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OGF36
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL USA
October 8-10, 2012

Chicago is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world. It is at a relatively short train ride from O’Hare and Midway Airports, which are extremely well-connected with direct flights to/from all major and many smaller European cities, several cities in the USA, and many Asian destinations.

From O’Hare or Midway Airport

If you arrive at O’Hare or Midway Airport, you can either take a train, shuttle or a car to the Hyatt Regency Hotel, which is 17 miles (27.359 km) from O’Hare and 15 miles (24.14 km) from Midway. See Maps & Directions

Elevated Train (L) from airport to hotel

  • From O'Hare: Follow signs to CTA or "trains to city" - accessible from terminals 1, 2, 3 by foot, and from terminal 5 by airport transit system (ATS) to terminal 3, then by foot. This is one end of the Blue Line - take the train to the Clark/Lake stop - walk one block north to the river, then 5 blocks east along the river to the hotel.
  • From Midway: Follow signs to CTA. This is one end of the Orange Line - take train to the State/Lake stop - walk one block north to the river, then 3 blocks east along the river to the hotel.
One fare is about $2.25 See Chicago Transit Authority.

Shuttle from airport to hotel

By shared ride shuttle- see http://www.airportexpress.com/- one way fare is about $31 from O’Hare and about $26 from Midway.

Taxis from airport to hotel

By taxi - go to the taxi stands at the airport - one way fare is about $40 from O'Hare and about $30 from Midway.

Car ride from airport to hotel

By car - not recommended, as parking at the hotel is $52/night
  • From O'Hare International Airport:
Take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) East to Ohio St exit. Proceed on Ohio to State St and turn right. Turn left at Wacker Drive. Our downtown Chicago, Illinois hotel will be down approximately 2 blocks on the right.

  • From Midway Airport:
Take Cicero Ave North to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) North. Exit at Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) West. Exit at Washington St and proceed East to Michigan Ave. Turn left. Proceed North to Wacker Drive. Turn right. Our downtown Chicago, Illinois hotel is one block on right

Visa Information

For detailed information about visa requirements and eligibility or exemption please visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/ In the event of a necessary visa invitation letter please provide the following information:

Invitation Letter

To request an Invitation Letter, please kindly send the following information to Ms. Gina Corell:
  1. Full Name
  2. Nationality
  3. Affiliation
  4. Position
  5. Complete email address
  6. Telephone



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