AIC2013 begins on Friday, 22 Nov 2013 and will end at Noon on Monday, 25 Nov 2013. Symposia, poster sessions, and receptions will be held on the 7th floor of the Chicago Marriott Downtown, 540 North Michigan Avenue. Workshops will be held on the sixth floor.
Air travel. Major airlines have multiple daily flights into O'Hare or Midway International Airports.
Driving directions to the Chicago Marriott Downtown and parking information may be found at these links.
Many public transportation options are available to Chicago visitors. Public buses and elevated or "L" train routes and schedules may be found at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) website and an CTA "L" map and regional transportation maps are available.
Taxi cab companies may be found at the Best Taxi website.
Situated at 540 North Michigan Avenue in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent mile, the Chicago Marriott Downtown is the official hotel of the Autumn Immunology Conference. In addition to providing excellent meeting services, this newly renovated, 46-story hotel offers stunning city views. The Marriott is within walking distance of world-famous shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in the Theater and Museum Districts. The Autumn Immunology Conference will once again be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown (general hotel information). Click on the special AIC2013 rate ($204 per night + tax) to reserve your room now! The Restaurant located on the mezzinine level features American-style food in a casual atmosphere. Experience a downtown Chicago hotel Beyond Magnificent at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.
Want Chicago-style pizza? Many Chicago restaurants are listed at this link. Need theater tickets? Michigan Avenue shopping? In addition the Marriott hotel offers a number of services including a concierge in the hotel lobby who is ready to answer your questions. This free service is provided by the Chicago Marriott Downtown and is a great way to enhance your stay in Chicago.
Saturday evening, 23 Nov 2013, the annual Festival of Lights Parade will be held on Michigan Avenue as a kick off to the holiday shopping season. A fireworks display is held at approximately 7:00 PM, two blocks south of the Marriott at Michigan Avenue and the Chicago river. We would also like to think that the festivities also celebrate the Autumn Immunology Conference!