We will provide a shuttle bus between the Holiday Inn and the Champions Club/the Physical Science Building before and after the sessions. The Champion's Club is also in walking distance from the hotel. (10 minutes easy walking).



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