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Texas A&M Robotics Symposium

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Logistics

The workshop technical sessions will be held on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in room 2005 of the Emerging Technologies Building (ETB). College Station is

  • about 90 miles northwest of Houston (1.5 hours driving from IAH, Houston's Intercontinental airport),
  • about 110 miles east of Austin (2 hours driving from AUS, Austin's airport), and
  • about 180 miles south of Dallas (3 hours driving from DFW, the Dallas/Fort Worth airport).

Registration

The Texas A&M Robotics Symposium is open to all interested attendees. Please register at https://tamu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_77FtBPJMBoHZPH7. The early registration deadline is January 15, 2015. Late and onsite registration is from January 16 through January 22, 2015.

Hotel Information

Blocks of hotel rooms have been reserved for workshop attendees at a local hotel: the Hilton College Station & Conference Center. The group rate has been negotiated for Wednesday January 21 through Friday January 23. The hotel is located about 1 mile from campus. It has hotel shuttles for transportation to/from the College Station airport and to/from campus.

Hilton College Station & Conference Center
801 University Drive East
College Station, TX 77840-2116
+1-979-693-7500

Reservation code: “ROBO”
Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 31, 2014
Rates: $97/night

Airport Information

College Station's Easterwood airport (airport code CLL, actually on the Texas A&M campus) is serviced by Continental Connection from Houston (airport code IAH, 20 minute flight) and American Eagle from Dallas (airport code DFW, 40 minute flight).

There is a daily ground shuttle between College Station's Easterwood airport (CLL) and Houston's Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Houston's Hobby Airport (HOB). It starts at $30.00 one-way. For an extra charge, they can pick you up or drop you elsewhere in the College Station area. Reservations can be made on-line or by phone: http://www.groundshuttle.com or (855) 303-4415.

Driving Directions and Campus Parking Information

Driving Directions to Texas A&M from Austin, Dallas and Houston can be found on the links below. The Emerging Technologies Building (ETB) where the workshop will take place is located at the corner of University Drive and Bizzell Street.

A pretty good interactive map of campus can be found here. There are many options for visitor parking on campus. The parking garages that are most convenient to the CSE Department (HR Bright Bldg) are listed below:

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