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Conference Area

The conference will be held in Goergen Hall, which is located on the River Campus of the University of Rochester. You will only need a parking permit Monday through Friday; Sunday parking on campus is free. If you arranged for an on-campus parking permit, drive up to the information booth on Joseph C. Wilson Blvd as you enter campus and tell them you ordered a permit for the Optics conference. Goergen Hall and the Wilson Blvd information booth are marked in blue in the Google Map below.

Conference Venue Address:
Goergen Hall
275 Hutchison Rd
Rochester, NY 14627

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Hotel Options

ICPEPA-8 has arranged special rates with the hotels listed below for the week of the conference. The number of rooms is limited so early reservation is highly recommended. The hotels also offer transport to and from campus. Let the front desk of your hotel know ahead of time if you need transportation to campus.

Reserving online: Some hotels allow reservations to be made online using the rates listed below. You will receive any necessary passwords for online reservations in your registration confirmation email.

Reserving over the phone: When calling to place a reservation, please mention that you are with the ICPEPA-8/University of Rochester Optics Conference to recieve these special rates.

Information below is under construction and is subject to change

Hotel Rates Reservations Cut-off date Distance to campus
Staybridge Suites $112 1-877-238-8889 or website Limited room until full 10 minute walk
Hyatt Regency $105, one or two bed 1-888-421-1442 or website 7/23/2012 3 miles
Radisson $99, one or two bed 1-800-333-3333 or website 8/1/2012 3 miles
Best Western $85 1-585-427-2700 Limited room until full 4 miles
Double Tree $120, one bed 1-800-222-8733 7/13/2012 4 miles


Local airport: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)

Airlines Nonstop From/To Reservations
Air Canada Toronto 1-800-247-2262
AirTran Airways Atlanta, Baltimore, Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, and Ft. Myers 1-800-247-8726
American Airlines Chicago 1-800-443-7300
Continental Airlines Cleveland, New York-Newark Airport, and Toronto 1-800-525-0280
United Airlines Chicago, Washington D.C.– Dulles Airport 1-800-241-6522
Delta Airlines Atlanta, Cincinnati, New York- JFK Airport 1-800-221-1212
JetBlue Airways New York-JFK Airport, Orlando 1-800-221-1212
US Airways Boston, Charlotte, Hartford, New York City-LaGuardia Airport, Philadelphia, Washington D.C.- Reagan Airport 1-800-428-4322

Train & Bus

Amtrack Trian Service

Greyhound Bus Service


ROC Airport -> University of Rochester information booth (for parking permit)       Map
Campus Map
Wednesday excursion to Eastman House, then to Ontario Beach Park for banquet at Roger Robach Center Map