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The University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
March 11-13, 2013

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Charlottesville is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world. It is at a relatively short car ride, train ride or plane ride from Washington Dc and Richmond, 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.

Traveling to Charlottesville is also extremely affordable. From any of the major airports in Europe, flights average 675 Euros and hotel rooms average 110 Euros per night.

Step 1: Getting to the Hotel



To The Hotel by Air

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)

Airport Address: 100 Bowen Loop Charlottesville, VA 22911

Airport Phone: 1 434 973 8342


US Airways Express, United Airlines, American Eagle and Delta Connection serve the Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Airport. The CHO has direct flights to and from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Washington DC (Dulles), New York (LaGuardia) and Philadelphia; all of which are well-connected to cities all over the world, both within the USA and international. If you arrive at the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, you can take a taxi, rental car or shuttle to your respective hotel.

For more information about shuttle, rental cars and taxi services see the following links:

Shuttle from airport to hotel

Taxis from airport to hotel

Rental car from airport to hotel

Map and Driving Directions from CHO to Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Map and Driving Directions from CHO to Hampton Inn

Map and Driving Directions from CHO to Red Roof Inn

To The Hotel by Air

Richmond International Airport RIC

Airport Address: 1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive Richmond, VA 23250

Airport Phone: 1 (804) 226-3000


Seven air carriers serve Richmond International Airport, including AirTran Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, US Airways and Air Canada. If you arrive at the Richmond International Airport, you can take a taxi, public transportation or rental car to your respective hotel.

For more information about public transportation, rental cars and taxi services see the following links:

Taxis and public transport from airport to hotel

Rental car from airport to hotel

Map and Driving Directions from RIC to Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Map and Driving Directions from RIC to Hampton Inn

Map and Driving Directions from RIC to Red Roof Inn

To The Hotel by Air

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Airport Address: 1 Saarinen Circle Sterling, VA 20166

Airport Phone: 1 (703) 572-2700


Thirty three air carriers serve Washington Dulles International Airport, including all of the major U.S national and international carriers. It is well-connected to cities all over the world and can be reached by virtually any major and most minor cities in the world. If you arrive at the Washington Dulles International Airport, you can take a taxi, rental car, shuttle, bus to your respective hotel.

For more information about shuttle, rental cars, bus and taxi services see the following link:

Ground transportation at IAD

Map and Driving Directions from IAD to Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Map and Driving Directions from IAD to Hampton Inn

Map and Driving Directions from IAD to Red Roof Inn

To The Hotel by Train

To View Train Schedules and ticket prices please visit the Amtrak website

To The Hotel by Bus

To View Train Schedules and ticket prices please visit the Greyhound website

Step 2: Getting from the Hotel to the Conference Venue



To Conference Venue by taxi

*Yellow Cab Co Inc

434-295-4131

1515 6th St SE, Charlottesville, VA

*Access Taxi

434-974-5522

1025 Carlton Ave, Charlottesville, VA

*Skyline Taxi

434-336-7506

406 Fairway Ave, Charlottesville, VA

*Airport Cab

434-295-4131

1515 6th St SE, Charlottesville, VA

*The College Cab Taxi Service

434-327-9153

301 15th St NW, Charlottesville, VA

To Conference Venue by Car or by Foot

Map and Driving Directions from Courtyard Marriott Hotel to Rice Hall

Map and Driving Directions from Hampton Inn to Rice Hall

Map and Driving Directions from Red Roof Inn to Rice Hall

To Conference Venue by bus

For those who would rather take the bus. The Charlottesville bus service is very reliable and the prices are all very reasonable.

The Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) and the University Transit Service (UTS) bus services will lead you either directly at the conference venue or within very close walking distance (depending on which bus you take) .

For bus schedules, routes and rates please visit the following links:

Charlottesville Area Transit

University Transit System

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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