Apidb Usability Conference

Location

The course will be held in the Davison Life Sciences Complex, room C128. This is a 5 minute walk from the GA Center hotel. A suggested path is drawn on this map [PDF]. Other maps showing the entire campus are available here.
The course and facilities are hosted by The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and the Department of Genetics at the University of Georgia, in Athens, GA, USA.

Transportation

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport (airport code ATL) is the closest major airport. It is 85 miles, 140 km (1.5 hours drive) from Athens.

There is no public transportation between Atlanta and Athens. You will need to make a reservation with a private carrier.

The AAA Airport Express shuttle provides regularly scheduled ground transportation between the airport and Athens. You will need to make shuttle reservations. The shuttle holds 10-12 passengers.

AAA Airport Express: 1-800-354-7874 aaaairportexpres@aol.com
Cost: $40 each way (plus tip for the driver, if you feel generous)
Reservations: REQUIRED
Schedule: 6 times daily - 7 days/week

To arrive in time for the workshop's first session please choose a shuttle departure time no later than 4:45pm (the 4:45 shuttle arrives in Athens at 6:15pm). If you stay to the end of the meeting (Thursday, noon) the next available shuttle will be at 1:55pm and arrives at the airport at 4:00pm.

Taxis are not a good mode of transportation between the airport and Athens. However you can rent a limousine with several others for a reasonable cost per person. Reservations are required. The Georgia Center's web site has additional information.

Housing

Participants will be housed on campus, in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Hotel. We will make the arrangements for the room reservations for Monday night through Wednesday night (checkout before 11:00am Thursday morning).

Participants should plan to arrive during the day on Sunday, June 3rd. The course begins at 7PM.

If you arrive before the 4:00pm check-in time, you can call that day to see if your room is available for earlier check in. The Hotel can not guarantee your room will be ready before 4:00pm. The number is 1-888-295-8894. There is a free hotel shuttle that can take you downtown for sightseeing while you wait.

The course will finish at noon on Wednesday, June 6th.
Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm; check-out time is 11:00am.

Other information

Shuttle/Taxi Transportation and Directions to the Georgia Center Hotel
Flagpole Guide to Athens
Questions may be emailed to jckadmin@uga.edu