Madison 2005: Building Interdisciplinary Programs

Seminar Logistics

Leadership in Building Interdisciplinary Programs
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
October 28039, 2005

Registration Information

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 26, 2005

The Seminar registration fee is $350 per person and the registration deadline is Monday, September 26, 2005. The registration fee includes event materials, admission to all sessions, and meals and breaks throughout the weekend. Participants or their institutions pay the cost of travel and lodging.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing (letter, fax or email) by Friday, October 21, 2005 to avoid penalty. Cancellations after that date will be charged the full registration fee.

To register:

  • Download and complete the Team Registration Form.
  • Submit a one-page statement that articulates what "success" would look like for your institution as it endeavors to create or strengthen interdisciplinary programs (PKAL LI teams need NOT submit a statement).

Event Hotel

Double Tree Hotel Madison
525 West Johnson Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Reservations: 608-251-5511

Reduced Seminar Rates: Single $125 | Double $125, plus tax
Seminar Rate Deadline: Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Reservation Code: PKS

The conference rate is available through September 27 as space allows. We encourage you to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. Once the Project Kaleidoscope room block is sold out, the discounted rate may no longer apply.

Check-in: 4:00 pm; Check-out: 12:00 pm
Complimentary onsite parking
Complimentary airport shuttle service (Dane County Regional Airport)
Complimentary high-speed wireless internet service provided.

Travel: Airports

Dane County Regional Airport
Distance from hotel: 6 miles; Driving time: 15 minutes

  • Doubletree Hotel Shuttle: Complimentary, runs from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. At airport, call hotel at kiosk (expect a 15 to 20 minute wait). For return from hotel, sign up for shuttle at hotel front desk.
  • Curb-side taxi: estimated taxi fare: $15.00 (one way).

General Mitchell International Airport
Distance from hotel: 75 miles; Driving time: 90 minutes.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Distance from hotel: 135 miles; Driving time: approximately 3 hours

Travel: By Car

Driving Directions to Hotel:
Available on hotel wesbite.

Transportation during the seminar

Bus transportation will be provided throughout the seminar, on a limited schedule, between the hotel, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Fluno Center.


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